Atchison County, Kansas Population 2021

Atchison County, Kansas's estimated population is 15,873 with a growth rate of -0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atchison County, Kansas is the 32nd largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 16,855 and has seen a growth of -5.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202115,873-100-0.63%
202015,973-100-0.62%
201916,073-100-0.62%
201816,173-125-0.77%
201716,298-78-0.48%
201616,376-42-0.26%
201516,418-105-0.64%
201416,523-165-0.99%
201316,688-86-0.51%
201216,774210.13%
201116,753-102-0.61%
201016,855-77-0.45%
199016,932-1,465-7.96%
198018,397-768-4.01%
197019,165-1,733-8.29%
196020,898-598-2.78%
195021,496-726-3.27%
194022,222-1,723-7.20%
193023,9455342.28%
192023,411-4,696-16.71%
191028,107-499-1.74%
190028,6061,8486.91%
189026,758900.34%
188026,66811,16171.97%
187015,5077,778100.63%
18607,7290.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.63%
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State
Founded
August 25, 1855
County Seat
2010 Population
16,855
Growth Since 2010
-5.83%
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Atchison County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,57089.56%
Two or More Races9565.88%
Black or African American4772.93%
Some Other Race1200.74%
Asian780.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.41%
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Atchison County, Kansas Population by Race

Atchison County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Atchison County, Kansas Median Age

36.6


Total

36


Male

36.7


Female

Atchison County, Kansas Adults

There are 12,452 adults, (2,752 of whom are seniors) in Atchison County, Kansas.

Atchison County, Kansas Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Atchison County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

8,424

51.78%

Male

7,844

48.22%

Atchison County, Kansas Population by Age

Atchison County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Atchison County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
Male71.5%28.5%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female45%55%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Atchison County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9582.4869.4
Married2,9603.2885.5
Non Family2,0971.1953.4
Female6132.5945
Male2883.5171.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Atchison County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2052.02%
9th to 12th Grade5315.24%
High School Graduate3,88938.37%
Some College2,46524.32%
Associates Degree8118.00%
Bachelors Degree1,30712.90%
Graduate Degree9279.15%
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Atchison County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atchison County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,2918,6452,152
2+ Races29728353
Black29525810
Hispanic27923919
Other Race53534
Asian4735
Native American1919

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 white people with a rate of 23.16%.

Atchison County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,946$45,209$25,293
Less Than 9th Grade$$28,125$
High School Graduate$31,089$40,258$23,407
Some College$27,191$44,209$19,280
Bachelors Degree$44,575$60,909$36,889
Graduate Degree$56,750$60,000$55,625

$33,946

Average Earnings

$45,209

Average Male

$25,293

Average Female

Atchison County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atchison County, Kansas Language by Age

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Atchison County, Kansas Language

98.70% of Atchison County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Atchison County, Kansas Language

Atchison County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1801,81113.74%
Multiple83432338.73%
Hispanic47910321.50%
Other1175345.30%
Black432306.94%
Asian62812.90%

15.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atchison County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atchison County, Kansas is Other, with 45.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atchison County, Kansas is Black, with 6.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.47%.

Atchison County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.60%
High School15.71%
Some College9.25%
Bachelors or Greater5.75%

Atchison County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed73.60%
Male Unemployed22.47%
Female Employed11.62%
Male Employed7.71%

Atchison County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atchison County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,439$63,780
Families$62,016$77,772
Married Families$75,204-
Non Families$26,143$35,328
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Income by Household Type

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Atchison County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Atchison County, Kansas 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 35-44.

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status

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981

Number of Veterans

933

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam353
Second Gulf War198
Korea155
First Gulf War147
World War II40

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74302
75+284
55 to 64148
35 to 54132
18 to 34115

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8817.75%
Hispanic5917.82%
Black5816.20%
2+ Races427.82%

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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13.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Atchison County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Atchison County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Atchison County, Kansas 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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68.52%

Born in Atchison County, Kansas

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Atchison County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.52% having been born in Kansas. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Atchison County, Kansas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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