Thomas County, Kansas Population 2018

Thomas County, Kansas's estimated population is 7,788 with a growth rate of -1.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thomas County, Kansas is the 49th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,788-121-1.53%
20167,909981.25%
20167,811-64-0.81%
20157,875470.60%
20147,828-105-1.32%
20137,93320.03%
20127,931-8-0.10%
20117,93990.11%
20107,930-328-3.97%
19908,258-193-2.28%
19808,45195012.66%
19707,5011431.94%
19607,358-214-2.83%
19507,5721,14717.85%
19406,425-909-12.39%
19307,3341,81732.93%
19205,517621.14%
19105,4551,34332.66%
19004,112-1,426-25.75%
18905,5385,3773339.75%
18801610.00%

Thomas County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,434
Some Other Race133
Two or More Races129
Black or African American103
American Indian and Alaska Native71
Asian27
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Thomas County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Thomas County, Kansas Median Age

36.2


Total

34.1


Male

37.7


Female

Thomas County, Kansas Adults

There are 6,129 adults, (1,242 of which are seniors) in Thomas County, Kansas.

Thomas County, Kansas Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomas County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,008

50.68%

Male

3,901

49.32%

Thomas County, Kansas Households and Families

Thomas County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thomas County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
Male85.5%14.5%
All73.3%26.7%
Non Family53.3%46.7%
Female52.4%47.6%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thomas County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2332.3473.3
Married1,8292.9286.8
Non Family1,0751.0953.3
Female2123.1552.4
Male1173.285.5

2.89

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thomas County, Kansas Households

Thomas County, Kansas Education

Thomas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade641.27%
9th to 12th Grade1743.45%
High School Graduate1,48429.41%
Some College1,20123.80%
Associates Degree69113.69%
Bachelors Degree95318.89%
Graduate Degree4799.49%

Thomas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,6934,4771,369
Hispanic1721523
Other Race111110
Native American6666
Black535338
Multiple Races31313
Asian252320
Islander77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 80.00%.

Thomas County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,738$41,144$26,515
Less Than High School$35,852$36,193$
High School Grad$26,023$29,787$21,667
Some College$35,651$46,964$23,903
Bachelors Degree$33,973$42,639$27,619
Graduate Degree$47,701$48,618$44,750

$33,738

Average Earnings

$41,144

Average Male

$26,515

Average Female

Thomas County, Kansas Language

Thomas County, Kansas Language by Age

Thomas County, Kansas Language

97.23% of Thomas County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.77% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,9786629.49%
Hispanic3514412.54%
Native613150.82%
Other1332418.05%
Multiple125129.60%
Black6857.35%
Asian2727.41%

10.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.90%

Male Poverty Rate

10.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomas County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomas County, Kansas is Native, with 50.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomas County, Kansas is Black, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.27%.

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.80%
High School9.29%
Some College8.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed64.10%
Female Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed9.57%
Male Employed6.02%

Thomas County, Kansas Income

Thomas County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,074$64,188
Families$68,350$81,029
Married Families$71,613$
Non Families$17,256$28,308

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Thomas County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by War

401

Number of Veterans

393

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam179
Second Gulf War47
Korea43
First Gulf War18
World War II9

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74170
75+92
35 to 5463
55 to 6450
18 to 3426

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3886.74%
Hawaiian758.33%
Indian57.04%
Hispanic31.17%
Other10.90%

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Education

8.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Employment Status

Thomas County, Kansas Employment by Age

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Employment by Race

Thomas County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Thomas County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Colby53875419320.59%
Oakley 20452098532.59%
Brewster305300-5-1.64%
Rexford232229-3-1.29%
Gem8887-1-1.14%
Menlo6160-1-1.64%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990