Council Grove is a city located in Morris County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Morris County. With a 2020 population of 2,132, it is the 115th largest city in Kansas and the 10609th largest city in the United States. Council Grove is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -7.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,307 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Council Grove has a population density of 1,040 people per square mile.
The average household income in Council Grove is $62,790 with a poverty rate of 10.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $599 per month, and the median house value is $100,800. The median age in Council Grove is 38.8 years, 35.6 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Council Grovewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.
95.39% of Council Grove residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Council Grove is White, with 9.14% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Council Grove is Multiple, with 14.63% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.83%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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95.62% of Council Grove residents were born in the United States, with 75.42% having been born in Kansas. 3.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.