Arkansas City, Kansas Population 2020

11,503

Arkansas City is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 11,503, it is the 32nd largest city in Kansas and the 2807th largest city in the United States. Arkansas City is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -7.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,415 in 2010. Arkansas City reached it's highest population of 14,262 in 1960. Spanning over 9 miles, Arkansas City has a population density of 1,234 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arkansas City is $51,913 with a poverty rate of 19.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $661 per month, and the median house value is $66,500. The median age in Arkansas City is 34.1 years, 32.7 years for males, and 35.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Arkansas City Demographics

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

  • White: 86.07%
  • Two or more races: 5.01%
  • Black or African American: 3.61%
  • Other race: 2.49%
  • Native American: 2.30%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Arkansas City, Kansas is 11,503, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,793.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,415.

Arkansas City, Kansas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202034,942-138-0.39%
201935,080-138-0.39%
201835,218-138-0.39%
201735,356-361-1.02%
201635,717-56-0.16%
201535,773-116-0.32%
201435,889-275-0.77%
201336,164-99-0.27%
201236,263210.06%
201136,242-70-0.19%
201036,3120.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,31686.07%
Two or More Races6015.01%
Black or African American4333.61%
Some Other Race2982.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native2762.30%
Asian620.52%

Arkansas City Population Pyramid 2020

Arkansas City Median Age

34.1


Total

32.7


Male

35.4


Female

Arkansas City Adults

There are 8,806 adults, (2,000 of whom are seniors) in Arkansas City.

Arkansas City Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Arkansas City Sex Ratio

Female

6,160

51.39%

Male

5,826

48.61%

Arkansas City Households and Families

Arkansas City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Arkansas City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.1%31.9%
Male57%43%
All56.2%43.8%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
Female43.7%56.3%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6362.4456.2
Married1,8773.1968.1
Non Family1,8521.1848.7
Female6933.443.7
Male2143.5457

3.14

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Arkansas City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3454.74%
9th to 12th Grade5908.10%
High School Graduate2,31931.83%
Some College1,97927.17%
Associates Degree84011.53%
Bachelors Degree77610.65%
Graduate Degree4365.98%

Arkansas City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5725,0261,078
Hispanic1,15182058
Black25621263
Multiple Races1801708
Native American14611114
Other Race116100
Asian3434

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 24.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,147$36,078$24,984
Less Than High School$24,494$26,848$14,291
High School Grad$27,620$30,670$14,816
Some College$26,832$37,125$22,949
Bachelors Degree$47,656$65,855$38,694
Graduate Degree$59,063$60,000$56,964

$30,147

Average Earnings

$36,078

Average Male

$24,984

Average Female

Arkansas City Language

Arkansas City Language by Age

Arkansas City Language

87.80% of Arkansas City residents speak only English, while 12.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.05% of the population.

Arkansas City Poverty

Arkansas City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9271,23515.58%
Hispanic2,37780633.91%
Multiple50716632.74%
Other2795519.71%
Black3265015.34%
Native269197.06%

19.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.92%

Male Poverty Rate

20.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arkansas City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arkansas City is Hispanic, with 33.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arkansas City is Native, with 7.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.27%
High School24.45%
Some College12.75%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Unemployed41.46%
Female Employed10.32%
Male Employed7.94%

Arkansas City Income

Arkansas City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,573$51,913
Families$49,530$61,399
Married Families$56,839-
Non Families$25,903$33,464

Arkansas City Marital Status

Arkansas City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Arkansas City Married by Age and Sex

Arkansas City 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 35-44.

Arkansas City Marital Status by Race

Arkansas City Veterans

649

Number of Veterans

623

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam241
Second Gulf War140
Korea50
First Gulf War47
World War II43
Name Veterans % of Total
White5677.32%
Black4411.96%
Indian2515.43%
Hispanic171.19%
2 or More134.35%

$Arkansas City Veterans by Education

8.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arkansas City Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Arkansas City 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

61.76%

Born in Kansas

94.71%

Native Born

5.29%

Foreign Born

2.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.71% of Arkansas City residents were born in the United States, with 61.76% having been born in Kansas. 2.40% 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
202011,503-145-1.24%
201911,648-145-1.23%
201811,793-71-0.60%
201711,864-145-1.21%
201612,009-85-0.70%
201512,094-60-0.49%
201412,154-108-0.88%
201312,262-60-0.49%
201212,322-34-0.28%
201112,356-52-0.42%
201012,4084450.37%
200011,963-799-0.64%
199012,762-439-0.34%
198013,201-15-0.01%
197013,216-1,046-0.76%
196014,2621,3591.01%
195012,9031510.12%
194012,752-1,194-0.89%
193013,9462,6932.17%
192011,2533,7454.13%
19107,5081,3682.03%
19006,140-2,207-3.02%
18908,3470.00%