Dighton, Kansas Population 2024

936

Dighton is a city located in Lane County Kansas. Dighton has a 2024 population of 936. It is also the county seat of Lane County.Dighton is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -2.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 964 in 2020.

The average household income in Dighton is $72,171 with a poverty rate of 12.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dighton is 46.6 years, 48.9 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Dighton Demographics

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

  • White: 83.93%
  • Other race: 8.53%
  • Asian: 5.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.85%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,079.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.9% (-28)
The current population of Dighton, Kansas is 936 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 964.

Dighton, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White59083.93%
Other race608.53%
Asian405.69%
Two or more races131.85%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dighton Population by Race

Dighton Population Pyramid 2024

Dighton Median Age

46.6

Total

48.9

Male

42.6

Female

Dighton Adults

There are 569 adults, (194 of whom are seniors) in Dighton.

Dighton Age Dependency

87.5

Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dighton Sex Ratio

Female35951.07%
Male34448.93%

Dighton Population by Age

Dighton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3362.0887.212.8
Married1592.821000
Non Family139069.130.9
Female2021000
Male183.941000
showing: 5 rows

2.76

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

87.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dighton 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

Dighton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dighton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45%.

Dighton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,953

Average Earnings

$41,172

Average Male

$38,365

Average Female

Dighton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dighton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dighton Language

80.93% of Dighton residents speak only English, while 19.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.21% of the population.

Dighton Language

Dighton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1474429.93%
White498418.23%
Other6046.67%
showing: 3 rows

12.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.34%

Male Poverty Rate

9.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dighton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dighton is Hispanic, with 29.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dighton is Other, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.69%.

Dighton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College7.72%
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Dighton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.34%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed13.19%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Dighton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dighton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dighton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dighton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dighton 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 55-64.

Dighton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dighton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

84

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Dighton Veterans by War

count

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Dighton Veterans by Age

count

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Dighton Veterans by Race

Dighton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dighton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Dighton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dighton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dighton 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

68.56%

Born in Dighton

87.62%

Native Born

12.38%

Foreign Born

3.84%

Non Citizen

8.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.62% of Dighton residents were born in the United States, with 68.56% having been born in Kansas. 3.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dighton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029886-10-1.12%
2028896-10-1.1%
2027906-10-1.09%
2026916-10-1.08%
2025926-10-1.07%
2024936-10-1.06%
2023946-10-1.05%
2022956-10-1.04%
202196620.21%
2020964687.59%
2019896-5-0.55%
2018901-8-0.88%
2017909-29-3.09%
2016938-20-2.09%
2015958-21-2.15%
2014979-19-1.9%
2013998101.01%
2012988-37-3.61%
20111,02550.49%
20101,020
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Dighton Population by Year