Plains, Kansas Population 2021

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Plains is a city located in Meade County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 993, it is the 190th largest city in Kansas and the 10317th largest city in the United States . Plains is currently declining at a rate of -1.39% annually and its population has decreased by -13.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,146 in 2010. Plains reached it's highest population of 1,151 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Plains has a population density of 994 people per square mile.

The average household income in Plains is $70,130 with a poverty rate of 9.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $87,400. The median age in Plains is 31.4 years, 31.2 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Plains Demographics

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

  • White: 67.18%
  • Other race: 29.20%
  • Black or African American: 1.12%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.60%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Plains, Kansas is 993 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,035.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,146.

Plains, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White78067.18%
Some Other Race33929.20%
Two or More Races131.12%
Black or African American131.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.60%
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Plains Population by Race

Plains Population Pyramid $2021

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Plains Median Age

31.4


Total

31.2


Male

32.8


Female

Plains Adults

There are 776 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Plains.

Plains Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Plains Sex Ratio

Female

564

48.58%

Male

597

51.42%

Plains Population by Age

Plains Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plains Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
Non Family83.8%16.2%
All83.1%16.9%
Male77.8%22.2%
Female68.6%31.4%

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plains Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4382.6583.1
Married2563.4185.5
Non Family111083.8
Male36277.8
Female35368.6

3.18

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Plains Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12417.37%
9th to 12th Grade496.86%
High School Graduate15621.85%
Some College13719.19%
Associates Degree9813.73%
Bachelors Degree9212.89%
Graduate Degree588.12%
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Plains Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plains Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White393364133
Hispanic29915517
Other Race18268
Black1313
Native American99
Islander77

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 33.84%.

Plains Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,236$61,500$27,308
Less Than 9th Grade$42,868$44,375$33,958
High School Graduate$27,167$63,603$13,750
Some College$35,833$58,750$21,250
Bachelors Degree$70,208$73,571$43,750
Graduate Degree$61,563$71,042$60,313

$44,236

Average Earnings

$61,500

Average Male

$27,308

Average Female

Plains Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plains Language by Age

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Plains Language

52.13% of Plains residents speak only English, while 47.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.02% of the population.

Plains Language

Plains Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5777713.34%
Other3396218.29%
White554325.78%
Multiple13323.08%

9.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.70%

Male Poverty Rate

13.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plains

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plains is Multiple, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plains is White, with 5.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.67%.

Plains Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School13.46%
Some College11.06%
Less Than 9th Grade7.51%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Plains Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.25%
Female Employed9.13%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.24%

Plains Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plains Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,783$70,130
Families$75,387$83,146
Married Families$77,440-
Non Families$24,063$31,677
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Income by Household Type

Plains Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Plains Married by Age and Sex

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Plains 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.

Plains Marital Status by Race

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Plains Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

Plains Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+19
65 to 746
35 to 545
55 to 642
18 to 34

Plains Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White325.87%
Hispanic133.81%

Plains Veterans by Race

Plains Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plains Veterans by Education

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65.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Plains Employment by Age

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Plains Employment by Race

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Plains 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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48.66%

Born in Plains

79.41%

Native Born

20.59%

Foreign Born

13.61%

Non Citizen

6.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.41% of Plains residents were born in the United States, with 48.66% having been born in Kansas. 13.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Plains Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021993-14-1.39%
20201,007-14-1.37%
20191,021-14-1.35%
20181,035-32-3.00%
20171,06710.09%
20161,066-19-1.75%
20151,085-12-1.09%
20141,097211.95%
20131,076-25-2.27%
20121,101-34-3.00%
20111,135-16-1.39%
20101,1510.00%

Plains Population by Year