Oswego, Kansas Population 2024

1,610

Oswego is a city located in Labette County Kansas. Oswego has a 2024 population of 1,610. It is also the county seat of Labette County.Oswego is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -3.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,665 in 2020.

The average household income in Oswego is $61,552 with a poverty rate of 17.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oswego is 40.7 years, 38.6 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Oswego Demographics

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

  • White: 87.66%
  • Two or more races: 9.44%
  • Black or African American: 1.73%
  • Native American: 1.06%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
674.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.3% (-55)
The current population of Oswego, Kansas is 1,610 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,665.

Oswego, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,57087.66%
Two or more races1699.44%
Black or African American311.73%
Native American191.06%
Other race20.11%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oswego Population by Race

Oswego Population Pyramid 2024

Oswego Median Age

40.7

Total

38.6

Male

43

Female

Oswego Adults

There are 1,404 adults, (409 of whom are seniors) in Oswego.

Oswego Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Oswego Sex Ratio

Female95253.15%
Male83946.85%

Oswego Population by Age

Oswego Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7262.3365.834.2
Married2853.0386.713.3
Non Family2591.0851.748.3
Female1523.0144.155.9
Male303.131000
showing: 5 rows

2.74

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oswego 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

Oswego Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oswego Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 98.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 15.63%.

Oswego Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,011

Average Earnings

$42,250

Average Male

$35,491

Average Female

Oswego Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oswego Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oswego Language

97.63% of Oswego residents speak only English, while 2.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Oswego Language

Oswego Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,48821414.38%
Multiple1417150.35%
Hispanic583356.9%
Native16637.5%
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17.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.4%

Male Poverty Rate

19.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oswego

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oswego is Hispanic, with 56.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oswego is White, with 14.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.19%.

Oswego Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.64%
Some College15.02%
High School12.9%
Bachelors or Greater9.2%
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Oswego Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.74%
Male Unemployed43.9%
Male Employed13.35%
Female Employed11.27%
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Oswego Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oswego Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oswego Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Oswego Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oswego 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 45-54.

Oswego Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oswego Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

81

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Oswego Veterans by War

count

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Oswego Veterans by Age

count

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Oswego Veterans by Race

Oswego Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oswego Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Oswego Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oswego Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oswego 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

58.85%

Born in Oswego

97.43%

Native Born

2.57%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

1.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.43% of Oswego residents were born in the United States, with 58.85% having been born in Kansas. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Oswego Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,535-15-0.97%
20281,550-15-0.96%
20271,565-15-0.95%
20261,580-15-0.94%
20251,595-15-0.93%
20241,610-15-0.92%
20231,625-15-0.91%
20221,640-15-0.91%
20211,655-10-0.6%
20201,665-30-1.77%
20191,695-21-1.22%
20181,716-21-1.21%
20171,737-15-0.86%
20161,752-27-1.52%
20151,779-14-0.78%
20141,793-7-0.39%
20131,800-25-1.37%
20121,825-19-1.03%
20111,844-10-0.54%
20101,854
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Oswego Population by Year