Bern, Kansas Population 2024

157

Bern is a city located in Nemaha County Kansas. Bern has a 2024 population of 157. Bern is currently declining at a rate of -1.26% annually and its population has decreased by -4.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 164 in 2020.

The average household income in Bern is $156,160 with a poverty rate of 16.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bern is 50.9 years, 33.8 years for males, and 56.3 years for females.

Bern Demographics

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

  • White: 89.78%
  • Two or more races: 10.22%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
551.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.27% (-7)
The current population of Bern, Kansas is 157 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 164.

Bern, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12389.78%
Two or more races1410.22%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bern Population by Race

Bern Population Pyramid 2024

Bern Median Age

50.9

Total

33.8

Male

56.3

Female

Bern Adults

There are 123 adults, (33 of whom are seniors) in Bern.

Bern Age Dependency

52.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bern Sex Ratio

Female6648.18%
Male7151.82%

Bern Population by Age

Bern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All622.2177.422.6
Married332.671000
Non Family231.1760.939.1
Female63.6716.783.3
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.64

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bern 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

Bern Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bern Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.08%.

Bern Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,250

Average Earnings

$43,250

Average Male

$56,250

Average Female

Bern Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bern Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bern Language

96.97% of Bern residents speak only English, while 3.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

Bern Language

Bern Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1231512.2%
Multiple14750%
showing: 2 rows

16.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.68%

Male Poverty Rate

19.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bern is Multiple, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bern is White, with 12.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 17.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.82%.

Bern Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
High School12.5%
Some College11.76%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Bern Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed11.36%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Bern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bern Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bern Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bern Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bern 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 45-54.

Bern Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bern Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bern Veterans by War

count

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Bern Veterans by Age

count

Bern Veterans by Race

Bern Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Bern Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.6%

Labor Force Participation

72.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Bern Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bern Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bern 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

69.34%

Born in Bern

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Bern residents were born in the United States, with 69.34% having been born in Kansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Bern Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029147-2-1.34%
2028149-2-1.32%
2027151-2-1.31%
2026153-2-1.29%
2025155-2-1.27%
2024157-2-1.26%
2023159-2-1.24%
2022161-2-1.23%
2021163-1-0.61%
202016410.61%
2019163
2018163
2017163-1-0.61%
2016164
2015164
2014164
2013164
2012164
2011164-1-0.61%
2010165
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Bern Population by Year