Barton County, Kansas Population 2021

Barton County, Kansas's estimated population is 25,223 with a growth rate of -1.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Barton County, Kansas is the 23rd largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 27,675 and has seen a growth of -8.86% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202125,223-278-1.09%
202025,501-278-1.08%
201925,779-278-1.07%
201826,057-337-1.28%
201726,394-484-1.80%
201626,878-281-1.03%
201527,159-175-0.64%
201427,334-109-0.40%
201327,443-77-0.28%
201227,520-177-0.64%
201127,697220.08%
201027,675-1,707-5.81%
199029,382-1,961-6.26%
198031,3436802.22%
197030,663-1,705-5.27%
196032,3682,4598.22%
195029,9094,89919.59%
194025,0105,23426.47%
193019,7761,3547.35%
192018,4225463.05%
191017,8764,09229.69%
190013,7846124.65%
189013,1722,85427.66%
188010,31810,316515800.00%
187020.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.09%
County Website
State
Founded
February 26, 1867
County Seat
2010 Population
27,675
Growth Since 2010
-8.86%
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Barton County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,84793.93%
Two or More Races4931.86%
Some Other Race3281.24%
Black or African American3251.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native2821.07%
Asian960.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander820.31%
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Barton County, Kansas Population by Race

Barton County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Barton County, Kansas Median Age

39.9


Total

38.8


Male

40.6


Female

Barton County, Kansas Adults

There are 20,172 adults, (4,986 of whom are seniors) in Barton County, Kansas.

Barton County, Kansas Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Barton County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

13,413

50.71%

Male

13,040

49.29%

Barton County, Kansas Population by Age

Barton County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Barton County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All70.3%29.7%
Male61.4%38.6%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Female39.4%60.6%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barton County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6242.4570.3
Married5,3202.9986.6
Non Family3,8681.2456.3
Female9283.7539.4
Male5083.4861.4

3.03

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Barton County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7874.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,0926.11%
High School Graduate5,71432.00%
Some College4,14323.20%
Associates Degree2,38713.37%
Bachelors Degree2,61114.62%
Graduate Degree1,1256.30%
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Barton County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barton County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,56614,4173,433
Hispanic1,8141,185217
Black19416737
Other Race19243
Native American17112547
2+ Races14111950
Asian676139
Islander6161

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.21%.

Barton County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,766$44,079$27,242
Less Than 9th Grade$30,769$34,732$20,586
High School Graduate$27,450$36,719$22,500
Some College$33,071$47,906$24,404
Bachelors Degree$43,879$52,165$40,343
Graduate Degree$56,971$53,647$60,962

$35,766

Average Earnings

$44,079

Average Male

$27,242

Average Female

Barton County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barton County, Kansas Language by Age

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Barton County, Kansas Language

89.44% of Barton County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 10.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.67% of the population.

Barton County, Kansas Language

Barton County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,1132,99314.18%
Hispanic3,83580821.07%
Multiple4546113.44%
Islander826174.39%
Black3015819.27%
Native2784215.11%
Asian882932.95%
Other303247.92%

15.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.98%

Male Poverty Rate

17.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barton County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barton County, Kansas is Islander, with 74.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barton County, Kansas is Other, with 7.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.68%.

Barton County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.37%
High School15.03%
Some College9.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.80%

Barton County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.60%
Male Unemployed32.58%
Female Employed9.53%
Male Employed7.81%

Barton County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barton County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,723$65,225
Families$67,595$80,952
Married Families$77,293-
Non Families$27,224$35,187
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Income by Household Type

Barton County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Barton County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Barton 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 45-54.

Barton County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Barton County, Kansas Marital Status

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1,546

Number of Veterans

1,442

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam579
First Gulf War245
Korea231
Second Gulf War217
World War II49

Barton County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+557
65 to 74474
35 to 54221
55 to 64176
18 to 34118

Barton County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5027.90%
Hispanic532.31%
Black217.24%
Native American125.04%
2+ Races73.27%
Other Race41.65%

Barton County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Barton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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10.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Barton County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Barton County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Barton 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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75.36%

Born in Barton County, Kansas

94.50%

Native Born

5.50%

Foreign Born

4.08%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.50% of Barton County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 75.36% having been born in Kansas. 4.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Barton 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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