WaKeeney, Kansas Population 2020

1,738

WaKeeney is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,738, it is the 134th largest city in Kansas and the 8154th largest city in the United States. WaKeeney is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -6.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,862 in 2010. WaKeeney reached it's highest population of 1,865 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, WaKeeney has a population density of 976 people per square mile.

The average household income in WaKeeney is $66,164 with a poverty rate of 9.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $82,700. The median age in WaKeeney is 49.3 years, 44 years for males, and 54.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.5 males.

WaKeeney Demographics

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

  • White: 95.12%
  • Asian: 1.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Native American: 1.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of WaKeeney, Kansas is 1,738, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,738.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,862.

WaKeeney, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,89195.12%
Asian381.91%
Two or More Races371.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native221.11%

WaKeeney Population Pyramid 2020

WaKeeney Median Age

49.3


Total

44


Male

54.2


Female

WaKeeney Adults

There are 1,636 adults, (505 of whom are seniors) in WaKeeney.

WaKeeney Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

WaKeeney Sex Ratio

Female

972

48.89%

Male

1,016

51.11%

WaKeeney Households and Families

WaKeeney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

WaKeeney Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.8%7.2%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Female58.3%41.7%
Male41.1%58.9%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9931.9474.5
Married4172.5292.8
Non Family4071.0865.6
Female962.6558.3
Male732.4741.1

2.41

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

10.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

WaKeeney Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade372.58%
9th to 12th Grade614.26%
High School Graduate46632.52%
Some College44230.84%
Associates Degree17011.86%
Bachelors Degree19013.26%
Graduate Degree674.68%

WaKeeney Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3621,264249
Asian3838
Hispanic1515
Multiple Races1010
Native American888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,909$49,565$26,848
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,153$41,250$23,911
Some College$36,912$49,722$27,500
Bachelors Degree$45,500$69,688$37,083
Graduate Degree$43,750$67,813$

$35,909

Average Earnings

$49,565

Average Male

$26,848

Average Female

WaKeeney Language

WaKeeney Language by Age

WaKeeney Language

100.00% of WaKeeney residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

WaKeeney Poverty

WaKeeney Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,7811608.98%
Hispanic451840.00%
Multiple37410.81%

9.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.16%

Male Poverty Rate

6.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in WaKeeney

The race most likely to be in poverty in WaKeeney is Hispanic, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in WaKeeney is White, with 8.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.73%.

Name Poverty
High School12.12%
Some College3.45%
Bachelors or Greater1.98%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed82.35%
Male Employed7.95%
Female Employed2.20%

WaKeeney Income

WaKeeney Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,457$66,164
Families$60,000$72,619
Married Families$78,750-
Non Families$36,103$52,865

WaKeeney Marital Status

WaKeeney Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

WaKeeney Married by Age and Sex

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

WaKeeney Veterans

154

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
Korea30
First Gulf War15
World War II11
Second Gulf War7
Name Veterans % of Total
White1449.17%
2 or More10100.00%
Hispanic320.00%

$WaKeeney Veterans by Education

2.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

WaKeeney Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

WaKeeney 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

78.02%

Born in Kansas

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.09% of WaKeeney residents were born in the United States, with 78.02% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,7380.00%
20191,7380.00%
20181,738-32-1.81%
20171,7700.00%
20161,770-34-1.88%
20151,80460.33%
20141,798-31-1.69%
20131,82930.16%
20121,826-8-0.44%
20111,834-31-1.66%
20101,8650.00%