Oberlin, Kansas Population 2020

1,779

Oberlin is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,779, it is the 128th largest city in Kansas and the 8065th largest city in the United States. Oberlin is currently growing at a rate of 1.54% annually but its population has decreased by -0.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,788 in 2010. Oberlin reached it's highest population of 1,782 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Oberlin has a population density of 931 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oberlin is $49,902 with a poverty rate of 15.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $645 per month, and the median house value is $62,400. The median age in Oberlin is 47.9 years, 47.4 years for males, and 48.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males.

Oberlin Demographics

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

  • White: 98.29%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oberlin, Kansas is 1,779, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,725.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,788.

Oberlin, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,61298.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.79%
Some Other Race70.43%
Asian40.24%
Two or More Races30.18%
Black or African American10.06%

Oberlin Population Pyramid 2020

Oberlin Median Age

47.9


Total

47.4


Male

48.9


Female

Oberlin Adults

There are 1,315 adults, (473 of whom are seniors) in Oberlin.

Oberlin Age Dependency

94.8

Age Dependency Ratio

56.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Oberlin Sex Ratio

Female

848

51.71%

Male

792

48.29%

Oberlin Households and Families

Oberlin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oberlin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All68.9%31.1%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female61%39%
Male50%50%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8621.8268.9
Non Family4511.0964.7
Married3102.778.4
Female772.3461
Male242.2950

2.54

Average Family Size

1.82

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oberlin Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade443.61%
9th to 12th Grade574.68%
High School Graduate39432.35%
Some College40333.09%
Associates Degree957.80%
Bachelors Degree13911.41%
Graduate Degree867.06%

Oberlin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1331,073218
Hispanic70297
Native American1313
Other Race777
Multiple Races11
Black11

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$34,875$27,500
Less Than High School$11,429$11,190$
High School Grad$21,932$30,347$17,000
Some College$31,989$37,188$27,500
Bachelors Degree$37,813$55,625$35,694
Graduate Degree$42,434$40,921$44,896

$31,250

Average Earnings

$34,875

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Oberlin Language

Oberlin Language by Age

Oberlin Language

93.18% of Oberlin residents speak only English, while 6.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.03% of the population.

Oberlin Poverty

Oberlin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,46817411.85%
Hispanic805163.75%
Native1313100.00%
Asian44100.00%

15.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.81%

Male Poverty Rate

19.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oberlin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oberlin is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oberlin is White, with 11.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School59.79%
High School13.48%
Some College6.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.64%
Female Employed18.84%
Male Employed6.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Oberlin Income

Oberlin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,132$49,902
Families$57,375$60,424
Married Families$61,667-
Non Families$26,406$38,207

Oberlin Marital Status

Oberlin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Oberlin Married by Age and Sex

Oberlin 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 35-44.

Oberlin Marital Status by Race

Oberlin Veterans

114

Number of Veterans

105

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
Korea35
World War II12
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War2

$Oberlin Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oberlin Employment Status

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oberlin 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

54.45%

Born in Kansas

96.04%

Native Born

3.96%

Foreign Born

3.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.04% of Oberlin residents were born in the United States, with 54.45% having been born in Kansas. 3.35% 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
20201,779271.54%
20191,752271.57%
20181,725-7-0.40%
20171,732271.58%
20161,705-55-3.13%
20151,760160.92%
20141,744-7-0.40%
20131,751140.81%
20121,737-27-1.53%
20111,764-18-1.01%
20101,7820.00%