Dighton, Kansas Population 2021

1,094
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Dighton is a city located in Lane County Kansas. Dighton has a 2020 population of 1,094. It is also the county seat of Lane County. Dighton is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -13.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,258 in 2010. Dighton reached it's highest population of 1,263 in 2011.

The average household income in Dighton is $53,878 with a poverty rate of 12.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $438 per month, and the median house value is $98,200. The median age in Dighton is 39.5 years, 36.8 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Dighton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.10%
  • Asian: 1.67%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Dighton, Kansas is 1,094 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,121.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,258.

Dighton, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,10697.10%
Asian191.67%
Some Other Race131.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.09%
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Dighton Population by Race

Dighton Population Pyramid $2021

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Dighton Median Age

39.5


Total

36.8


Male

41.4


Female

Dighton Adults

There are 839 adults, (200 of whom are seniors) in Dighton.

Dighton Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dighton Sex Ratio

Female

563

49.43%

Male

576

50.57%

Dighton Population by Age

Dighton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dighton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married88.3%11.7%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Male0%0%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dighton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5532.0577.8
Non Family2761.0966.3
Married2573.0688.3
Female202.4100
Male00

2.97

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

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Dighton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade70.92%
9th to 12th Grade374.86%
High School Graduate24932.72%
Some College22930.09%
Associates Degree8411.04%
Bachelors Degree10814.19%
Graduate Degree476.18%
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Dighton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dighton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White690671144
Hispanic52427
Asian1944
Other Race4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.05%.

Dighton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,051$39,948$20,943
Less Than 9th Grade$70,417$70,417$
High School Graduate$24,554$38,021$13,542
Some College$35,208$41,719$21,773
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$38,750$36,250$38,750

$31,051

Average Earnings

$39,948

Average Male

$20,943

Average Female

Dighton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dighton Language by Age

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Dighton Language

94.36% of Dighton residents speak only English, while 5.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

Dighton Language

Dighton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,03312812.39%
Hispanic821923.17%
Other1313100.00%

12.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.11%

Male Poverty Rate

9.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dighton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dighton is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dighton is White, with 12.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.76%.

Dighton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School11.34%
Less Than 9th Grade9.09%
Some College4.82%
Bachelors or Greater4.52%

Dighton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.88%
Male Employed8.01%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dighton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dighton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,934$53,878
Families$71,979$79,825
Married Families$75,852-
Non Families$20,625$25,847
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Income by Household Type

Dighton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dighton Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Dighton Marital Status by Race

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Dighton Marital Status

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72

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam42
Korea16
World War II4
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War

Dighton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+33
65 to 7426
35 to 549
18 to 344
55 to 64

Dighton Veterans by Age

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Dighton Veterans by Race

Dighton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dighton Veterans by Education

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72.2%

Labor Force Participation

70.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dighton Employment by Age

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Dighton Employment by Race

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Dighton 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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70.50%

Born in Dighton

97.01%

Native Born

2.99%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

2.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.01% of Dighton residents were born in the United States, with 70.50% having been born in Kansas. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dighton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,094-9-0.82%
20201,103-9-0.81%
20191,112-9-0.80%
20181,1210.00%
20171,121-34-2.94%
20161,155-27-2.28%
20151,182-26-2.15%
20141,208-22-1.79%
20131,230100.82%
20121,220-43-3.40%
20111,26350.40%
20101,2580.00%

Dighton Population by Year