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.