Barton County, Kansas Population 2020

Barton County, Kansas's estimated population is 26,432 with a growth rate of -1.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Barton County, Kansas is the 22nd largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201826,111-321-1.21%
201726,432-464-1.73%
201626,896-277-1.02%
201527,173-172-0.63%
201427,345-108-0.39%
201327,453-73-0.27%
201227,526-168-0.61%
201127,694200.07%
201027,674-1,708-5.81%
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%

How Many People Live in Barton County, Kansas?

26,432

Barton County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,10493.70%
Two or More Races5642.11%
Black or African American4531.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native2931.09%
Some Other Race2520.94%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander700.26%
Asian550.21%

Barton County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Barton County, Kansas Median Age

40


Total

38.5


Male

41.9


Female

Barton County, Kansas Adults

There are 20,357 adults, (4,873 of whom are seniors) in Barton County, Kansas.

Barton County, Kansas Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Barton County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

13,429

50.13%

Male

13,362

49.87%

Barton County, Kansas Households and Families

Barton County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Barton County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All69.8%30.2%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Male56.9%43.1%
Female37.8%62.2%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8922.4269.8
Married5,5342.9185.9
Non Family3,6621.2257.4
Female1,1483.4537.8
Male5483.2956.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Barton County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7213.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,3317.37%
High School Graduate5,85632.45%
Some College4,38924.32%
Associates Degree2,43313.48%
Bachelors Degree2,25412.49%
Graduate Degree1,0655.90%

Barton County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,72914,5283,037
Hispanic1,8201,074217
Black26219426
Native American18214163
Multiple Races15814335
Other Race1465614
Islander5454
Asian473939

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 82.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,937$41,913$26,927
Less Than High School$23,516$31,659$15,000
High School Grad$27,245$35,634$20,976
Some College$34,943$46,513$27,140
Bachelors Degree$41,645$51,005$34,432
Graduate Degree$55,179$54,048$57,684

$34,937

Average Earnings

$41,913

Average Male

$26,927

Average Female

Barton County, Kansas Language

Barton County, Kansas Language by Age

Barton County, Kansas Language

88.74% of Barton County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 11.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.36% of the population.

Barton County, Kansas Poverty

Barton County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,4682,96213.80%
Hispanic3,8821,27232.77%
Multiple54415829.04%
Black42612328.87%
Islander705477.14%
Native2905318.28%
Asian472859.57%
Other225208.89%

16.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.92%

Male Poverty Rate

18.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barton County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barton County, Kansas is Islander, with 77.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barton County, Kansas is Other, with 8.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.84%
High School17.02%
Some College9.27%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed54.10%
Female Unemployed45.70%
Female Employed8.71%
Male Employed7.30%

Barton County, Kansas Income

Barton County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,198$65,461
Families$64,780$79,507
Married Families$75,902$91,349
Non Families$26,809$33,968

Barton County, Kansas Marital Status

Barton County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Barton County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Barton County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Barton County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Barton County, Kansas Veterans

1,667

Number of Veterans

1,585

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam625
First Gulf War282
Korea260
Second Gulf War199
World War II79
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6288.48%
Hispanic642.81%
Black236.34%
2 or More125.45%
Other42.13%

$Barton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

12.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barton County, Kansas Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Barton 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

73.00%

Born in Kansas

94.01%

Native Born

5.99%

Foreign Born

4.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.01% of Barton County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 73.00% having been born in Kansas. 4.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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