Longton, Kansas Population 2024

283

Longton is a city located in Elk County Kansas. Longton has a 2024 population of 283. Longton is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually but its population has decreased by -0.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 284 in 2020.

The average household income in Longton is $43,679 with a poverty rate of 14.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Longton is 46 years, 32.5 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Longton Demographics

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

  • White: 90.91%
  • Two or more races: 4.55%
  • Other race: 3.03%
  • Native American: 1.52%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
240.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.35% (-1)
The current population of Longton, Kansas is 283 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 284.

Longton, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30090.91%
Two or more races154.55%
Other race103.03%
Native American51.52%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Longton Population by Race

Longton Population Pyramid 2024

Longton Median Age

46

Total

32.5

Male

50.7

Female

Longton Adults

There are 266 adults, (76 of whom are seniors) in Longton.

Longton Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Longton Sex Ratio

Female17151.82%
Male15948.18%

Longton Population by Age

Longton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1312.5283.216.8
Married663.386.413.6
Non Family461.2880.419.6
Female192.7978.921.1
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Longton 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

Longton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Longton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.89%.

Longton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,500

Average Earnings

$35,114

Average Male

$21,563

Average Female

Longton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Longton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Longton Language

100% of Longton residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Longton Language

Longton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3004916.33%
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14.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.09%

Male Poverty Rate

14.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Longton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Longton is White, with 16.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Longton is White, with 16.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10%.

Longton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
Some College10.1%
High School7.32%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%
showing: 4 rows

Longton Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed22.03%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed12.16%
showing: 4 rows

Longton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Longton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Longton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Longton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Longton Marriage

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

Longton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Longton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

45

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Longton Veterans by War

count

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Longton Veterans by Age

count

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Longton Veterans by Race

Longton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

82.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Longton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Longton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Longton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Longton 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

64.24%

Born in Longton

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

0.3%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Longton residents were born in the United States, with 64.24% having been born in Kansas. 0.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Longton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928810.35%
202828710.35%
202728610.35%
202628510.35%
202528410.35%
202428310.35%
202328210.36%
202228110.36%
2021280-4-1.41%
2020284-22-7.19%
201930662%
2018300-5-1.64%
2017305
2016305-7-2.24%
2015312-15-4.59%
201432782.51%
2013319-2-0.62%
2012321-15-4.46%
2011336-10-2.89%
2010346
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Longton Population by Year