Atchison County, Kansas Population 2020

Atchison County, Kansas's estimated population is 16,301 with a growth rate of -0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atchison County, Kansas is the 31st largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201816,193-108-0.66%
201716,301-75-0.46%
201616,376-43-0.26%
201516,419-105-0.64%
201416,524-166-0.99%
201316,690-85-0.51%
201216,775210.13%
201116,754-103-0.61%
201016,857-75-0.44%
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%

How Many People Live in Atchison County, Kansas?

16,301

Atchison County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,78590.36%
Two or More Races1,0166.21%
Black or African American3782.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.47%
Asian710.43%
Some Other Race260.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.06%

Atchison County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Atchison County, Kansas Median Age

36.1


Total

35.1


Male

37


Female

Atchison County, Kansas Adults

There are 12,502 adults, (2,728 of whom are seniors) in Atchison County, Kansas.

Atchison County, Kansas Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Atchison County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

8,414

51.42%

Male

7,949

48.58%

Atchison County, Kansas Households and Families

Atchison County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Atchison County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All68.4%31.6%
Male63.3%36.7%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female46.6%53.4%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9802.4968.4
Married3,0303.2781
Non Family2,1511.2656.4
Female4942.7946.6
Male3052.9563.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Atchison County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2122.11%
9th to 12th Grade5495.45%
High School Graduate3,78537.61%
Some College2,47624.60%
Associates Degree8358.30%
Bachelors Degree1,40613.97%
Graduate Degree8027.97%

Atchison County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3328,6912,142
Black259208
Hispanic25319724
Multiple Races22621042
Asian3321
Native American2117
Other Race333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,838$43,034$24,086
Less Than High School$$31,000$
High School Grad$30,778$41,009$21,949
Some College$25,057$35,529$17,542
Bachelors Degree$44,438$64,946$40,085
Graduate Degree$53,786$62,768$42,404

$31,838

Average Earnings

$43,034

Average Male

$24,086

Average Female

Atchison County, Kansas Language

Atchison County, Kansas Language by Age

Atchison County, Kansas Language

98.62% of Atchison County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Atchison County, Kansas Poverty

Atchison County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,3622,02115.12%
Multiple90745750.39%
Hispanic43810423.74%
Black3336619.82%
Other12325.00%

17.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.84%

Male Poverty Rate

20.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atchison County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atchison County, Kansas is Multiple, with 50.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atchison County, Kansas is White, with 15.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.38%
High School14.81%
Some College11.21%
Bachelors or Greater6.33%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed80.84%
Male Unemployed23.84%
Female Employed10.87%
Male Employed8.54%

Atchison County, Kansas Income

Atchison County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,667$63,517
Families$60,650$80,094
Married Families$70,086-
Non Families$22,755$32,361

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Atchison County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Atchison County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans

981

Number of Veterans

940

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam357
Korea204
Second Gulf War142
First Gulf War132
World War II42
Name Veterans % of Total
White9328.08%
Hispanic6018.63%
2 or More366.95%
Black133.86%

$Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Education

10.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atchison County, Kansas Employment Status

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Atchison County, Kansas 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

69.26%

Born in Kansas

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.81% of Atchison County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 69.26% having been born in Kansas. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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