Palco, Kansas Population 2021

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Palco is a city located in Rooks County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 255, it is the 376th largest city in Kansas and the 15881st largest city in the United States . Palco is currently declining at a rate of -2.30% annually and its population has decreased by -7.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 277 in 2010. Palco reached it's highest population of 285 in 2014. Spanning over 0 miles, Palco has a population density of 950 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palco is $53,525 with a poverty rate of 18.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $381 per month, and the median house value is $56,700. The median age in Palco is 45.5 years, 51.8 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Palco Demographics

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

  • White: 94.27%
  • Black or African American: 5.73%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Palco, Kansas is 255 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 273.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 277.

Palco, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14894.27%
Black or African American95.73%
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Palco Population by Race

Palco Population Pyramid $2021

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Palco Median Age

45.5


Total

51.8


Male

43.5


Female

Palco Adults

There are 130 adults, (51 of whom are seniors) in Palco.

Palco Age Dependency

98.7

Age Dependency Ratio

64.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Palco Sex Ratio

Female

88

56.05%

Male

69

43.95%

Palco Population by Age

Palco Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palco Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All72.9%27.1%
Female71.4%28.6%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Male0%0%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palco Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All851.8572.9
Non Family511.2562.7
Married203.1100
Female142.2171.4
Male00

2.74

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

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Palco Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade54.81%
9th to 12th Grade87.69%
High School Graduate3129.81%
Some College3331.73%
Associates Degree32.88%
Bachelors Degree1918.27%
Graduate Degree54.81%
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Palco Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palco Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White978424
Black55
Hispanic22

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 24.74%.

Palco Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,083$54,375$16,875
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$36,875$75,313$
Bachelors Degree$32,292$$32,188
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,083

Average Earnings

$54,375

Average Male

$16,875

Average Female

Palco Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palco Language by Age

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Palco Language

100.00% of Palco residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Palco Language

Palco Poverty by Race

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18.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.14%

Male Poverty Rate

25.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palco

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palco is Black, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palco is White, with 17.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.36%.

Palco Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.77%
Some College16.67%
High School3.23%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Palco Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed34.29%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Palco Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palco Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,375$53,525
Families$41,667$67,159
Married Families$66,250-
Non Families$29,125$44,435
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Income by Household Type

Palco Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Palco Married by Age and Sex

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Palco 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.

Palco Marital Status by Race

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Palco Marital Status

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17

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
Korea4
Second Gulf War1
World War II
First Gulf War

Palco Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410
75+6
18 to 341
55 to 64
35 to 54

Palco Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1713.71%
Hispanic2100.00%

Palco Veterans by Race

Palco Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palco Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Palco Employment by Age

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Palco Employment by Race

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Palco 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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75.80%

Born in Palco

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Palco residents were born in the United States, with 75.80% having been born in Kansas. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Palco Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021255-6-2.30%
2020261-6-2.25%
2019267-6-2.20%
2018273-3-1.09%
2017276-4-1.43%
2016280-4-1.41%
2015284-1-0.35%
201428510.35%
201328410.35%
201228310.35%
20112820.00%
20102820.00%

Palco Population by Year