Dodge City, Kansas Population 2022

27,878
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Dodge City is a city located in Ford County Kansas. Dodge City has a 2020 population of 27,878. It is also the county seat of Ford County. Dodge City is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 0.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,788 in 2010.

The average household income in Dodge City is $64,644 with a poverty rate of 13.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $785 per month, and the median house value is $106,200. The median age in Dodge City is 29.9 years, 29.5 years for males, and 30.4 years for females.

Dodge City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dodge Citywas:

  • White: 79.33%
  • Two or more races: 9.92%
  • Other race: 6.08%
  • Black or African American: 2.53%
  • Asian: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Dodge City, Kansas is 27,878 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,788.

Dodge City, Kansas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201034,0080.00%
201134,3723641.06%
201234,6652930.85%
201334,8792140.61%
201434,930510.15%
201534,629-301-0.87%
201634,552-77-0.22%
201734,218-334-0.98%
201833,877-341-1.01%
201933,619-258-0.77%
202033,361-258-0.77%
202133,103-258-0.78%

Dodge City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,56879.33%
Black or African American6892.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native1450.53%
Asian4101.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.10%
Some Other Race1,6526.08%
Two or More Races2,6969.92%
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Dodge City Population by Race

Dodge City Population Pyramid 2022

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Dodge City Median Age

29.6


Total

28.6


Male

30.6


Female

Dodge City Adults

There are 18,506 adults, (2,358 of whom are seniors) in Dodge City.

Dodge City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dodge City Sex Ratio

Female

13,334

49.05%

Male

13,852

50.95%

Dodge City Population by Age

Dodge City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dodge City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All59.2%40.8%
Male47.6%52.4%
Non Family44.6%55.4%
Female41.4%58.6%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dodge City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6153.0859.2
Married4,2653.874.7
Male4963.4347.6
Female1,2114.2141.4
Non Family2,6431.3544.6

3.68

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

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Dodge City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,98719.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,56510.01%
High School Graduate4,06826.01%
Some College3,05719.54%
Associates Degree1,5169.69%
Bachelors Degree1,4819.47%
Graduate Degree9676.18%
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Dodge City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dodge City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,1255,7211,935
Asian37824659
Black46433540
2+ Races1,03472182
Hispanic8,4294,569386
Other Race89240114
Native American5353
Islander26

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 31.59%.

Dodge City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,131$40,080$28,544
Less Than 9th Grade$30,606$32,327$25,756
High School Graduate$31,194$38,722$19,276
Some College$38,027$48,269$30,267
Bachelors Degree$49,406$54,155$37,319
Graduate Degree$56,838$97,714$49,688

$34,131

Average Earnings

$40,080

Average Male

$28,544

Average Female

Dodge City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dodge City Language by Age

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Dodge City Language

42.62% of Dodge City residents speak only English, while 57.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.12% of the population.

Dodge City Language

Dodge City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native14512988.97%
Hispanic17,1512,75116.04%
Multiple2,65939614.89%
Black5987312.21%
White7,8777509.52%
Asian41020.49%
Other342NaN%

13.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.13%

Male Poverty Rate

16.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dodge City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dodge City is Native, with 88.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dodge City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.81%.

Dodge City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.22%
High School12.04%
Some College10.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%

Dodge City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.52%
Male Unemployed21.62%
Female Employed10.88%
Female Unemployed34.01%

Dodge City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dodge City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,654$69,345
Families$61,993$78,352
Married Families$68,911-
Non Families$32,364$43,142
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Income by Household Type

Dodge City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dodge City Married by Age and Sex

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Dodge City 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 45-54.

Dodge City Marital Status by Race

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Dodge City Marital Status

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570

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War113
First Gulf War68
Vietnam286
Korea82
World War II16

Dodge City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3494
35 to 5487
55 to 6474
65 to 74197
75+118

Dodge City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5463.65%
2+ Races241.57%
Hispanic1281.20%

Dodge City Veterans by Race

Dodge City Veterans by Education

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15.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dodge City Veterans by Education

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72%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dodge City Employment by Age

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Dodge City Employment by Race

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Dodge City 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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53.13%

Born in Dodge City

72.25%

Native Born

27.75%

Foreign Born

20.73%

Non Citizen

7.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.25% of Dodge City residents were born in the United States, with 53.13% having been born in Kansas. 20.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dodge City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,9000.00%
19103,2141,3145.40%
19205,0611,8474.65%
193010,0594,9987.11%
19408,487-1,572-1.68%
195011,2622,7752.87%
196013,5202,2581.84%
197014,1276070.44%
198018,0013,8742.45%
199021,1293,1281.62%
200025,1764,0471.77%
201027,3402,1640.83%
201127,385450.16%
201227,430450.16%
201327,475450.16%
201427,520450.16%
201527,565450.16%
201627,610450.16%
201727,655450.16%
201827,700450.16%
201927,745450.16%
202027,788430.15%
202127,833450.16%
202227,878450.16%

Dodge City Population by Year