Chanute, Kansas Population 2020

8,976

Chanute is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 8,976, it is the 40th largest city in Kansas and the 3314th largest city in the United States. Chanute is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -1.57% 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 1,264 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chanute is $49,814 with a poverty rate of 22.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $584 per month, and the median house value is $69,100. The median age in Chanute is 38 years, 36.6 years for males, and 39.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.7 males.

Chanute Demographics

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

  • White: 93.54%
  • Two or more races: 3.00%
  • Black or African American: 2.05%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Chanute, Kansas is 8,976, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,018.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,119.

Chanute, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,53093.54%
Two or More Races2743.00%
Black or African American1872.05%
Some Other Race870.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.07%

Chanute Population Pyramid 2020

Chanute Median Age

38


Total

36.6


Male

39.5


Female

Chanute Adults

There are 6,727 adults, (1,846 of whom are seniors) in Chanute.

Chanute Age Dependency

86.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Chanute Sex Ratio

Female

4,833

53.00%

Male

4,286

47.00%

Chanute Households and Families

Chanute Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chanute Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
Male64.9%35.1%
All62.3%37.7%
Female54.7%45.3%
Non Family46.4%53.6%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7842.3162.3
Married1,5673.0280.3
Non Family1,5071.1246.4
Female6163.3754.7
Male942.8164.9

2.93

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chanute Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1712.89%
9th to 12th Grade4607.78%
High School Graduate1,90432.20%
Some College1,56926.53%
Associates Degree68511.58%
Bachelors Degree77013.02%
Graduate Degree3545.99%

Chanute Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3034,8561,049
Hispanic311195
Multiple Races16611649
Black1129415
Other Race7215
Native American212111

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 52.38%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,612$35,321$24,472
Less Than High School$23,438$27,250$
High School Grad$27,667$30,000$18,977
Some College$27,489$39,583$25,085
Bachelors Degree$37,391$51,731$29,435
Graduate Degree$56,319$55,074$57,434

$28,612

Average Earnings

$35,321

Average Male

$24,472

Average Female

Chanute Language

Chanute Language by Age

Chanute Language

95.22% of Chanute residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.39% of the population.

Chanute Poverty

Chanute Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,7071,58320.54%
Hispanic57024442.81%
Multiple2589336.05%
Black1612414.91%
Other871517.24%
Native291137.93%

22.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.57%

Male Poverty Rate

24.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chanute

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chanute is Hispanic, with 42.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chanute is Black, with 14.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.86%
Some College18.26%
High School16.93%
Bachelors or Greater13.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed44.09%
Male Employed12.86%
Female Employed11.28%

Chanute Income

Chanute Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,288$49,814
Families$47,550$57,812
Married Families$62,633-
Non Families$20,069$34,468

Chanute Marital Status

Chanute Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Chanute Married by Age and Sex

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 20-34.

Chanute Marital Status by Race

Chanute Veterans

577

Number of Veterans

556

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam239
First Gulf War91
Korea88
Second Gulf War67
World War II50

$Chanute Veterans by Education

12.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chanute Employment Status

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Chanute 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

74.41%

Born in Kansas

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

2.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.17% of Chanute residents were born in the United States, with 74.41% having been born in Kansas. 2.20% 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
20208,976-21-0.23%
20198,997-21-0.23%
20189,018-49-0.54%
20179,067-21-0.23%
20169,088-110-1.20%
20159,198-42-0.45%
20149,240320.35%
20139,208380.41%
20129,170300.33%
20119,140280.31%
20109,112-299-0.32%
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%