Lakin, Kansas Population 2024

2,099

Lakin is a city located in Kearny County Kansas. Lakin has a 2024 population of 2,099. It is also the county seat of Kearny County.Lakin is currently declining at a rate of -0.99% annually and its population has decreased by -4.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,199 in 2020.

The average household income in Lakin is $75,593 with a poverty rate of 18.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lakin is 34.1 years, 32.6 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Lakin Demographics

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

  • White: 77.15%
  • Other race: 10.21%
  • Two or more races: 6.97%
  • Black or African American: 5.66%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,219.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.55% (-100)
The current population of Lakin, Kansas is 2,099 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,199.

Lakin, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,59477.15%
Other race21110.21%
Two or more races1446.97%
Black or African American1175.66%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lakin Population by Race

Lakin Population Pyramid 2024

Lakin Median Age

34.1

Total

32.6

Male

34.4

Female

Lakin Adults

There are 1,388 adults, (330 of whom are seniors) in Lakin.

Lakin Age Dependency

95.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakin Sex Ratio

Female1,00648.69%
Male1,06051.31%

Lakin Population by Age

Lakin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7042.8368.531.5
Married3133.188416
Non Family1931.3873.126.9
Female1243.8523.476.6
Male743.3966.233.8
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3.34

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lakin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lakin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lakin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.28%.

Lakin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,068

Average Earnings

$70,417

Average Male

$23,871

Average Female

Lakin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lakin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lakin Language

75.77% of Lakin residents speak only English, while 24.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.45% of the population.

Lakin Language

Lakin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic73432544.28%
Black11410592.11%
White1,129292.57%
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18.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.02%

Male Poverty Rate

26.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakin is Black, with 92.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakin is White, with 2.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.24%.

Lakin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.8%
Bachelors or Greater22.13%
High School3.76%
Some College0.36%
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Lakin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.66%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed12.54%
Female Unemployed
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Lakin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lakin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lakin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lakin 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 35-44.

Lakin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lakin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

34

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lakin Veterans by War

count

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Lakin Veterans by Age

count

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Lakin Veterans by Race

Lakin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lakin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lakin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lakin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.36%

Born in Lakin

90.66%

Native Born

9.34%

Foreign Born

7.31%

Non Citizen

2.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.66% of Lakin residents were born in the United States, with 66.36% having been born in Kansas. 7.31% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,994-21-1.04%
20282,015-21-1.03%
20272,036-21-1.02%
20262,057-21-1.01%
20252,078-21-1%
20242,099-21-0.99%
20232,120-21-0.98%
20222,141-21-0.97%
20212,162-37-1.68%
20202,199713.34%
20192,128-68-3.1%
20182,196-8-0.36%
20172,204281.29%
20162,176-24-1.09%
20152,200-5-0.23%
20142,205140.64%
20132,191-33-1.48%
20122,22460.27%
20112,218-24-1.07%
20102,242
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Lakin Population by Year