Ulysses, Kansas Population 2021

5,370
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Ulysses is a city located in Grant County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Grant County. With a 2020 population of 5,370, it is the 60th largest city in Kansas and the 4571st largest city in the United States . Ulysses is currently declining at a rate of -2.13% annually and its population has decreased by -12.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,161 in 2010. Ulysses reached it's highest population of 6,206 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Ulysses has a population density of 1,687 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ulysses is $67,910 with a poverty rate of 11.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $111,200. The median age in Ulysses is 31.5 years, 30.5 years for males, and 33.4 years for females.

Ulysses Demographics

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

  • White: 86.17%
  • Other race: 12.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Black or African American: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ulysses, Kansas is 5,370 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,721.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,161.

Ulysses, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,92286.17%
Some Other Race73712.90%
Two or More Races500.88%
Black or African American30.05%
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Ulysses Population by Race

Ulysses Population Pyramid $2021

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Ulysses Median Age

31.5


Total

30.5


Male

33.4


Female

Ulysses Adults

There are 3,901 adults, (704 of whom are seniors) in Ulysses.

Ulysses Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ulysses Sex Ratio

Female

2,742

48.00%

Male

2,970

52.00%

Ulysses Population by Age

Ulysses Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ulysses Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90%10%
Married87.9%12.1%
All71.3%28.8%
Female67.1%32.9%
Non Family38.6%61.4%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ulysses Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0002.8271.3
Married1,1703.6187.9
Non Family6171.2338.6
Female1433.0767.1
Male703.190

3.48

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Ulysses Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade39511.85%
9th to 12th Grade36410.92%
High School Graduate82224.66%
Some College85625.68%
Associates Degree46513.95%
Bachelors Degree2688.04%
Graduate Degree1634.89%
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Ulysses Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ulysses Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8421,770431
Hispanic1,467783
Other Race28211
2+ Races5050
Black3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.40%.

Ulysses Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,902$49,796$28,806
Less Than 9th Grade$32,132$48,852$
High School Graduate$32,952$34,006$23,462
Some College$46,486$57,014$31,847
Bachelors Degree$43,125$44,940$39,389
Graduate Degree$55,594$56,313$

$41,902

Average Earnings

$49,796

Average Male

$28,806

Average Female

Ulysses Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ulysses Language by Age

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Ulysses Language

63.70% of Ulysses residents speak only English, while 36.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.30% of the population.

Ulysses Language

Ulysses Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,87749317.14%
White2,7451676.08%
Other737233.12%
Multiple501530.00%

11.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.80%

Male Poverty Rate

16.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ulysses

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ulysses is Multiple, with 30.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ulysses is Other, with 3.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.72%.

Ulysses Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.03%
High School11.74%
Some College2.15%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ulysses Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed15.94%
Female Employed3.94%
Male Employed1.20%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ulysses Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ulysses Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,959$67,910
Families$70,060$80,738
Married Families$83,163-
Non Families$28,920$38,850
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Income by Household Type

Ulysses Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ulysses Married by Age and Sex

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Ulysses 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 45-54.

Ulysses Marital Status by Race

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Ulysses Marital Status

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197

Number of Veterans

197

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam96
Second Gulf War18
World War II17
Korea11
First Gulf War

Ulysses Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6458
65 to 7454
35 to 5446
75+28
18 to 3411

Ulysses Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1975.61%
Hispanic392.28%

Ulysses Veterans by Race

Ulysses Veterans by Education

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5.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ulysses Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ulysses Employment by Age

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Ulysses Employment by Race

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Ulysses 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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58.46%

Born in Ulysses

86.85%

Native Born

13.15%

Foreign Born

10.15%

Non Citizen

2.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.85% of Ulysses residents were born in the United States, with 58.46% having been born in Kansas. 10.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ulysses Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,370-117-2.13%
20205,487-117-2.09%
20195,604-117-2.05%
20185,721-157-2.67%
20175,878-143-2.38%
20166,021-38-0.63%
20156,059-53-0.87%
20146,112-48-0.78%
20136,16050.08%
20126,155-51-0.82%
20116,206530.86%
20106,1531930.32%
20005,9604860.85%
19905,4748211.64%
19804,6538742.10%
19703,7796221.81%
19603,1570.00%

Ulysses Population by Year