Dighton, Kansas Population 2020

867

Dighton is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 867, it is the 215th largest city in Kansas and the 10923rd largest city in the United States. Dighton is currently declining at a rate of -3.24% annually and its population has decreased by -16.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,038 in 2010. Dighton reached it's highest population of 1,035 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Dighton has a population density of 1,000 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dighton is $59,768 with a poverty rate of 13.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $450 per month, and the median house value is $74,600. The median age in Dighton is 40.3 years, 36.7 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.7 males.

Dighton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.19%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Native American: 1.07%
  • Two or more races: 0.19%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dighton, Kansas is 867, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 925.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,038.

Dighton, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,00297.19%
Some Other Race151.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native111.07%
Two or More Races20.19%
Black or African American10.10%

Dighton Population Pyramid 2020

Dighton Median Age

40.3


Total

36.7


Male

41.6


Female

Dighton Adults

There are 766 adults, (190 of whom are seniors) in Dighton.

Dighton Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Dighton Sex Ratio

Female

494

47.91%

Male

537

52.09%

Dighton Households and Families

Dighton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dighton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married90.5%9.5%
All77.5%22.5%
Non Family65.4%34.6%
Male0%100%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4632.2177.5
Non Family2111.1565.4
Married2113.2190.5
Female301.93100
Male114.180

3

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dighton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade60.88%
9th to 12th Grade223.24%
High School Graduate25337.26%
Some College21531.66%
Associates Degree6910.16%
Bachelors Degree7611.19%
Graduate Degree385.60%

Dighton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White625606111
Hispanic43343
Native American1010
Other Race3
Multiple Races11

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 white people with a rate of 17.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,406$42,083$20,362
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$24,107$38,068$12,429
Some College$40,083$44,375$21,179
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$39,750$$40,000

$31,406

Average Earnings

$42,083

Average Male

$20,362

Average Female

Dighton Language

Dighton Language by Age

Dighton Language

95.42% of Dighton residents speak only English, while 4.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.73% of the population.

Dighton Poverty

Dighton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White93211612.45%
Hispanic802126.25%
Other1515100.00%

13.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.53%

Male Poverty Rate

15.38%

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 12.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.71%.

Name Poverty
High School16.80%
Less Than High School10.71%
Some College9.25%
Bachelors or Greater5.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed19.52%
Male Employed7.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dighton Income

Dighton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,932$59,768
Families$70,909$78,835
Married Families$75,938-
Non Families$23,272$34,168

Dighton Marital Status

Dighton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Dighton Married by Age and Sex

Dighton Marriage

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

Dighton Marital Status by Race

Dighton Veterans

69

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
Korea14
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Dighton Veterans by Education

4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dighton Employment Status

71.3%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Dighton 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

64.11%

Born in Kansas

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.93% of Dighton residents were born in the United States, with 64.11% having been born in Kansas. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020867-29-3.24%
2019896-29-3.14%
201892580.87%
2017917-29-3.07%
2016946-22-2.27%
2015968-20-2.02%
2014988-18-1.79%
20131,00670.70%
2012999-36-3.48%
20111,03550.49%
20101,0300.00%