Ulysses, Kansas Population 2024

5,457

Ulysses is a city located in Grant County Kansas. Ulysses has a 2024 population of 5,457. It is also the county seat of Grant County.Ulysses is currently declining at a rate of -1.82% annually and its population has decreased by -5.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,771 in 2020.

The average household income in Ulysses is $98,875 with a poverty rate of 5.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ulysses is 32.3 years, 30.6 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Ulysses Demographics

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

  • White: 73.98%
  • Two or more races: 21.91%
  • Native American: 2.33%
  • Other race: 1.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,714.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.44% (-314)
The current population of Ulysses, Kansas is 5,457 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,771.

Ulysses, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,31673.98%
Two or more races1,27821.91%
Native American1362.33%
Other race951.63%
Black or African American90.15%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ulysses Population by Race

Ulysses Population Pyramid 2024

Ulysses Median Age

32.3

Total

30.6

Male

33.5

Female

Ulysses Adults

There are 3,916 adults, (755 of whom are seniors) in Ulysses.

Ulysses Age Dependency

84.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ulysses Sex Ratio

Female2,51143.04%
Male3,32356.96%

Ulysses Population by Age

Ulysses Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8033.272.227.8
Married1,2593.7480.219.8
Non Family4041.1848.551.5
Female1074.3969.230.8
Male333.3366.733.3
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3.76

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ulysses Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ulysses Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ulysses Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.34%.

Ulysses Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,135

Average Earnings

$58,545

Average Male

$29,160

Average Female

Ulysses Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ulysses Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ulysses Language

59.81% of Ulysses residents speak only English, while 40.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.19% of the population.

Ulysses Language

Ulysses Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,6211606.1%
Native13611080.88%
Hispanic2,977712.38%
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5.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.75%

Male Poverty Rate

7.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ulysses

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ulysses is Native, with 80.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ulysses is Hispanic, with 2.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.81%.

Ulysses Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College5.79%
Less Than 9th Grade4.86%
Bachelors or Greater2.06%
High School0.84%
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Ulysses Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed21.82%
Female Employed7.51%
Male Employed3.29%
Male Unemployed
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Ulysses Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ulysses Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ulysses Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.2%

Male Marriage Rate

63.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ulysses Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Ulysses Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ulysses Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

108

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ulysses Veterans by War

count

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Ulysses Veterans by Age

count

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Ulysses Veterans by Race

Ulysses Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ulysses Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ulysses Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ulysses Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ulysses Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.22%

Born in Ulysses

78.57%

Native Born

21.43%

Foreign Born

14.26%

Non Citizen

7.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.57% of Ulysses residents were born in the United States, with 51.22% having been born in Kansas. 14.26% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,952-101-2%
20285,053-101-1.96%
20275,154-101-1.92%
20265,255-101-1.89%
20255,356-101-1.85%
20245,457-101-1.82%
20235,558-101-1.78%
20225,659-101-1.75%
20215,760-11-0.19%
20205,7711753.13%
20195,596-108-1.89%
20185,704-163-2.78%
20175,867-144-2.4%
20166,011-44-0.73%
20156,055-55-0.9%
20146,110-51-0.83%
20136,16150.08%
20126,156-49-0.79%
20116,205510.83%
20106,1541943.26%
20005,9604868.88%
19905,47482117.64%
19804,65387423.13%
19703,77962219.7%
19603,157
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Ulysses Population by Year