Americus, Kansas Population 2020

879

Americus is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 879, it is the 211th largest city in Kansas and the 10865th largest city in the United States. Americus is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -1.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 894 in 2010. Americus reached it's highest population of 896 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Americus has a population density of 812 people per square mile.

The average household income in Americus is $61,216 with a poverty rate of 8.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $81,000. The median age in Americus is 41.1 years, 45.6 years for males, and 38 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.8 males.

Americus Demographics

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

  • White: 93.50%
  • Two or more races: 5.53%
  • Native American: 0.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Americus, Kansas is 879, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 887.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 894.

Americus, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67693.50%
Two or More Races405.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.97%

Americus Population Pyramid 2020

Americus Median Age

41.1


Total

45.6


Male

38


Female

Americus Adults

There are 567 adults, (106 of whom are seniors) in Americus.

Americus Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Americus Sex Ratio

Female

360

49.79%

Male

363

50.21%

Americus Households and Families

Americus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Americus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male88.9%11.1%
Married87.3%12.7%
Female81.8%18.2%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family67.7%32.3%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3392.1379.6
Married1812.787.3
Non Family1271.0967.7
Female222.9181.8
Male93.5688.9

2.72

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Americus Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade71.32%
9th to 12th Grade519.60%
High School Graduate22141.62%
Some College13224.86%
Associates Degree5410.17%
Bachelors Degree509.42%
Graduate Degree163.01%

Americus Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White50745063
Hispanic993
Multiple Races88
Native American76

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,125$45,556$26,563
Less Than High School$10,893$$8,036
High School Grad$31,010$41,429$23,393
Some College$34,844$47,361$23,125
Bachelors Degree$40,278$52,500$35,833
Graduate Degree$58,125$$51,250

$33,125

Average Earnings

$45,556

Average Male

$26,563

Average Female

Americus Language

Americus Language by Age

Americus Language

97.63% of Americus residents speak only English, while 2.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Americus Poverty

Americus Poverty by Race

8.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.44%

Male Poverty Rate

9.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Americus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Americus is Native, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Americus is White, with 8.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.41%
High School9.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%
Some College2.69%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed5.88%
Male Employed4.41%

Americus Income

Americus Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,625$61,216
Families$74,688$75,501
Married Families$80,417-
Non Families$23,295$35,991

Americus Marital Status

Americus Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

64.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Americus Married by Age and Sex

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

Americus Veterans

46

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
Korea3
Second Gulf War2
World War II1
First Gulf War

$Americus Veterans by Education

4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Americus Employment Status

65%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Americus Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.46%

Born in Kansas

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.03% of Americus residents were born in the United States, with 77.46% having been born in Kansas. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020879-4-0.45%
2019883-4-0.45%
2018887-1-0.11%
2017888-4-0.45%
201689260.68%
201588630.34%
2014883-7-0.79%
2013890-1-0.11%
2012891-5-0.56%
201189620.22%
20108940.00%