Protection, Kansas Population 2024

508

Protection is a city located in Comanche County Kansas. Protection has a 2024 population of 508. Protection is currently growing at a rate of 1.2% annually and its population has increased by 2.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 497 in 2020.

The average household income in Protection is $70,652 with a poverty rate of 7.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Protection is 45.1 years, 46.5 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Protection Demographics

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

  • White: 98.11%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
548.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.21% (11)
The current population of Protection, Kansas is 508 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 497.

Protection, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White51998.11%
Other race71.32%
Two or more races30.57%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Protection Population by Race

Protection Population Pyramid 2024

Protection Median Age

45.1

Total

46.5

Male

42.3

Female

Protection Adults

There are 435 adults, (119 of whom are seniors) in Protection.

Protection Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Protection Sex Ratio

Female25047.26%
Male27952.74%

Protection Population by Age

Protection Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2342.0780.819.2
Married1132.8189.410.6
Non Family1001.047030
Female183.0683.316.7
Male32.671000
showing: 5 rows

2.84

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Protection 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

Protection Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Protection 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 47.37%.

Protection Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,391

Average Earnings

$49,602

Average Male

$34,886

Average Female

Protection Earnings by Educational Attainment

Protection Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Protection Language

97.01% of Protection residents speak only English, while 2.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Protection Language

Protection Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White465377.96%
showing: 1 rows

7.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.23%

Male Poverty Rate

9.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Protection

The race most likely to be in poverty in Protection is White, with 7.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Protection is White, with 7.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.6%.

Protection Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade69.23%
High School9.38%
Some College6.99%
Bachelors or Greater0.98%
showing: 4 rows

Protection Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.07%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed2.44%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Protection Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Protection Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Protection Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Protection Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Protection Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Protection Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Protection Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Protection Veterans by War

count

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Protection Veterans by Age

count

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Protection Veterans by Race

Protection Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Protection Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Protection Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Protection Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Protection 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

60.3%

Born in Protection

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

2.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Protection residents were born in the United States, with 60.3% having been born in Kansas. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Protection Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202953861.13%
202853261.14%
202752661.15%
202652061.17%
202551461.18%
202450861.2%
202350261.21%
202249661.22%
2021490-7-1.41%
2020497326.88%
2019465-8-1.69%
2018473-7-1.46%
2017480-20-4%
201650030.6%
2015497-30-5.69%
201452750.96%
201352230.58%
201251981.57%
2011511-2-0.39%
2010513
showing: 20 rows

Protection Population by Year