Hiawatha, Kansas Population 2020

3,120

Hiawatha is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 3,120, it is the 87th largest city in Kansas and the 6126th largest city in the United States. Hiawatha is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -1.64% 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 1,202 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hiawatha is $57,012 with a poverty rate of 17.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $87,600. The median age in Hiawatha is 40 years, 37.7 years for males, and 42.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males.

Hiawatha Demographics

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

  • White: 91.48%
  • Two or more races: 4.88%
  • Native American: 2.22%
  • Black or African American: 1.42%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Hiawatha, Kansas is 3,120, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,134.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,172.

Hiawatha, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,88991.48%
Two or More Races1544.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native702.22%
Black or African American451.42%

Hiawatha Population Pyramid 2020

Hiawatha Median Age

40


Total

37.7


Male

42.6


Female

Hiawatha Adults

There are 2,330 adults, (605 of whom are seniors) in Hiawatha.

Hiawatha Age Dependency

83.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Hiawatha Sex Ratio

Female

1,668

52.82%

Male

1,490

47.18%

Hiawatha Households and Families

Hiawatha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hiawatha Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.9%6.1%
Married79.7%20.3%
All69.7%30.3%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Female56.3%43.8%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3162.3469.7
Married5462.7579.7
Non Family5281.157.4
Female1283.9556.3
Male1144.2693.9

3.03

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hiawatha Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade190.87%
9th to 12th Grade1225.59%
High School Graduate72433.18%
Some College66030.25%
Associates Degree1356.19%
Bachelors Degree32214.76%
Graduate Degree2009.17%

Hiawatha Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9781,848477
Hispanic767612
Multiple Races645823
Native American5454
Black423710

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 multiple races people with a rate of 35.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,789$33,219$23,529
Less Than High School$29,896$32,083$
High School Grad$16,481$$13,611
Some College$24,069$31,627$20,179
Bachelors Degree$41,932$54,219$30,398
Graduate Degree$50,993$64,479$49,773

$30,789

Average Earnings

$33,219

Average Male

$23,529

Average Female

Hiawatha Language

Hiawatha Language by Age

Hiawatha Language

99.49% of Hiawatha residents speak only English, while 0.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Hiawatha Poverty

Hiawatha Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,76743515.72%
Hispanic1197563.03%
Native703144.29%

17.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.42%

Male Poverty Rate

19.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hiawatha

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hiawatha is Hispanic, with 63.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hiawatha is White, with 15.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.85%
High School14.35%
Some College12.23%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.10%
Female Employed9.17%
Male Employed4.60%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Hiawatha Income

Hiawatha Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,873$57,012
Families$57,230$70,099
Married Families$58,113-
Non Families$32,311$34,995

Hiawatha Marital Status

Hiawatha Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hiawatha Married by Age and Sex

Hiawatha 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 20-34.

Hiawatha Marital Status by Race

Hiawatha Veterans

184

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam92
First Gulf War31
Second Gulf War31
World War II9
Korea9

$Hiawatha Veterans by Education

4.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hiawatha Employment Status

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hiawatha 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

65.74%

Born in Kansas

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.72% of Hiawatha residents were born in the United States, with 65.74% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,120-7-0.22%
20193,127-7-0.22%
20183,134-4-0.13%
20173,138-7-0.22%
20163,145-20-0.63%
20153,165-28-0.88%
20143,193-42-1.30%
20133,235140.43%
20123,221-35-1.07%
20113,2560.00%
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%