Ransom, Kansas Population 2021

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Ransom is a city located in Ness County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 252, it is the 379th largest city in Kansas and the 15939th largest city in the United States . Ransom is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -14.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 294 in 2010. Ransom reached it's highest population of 294 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Ransom has a population density of 718 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ransom is $59,723 with a poverty rate of 5.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $550 per month, and the median house value is $49,200. The median age in Ransom is 56.6 years, 55.4 years for males, and 57.8 years for females.

Ransom Demographics

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

  • White: 93.01%
  • Asian: 3.04%
  • Native American: 2.43%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ransom, Kansas is 252 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 264.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 294.

Ransom, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30693.01%
Asian103.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native82.43%
Two or More Races51.52%
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Ransom Population by Race

Ransom Population Pyramid $2021

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Ransom Median Age

56.6


Total

55.4


Male

57.8


Female

Ransom Adults

There are 279 adults, (110 of whom are seniors) in Ransom.

Ransom Age Dependency

94.7

Age Dependency Ratio

65.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ransom Sex Ratio

Female

163

49.54%

Male

166

50.46%

Ransom Population by Age

Ransom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ransom Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
All94.4%5.6%
Married93.8%6.3%
Female91.7%8.3%
Male57.1%42.9%

94.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ransom Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1612.0494.4
Married802.4893.8
Non Family620100
Female12491.7
Male7357.1

2.7

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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Ransom Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.40%
9th to 12th Grade166.32%
High School Graduate8031.62%
Some College9637.94%
Associates Degree2911.46%
Bachelors Degree145.53%
Graduate Degree176.72%
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Ransom Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ransom Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24022323
Native American888
2+ Races55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ransom Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,125$50,625$25,078
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$19,583$18,333$23,333
Some College$29,063$53,125$26,042
Bachelors Degree$31,250$$
Graduate Degree$66,375$66,625$

$28,125

Average Earnings

$50,625

Average Male

$25,078

Average Female

Ransom Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ransom Language by Age

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Ransom Language

98.74% of Ransom residents speak only English, while 1.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Ransom Language

Ransom Poverty by Race

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5.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.83%

Male Poverty Rate

3.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ransom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ransom is White, with 5.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ransom is White, with 5.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.43%.

Ransom Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School15.00%
Less Than 9th Grade11.76%
Some College3.20%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ransom Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.17%

Ransom Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ransom Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,806$59,723
Families$58,750$77,234
Married Families$59,423-
Non Families$21,786$31,760
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Income by Household Type

Ransom Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ransom Married by Age and Sex

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Ransom 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 55-64.

Ransom Marital Status by Race

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Ransom Marital Status

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21

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7
Korea5
First Gulf War3
World War II
Second Gulf War

Ransom Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+12
65 to 746
35 to 543
55 to 64
18 to 34

Ransom Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White207.52%
2+ Races120.00%

Ransom Veterans by Race

Ransom Veterans by Education

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9.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ransom Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ransom Employment by Age

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Ransom Employment by Race

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Ransom 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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72.95%

Born in Ransom

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

3.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Ransom residents were born in the United States, with 72.95% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ransom Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021252-4-1.56%
2020256-4-1.54%
2019260-4-1.52%
2018264-5-1.86%
2017269-10-3.58%
2016279-5-1.76%
2015284-6-2.07%
2014290-1-0.34%
201329110.34%
2012290-4-1.36%
20112940.00%
20102940.00%

Ransom Population by Year