Scammon, Kansas Population 2021

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Scammon is a city located in Cherokee County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 438, it is the 299th largest city in Kansas and the 13880th largest city in the United States . Scammon is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -9.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 482 in 2010. Scammon reached it's highest population of 480 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Scammon has a population density of 699 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scammon is $53,603 with a poverty rate of 21.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $46,700. The median age in Scammon is 40 years, 41.6 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Scammon Demographics

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

  • White: 95.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Asian: 1.92%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Scammon, Kansas is 438 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 447.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 482.

Scammon, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54895.47%
Two or More Races142.44%
Asian111.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.17%
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Scammon Population by Race

Scammon Population Pyramid $2021

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Scammon Median Age

40


Total

41.6


Male

38.8


Female

Scammon Adults

There are 447 adults, (84 of whom are seniors) in Scammon.

Scammon Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Scammon Sex Ratio

Female

287

50.00%

Male

287

50.00%

Scammon Population by Age

Scammon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scammon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female94.7%5.3%
Married85.5%14.5%
All85.3%14.7%
Non Family75.4%24.6%

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scammon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2242.5685.3
Married1243.2285.5
Non Family571.0775.4
Male242.67100
Female192.6394.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Scammon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade123.11%
9th to 12th Grade297.51%
High School Graduate12231.61%
Some College12532.38%
Associates Degree4511.66%
Bachelors Degree4110.62%
Graduate Degree123.11%
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Scammon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scammon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White37533751
2+ Races962
Hispanic22

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 2+ races people with a rate of 22.22%.

Scammon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,333$37,045$20,227
Less Than 9th Grade$19,250$40,000$18,500
High School Graduate$24,286$36,389$
Some College$25,729$35,000$22,708
Bachelors Degree$48,438$46,250$48,438
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,333

Average Earnings

$37,045

Average Male

$20,227

Average Female

Scammon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scammon Language by Age

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Scammon Language

98.71% of Scammon residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Scammon Language

Scammon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White53911421.15%
Multiple14642.86%
Hispanic10440.00%

21.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.25%

Male Poverty Rate

21.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scammon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scammon is Multiple, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scammon is White, with 21.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.88%.

Scammon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.02%
High School21.31%
Some College20.00%
Bachelors or Greater9.43%

Scammon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed83.33%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed14.08%
Male Employed10.32%

Scammon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scammon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,000$53,603
Families$48,438$62,536
Married Families$56,406-
Non Families$20,125$27,321
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Income by Household Type

Scammon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Scammon Married by Age and Sex

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Scammon 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.

Scammon Marital Status by Race

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Scammon Marital Status

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35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War5
World War II2
Korea

Scammon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7415
35 to 549
75+6
18 to 343
55 to 642

Scammon Veterans by Age

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Scammon Veterans by Race

Scammon Veterans by Education

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20.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scammon Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Scammon Employment by Age

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Scammon Employment by Race

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Scammon 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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51.22%

Born in Scammon

98.43%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.43% of Scammon residents were born in the United States, with 51.22% 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.

Scammon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021438-3-0.68%
2020441-3-0.68%
2019444-3-0.67%
2018447-2-0.45%
2017449-3-0.66%
2016452-6-1.31%
2015458-6-1.29%
2014464-2-0.43%
2013466-7-1.48%
2012473-3-0.63%
2011476-4-0.83%
20104800.00%

Scammon Population by Year