McPherson, Kansas Population 2020

13,485

McPherson is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 13,485, it is the 27th largest city in Kansas and the 2478th largest city in the United States. McPherson is currently growing at a rate of 1.54% annually and its population has increased by 2.51% 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 1,815 people per square mile.

The average household income in McPherson is $73,004 with a poverty rate of 12.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $765 per month, and the median house value is $140,400. The median age in McPherson is 36.8 years, 33.8 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.5 males.

McPherson Demographics

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

  • White: 94.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.69%
  • Black or African American: 1.27%
  • Asian: 1.02%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McPherson, Kansas is 13,485, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,077.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,155.

McPherson, Kansas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,265-136-0.48%
201928,401-136-0.48%
201828,537-136-0.48%
201728,6732620.91%
201628,411-223-0.78%
201528,634-259-0.90%
201428,893-519-1.80%
201329,4121950.66%
201229,217680.23%
201129,149230.08%
201029,1260.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,28694.21%
Two or More Races3512.69%
Black or African American1661.27%
Asian1331.02%
Some Other Race650.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.31%

McPherson Population Pyramid 2020

McPherson Median Age

36.8


Total

33.8


Male

38.9


Female

McPherson Adults

There are 9,960 adults, (2,102 of whom are seniors) in McPherson.

McPherson Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

McPherson Sex Ratio

Female

6,378

48.91%

Male

6,663

51.09%

McPherson Households and Families

McPherson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McPherson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
Male66.7%33.3%
All63.3%36.7%
Female40.6%59.4%
Non Family39.3%60.7%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6472.2263.3
Married2,7862.9184.7
Non Family2,0841.1339.3
Female4652.3440.6
Male3123.2166.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McPherson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2302.72%
9th to 12th Grade2332.76%
High School Graduate2,10624.94%
Some College2,29827.21%
Associates Degree89710.62%
Bachelors Degree1,88422.31%
Graduate Degree7979.44%

McPherson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7977,4372,567
Hispanic31122633
Multiple Races15413648
Black93816
Asian878727
Other Race52229
Native American2419

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 white people with a rate of 32.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,933$51,043$30,582
Less Than High School$28,472$31,023$
High School Grad$41,750$52,904$30,299
Some College$31,132$38,438$27,188
Bachelors Degree$50,619$62,784$40,653
Graduate Degree$49,250$65,363$37,895

$37,933

Average Earnings

$51,043

Average Male

$30,582

Average Female

McPherson Language

McPherson Language by Age

McPherson Language

95.05% of McPherson residents speak only English, while 4.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.27% of the population.

McPherson Poverty

McPherson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2731,26211.19%
Hispanic65022134.00%
Black1354029.63%
Multiple341185.28%
Other651320.00%
Asian133129.02%

12.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.79%

Male Poverty Rate

13.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McPherson

The race most likely to be in poverty in McPherson is Hispanic, with 34.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McPherson is Multiple, with 5.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.44%
High School18.47%
Some College8.73%
Bachelors or Greater1.03%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.45%
Female Employed10.51%
Male Employed7.46%
Female Unemployed0.00%

McPherson Income

McPherson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,804$73,004
Families$70,511$90,485
Married Families$80,747-
Non Families$31,575$41,704

McPherson Marital Status

McPherson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

McPherson Married by Age and Sex

McPherson 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 55-64.

McPherson Marital Status by Race

McPherson Veterans

610

Number of Veterans

578

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam183
Second Gulf War152
First Gulf War112
Korea58
World War II37
Name Veterans % of Total
White5846.23%
Hispanic245.45%
2 or More1710.12%
Black63.73%
Indian37.50%

$McPherson Veterans by Education

2.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

McPherson Employment Status

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.9%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

McPherson Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.74%

Born in Kansas

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.80% of McPherson residents were born in the United States, with 66.74% having been born in Kansas. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,4852041.54%
201913,2812041.56%
201813,077-91-0.69%
201713,1682041.57%
201612,964-24-0.18%
201512,988-31-0.24%
201413,019-228-1.72%
201313,247960.73%
201213,151190.14%
201113,132-3-0.02%
201013,135-635-0.47%
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%