Americus, Kansas Population 2024

754

Americus is a city located in Lyon County Kansas. Americus has a 2024 population of 754. Americus is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -2.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 774 in 2020.

The average household income in Americus is $76,783 with a poverty rate of 13.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Americus is 29.2 years, 22.7 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.

Americus Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Americus was:

  • White: 95.82%
  • Two or more races: 3.99%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
696.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.58% (-20)
The current population of Americus, Kansas is 754 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 774.

Americus, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White98595.82%
Two or more races413.99%
Asian20.19%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Americus Population by Race

Americus Population Pyramid 2024

Americus Median Age

29.2

Total

22.7

Male

31.5

Female

Americus Adults

There are 680 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in Americus.

Americus Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Americus Sex Ratio

Female48146.79%
Male54753.21%

Americus Population by Age

Americus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3452.9875.924.1
Married1903.6284.715.3
Non Family1001.56733
Female363.5852.847.2
Male193.2178.921.1
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3.47

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Americus Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Americus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Americus Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25%.

Americus Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,098

Average Earnings

$54,750

Average Male

$41,528

Average Female

Americus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Americus Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Americus Language

94.04% of Americus residents speak only English, while 5.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.34% of the population.

Americus Language

Americus Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White96813914.36%
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13.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.24%

Male Poverty Rate

18.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Americus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Americus is White, with 14.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Americus is White, with 14.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.95%.

Americus Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater12.21%
Some College9.95%
High School7.75%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Americus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.61%
Female Employed6.17%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Americus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Americus Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Americus Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Americus Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Americus Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Americus Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Americus Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

59

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Americus Veterans by War

count

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Americus Veterans by Age

count

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Americus Veterans by Race

Americus Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Americus Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.4%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Americus Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Americus Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Americus Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.35%

Born in Americus

99.81%

Native Born

0.19%

Foreign Born

0.1%

Non Citizen

0.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.81% of Americus residents were born in the United States, with 73.35% having been born in Kansas. 0.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Americus Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029729-5-0.68%
2028734-5-0.68%
2027739-5-0.67%
2026744-5-0.67%
2025749-5-0.66%
2024754-5-0.66%
2023759-5-0.65%
2022764-5-0.65%
2021769-5-0.65%
2020774-104-11.85%
2019878-5-0.57%
2018883
2017883-4-0.45%
201688720.23%
201588550.57%
2014880-7-0.79%
2013887-4-0.45%
2012891-3-0.34%
2011894
2010894
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Americus Population by Year