Plains, Kansas Population 2020

1,058

Plains is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,058, it is the 185th largest city in Kansas and the 10074th largest city in the United States. Plains is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually but its population has decreased by -7.68% 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 1,059 people per square mile.

The average household income in Plains is $66,096 with a poverty rate of 18.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $688 per month, and the median house value is $83,200. The median age in Plains is 30.9 years, 29.5 years for males, and 31.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.9 males.

Plains Demographics

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

  • White: 69.31%
  • Other race: 29.79%
  • Two or more races: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Plains, Kansas is 1,058, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,042.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,146.

Plains, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77769.31%
Some Other Race33429.79%
Two or More Races70.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.27%

Plains Population Pyramid 2020

Plains Median Age

30.9


Total

29.5


Male

31.7


Female

Plains Adults

There are 754 adults, (129 of whom are seniors) in Plains.

Plains Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Plains Sex Ratio

Female

547

48.80%

Male

574

51.20%

Plains Households and Families

Plains Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Plains Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family88%12%
All80.8%19.3%
Female79.6%20.4%
Married79.4%20.6%
Male62.5%37.5%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4002.880.8
Married2143.5979.4
Non Family108088
Female543.2279.6
Male242.9662.5

3.37

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plains Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12018.78%
9th to 12th Grade396.10%
High School Graduate18028.17%
Some College11518.00%
Associates Degree517.98%
Bachelors Degree9014.08%
Graduate Degree446.89%

Plains Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White413367130
Hispanic2261134
Other Race14465
Islander33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,705$56,071$26,125
Less Than High School$41,500$46,875$
High School Grad$27,143$60,326$10,357
Some College$40,750$48,125$28,333
Bachelors Degree$66,250$73,125$31,250
Graduate Degree$53,750$$53,750

$41,705

Average Earnings

$56,071

Average Male

$26,125

Average Female

Plains Language

Plains Language by Age

Plains Language

50.25% of Plains residents speak only English, while 49.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.86% of the population.

Plains Poverty

Plains Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic52213425.67%
White5996811.35%
Other3346419.16%
Multiple7685.71%

18.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.41%

Male Poverty Rate

22.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plains

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plains is Multiple, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plains is White, with 11.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.66%.

Name Poverty
High School18.33%
Less Than High School15.72%
Some College11.45%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed56.52%
Female Employed11.93%
Male Employed6.59%

Plains Income

Plains Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,250$66,096
Families$67,500$74,237
Married Families$74,783-
Non Families-$36,756

Plains Marital Status

Plains Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Plains Married by Age and Sex

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

Plains Veterans

20

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War3
Korea2
World War II

$Plains Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plains Employment Status

68%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Plains 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

49.06%

Born in Kansas

79.30%

Native Born

20.70%

Foreign Born

14.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.30% of Plains residents were born in the United States, with 49.06% having been born in Kansas. 14.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,05880.76%
20191,05080.77%
20181,042-29-2.71%
20171,07180.75%
20161,063-18-1.67%
20151,081-15-1.37%
20141,096201.86%
20131,076-23-2.09%
20121,099-36-3.17%
20111,135-16-1.39%
20101,1510.00%