Ness City, Kansas Population 2021

1,263
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Ness City is a city located in Ness County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Ness County. With a 2020 population of 1,263, it is the 162nd largest city in Kansas and the 9361st largest city in the United States . Ness City is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -12.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,449 in 2010. Ness City reached it's highest population of 1,473 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Ness City has a population density of 868 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ness City is $79,831 with a poverty rate of 5.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $657 per month, and the median house value is $86,000. The median age in Ness City is 41.1 years, 37.5 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Ness City Demographics

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

  • White: 95.54%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Other race: 1.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ness City, Kansas is 1,263 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,323.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,449.

Ness City, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,50195.54%
Two or More Races322.04%
Some Other Race221.40%
Black or African American150.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.06%
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Ness City Population by Race

Ness City Population Pyramid $2021

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Ness City Median Age

41.1


Total

37.5


Male

42.7


Female

Ness City Adults

There are 1,171 adults, (338 of whom are seniors) in Ness City.

Ness City Age Dependency

88.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Ness City Sex Ratio

Female

773

49.20%

Male

798

50.80%

Ness City Population by Age

Ness City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ness City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.2%10.8%
All83.1%16.9%
Female82.4%17.6%
Non Family70.3%29.7%

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ness City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6492.3583.1
Married4082.9589.2
Non Family2121.1270.3
Female173.3582.4
Male122.42100

2.9

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Ness City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade403.77%
9th to 12th Grade605.66%
High School Graduate30128.40%
Some College29027.36%
Associates Degree1029.62%
Bachelors Degree19718.58%
Graduate Degree706.60%
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Ness City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ness City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White944908264
Hispanic99353
Black1515
Other Race1410
2+ Races11
Native American11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.97%.

Ness City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,224$54,779$19,563
Less Than 9th Grade$31,719$50,208$4,125
High School Graduate$33,500$67,917$
Some College$32,500$51,607$23,281
Bachelors Degree$42,679$49,375$30,357
Graduate Degree$58,250$81,250$37,321

$38,224

Average Earnings

$54,779

Average Male

$19,563

Average Female

Ness City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ness City Language by Age

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Ness City Language

86.69% of Ness City residents speak only English, while 13.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.89% of the population.

Ness City Language

Ness City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,278735.71%
Hispanic19563.08%
Other22418.18%

5.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.53%

Male Poverty Rate

5.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ness City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ness City is Other, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ness City is Hispanic, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.96%.

Ness City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College10.76%
High School4.33%
Less Than 9th Grade4.08%
Bachelors or Greater1.15%

Ness City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed6.96%
Male Employed1.61%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ness City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ness City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,681$79,831
Families$82,688$95,157
Married Families$83,625-
Non Families$40,208$45,962
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Income by Household Type

Ness City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

70.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.2%

Male Marriage Rate

70.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ness City Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Ness City Marital Status

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94

Number of Veterans

94

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam50
Korea22
World War II7
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War

Ness City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+41
65 to 7438
55 to 648
35 to 547
18 to 34

Ness City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White938.34%
2+ Races13.85%

Ness City Veterans by Race

Ness City Veterans by Education

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16.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ness City Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ness City Employment by Age

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Ness City Employment by Race

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Ness City 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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71.87%

Born in Ness City

91.47%

Native Born

8.53%

Foreign Born

6.43%

Non Citizen

2.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.47% of Ness City residents were born in the United States, with 71.87% having been born in Kansas. 6.43% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,263-20-1.56%
20201,283-20-1.53%
20191,303-20-1.51%
20181,323-26-1.93%
20171,349-50-3.57%
20161,399-30-2.10%
20151,429-32-2.19%
20141,46120.14%
20131,45970.48%
20121,452-21-1.43%
20111,47370.48%
20101,4660.00%

Ness City Population by Year