Atchison County, Kansas Population 2024

15,810

Atchison County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 15,810 with a growth rate of -0.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atchison County, Kansas is the 31st largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 16,855 and has seen a growth of -6.2% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,065-149-0.98%
202815,214-149-0.97%
202715,363-149-0.96%
202615,512-149-0.95%
202515,661-149-0.94%
202415,810-149-0.93%
202315,959-149-0.93%
202216,108-149-0.92%
202116,257-61-0.37%
202016,3181801.12%
201916,138-64-0.4%
201816,202-117-0.72%
201716,319-57-0.35%
201616,376-53-0.32%
201516,429-105-0.64%
201416,534-163-0.98%
201316,697-82-0.49%
201216,779230.14%
201116,756-99-0.59%
201016,855
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%
194022,222-1,723-7.2%
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%
18607,729-7,336-48.7%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.93% (-149)
County Website
Atchison County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
16,855
Area
431 mi²
Density
37 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-6.2% (-1,045)
Founded
August 25, 1855

Atchison County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,31887.79%
Two or more races1,0486.43%
Black or African American6023.69%
Other race2341.43%
Asian800.49%
Native American270.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Atchison County, Kansas Population by Race

Atchison County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Atchison County, Kansas Median Age

36.1

Total

35.6

Male

36.5

Female

Atchison County, Kansas Adults

There are 12,647 adults, (2,770 of whom are seniors) in Atchison County, Kansas.

Atchison County, Kansas Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Atchison County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female8,40051.51%
Male7,90948.49%

Atchison County, Kansas Population by Age

Atchison County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,8402.4970.229.8
Married2,8053.1586.913.1
Non Family1,9831.1956.943.1
Female7323.1736.663.4
Male3203.2582.517.5
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3.09

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Atchison County, Kansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Atchison County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atchison County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.07%.

Atchison County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,663

Average Earnings

$50,298

Average Male

$30,520

Average Female

Atchison County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atchison County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Atchison County, Kansas Language

96.77% of Atchison County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

Atchison County, Kansas Language

Atchison County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,9001,62412.59%
Multiple94923724.97%
Other22614061.95%
Black56511921.06%
Hispanic4618017.35%
Asian681420.59%
Native22522.73%
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14.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.42%

Male Poverty Rate

18.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atchison County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atchison County, Kansas is Other, with 61.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atchison County, Kansas is White, with 12.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.58%.

Atchison County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.8%
High School19.5%
Some College7.23%
Bachelors or Greater6.49%
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Atchison County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed13.44%
Male Employed6.12%
Male Unemployed5.35%
Female Unemployed3.53%
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Atchison County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atchison County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Atchison County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

822

Number of Veterans

793

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Atchison County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Atchison County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Atchison County, Kansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.25%

Born in Atchison County, Kansas

98.5%

Native Born

1.5%

Foreign Born

0.3%

Non Citizen

1.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.5% of Atchison County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 66.25% having been born in Kansas. 0.3% 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

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