Barton County, Kansas Population 2024

24,762

Barton County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 24,762 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Barton County, Kansas is the 24th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 27,675 and has seen a growth of -10.53% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202923,967-159-0.66%
202824,126-159-0.65%
202724,285-159-0.65%
202624,444-159-0.65%
202524,603-159-0.64%
202424,762-159-0.64%
202324,921-159-0.63%
202225,080-159-0.63%
202125,239-180-0.71%
202025,419-519-2%
201925,938-182-0.7%
201826,120-307-1.16%
201726,427-477-1.77%
201626,904-260-0.96%
201527,164-175-0.64%
201427,339-108-0.39%
201327,447-75-0.27%
201227,522-178-0.64%
201127,700250.09%
201027,675
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%
18702-23,965-99.99%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.64% (-159)
County Website
Barton County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
27,675
Area
895 mi²
Density
28 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-10.53% (-2,913)
Founded
February 26, 1867

Barton County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,93186.08%
Two or more races2,4139.47%
Other race5752.26%
Black or African American2771.09%
Native American1890.74%
Asian920.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Barton County, Kansas Population by Race

Barton County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Barton County, Kansas Median Age

39.2

Total

38.9

Male

39.8

Female

Barton County, Kansas Adults

There are 19,374 adults, (5,280 of whom are seniors) in Barton County, Kansas.

Barton County, Kansas Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Barton County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female12,92950.75%
Male12,54849.25%

Barton County, Kansas Population by Age

Barton County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,0552.4867.432.6
Married4,8283.0981.318.7
Non Family3,7261.1857.242.8
Female9764.0539.360.7
Male5253.2662.737.3
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3.1

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Barton 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

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

Barton 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 white people with a rate of 23.93%.

Barton County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,287

Average Earnings

$46,276

Average Male

$32,605

Average Female

Barton County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barton County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Barton County, Kansas Language

91.46% of Barton County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 8.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.17% of the population.

Barton County, Kansas Language

Barton County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,9482,36511.86%
Hispanic3,9061,03626.52%
Multiple2,26068330.22%
Other57520635.83%
Black2665219.55%
Native189126.35%
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14.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.16%

Male Poverty Rate

16.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barton County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barton County, Kansas is Other, with 35.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barton County, Kansas is Native, with 6.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.95%.

Barton County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.44%
High School11.55%
Some College8.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%
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Barton County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.96%
Female Unemployed35.77%
Female Employed9.18%
Male Employed8.44%
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Barton County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barton County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Barton County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Barton County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Barton County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Barton County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,731

Number of Veterans

1,595

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

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Barton County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Barton County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Barton County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Barton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Barton County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Barton County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Barton 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

76.56%

Born in Barton County, Kansas

95.65%

Native Born

4.35%

Foreign Born

2.67%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.65% of Barton County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 76.56% having been born in Kansas. 2.67% 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

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