Chanute, Kansas Population 2020

9,028
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Chanute is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 9,028, it is the 40th largest city in Kansas and the 3298th largest city in the United States. Chanute is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -1.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,119 in 2010. Chanute reached it's highest population of 10,849 in 1960. Spanning over 7 miles, Chanute has a population density of 1,272 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chanute is $49,149 with a poverty rate of 25.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $587 per month, and the median house value is $74,900. The median age in Chanute is 37.9 years, 36.5 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males.

Chanute Demographics

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

  • White: 94.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.94%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chanute, Kansas is 9,028, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,056.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,119.

Chanute, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,59494.42%
Two or More Races2702.97%
Black or African American1771.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.40%
Some Other Race250.27%
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Chanute Population by Race

Chanute Population Pyramid 2020

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Chanute Median Age

37.9


Total

36.5


Male

39.1


Female

Chanute Adults

There are 6,739 adults, (1,778 of whom are seniors) in Chanute.

Chanute Age Dependency

83.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chanute Sex Ratio

Female

4,741

52.09%

Male

4,361

47.91%

Chanute Population by Age

Chanute Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chanute Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male78%22%
Married75.7%24.3%
All61.1%38.9%
Female52.1%47.9%
Non Family47.6%52.4%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chanute Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7712.3261.1
Married1,5513.0575.7
Non Family1,4831.147.6
Female5783.3152.1
Male1592.9278

2.94

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Chanute Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1712.88%
9th to 12th Grade4357.32%
High School Graduate2,04434.42%
Some College1,65727.90%
Associates Degree68811.58%
Bachelors Degree5819.78%
Graduate Degree3636.11%
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Chanute Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chanute Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3474,872910
Hispanic300225
Multiple Races139918
Black13212414
Other Race2511
Native American212112

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 native american people with a rate of 57.14%.

Chanute Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,588$34,886$25,296
Less Than High School$$22,826$
High School Grad$27,261$29,914$19,250
Some College$27,488$32,303$24,120
Bachelors Degree$44,554$50,365$30,909
Graduate Degree$54,554$54,107$55,893

$28,588

Average Earnings

$34,886

Average Male

$25,296

Average Female

Chanute Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chanute Language by Age

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Chanute Language

95.89% of Chanute residents speak only English, while 4.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Chanute Language

Chanute Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8161,68321.53%
Hispanic49234970.93%
Multiple2559336.47%
Black1474933.33%
Native301240.00%
Other251144.00%

25.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.23%

Male Poverty Rate

25.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chanute

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chanute is Hispanic, with 70.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chanute is White, with 21.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.69%.

Chanute Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.78%
High School25.47%
Some College17.24%
Bachelors or Greater9.52%

Chanute Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.03%
Male Unemployed38.81%
Male Employed14.45%
Female Employed10.43%

Chanute Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chanute Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,838$49,149
Families$48,125$56,481
Married Families$60,718-
Non Families$22,440$34,380
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Income by Household Type

Chanute Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Chanute Married by Age and Sex

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Chanute Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chanute Marital Status by Race

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Chanute Marital Status

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529

Number of Veterans

490

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam194
First Gulf War97
Korea71
Second Gulf War66
World War II49

Chanute Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+187
65 to 74168
55 to 6479
35 to 5471
18 to 3424

Chanute Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4947.77%
2 or More2012.20%
Black159.20%
Hispanic61.83%

Chanute Veterans by Race

Chanute Veterans by Education

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16.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chanute Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Chanute Employment by Age

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Chanute Employment by Race

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Chanute 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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74.93%

Born in Kansas

96.68%

Native Born

3.32%

Foreign Born

2.98%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.68% of Chanute residents were born in the United States, with 74.93% having been born in Kansas. 2.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chanute Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,028-14-0.15%
20199,042-14-0.15%
20189,056-45-0.49%
20179,101-21-0.23%
20169,122-88-0.96%
20159,210-29-0.31%
20149,239320.35%
20139,207360.39%
20129,171310.34%
20119,140270.30%
20109,113-298-0.32%
20009,411-77-0.08%
19909,488-1,018-1.01%
198010,5061650.16%
197010,341-508-0.48%
196010,8497400.71%
195010,109-33-0.03%
194010,142-135-0.13%
193010,277-9-0.01%
192010,2861,0141.04%
19109,2725,0648.22%
19004,2081,3824.06%
18902,8260.00%

Chanute Population by Year