Parsons, Kansas Population 2024

9,208

Parsons is a city located in Labette County Kansas. Parsons has a 2024 population of 9,208. Parsons is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -4.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,593 in 2020.

The average household income in Parsons is $65,992 with a poverty rate of 18.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Parsons is 38 years, 33.8 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Parsons Demographics

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

  • White: 82.93%
  • Black or African American: 7.79%
  • Two or more races: 6.02%
  • Other race: 2.89%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
10.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
868.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.01% (-385)
The current population of Parsons, Kansas is 9,208 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,593.

Parsons, Kansas Population 2024

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Parsons Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,93182.93%
Black or African American7457.79%
Two or more races5766.02%
Other race2762.89%
Native American240.25%
Asian120.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Parsons Population by Race

Parsons Population Pyramid 2024

Parsons Median Age

38

Total

33.8

Male

45.8

Female

Parsons Adults

There are 7,298 adults, (1,755 of whom are seniors) in Parsons.

Parsons Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Parsons Sex Ratio

Female4,65648.68%
Male4,90851.32%

Parsons Population by Age

Parsons Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,7412.4367.732.3
Non Family1,6461.4152.747.3
Married1,5403.3190.19.9
Female3923.1851.348.7
Male1632.8145.454.6
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3.2

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Parsons 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

Parsons Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Parsons Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 54.8%.

Parsons Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,959

Average Earnings

$41,402

Average Male

$30,921

Average Female

Parsons Earnings by Educational Attainment

Parsons Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Parsons Language

99.6% of Parsons residents speak only English, while 0.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.2% of the population.

Parsons Language

Parsons Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,4331,32717.85%
Black73714820.08%
Multiple57113022.77%
Hispanic61811418.45%
Other2766824.64%
Native241145.83%
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18.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.26%

Male Poverty Rate

18.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parsons

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parsons is Native, with 45.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parsons is White, with 17.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.58%.

Parsons Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.8%
High School27.81%
Some College11.27%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%
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Parsons Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed98.31%
Female Employed11.15%
Male Employed9.24%
Male Unemployed
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Parsons Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Parsons Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Parsons Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Parsons Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Parsons 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 45-54.

Parsons Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Parsons Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

414

Number of Veterans

402

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Parsons Veterans by War

count

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Parsons Veterans by Age

count

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Parsons Veterans by Race

Parsons Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parsons Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Parsons Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Parsons Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Parsons 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

73.27%

Born in Parsons

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.2%

Non Citizen

0.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.79% of Parsons residents were born in the United States, with 73.27% having been born in Kansas. 0.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Parsons Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,773-87-0.98%
20288,860-87-0.97%
20278,947-87-0.96%
20269,034-87-0.95%
20259,121-87-0.94%
20249,208-87-0.94%
20239,295-87-0.93%
20229,382-87-0.92%
20219,469-124-1.29%
20209,593650.68%
20199,528-120-1.24%
20189,648-116-1.19%
20179,764-90-0.91%
20169,854-162-1.62%
201510,016-77-0.76%
201410,093-53-0.52%
201310,146-133-1.29%
201210,279-112-1.08%
201110,391-81-0.77%
201010,472-1,042-9.05%
200011,514-410-3.44%
199011,924-974-7.55%
198012,898-117-0.9%
197013,015-914-6.56%
196013,929-821-5.57%
195014,7504563.19%
194014,294-609-4.09%
193014,903-1,125-7.02%
192016,0283,56528.6%
191012,4634,78162.24%
19007,68294614.04%
18906,7362,53760.42%
18804,199
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Parsons Population by Year