Little River, Kansas Population 2021

1,725
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Little River is a city located in Rice County Kansas. Little River has a 2020 population of 1,725. Little River is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -5.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,823 in 2010. Little River reached it's highest population of 1,828 in 2011.

The average household income in Little River is $84,913 with a poverty rate of 7.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $648 per month, and the median house value is $134,500. The median age in Little River is 49.9 years, 46.2 years for males, and 56.2 years for females.

Little River Demographics

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

  • White: 97.51%
  • Two or more races: 2.03%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Little River, Kansas is 1,725 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,758.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,823.

Little River, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,49097.51%
Two or More Races312.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.20%
Some Other Race20.13%
Asian20.13%
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Little River Population by Race

Little River Population Pyramid $2021

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Little River Median Age

49.9


Total

46.2


Male

56.2


Female

Little River Adults

There are 1,210 adults, (418 of whom are seniors) in Little River.

Little River Age Dependency

92.9

Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Little River Sex Ratio

Female

772

50.52%

Male

756

49.48%

Little River Population by Age

Little River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Little River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.3%4.7%
Male86.4%13.6%
All75.1%24.9%
Female51.8%48.2%
Non Family31.6%68.4%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Little River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6192.3575.1
Married3862.6595.3
Non Family1551.2331.6
Female563.0951.8
Male223.0986.4

2.72

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Little River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.69%
9th to 12th Grade464.08%
High School Graduate29326.00%
Some College33029.28%
Associates Degree11810.47%
Bachelors Degree21619.17%
Graduate Degree1059.32%
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Little River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Little River Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,0991,034317
Hispanic1717
2+ Races13131
Native American333
Other Race22

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Little River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,611$49,338$24,653
Less Than 9th Grade$$36,563$
High School Graduate$32,614$39,808$17,679
Some College$31,786$54,821$19,861
Bachelors Degree$46,923$77,054$36,058
Graduate Degree$63,750$$62,750

$38,611

Average Earnings

$49,338

Average Male

$24,653

Average Female

Little River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Little River Language by Age

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Little River Language

97.61% of Little River residents speak only English, while 2.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.30% of the population.

Little River Language

Little River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,389926.62%
Multiple311651.61%
Hispanic38923.68%
Asian22100.00%

7.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.33%

Male Poverty Rate

8.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Little River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Little River is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Little River is White, with 6.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.42%.

Little River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.57%
High School10.27%
Some College6.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%

Little River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed7.65%
Male Employed3.37%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Little River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Little River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,625$84,913
Families$67,500$100,958
Married Families$78,000-
Non Families$27,083$36,885
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Income by Household Type

Little River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.9%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Little River Married by Age and Sex

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Little River 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 45-54.

Little River Marital Status by Race

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Little River Marital Status

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45

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
First Gulf War5
Korea3
World War II
Second Gulf War

Little River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+17
65 to 7417
55 to 646
35 to 545
18 to 34

Little River Veterans by Age

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Little River Veterans by Race

Little River Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Little River Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Little River Employment by Age

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Little River Employment by Race

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Little River 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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76.96%

Born in Little River

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

1.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.17% of Little River residents were born in the United States, with 76.96% having been born in Kansas. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Little River Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,725-11-0.63%
20201,736-11-0.63%
20191,747-11-0.63%
20181,758-10-0.57%
20171,768-14-0.79%
20161,782-18-1.00%
20151,800-5-0.28%
20141,805-13-0.72%
20131,818-7-0.38%
20121,825-3-0.16%
20111,82850.27%
20101,8230.00%

Little River Population by Year