Dodge City, Kansas Population 2020

26,823

Dodge City is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 26,823, it is the 14th largest city in Kansas and the 1430th largest city in the United States. Dodge City is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -1.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,340 in 2010. Dodge City reached it's highest population of 28,197 in 2014. Spanning over 15 miles, Dodge City has a population density of 1,840 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dodge City is $66,704 with a poverty rate of 15.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $764 per month, and the median house value is $107,100. The median age in Dodge City is 29.6 years, 29.3 years for males, and 29.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.4 males.

Dodge City Demographics

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

  • White: 87.43%
  • Other race: 4.99%
  • Two or more races: 2.89%
  • Black or African American: 2.46%
  • Asian: 1.78%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Dodge City, Kansas is 26,823, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,329.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,340.

Dodge City, Kansas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,088-400-1.21%
201933,488-400-1.19%
201833,888-400-1.18%
201734,288-306-0.89%
201634,594-99-0.29%
201534,693-265-0.76%
201434,958580.17%
201334,9002210.63%
201234,6792980.86%
201134,3813721.08%
201034,0090.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,31287.43%
Some Other Race1,3884.99%
Two or More Races8032.89%
Black or African American6852.46%
Asian4951.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native1070.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.06%

Dodge City Population Pyramid 2020

Dodge City Median Age

29.6


Total

29.3


Male

29.9


Female

Dodge City Adults

There are 18,990 adults, (2,651 of whom are seniors) in Dodge City.

Dodge City Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54

Child Dependency Ratio

Dodge City Sex Ratio

Female

13,470

48.44%

Male

14,338

51.56%

Dodge City Households and Families

Dodge City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dodge City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
All59.5%40.5%
Female53.5%46.5%
Non Family39%61%
Male29.2%70.8%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7453.1159.5
Married4,5863.6275.9
Non Family2,3061.4139
Female1,1644.1953.5
Male6893.6129.2

3.56

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dodge City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,35221.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,76611.09%
High School Graduate3,87224.32%
Some College2,90018.21%
Associates Degree1,4479.09%
Bachelors Degree1,70410.70%
Graduate Degree8805.53%

Dodge City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic8,4113,993497
White6,4856,0171,858
Other Race65628032
Black47535941
Asian414316148
Multiple Races31821725
Native American796423
Islander18

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.75%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,874$35,553$27,202
Less Than High School$28,783$30,653$25,507
High School Grad$30,839$36,086$24,231
Some College$35,291$43,173$26,825
Bachelors Degree$43,523$53,105$37,163
Graduate Degree$52,788$97,520$48,784

$31,874

Average Earnings

$35,553

Average Male

$27,202

Average Female

Dodge City Language

Dodge City Language by Age

Dodge City Language

41.51% of Dodge City residents speak only English, while 58.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.38% of the population.

Dodge City Poverty

Dodge City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic17,1933,49320.32%
White8,4417679.09%
Other1,38837527.02%
Black587406.81%
Multiple782334.22%

15.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.32%

Male Poverty Rate

17.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dodge City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dodge City is Other, with 27.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dodge City is Multiple, with 4.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.15%
Some College10.41%
High School9.07%
Bachelors or Greater4.37%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.76%
Female Employed12.47%
Male Unemployed7.95%
Male Employed6.76%

Dodge City Income

Dodge City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,903$66,704
Families$56,796$73,012
Married Families$67,395-
Non Families$35,357$42,120

Dodge City Marital Status

Dodge City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Dodge City Married by Age and Sex

Dodge City 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 45-54.

Dodge City Marital Status by Race

Dodge City Veterans

638

Number of Veterans

619

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam262
First Gulf War85
Second Gulf War66
Korea62
World War II29

$Dodge City Veterans by Education

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dodge City Employment Status

72%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Dodge City 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

51.11%

Born in Kansas

69.93%

Native Born

30.07%

Foreign Born

22.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

69.93% of Dodge City residents were born in the United States, with 51.11% having been born in Kansas. 22.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026,823-253-0.93%
201927,076-253-0.93%
201827,329-310-1.12%
201727,639-253-0.91%
201627,892-92-0.33%
201527,984-213-0.76%
201428,197280.10%
201328,1691800.64%
201227,9892570.93%
201127,7322761.01%
201027,4562,2800.87%
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%