Protection, Kansas Population 2021

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Protection is a city located in Comanche County Kansas. Protection has a 2020 population of 588. Protection is currently declining at a rate of -1.84% annually and its population has decreased by -12.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 675 in 2010. Protection reached it's highest population of 697 in 2014.

The average household income in Protection is $70,876 with a poverty rate of 8.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $361 per month, and the median house value is $81,300. The median age in Protection is 52.5 years, 51.3 years for males, and 53.4 years for females.

Protection Demographics

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

  • White: 99.46%
  • Two or more races: 0.54%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Protection, Kansas is 588 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 621.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 675.

Protection, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55499.46%
Two or More Races30.54%
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Protection Population by Race

Protection Population Pyramid $2021

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Protection Median Age

52.5


Total

51.3


Male

53.4


Female

Protection Adults

There are 459 adults, (193 of whom are seniors) in Protection.

Protection Age Dependency

109.4

Age Dependency Ratio

72.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Protection Sex Ratio

Female

273

49.01%

Male

284

50.99%

Protection Population by Age

Protection Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Protection Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.9%5.1%
Female93.8%6.3%
All84.5%15.5%
Non Family64.6%35.4%

84.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Protection Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2332.1884.5
Married1172.4994.9
Non Family821.0464.6
Male185.17100
Female162.593.8

2.81

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Protection Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade204.72%
9th to 12th Grade143.30%
High School Graduate11527.12%
Some College12629.72%
Associates Degree419.67%
Bachelors Degree10023.58%
Graduate Degree81.89%
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Protection Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Protection Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White404373103
Hispanic17175
2+ Races3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 29.41%.

Protection Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,875$44,464$28,333
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,036$$21,875
Some College$33,750$54,286$23,382
Bachelors Degree$59,097$85,417$57,708
Graduate Degree$$$

$39,875

Average Earnings

$44,464

Average Male

$28,333

Average Female

Protection Earnings by Educational Attainment

Protection Language by Age

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Protection Language

96.69% of Protection residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Protection Language

Protection Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White484367.44%
Hispanic22731.82%

8.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.84%

Male Poverty Rate

9.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Protection

The race most likely to be in poverty in Protection is Hispanic, with 31.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Protection is White, with 7.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.50%.

Protection Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.43%
High School15.73%
Some College8.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%

Protection Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.02%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed5.10%

Protection Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Protection Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,063$70,876
Families$73,125$90,315
Married Families$91,250-
Non Families$31,250$35,079
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Income by Household Type

Protection Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Protection Married by Age and Sex

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Protection Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Protection Marital Status by Race

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Protection Marital Status

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21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
Korea6
First Gulf War2
World War II
Second Gulf War

Protection Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7411
75+10
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Protection Veterans by Age

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Protection Veterans by Race

Protection Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

88.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Protection Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Protection Employment by Age

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Protection Employment by Race

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Protection 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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73.97%

Born in Protection

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.38% of Protection residents were born in the United States, with 73.97% having been born in Kansas. 0.90% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021588-11-1.84%
2020599-11-1.80%
2019610-11-1.77%
2018621-8-1.27%
2017629-29-4.41%
201665840.61%
2015654-43-6.17%
201469781.16%
201368930.44%
2012686131.93%
2011673-2-0.30%
20106750.00%

Protection Population by Year