Oswego, Kansas Population 2020

1,668

Oswego is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,668, it is the 138th largest city in Kansas and the 8323rd largest city in the United States. Oswego is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -8.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,829 in 2010. Oswego reached it's highest population of 1,830 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Oswego has a population density of 699 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oswego is $54,152 with a poverty rate of 9.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $542 per month, and the median house value is $56,400. The median age in Oswego is 42.7 years, 38.4 years for males, and 45.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.4 males.

Oswego Demographics

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

  • White: 87.71%
  • Two or more races: 9.52%
  • Black or African American: 1.58%
  • Native American: 1.20%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Oswego, Kansas is 1,668, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,698.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,829.

Oswego, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,61387.71%
Two or More Races1759.52%
Black or African American291.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native221.20%

Oswego Population Pyramid 2020

Oswego Median Age

42.7


Total

38.4


Male

45.1


Female

Oswego Adults

There are 1,413 adults, (357 of whom are seniors) in Oswego.

Oswego Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oswego Sex Ratio

Female

913

49.65%

Male

926

50.35%

Oswego Households and Families

Oswego Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oswego Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
Female71.9%28.1%
All69.9%30.1%
Male65.8%34.2%
Non Family57.6%42.4%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7202.4169.9
Married3382.7979
Non Family2551.1157.6
Female894.5771.9
Male382.6665.8

3.03

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oswego Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade312.40%
9th to 12th Grade866.65%
High School Graduate45435.09%
Some College37028.59%
Associates Degree15812.21%
Bachelors Degree1279.81%
Graduate Degree685.26%

Oswego Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1991,108190
Multiple Races43402
Black216
Native American21133
Hispanic1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,708$37,401$25,676
Less Than High School$23,542$$
High School Grad$31,591$37,917$21,786
Some College$30,230$36,908$23,182
Bachelors Degree$36,528$46,429$35,972
Graduate Degree$45,417$53,000$42,321

$31,708

Average Earnings

$37,401

Average Male

$25,676

Average Female

Oswego Language

Oswego Language by Age

Oswego Language

99.77% of Oswego residents speak only English, while 0.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.23% of the population.

Oswego Poverty

Oswego Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,53115410.06%
Multiple171105.85%

9.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.12%

Male Poverty Rate

9.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oswego

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oswego is White, with 10.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oswego is Multiple, with 5.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.83%.

Name Poverty
High School12.03%
Some College10.24%
Less Than High School7.92%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.52%

Oswego Income

Oswego Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,935$54,152
Families$47,150$56,967
Married Families$50,000-
Non Families$29,712$44,587

Oswego Marital Status

Oswego Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Oswego Married by Age and Sex

Oswego 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 55-64.

Oswego Marital Status by Race

Oswego Veterans

156

Number of Veterans

133

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam42
First Gulf War40
Korea20
Second Gulf War12
World War II10

$Oswego Veterans by Education

5.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oswego Employment Status

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oswego 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

60.30%

Born in Kansas

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Oswego residents were born in the United States, with 60.30% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,668-15-0.89%
20191,683-15-0.88%
20181,698-18-1.05%
20171,716-15-0.87%
20161,731-24-1.37%
20151,755-15-0.85%
20141,770-9-0.51%
20131,779-23-1.28%
20121,802-18-0.99%
20111,820-10-0.55%
20101,8300.00%