Hiawatha, Kansas Population 2021

3,088
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Hiawatha is a city located in Brown County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Brown County. With a 2020 population of 3,088, it is the 87th largest city in Kansas and the 6164th largest city in the United States . Hiawatha is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -2.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,172 in 2010. Hiawatha reached it's highest population of 3,702 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Hiawatha has a population density of 1,190 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hiawatha is $54,976 with a poverty rate of 10.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $87,500. The median age in Hiawatha is 44.3 years, 41.9 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Hiawatha Demographics

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

  • White: 91.04%
  • Two or more races: 5.85%
  • Native American: 1.65%
  • Black or African American: 1.46%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Hiawatha, Kansas is 3,088 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,133.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,172.

Hiawatha, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,86591.04%
Two or More Races1845.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native521.65%
Black or African American461.46%
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Hiawatha Population by Race

Hiawatha Population Pyramid $2021

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Hiawatha Median Age

44.3


Total

41.9


Male

45.8


Female

Hiawatha Adults

There are 2,483 adults, (703 of whom are seniors) in Hiawatha.

Hiawatha Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hiawatha Sex Ratio

Female

1,647

52.34%

Male

1,500

47.66%

Hiawatha Population by Age

Hiawatha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hiawatha Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male83.2%16.8%
Married79.4%20.6%
All63.7%36.3%
Female54.3%45.7%
Non Family44.9%55.1%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hiawatha Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3772.2363.7
Non Family5831.1544.9
Married5822.7579.4
Male1314.2483.2
Female812.9954.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Hiawatha Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade140.61%
9th to 12th Grade1586.85%
High School Graduate81635.36%
Some College65528.38%
Associates Degree1757.58%
Bachelors Degree33814.64%
Graduate Degree1526.59%
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Hiawatha Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hiawatha Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0901,944462
2+ Races847421
Hispanic80807
Native American5252
Black4226

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 2+ races people with a rate of 25.00%.

Hiawatha Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,010$32,616$24,329
Less Than 9th Grade$27,417$32,188$
High School Graduate$20,700$22,788$
Some College$25,000$32,583$21,250
Bachelors Degree$43,289$53,221$30,313
Graduate Degree$51,116$$50,357

$31,010

Average Earnings

$32,616

Average Male

$24,329

Average Female

Hiawatha Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hiawatha Language by Age

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Hiawatha Language

99.63% of Hiawatha residents speak only English, while 0.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Hiawatha Language

Hiawatha Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,7492408.73%
Hispanic1197260.50%
Native521732.69%

10.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.60%

Male Poverty Rate

15.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hiawatha

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hiawatha is Hispanic, with 60.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hiawatha is White, with 8.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.86%.

Hiawatha Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.09%
Some College13.76%
High School13.43%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Hiawatha Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.46%
Female Employed5.22%
Male Employed4.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Hiawatha Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hiawatha Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,375$54,976
Families$61,360$69,527
Married Families$61,754-
Non Families$32,903$33,270
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Income by Household Type

Hiawatha Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hiawatha Married by Age and Sex

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Hiawatha 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 20-34.

Hiawatha Marital Status by Race

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Hiawatha Marital Status

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201

Number of Veterans

179

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam106
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War25
Korea13
World War II11

Hiawatha Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+84
65 to 7466
55 to 6425
18 to 3422
35 to 544

Hiawatha Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1797.78%
2+ Races2226.19%

Hiawatha Veterans by Race

Hiawatha Veterans by Education

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5.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hiawatha Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hiawatha Employment by Age

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Hiawatha Employment by Race

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Hiawatha 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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63.68%

Born in Hiawatha

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Hiawatha residents were born in the United States, with 63.68% having been born in Kansas. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hiawatha Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,088-15-0.48%
20203,103-15-0.48%
20193,118-15-0.48%
20183,1330.00%
20173,133-11-0.35%
20163,144-22-0.69%
20153,166-25-0.78%
20143,191-42-1.30%
20133,233140.43%
20123,219-38-1.17%
20113,25710.03%
20103,256-161-0.48%
20003,417-186-0.53%
19903,603-99-0.27%
19803,7023370.96%
19703,365-26-0.08%
19603,391970.29%
19503,294560.17%
19403,238-64-0.20%
19303,302800.25%
19203,2222480.80%
19102,9741450.50%
19002,8290.00%

Hiawatha Population by Year