Nickerson, Kansas Population 2021

984
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Nickerson is a city located in Reno County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 984, it is the 194th largest city in Kansas and the 10359th largest city in the United States . Nickerson is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -8.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,070 in 2010. Nickerson reached it's highest population of 1,064 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Nickerson has a population density of 760 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nickerson is $55,962 with a poverty rate of 8.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $662 per month, and the median house value is $68,100. The median age in Nickerson is 42.6 years, 42.1 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Nickerson Demographics

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

  • White: 94.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.17%
  • Black or African American: 2.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Nickerson, Kansas is 984 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,005.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,070.

Nickerson, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White96294.78%
Two or More Races222.17%
Black or African American212.07%
Some Other Race50.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.49%
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Nickerson Population by Race

Nickerson Population Pyramid $2021

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Nickerson Median Age

42.6


Total

42.1


Male

44.1


Female

Nickerson Adults

There are 758 adults, (136 of whom are seniors) in Nickerson.

Nickerson Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nickerson Sex Ratio

Female

438

43.15%

Male

577

56.85%

Nickerson Population by Age

Nickerson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nickerson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
Male87.2%12.8%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family78.7%21.3%
Female42.9%57.1%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nickerson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3932.5881.4
Married1893.1388.9
Non Family1221.0678.7
Male472.9187.2
Female354.5142.9

3.19

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Nickerson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade162.38%
9th to 12th Grade568.33%
High School Graduate21531.99%
Some College21131.40%
Associates Degree7110.57%
Bachelors Degree7511.16%
Graduate Degree284.17%
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Nickerson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nickerson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White652580103
Hispanic1414
2+ Races66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.80%.

Nickerson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,429$42,614$24,545
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$29,091$39,375$23,472
Some College$35,625$42,569$30,417
Bachelors Degree$23,611$63,750$21,406
Graduate Degree$49,327$48,438$49,722

$31,429

Average Earnings

$42,614

Average Male

$24,545

Average Female

Nickerson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nickerson Language by Age

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Nickerson Language

98.01% of Nickerson residents speak only English, while 1.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Nickerson Language

Nickerson Poverty by Race

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8.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.23%

Male Poverty Rate

6.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nickerson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nickerson is White, with 9.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nickerson is White, with 9.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.26%.

Nickerson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.78%
Some College2.48%
High School1.40%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Nickerson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed19.23%
Female Employed1.95%
Male Employed1.17%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Nickerson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nickerson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,489$55,962
Families$53,098$63,846
Married Families$70,461-
Non Families$20,875$33,772
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Income by Household Type

Nickerson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Nickerson Married by Age and Sex

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Nickerson 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.

Nickerson Marital Status by Race

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Nickerson Marital Status

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43

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam23
Second Gulf War5
World War II2
Korea
First Gulf War

Nickerson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7414
75+13
55 to 648
35 to 545
18 to 343

Nickerson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White375.19%
2+ Races642.86%

Nickerson Veterans by Race

Nickerson Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nickerson Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Nickerson Employment by Age

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Nickerson Employment by Race

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Nickerson 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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74.38%

Born in Nickerson

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Nickerson residents were born in the United States, with 74.38% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Nickerson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021984-7-0.71%
2020991-7-0.70%
2019998-7-0.70%
20181,005-8-0.79%
20171,013-10-0.98%
20161,023-13-1.25%
20151,036-3-0.29%
20141,039-10-0.95%
20131,049-5-0.47%
20121,054-4-0.38%
20111,058-6-0.56%
20101,0640.00%

Nickerson Population by Year