McPherson, Kansas Population 2021

13,033
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McPherson is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 13,033, it is the 27th largest city in Kansas and the 2560th largest city in the United States. McPherson is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,155 in 2010. McPherson reached it's highest population of 13,770 in 2000. Spanning over 7 miles, McPherson has a population density of 1,754 people per square mile.

The average household income in McPherson is $73,680 with a poverty rate of 10.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $766 per month, and the median house value is $143,700. The median age in McPherson is 37.6 years, 35 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.9 males.

McPherson Demographics

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

  • White: 94.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Black or African American: 1.52%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Other race: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McPherson, Kansas is 13,033, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,075.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,155.

McPherson, Kansas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,570140.05%
202028,556140.05%
201928,542140.05%
201828,528-159-0.56%
201728,6872580.90%
201628,429-219-0.77%
201528,648-248-0.87%
201428,896-519-1.80%
201329,4151940.66%
201229,221670.23%
201129,154260.09%
201029,1280.00%

McPherson Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,29494.18%
Two or More Races2892.21%
Black or African American1981.52%
Asian1691.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native980.75%
Some Other Race60.05%
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McPherson Population by Race

McPherson Population Pyramid 2021

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McPherson Median Age

37.6


Total

35


Male

38.9


Female

McPherson Adults

There are 10,066 adults, (2,137 of whom are seniors) in McPherson.

McPherson Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

McPherson Sex Ratio

Female

6,466

49.53%

Male

6,588

50.47%

McPherson Population by Age

McPherson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McPherson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
Male73.5%26.5%
All63%37%
Female48.7%51.3%
Non Family40.3%59.7%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

McPherson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6872.263
Married2,8932.8880.3
Non Family2,0841.1440.3
Female4192.2748.7
Male2913.0573.5

2.75

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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McPherson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2122.48%
9th to 12th Grade3223.76%
High School Graduate2,26226.42%
Some College2,18125.47%
Associates Degree1,10912.95%
Bachelors Degree1,72920.19%
Graduate Degree7478.72%
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McPherson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McPherson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7507,4062,337
Hispanic39021735
Multiple Races15313660
Asian12112134
Black988310
Native American7267

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 39.22%.

McPherson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,915$46,913$29,839
Less Than High School$30,211$31,330$2,500
High School Grad$38,046$43,000$24,155
Some College$31,790$38,639$27,465
Bachelors Degree$51,524$61,929$44,282
Graduate Degree$55,833$66,741$42,411

$38,915

Average Earnings

$46,913

Average Male

$29,839

Average Female

McPherson Earnings by Educational Attainment

McPherson Language by Age

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McPherson Language

94.89% of McPherson residents speak only English, while 5.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.01% of the population.

McPherson Language

McPherson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1741,1129.95%
Hispanic68913219.16%
Black1603119.38%
Multiple271176.27%
Asian16974.14%
Other66100.00%

10.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.39%

Male Poverty Rate

10.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McPherson

The race most likely to be in poverty in McPherson is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McPherson is Asian, with 4.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.64%.

McPherson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.30%
High School16.11%
Some College7.18%
Bachelors or Greater1.08%

McPherson Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.51%
Female Employed8.50%
Male Employed6.02%
Female Unemployed0.00%

McPherson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McPherson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,337$73,680
Families$70,469$88,934
Married Families$77,066-
Non Families$33,906$44,563
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Income by Household Type

McPherson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

McPherson Married by Age and Sex

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McPherson 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 55-64.

McPherson Marital Status by Race

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McPherson Marital Status

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559

Number of Veterans

528

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War141
Vietnam134
First Gulf War91
Korea39
World War II36

McPherson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+164
65 to 74159
35 to 54159
18 to 3451
55 to 6426

McPherson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5465.78%
Hispanic316.30%
2 or More94.74%
Black42.35%

McPherson Veterans by Race

McPherson Veterans by Education

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3.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

McPherson Veterans by Education

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

McPherson Employment by Age

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McPherson Employment by Race

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McPherson 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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67.35%

Born in Kansas

97.38%

Native Born

2.62%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

1.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.38% of McPherson residents were born in the United States, with 67.35% having been born in Kansas. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McPherson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,033-14-0.11%
202013,047-14-0.11%
201913,061-14-0.11%
201813,075-100-0.76%
201713,1752041.57%
201612,971-25-0.19%
201512,996-26-0.20%
201413,022-227-1.71%
201313,249990.75%
201213,150180.14%
201113,132-2-0.02%
201013,134-636-0.47%
200013,7701,3481.04%
199012,4226690.56%
198011,7539020.80%
197010,8518550.82%
19609,9961,3071.41%
19508,6891,4951.91%
19407,1941,0471.59%
19306,1471,5522.95%
19204,5951,0492.63%
19103,5465501.70%
19002,996-176-0.57%
18903,1720.00%

McPherson Population by Year