Lakin, Kansas Population 2021

2,029
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Lakin is a city located in Kearny County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Kearny County. With a 2020 population of 2,029, it is the 116th largest city in Kansas and the 7577th largest city in the United States . Lakin is currently declining at a rate of -2.69% annually and its population has decreased by -8.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,216 in 2010. Lakin reached it's highest population of 2,235 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Lakin has a population density of 2,145 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lakin is $58,433 with a poverty rate of 20.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $624 per month, and the median house value is $115,500. The median age in Lakin is 34.8 years, 34.8 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Lakin Demographics

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

  • White: 92.70%
  • Black or African American: 5.67%
  • Two or more races: 1.46%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lakin, Kansas is 2,029 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,197.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,216.

Lakin, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,65092.70%
Black or African American1015.67%
Two or More Races261.46%
Some Other Race30.17%
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Lakin Population by Race

Lakin Population Pyramid $2021

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Lakin Median Age

34.8


Total

34.8


Male

34.7


Female

Lakin Adults

There are 1,331 adults, (240 of whom are seniors) in Lakin.

Lakin Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakin Sex Ratio

Female

955

53.65%

Male

825

46.35%

Lakin Population by Age

Lakin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lakin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married82.1%17.9%
All71.6%28.4%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Female40.5%59.5%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lakin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5782.9771.6
Married2903.3382.1
Non Family1761.3563.1
Female795.3940.5
Male332.64100

3.62

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Lakin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade15613.73%
9th to 12th Grade12310.83%
High School Graduate49943.93%
Some College19817.43%
Associates Degree373.26%
Bachelors Degree807.04%
Graduate Degree433.79%
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Lakin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lakin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White788672110
Hispanic3301709
Black2412
2+ Races444
Other Race22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lakin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,036$43,237$24,904
Less Than 9th Grade$33,472$43,750$15,938
High School Graduate$41,000$44,219$21,063
Some College$38,558$38,077$42,760
Bachelors Degree$33,981$38,000$33,889
Graduate Degree$$$

$38,036

Average Earnings

$43,237

Average Male

$24,904

Average Female

Lakin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lakin Language by Age

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Lakin Language

78.43% of Lakin residents speak only English, while 21.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.57% of the population.

Lakin Language

Lakin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic69527639.71%
Black968386.46%
White988484.86%
Multiple261973.08%

20.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.44%

Male Poverty Rate

24.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakin is Black, with 86.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakin is White, with 4.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.52%.

Lakin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.69%
Some College13.68%
Bachelors or Greater8.77%
High School4.62%

Lakin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.33%
Female Employed4.94%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed13.82%

Lakin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lakin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,919$58,433
Families$55,893$66,013
Married Families$68,306-
Non Families$32,500$39,776
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Income by Household Type

Lakin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakin Married by Age and Sex

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Lakin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lakin Marital Status by Race

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Lakin Marital Status

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23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Lakin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7411
55 to 648
75+4
35 to 54
18 to 34

Lakin Veterans by Age

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Lakin Veterans by Race

Lakin Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakin Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lakin Employment by Age

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Lakin Employment by Race

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Lakin 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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59.49%

Born in Lakin

88.82%

Native Born

11.18%

Foreign Born

5.34%

Non Citizen

5.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.82% of Lakin residents were born in the United States, with 59.49% having been born in Kansas. 5.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lakin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,029-56-2.69%
20202,085-56-2.62%
20192,141-56-2.55%
20182,19720.09%
20172,195291.34%
20162,166-24-1.10%
20152,190-6-0.27%
20142,196140.64%
20132,182-33-1.49%
20122,21560.27%
20112,209-26-1.16%
20102,2350.00%

Lakin Population by Year