Ulysses, Kansas Population 2020

5,486

Ulysses is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 5,486, it is the 58th largest city in Kansas and the 4503rd largest city in the United States. Ulysses is currently declining at a rate of -2.40% annually and its population has decreased by -10.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,161 in 2010. Ulysses reached it's highest population of 6,208 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Ulysses has a population density of 1,724 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ulysses is $68,894 with a poverty rate of 9.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $651 per month, and the median house value is $101,900. The median age in Ulysses is 31.7 years, 30.6 years for males, and 32.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.0 males.

Ulysses Demographics

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

  • White: 80.87%
  • Other race: 18.02%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ulysses, Kansas is 5,486, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,756.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,161.

Ulysses, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,56080.87%
Some Other Race1,01618.02%
Two or More Races631.12%

Ulysses Population Pyramid 2020

Ulysses Median Age

31.7


Total

30.6


Male

32.5


Female

Ulysses Adults

There are 3,802 adults, (695 of whom are seniors) in Ulysses.

Ulysses Age Dependency

81.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ulysses Sex Ratio

Female

2,764

49.02%

Male

2,875

50.98%

Ulysses Households and Families

Ulysses Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ulysses Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
Male86.3%13.7%
All75.8%24.2%
Female71.6%28.4%
Non Family45.7%54.3%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9352.8875.8
Married1,1423.6589.5
Non Family5361.2345.7
Female1553.0571.6
Male1022.6786.3

3.46

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ulysses Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41612.75%
9th to 12th Grade41412.69%
High School Graduate93828.75%
Some College68821.08%
Associates Degree34610.60%
Bachelors Degree3129.56%
Graduate Degree1494.57%

Ulysses Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8111,710420
Hispanic1,42269331
Other Race39259
Multiple Races434310

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 23.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,576$51,438$28,309
Less Than High School$32,557$46,530$16,216
High School Grad$30,542$45,234$25,282
Some College$40,595$70,954$29,868
Bachelors Degree$47,917$44,900$48,056
Graduate Degree$57,015$56,582$

$39,576

Average Earnings

$51,438

Average Male

$28,309

Average Female

Ulysses Language

Ulysses Language by Age

Ulysses Language

60.13% of Ulysses residents speak only English, while 39.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.68% of the population.

Ulysses Poverty

Ulysses Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,86039313.74%
White2,6501174.42%
Other1,016474.63%
Multiple631320.63%

9.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.52%

Male Poverty Rate

13.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ulysses

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ulysses is Multiple, with 20.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ulysses is White, with 4.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.86%
High School9.28%
Some College1.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed4.93%
Male Employed0.54%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ulysses Income

Ulysses Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,986$68,894
Families$68,398$82,534
Married Families$72,976-
Non Families$27,935$33,018

Ulysses Marital Status

Ulysses Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ulysses Married by Age and Sex

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

Ulysses Veterans

136

Number of Veterans

136

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
Second Gulf War19
Korea15
World War II
First Gulf War

$Ulysses Veterans by Education

6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ulysses Employment Status

71%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ulysses 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

56.73%

Born in Kansas

85.07%

Native Born

14.93%

Foreign Born

12.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.07% of Ulysses residents were born in the United States, with 56.73% having been born in Kansas. 12.08% 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
20205,486-135-2.40%
20195,621-135-2.35%
20185,756-145-2.46%
20175,901-135-2.24%
20166,036-36-0.59%
20156,072-50-0.82%
20146,122-45-0.73%
20136,167100.16%
20126,157-51-0.82%
20116,208570.93%
20106,1511910.32%
20005,9604860.85%
19905,4748211.64%
19804,6538742.10%
19703,7796221.81%
19603,1570.00%