Atchison, Kansas Population 2020

10,468

Atchison is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 10,468, it is the 35th largest city in Kansas and the 2997th largest city in the United States. Atchison is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -5.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,021 in 2010. Atchison reached it's highest population of 16,429 in 1910. Spanning over 8 miles, Atchison has a population density of 1,306 people per square mile.

The average household income in Atchison is $60,254 with a poverty rate of 21.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $631 per month, and the median house value is $86,200. The median age in Atchison is 30.7 years, 29.3 years for males, and 32.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males.

Atchison Demographics

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

  • White: 87.83%
  • Two or more races: 8.06%
  • Black or African American: 2.94%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Atchison, Kansas is 10,468, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,560.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,021.

Atchison, Kansas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,977-108-0.68%
201916,085-108-0.67%
201816,193-108-0.67%
201716,301-75-0.46%
201616,376-43-0.26%
201516,419-105-0.64%
201416,524-166-1.00%
201316,690-85-0.51%
201216,775210.13%
201116,754-103-0.61%
201016,8570.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,37687.83%
Two or More Races8608.06%
Black or African American3142.94%
Asian510.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.44%
Some Other Race170.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.09%

Atchison Population Pyramid 2020

Atchison Median Age

30.7


Total

29.3


Male

32.6


Female

Atchison Adults

There are 8,134 adults, (1,616 of whom are seniors) in Atchison.

Atchison Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Atchison Sex Ratio

Female

5,599

52.45%

Male

5,076

47.55%

Atchison Households and Families

Atchison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Atchison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
Male70.5%29.5%
All63%37%
Female48.4%51.6%
Non Family48.2%51.8%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6882.563
Married1,6023.4279.3
Non Family1,4591.3548.2
Female4072.7948.4
Male2202.9370.5

3.17

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Atchison Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1372.28%
9th to 12th Grade3365.59%
High School Graduate1,95032.45%
Some College1,43423.86%
Associates Degree5869.75%
Bachelors Degree94315.69%
Graduate Degree62310.37%

Atchison Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4695,0461,504
Black196163
Multiple Races18318342
Hispanic17215520
Asian1313
Native American1111
Other Race333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,427$41,182$18,974
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$24,091$29,625$19,599
Some College$19,627$32,991$15,861
Bachelors Degree$45,000$65,714$40,357
Graduate Degree$56,250$65,852$

$27,427

Average Earnings

$41,182

Average Male

$18,974

Average Female

Atchison Language

Atchison Language by Age

Atchison Language

98.59% of Atchison residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Atchison Poverty

Atchison Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0541,54719.21%
Multiple75137249.53%
Hispanic3438825.66%
Black269248.92%
Other33100.00%

21.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.17%

Male Poverty Rate

24.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atchison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atchison is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atchison is Black, with 8.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.04%
High School20.77%
Some College16.36%
Bachelors or Greater6.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.17%
Male Unemployed26.28%
Female Employed15.05%
Male Employed10.55%

Atchison Income

Atchison Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,604$60,254
Families$58,438$77,795
Married Families$62,011-
Non Families$20,196$31,485

Atchison Marital Status

Atchison Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Atchison Married by Age and Sex

Atchison Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Atchison Marital Status by Race

Atchison Veterans

565

Number of Veterans

528

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea144
Vietnam129
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War84
World War II22

$Atchison Veterans by Education

12.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atchison Employment Status

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Atchison 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

63.93%

Born in Kansas

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.75% of Atchison residents were born in the United States, with 63.93% having been born in Kansas. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,468-46-0.44%
201910,514-46-0.44%
201810,560-67-0.63%
201710,627-46-0.43%
201610,673-26-0.24%
201510,699-70-0.65%
201410,769-103-0.95%
201310,872-53-0.49%
201210,92590.08%
201110,916-65-0.59%
201010,9817490.71%
200010,232-424-0.41%
199010,656-751-0.68%
198011,407-1,158-0.96%
197012,565360.03%
196012,529-263-0.21%
195012,7921440.11%
194012,648-376-0.29%
193013,0243940.31%
192012,630-3,799-2.60%
191016,4297070.44%
190015,7221,7591.19%
189013,963-1,142-0.78%
188015,1058,0517.91%
18707,0544,43810.43%
18602,6160.00%