Ness City, Kansas Population 2024

1,310

Ness City is a city located in Ness County Kansas. Ness City has a 2024 population of 1,310. It is also the county seat of Ness County.Ness City is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -1.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,336 in 2020.

The average household income in Ness City is $105,594 with a poverty rate of 7.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ness City is 46.9 years, 44.5 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Ness City Demographics

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

  • White: 86.32%
  • Other race: 7.8%
  • Two or more races: 4.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.64%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
900.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.95% (-26)
The current population of Ness City, Kansas is 1,310 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,336.

Ness City, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,07386.32%
Other race977.8%
Two or more races624.99%
Black or African American80.64%
Asian30.24%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ness City Population by Race

Ness City Population Pyramid 2024

Ness City Median Age

46.9

Total

44.5

Male

49.4

Female

Ness City Adults

There are 957 adults, (260 of whom are seniors) in Ness City.

Ness City Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Ness City Sex Ratio

Female59848.11%
Male64551.89%

Ness City Population by Age

Ness City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5082.3883.716.3
Married3062.9991.88.2
Non Family1751.267624
Female16343.856.3
Male112.2736.463.6
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2.95

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

83.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ness City 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

Ness City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ness City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Ness City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,544

Average Earnings

$63,625

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Ness City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ness City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ness City Language

88.89% of Ness City residents speak only English, while 11.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.66% of the population.

Ness City Language

Ness City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,016747.28%
Hispanic1472013.61%
Other9744.12%
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7.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.47%

Male Poverty Rate

7.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ness City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ness City is Hispanic, with 13.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ness City is Other, with 4.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.57%.

Ness City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.73%
Some College6.64%
High School5.76%
Bachelors or Greater1.42%
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Ness City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.27%
Male Employed2.17%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Ness City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ness City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ness City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.9%

Male Marriage Rate

68.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ness City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ness City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ness City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ness City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

52

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ness City Veterans by War

count

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Ness City Veterans by Age

count

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Ness City Veterans by Race

Ness City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ness City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

0.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ness City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ness City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ness City 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

77.47%

Born in Ness City

90.75%

Native Born

9.25%

Foreign Born

8.13%

Non Citizen

1.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.75% of Ness City residents were born in the United States, with 77.47% having been born in Kansas. 8.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ness City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,280-6-0.47%
20281,286-6-0.46%
20271,292-6-0.46%
20261,298-6-0.46%
20251,304-6-0.46%
20241,310-6-0.46%
20231,316-6-0.45%
20221,322-6-0.45%
20211,328-8-0.6%
20201,336201.52%
20191,316-15-1.13%
20181,331-23-1.7%
20171,354-50-3.56%
20161,404-26-1.82%
20151,430-30-2.05%
20141,46010.07%
20131,45970.48%
20121,452-20-1.36%
20111,47260.41%
20101,466
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Ness City Population by Year