Americus, Kansas Population 2021

1,465
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Americus is a city located in Lyon County Kansas. Americus has a 2020 population of 1,465. Americus is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,502 in 2010. Americus reached it's highest population of 1,504 in 2011.

The average household income in Americus is $74,568 with a poverty rate of 9.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $739 per month, and the median house value is $100,600. The median age in Americus is 43.2 years, 46.2 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Americus Demographics

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

  • White: 96.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.22%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Americus, Kansas is 1,465 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,483.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,502.

Americus, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,34896.49%
Two or More Races453.22%
Asian40.29%
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Americus Population by Race

Americus Population Pyramid $2021

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Americus Median Age

43.2


Total

46.2


Male

38.8


Female

Americus Adults

There are 1,098 adults, (218 of whom are seniors) in Americus.

Americus Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Americus Sex Ratio

Female

687

49.18%

Male

710

50.82%

Americus Population by Age

Americus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Americus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.5%9.5%
Married87.3%12.7%
All77.5%22.5%
Non Family67%33%
Female44.1%55.9%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Americus Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6232.2277.5
Married3382.7787.3
Non Family2301.0867
Female343.9444.1
Male213.0590.5

2.82

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Americus Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade343.50%
9th to 12th Grade616.28%
High School Graduate32233.13%
Some College25926.65%
Associates Degree727.41%
Bachelors Degree14314.71%
Graduate Degree818.33%
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Americus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Americus Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White910851219
Hispanic51155
2+ Races1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.07%.

Americus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,188$41,190$30,708
Less Than 9th Grade$30,833$30,875$30,817
High School Graduate$29,583$33,750$24,625
Some College$46,154$53,438$30,357
Bachelors Degree$34,276$33,438$35,455
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,188

Average Earnings

$41,190

Average Male

$30,708

Average Female

Americus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Americus Language by Age

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Americus Language

93.91% of Americus residents speak only English, while 6.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.18% of the population.

Americus Language

Americus Poverty by Race

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9.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

9.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Americus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Americus is White, with 10.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Americus is White, with 10.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.51%.

Americus Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.29%
Less Than 9th Grade11.58%
Some College2.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.89%

Americus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed11.74%
Female Employed1.59%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Americus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Americus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,655$74,568
Families$76,042$93,556
Married Families$77,708-
Non Families$22,328$40,660
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Income by Household Type

Americus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

65.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Americus Married by Age and Sex

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Americus Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Americus Marital Status by Race

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Americus Marital Status

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67

Number of Veterans

54

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam50
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War7
Korea2
World War II

Americus Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7432
55 to 6421
35 to 548
75+6
18 to 34

Americus Veterans by Age

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Americus Veterans by Race

Americus Veterans by Education

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1.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Americus Veterans by Education

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69.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Americus Employment by Age

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Americus Employment by Race

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Americus Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.02%

Born in Americus

96.71%

Native Born

3.29%

Foreign Born

2.86%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.71% of Americus residents were born in the United States, with 76.02% having been born in Kansas. 2.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Americus Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,465-6-0.41%
20201,471-6-0.41%
20191,477-6-0.40%
20181,483-3-0.20%
20171,486-6-0.40%
20161,49260.40%
20151,48650.34%
20141,481-15-1.00%
20131,496-3-0.20%
20121,499-5-0.33%
20111,50420.13%
20101,5020.00%

Americus Population by Year