Smith Center, Kansas Population 2020

1,561

Smith Center is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,561, it is the 143rd largest city in Kansas and the 8566th largest city in the United States. Smith Center is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -6.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,665 in 2010. Smith Center reached it's highest population of 1,669 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Smith Center has a population density of 1,222 people per square mile.

The average household income in Smith Center is $51,495 with a poverty rate of 15.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $466 per month, and the median house value is $63,800. The median age in Smith Center is 49.5 years, 45.4 years for males, and 50.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.0 males.

Smith Center Demographics

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

  • White: 97.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.64%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.20%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Smith Center, Kansas is 1,561, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,581.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,665.

Smith Center, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,48797.38%
Two or More Races251.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.72%
Black or African American30.20%
Asian10.07%

Smith Center Population Pyramid 2020

Smith Center Median Age

49.5


Total

45.4


Male

50.9


Female

Smith Center Adults

There are 1,236 adults, (422 of whom are seniors) in Smith Center.

Smith Center Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith Center Sex Ratio

Female

779

51.02%

Male

748

48.98%

Smith Center Households and Families

Smith Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Smith Center Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.6%6.4%
All74.9%25.1%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Female50.8%49.2%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All740274.9
Married3602.6793.6
Non Family3101.0557.7
Female652.7550.8
Male52.8100

2.66

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Smith Center Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade272.31%
9th to 12th Grade655.57%
High School Graduate39733.99%
Some College29525.26%
Associates Degree14312.24%
Bachelors Degree16414.04%
Graduate Degree776.59%

Smith Center Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1331,044234
Multiple Races14117
Native American1111
Hispanic66
Black33
Asian11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,406$33,125$20,167
Less Than High School$14,821$$14,464
High School Grad$21,538$24,276$14,509
Some College$30,000$40,357$21,875
Bachelors Degree$36,346$37,500$32,083
Graduate Degree$38,750$38,750$38,750

$26,406

Average Earnings

$33,125

Average Male

$20,167

Average Female

Smith Center Language

Smith Center Language by Age

Smith Center Language

99.16% of Smith Center residents speak only English, while 0.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.35% of the population.

Smith Center Poverty

Smith Center Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,43921414.87%
Multiple251248.00%
Hispanic10220.00%

15.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.60%

Male Poverty Rate

15.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith Center is Multiple, with 48.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith Center is White, with 14.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.22%
Bachelors or Greater18.18%
High School9.81%
Some College7.67%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed11.71%
Male Employed6.56%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Smith Center Income

Smith Center Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,726$51,495
Families$45,556$61,369
Married Families$48,438-
Non Families$22,589$36,553

Smith Center Marital Status

Smith Center Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Smith Center Married by Age and Sex

Smith Center Marriage

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

Smith Center Marital Status by Race

Smith Center Veterans

115

Number of Veterans

104

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
Korea21
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War13
World War II9
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7440
75+37
35 to 5425
55 to 6411
18 to 342

$Smith Center Veterans by Education

4.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith Center Employment Status

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Smith Center 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

72.30%

Born in Kansas

99.80%

Native Born

0.20%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.80% of Smith Center residents were born in the United States, with 72.30% having been born in Kansas. 0.20% 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
20201,561-10-0.64%
20191,571-10-0.63%
20181,581-13-0.82%
20171,594-10-0.62%
20161,604-15-0.93%
20151,619-14-0.86%
20141,633201.24%
20131,613-19-1.16%
20121,632-11-0.67%
20111,643-26-1.56%
20101,6690.00%