Downs, Kansas Population 2021

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Downs is a city located in Osborne County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 794, it is the 222nd largest city in Kansas and the 11313th largest city in the United States . Downs is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -11.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 900 in 2010. Downs reached it's highest population of 913 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Downs has a population density of 709 people per square mile.

The average household income in Downs is $74,638 with a poverty rate of 10.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $420 per month, and the median house value is $81,900. The median age in Downs is 52.8 years, 51.7 years for males, and 56.2 years for females.

Downs Demographics

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

  • White: 97.61%
  • Other race: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Two or more races: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.27%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Downs, Kansas is 794 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 824.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 900.

Downs, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73497.61%
Some Other Race70.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.53%
Two or More Races30.40%
Asian20.27%
Black or African American20.27%
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Downs Population by Race

Downs Population Pyramid $2021

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Downs Median Age

52.8


Total

51.7


Male

56.2


Female

Downs Adults

There are 657 adults, (202 of whom are seniors) in Downs.

Downs Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Downs Sex Ratio

Female

349

46.41%

Male

403

53.59%

Downs Population by Age

Downs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Downs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96%4%
Female83.3%16.7%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family59.1%40.9%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Downs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3961.877.8
Non Family1931.1859.1
Married1742.4496
Male172.24100
Female121.9283.3

2.35

Average Family Size

1.8

Average Household Size

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Downs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91.44%
9th to 12th Grade172.72%
High School Graduate25140.16%
Some College15324.48%
Associates Degree457.20%
Bachelors Degree9815.68%
Graduate Degree528.32%
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Downs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Downs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White608584150
Hispanic108
Other Race77
Native American44
2+ Races33

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 24.67%.

Downs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,292$41,042$27,115
Less Than 9th Grade$38,295$38,295$
High School Graduate$26,111$32,500$21,667
Some College$28,281$52,292$23,750
Bachelors Degree$48,750$52,083$44,000
Graduate Degree$47,738$36,667$48,214

$37,292

Average Earnings

$41,042

Average Male

$27,115

Average Female

Downs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Downs Language by Age

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Downs Language

96.21% of Downs residents speak only English, while 3.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.

Downs Language

Downs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6827110.41%
Hispanic7114.29%

10.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.10%

Male Poverty Rate

5.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Downs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Downs is Hispanic, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Downs is White, with 10.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.67%.

Downs Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School18.42%
Less Than 9th Grade15.38%
Some College6.08%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Downs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed66.67%
Male Employed6.57%
Female Employed5.69%

Downs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Downs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,053$74,638
Families$70,104$89,103
Married Families$72,292-
Non Families$25,625$58,456
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Income by Household Type

Downs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Downs Married by Age and Sex

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Downs 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 55-64.

Downs Marital Status by Race

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Downs Marital Status

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63

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
Korea10
World War II3
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War

Downs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6426
75+16
65 to 7416
35 to 543
18 to 342

Downs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White609.33%
2+ Races3100.00%

Downs Veterans by Race

Downs Veterans by Education

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17.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Downs Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Downs Employment by Age

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Downs Employment by Race

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Downs 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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75.00%

Born in Downs

99.20%

Native Born

0.80%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.20% of Downs residents were born in the United States, with 75.00% having been born in Kansas. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Downs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021794-10-1.24%
2020804-10-1.23%
2019814-10-1.21%
2018824-18-2.14%
2017842-11-1.29%
2016853-12-1.39%
2015865-27-3.03%
2014892-8-0.89%
2013900-3-0.33%
2012903-7-0.77%
2011910-3-0.33%
20109130.00%

Downs Population by Year