Wilson, Kansas Population 2021

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Wilson is a city located in Ellsworth County Kansas. Wilson has a 2020 population of 801. Wilson is currently declining at a rate of -0.99% annually and its population has decreased by -8.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 880 in 2010. Wilson reached it's highest population of 880 in 2010.

The average household income in Wilson is $63,158 with a poverty rate of 17.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $78,800. The median age in Wilson is 54 years, 52.5 years for males, and 57 years for females.

Wilson Demographics

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

  • White: 96.42%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Asian: 1.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wilson, Kansas is 801 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 825.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 880.

Wilson, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72796.42%
Two or More Races141.86%
Asian131.72%
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Wilson Population by Race

Wilson Population Pyramid $2021

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Wilson Median Age

54


Total

52.5


Male

57


Female

Wilson Adults

There are 597 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in Wilson.

Wilson Age Dependency

119.2

Age Dependency Ratio

73.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson Sex Ratio

Female

372

49.34%

Male

382

50.66%

Wilson Population by Age

Wilson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wilson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family76%24%
Female57.9%42.1%
Male45.5%54.5%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3182.2681.4
Married1672.8790.4
Non Family1211.1276
Female193.1657.9
Male114.1845.5

2.74

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Wilson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade142.47%
9th to 12th Grade152.65%
High School Graduate18432.51%
Some College15827.92%
Associates Degree6812.01%
Bachelors Degree8114.31%
Graduate Degree468.13%
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Wilson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White551522127
Hispanic99
Asian44
2+ Races22

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 23.05%.

Wilson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,036$46,250$24,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,964$50,208$20,000
Some College$39,107$45,000$21,042
Bachelors Degree$43,750$45,417$41,000
Graduate Degree$38,125$51,667$36,406

$38,036

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$24,250

Average Female

Wilson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilson Language by Age

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Wilson Language

97.91% of Wilson residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Wilson Language

Wilson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White65410816.51%
Hispanic161275.00%
Multiple14428.57%

17.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.98%

Male Poverty Rate

19.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson is Hispanic, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson is White, with 16.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.79%.

Wilson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.00%
High School19.02%
Some College17.41%
Bachelors or Greater8.80%

Wilson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed8.57%
Male Employed7.95%

Wilson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,750$63,158
Families$64,583$73,952
Married Families$77,708-
Non Families$22,750$38,556
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Income by Household Type

Wilson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson Married by Age and Sex

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Wilson 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.

Wilson Marital Status by Race

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Wilson Marital Status

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73

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War12
Korea3
World War II

Wilson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7429
75+14
55 to 6414
35 to 549
18 to 347

Wilson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7212.31%
Hispanic327.27%
2+ Races150.00%

Wilson Veterans by Race

Wilson Veterans by Education

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18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson Employment by Age

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Wilson Employment by Race

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Wilson 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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79.44%

Born in Wilson

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wilson residents were born in the United States, with 79.44% 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 Europe.

Wilson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021801-8-0.99%
2020809-8-0.98%
2019817-8-0.97%
2018825-19-2.25%
20178440.00%
2016844-1-0.12%
2015845-6-0.71%
2014851-3-0.35%
2013854-14-1.61%
2012868-1-0.12%
2011869-11-1.25%
20108800.00%

Wilson Population by Year