Dodge City, Kansas Population 2021

26,678
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Dodge City is a city located in Ford County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Ford County. With a 2020 population of 26,678, it is the 14th largest city in Kansas and the 1446th largest city in the United States . Dodge City is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -2.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,340 in 2010. Dodge City reached it's highest population of 28,176 in 2014. Spanning over 15 miles, Dodge City has a population density of 1,830 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dodge City is $64,644 with a poverty rate of 16.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $785 per month, and the median house value is $109,100. 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 City was:

  • White: 87.42%
  • Other race: 5.12%
  • Black or African American: 2.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.34%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Native American: 0.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Dodge City, Kansas is 26,678 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,317.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,340.

Dodge City, Kansas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Dodge City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,08987.42%
Some Other Race1,4115.12%
Black or African American6732.44%
Two or More Races6452.34%
Asian4581.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native2650.96%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.05%
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Dodge City Population by Race

Dodge City Population Pyramid $2021

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Dodge City Median Age

29.9


Total

29.5


Male

30.4


Female

Dodge City Adults

There are 18,962 adults, (2,674 of whom are seniors) in Dodge City.

Dodge City Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dodge City Sex Ratio

Female

13,414

48.68%

Male

14,141

51.32%

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%
All58.2%41.8%
Female42.5%57.5%
Non Family40.2%59.8%
Male34.9%65.1%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dodge City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,986358.2
Married4,7173.6974.7
Non Family2,5251.3240.2
Female1,1333.5842.5
Male6113.5234.9

3.52

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Dodge City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,23220.22%
9th to 12th Grade1,4499.07%
High School Graduate4,01325.11%
Some College3,09319.35%
Associates Degree1,5489.68%
Bachelors Degree1,69410.60%
Graduate Degree9555.97%
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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
Hispanic8,3794,387479
White6,5356,0881,976
Other Race72236239
Black49037127
Asian392288147
2+ Races23818027
Native American119100
Islander14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.50%.

Dodge City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,992$37,063$27,351
Less Than 9th Grade$29,772$31,250$25,497
High School Graduate$30,966$36,000$23,247
Some College$34,022$43,576$28,244
Bachelors Degree$43,796$52,974$36,537
Graduate Degree$56,016$96,170$52,019

$31,992

Average Earnings

$37,063

Average Male

$27,351

Average Female

Dodge City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dodge City Language by Age

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Dodge City Language

40.87% of Dodge City residents speak only English, while 59.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.57% of the population.

Dodge City Language

Dodge City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic16,9623,43220.23%
White8,50488210.37%
Other1,40751036.25%
Native26516160.75%
Black585437.35%
Multiple612365.88%

16.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.96%

Male Poverty Rate

18.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dodge City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dodge City is Native, with 60.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dodge City is Multiple, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.23%.

Dodge City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.73%
Some College13.42%
High School9.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%

Dodge City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.99%
Male Unemployed24.55%
Female Employed12.75%
Male Employed8.03%

Dodge City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dodge City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,338$64,644
Families$55,475$71,900
Married Families$66,007-
Non Families$32,208$40,168
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Income by Household Type

Dodge City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dodge City Marital Status by Race

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Dodge City Marital Status

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568

Number of Veterans

542

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam260
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War50
Korea28
World War II16

Dodge City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74198
35 to 54139
75+109
55 to 6478
18 to 3444

Dodge City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5683.41%
Hispanic1701.61%

Dodge City Veterans by Race

Dodge City Veterans by Education

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10.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dodge City Veterans by Education

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72.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

6%

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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51.05%

Born in Dodge City

70.86%

Native Born

29.14%

Foreign Born

21.56%

Non Citizen

7.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.86% of Dodge City residents were born in the United States, with 51.05% having been born in Kansas. 21.56% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,678-213-0.79%
202026,891-213-0.79%
201927,104-213-0.78%
201827,317-265-0.96%
201727,582-278-1.00%
201627,860-71-0.25%
201527,931-245-0.87%
201428,176230.08%
201328,1531760.63%
201227,9772500.90%
201127,7272700.98%
201027,4572,2810.87%
200025,1764,0471.77%
199021,1293,1281.62%
198018,0013,8742.45%
197014,1276070.44%
196013,5202,2581.84%
195011,2622,7752.87%
19408,487-1,572-1.68%
193010,0594,9987.11%
19205,0611,8474.65%
19103,2141,3145.40%
19001,9000.00%

Dodge City Population by Year