Chanute, Kansas Population 2024

8,378

Chanute is a city located in Neosho County Kansas. Chanute has a 2024 population of 8,378. Chanute is currently declining at a rate of -1.12% annually and its population has decreased by -4.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,736 in 2020.

The average household income in Chanute is $66,162 with a poverty rate of 18.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chanute is 38 years, 35.4 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Chanute Demographics

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

  • White: 94.66%
  • Two or more races: 3.52%
  • Black or African American: 1.18%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
7.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,180.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.1% (-358)
The current population of Chanute, Kansas is 8,378 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,736.

Chanute, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,24894.66%
Two or more races3073.52%
Black or African American1031.18%
Other race430.49%
Asian120.14%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chanute Population by Race

Chanute Population Pyramid 2024

Chanute Median Age

38

Total

35.4

Male

39.8

Female

Chanute Adults

There are 6,580 adults, (1,673 of whom are seniors) in Chanute.

Chanute Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Chanute Sex Ratio

Female4,56252.36%
Male4,15147.64%

Chanute Population by Age

Chanute Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,5332.3568.531.5
Married1,4152.9381.818.2
Non Family1,3191.1463.136.9
Female5473.3954.345.7
Male2523.253.646.4
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2.91

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chanute 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

Chanute Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chanute 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 97.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.94%.

Chanute Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,728

Average Earnings

$46,765

Average Male

$30,084

Average Female

Chanute Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chanute Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chanute Language

97.87% of Chanute residents speak only English, while 2.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Chanute Language

Chanute Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,4661,30317.45%
Hispanic60921435.14%
Multiple2753312%
Other431125.58%
Black481020.83%
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18.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.99%

Male Poverty Rate

19.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chanute

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chanute is Hispanic, with 35.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chanute is Multiple, with 12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.73%.

Chanute Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.22%
High School26.08%
Some College7.71%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%
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Chanute Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed58.06%
Female Unemployed57.03%
Female Employed10.7%
Male Employed3.39%
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Chanute Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chanute Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chanute Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Chanute Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chanute Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chanute Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chanute Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

533

Number of Veterans

454

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

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Chanute Veterans by War

count

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Chanute Veterans by Age

count

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Chanute Veterans by Race

Chanute Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chanute Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Chanute Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chanute Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chanute 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

76.27%

Born in Chanute

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

1.6%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.78% of Chanute residents were born in the United States, with 76.27% having been born in Kansas. 1.6% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,903-95-1.19%
20287,998-95-1.17%
20278,093-95-1.16%
20268,188-95-1.15%
20258,283-95-1.13%
20248,378-95-1.12%
20238,473-95-1.11%
20228,568-95-1.1%
20218,663-73-0.84%
20208,736-241-2.68%
20198,977-52-0.58%
20189,029-70-0.77%
20179,099-22-0.24%
20169,121-89-0.97%
20159,210-31-0.34%
20149,241340.37%
20139,207360.39%
20129,171290.32%
20119,142320.35%
20109,110-301-3.2%
20009,411-77-0.81%
19909,488-1,018-9.69%
198010,5061651.6%
197010,341-508-4.68%
196010,8497407.32%
195010,109-33-0.33%
194010,142-135-1.31%
193010,277-9-0.09%
192010,2861,01410.94%
19109,2725,064120.34%
19004,2081,38248.9%
18902,826
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Chanute Population by Year