Medicine Lodge, Kansas Population 2024

1,750

Medicine Lodge is a city located in Barber County Kansas. Medicine Lodge has a 2024 population of 1,750. It is also the county seat of Barber County.Medicine Lodge is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually but its population has decreased by -0.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,767 in 2020.

The average household income in Medicine Lodge is $70,512 with a poverty rate of 12.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Medicine Lodge is 51.1 years, 51.2 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Medicine Lodge Demographics

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

  • White: 95.86%
  • Asian: 2.32%
  • Native American: 1.74%
  • Two or more races: 0.07%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,463.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.96% (-17)
The current population of Medicine Lodge, Kansas is 1,750 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,767.

Medicine Lodge, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,32095.86%
Asian322.32%
Native American241.74%
Two or more races10.07%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Medicine Lodge Population by Race

Medicine Lodge Population Pyramid 2024

Medicine Lodge Median Age

51.1

Total

51.2

Male

51

Female

Medicine Lodge Adults

There are 1,128 adults, (356 of whom are seniors) in Medicine Lodge.

Medicine Lodge Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Medicine Lodge Sex Ratio

Female74554.1%
Male63245.9%

Medicine Lodge Population by Age

Medicine Lodge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6032.2371.128.9
Non Family2981.3860.439.6
Married2433.1190.99.1
Female342.6217.682.4
Male283.2178.621.4
showing: 5 rows

2.93

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Medicine Lodge 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

Medicine Lodge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Medicine Lodge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Medicine Lodge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,369

Average Earnings

$51,125

Average Male

$34,306

Average Female

Medicine Lodge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Medicine Lodge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Medicine Lodge Language

94.29% of Medicine Lodge residents speak only English, while 5.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Medicine Lodge Language

Medicine Lodge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,19415913.32%
Hispanic53611.32%
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12.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.93%

Male Poverty Rate

14.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Medicine Lodge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Medicine Lodge is White, with 13.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Medicine Lodge is Hispanic, with 11.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20%.

Medicine Lodge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.68%
Some College14.66%
Less Than 9th Grade6.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.94%
showing: 4 rows

Medicine Lodge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed4.52%
Female Employed3.88%
Male Unemployed
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Medicine Lodge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Medicine Lodge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Medicine Lodge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Medicine Lodge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Medicine Lodge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Medicine Lodge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Medicine Lodge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

82

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Medicine Lodge Veterans by War

count

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Medicine Lodge Veterans by Age

count

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Medicine Lodge Veterans by Race

Medicine Lodge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Medicine Lodge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Medicine Lodge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Medicine Lodge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Medicine Lodge 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

70.08%

Born in Medicine Lodge

96.15%

Native Born

3.85%

Foreign Born

2.4%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.15% of Medicine Lodge residents were born in the United States, with 70.08% having been born in Kansas. 2.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Medicine Lodge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,79590.5%
20281,78690.51%
20271,77790.51%
20261,76890.51%
20251,75990.51%
20241,75090.52%
20231,74190.52%
20221,73290.52%
20211,723-44-2.49%
20201,767-79-4.28%
20191,846-3-0.16%
20181,849-44-2.32%
20171,893-44-2.27%
20161,937-62-3.1%
20151,999-26-1.28%
20142,025-13-0.64%
20132,038180.89%
20122,020-23-1.13%
20112,043291.44%
20102,014
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Medicine Lodge Population by Year