WaKeeney, Kansas Population 2021

2,117
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WaKeeney is a city located in Kansas. WaKeeney has a 2020 population of 2,117. WaKeeney is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually but its population has decreased by -6.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,254 in 2010. WaKeeney reached it's highest population of 2,254 in 2010.

The average household income in WaKeeney is $70,020 with a poverty rate of 6.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $580 per month, and the median house value is $96,300. The median age in WaKeeney is 49.2 years, 45.7 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

WaKeeney Demographics

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

  • White: 96.75%
  • Asian: 2.03%
  • Two or more races: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of WaKeeney, Kansas is 2,117 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,099.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,254.

WaKeeney, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,29096.75%
Asian482.03%
Two or More Races261.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.08%
Black or African American10.04%
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WaKeeney Population by Race

WaKeeney Population Pyramid $2021

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WaKeeney Median Age

49.2


Total

45.7


Male

51.1


Female

WaKeeney Adults

There are 1,909 adults, (559 of whom are seniors) in WaKeeney.

WaKeeney Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

WaKeeney Sex Ratio

Female

1,168

49.35%

Male

1,199

50.65%

WaKeeney Population by Age

WaKeeney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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WaKeeney Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
All72.5%27.5%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Female57.5%42.5%
Male41.9%58.1%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

WaKeeney Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,142272.5
Married5322.6890.8
Non Family4441.0459.2
Male862.4141.9
Female802.3657.5

2.5

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

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WaKeeney Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade281.62%
9th to 12th Grade925.32%
High School Graduate54031.21%
Some College49228.44%
Associates Degree20211.68%
Bachelors Degree26515.32%
Graduate Degree1116.42%
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WaKeeney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

WaKeeney Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6491,529376
Asian4848
2+ Races1818
Hispanic1515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.80%.

WaKeeney Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,341$53,344$28,833
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,833$45,735$23,929
Some College$45,000$54,700$31,371
Bachelors Degree$48,750$64,688$43,563
Graduate Degree$49,063$61,750$13,625

$43,341

Average Earnings

$53,344

Average Male

$28,833

Average Female

WaKeeney Earnings by Educational Attainment

WaKeeney Language by Age

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WaKeeney Language

99.74% of WaKeeney residents speak only English, while 0.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.26% of the population.

WaKeeney Language

WaKeeney Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,1661245.72%
Hispanic442045.45%
Multiple26830.77%

6.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.01%

Male Poverty Rate

4.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in WaKeeney

The race most likely to be in poverty in WaKeeney is Hispanic, with 45.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in WaKeeney is White, with 5.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.51%.

WaKeeney Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School7.75%
Less Than 9th Grade5.00%
Some College1.88%
Bachelors or Greater1.35%

WaKeeney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed7.44%
Female Employed3.14%

WaKeeney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

WaKeeney Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,800$70,020
Families$77,500$76,543
Married Families$83,526-
Non Families$38,438$55,464
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Income by Household Type

WaKeeney Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

WaKeeney Married by Age and Sex

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WaKeeney 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.

WaKeeney Marital Status by Race

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WaKeeney Marital Status

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207

Number of Veterans

197

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam93
World War II29
Korea21
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War7

WaKeeney Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7473
75+72
55 to 6450
35 to 549
18 to 343

WaKeeney Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18910.28%
2+ Races18100.00%
Hispanic320.00%

WaKeeney Veterans by Race

WaKeeney Veterans by Education

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1.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

WaKeeney Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

WaKeeney Employment by Age

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WaKeeney Employment by Race

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WaKeeney 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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75.03%

Born in WaKeeney

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

2.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of WaKeeney residents were born in the United States, with 75.03% having been born in Kansas. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

WaKeeney Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,11760.28%
20202,11160.29%
20192,10560.29%
20182,099-36-1.69%
20172,135-5-0.23%
20162,140-41-1.88%
20152,18190.41%
20142,172-37-1.67%
20132,20920.09%
20122,207-10-0.45%
20112,217-37-1.64%
20102,2540.00%

WaKeeney Population by Year