Bourbon County, Kansas Population 2024

14,807

Bourbon County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 14,807 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bourbon County, Kansas is the 34th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 15,137 and has seen a growth of -2.18% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,5921571.02%
202815,4351571.03%
202715,2781571.04%
202615,1211571.05%
202514,9641571.06%
202414,8071571.07%
202314,6501571.08%
202214,4931571.1%
202114,33630.02%
202014,333-166-1.14%
201914,499-39-0.27%
201814,538-66-0.45%
201714,604-15-0.1%
201614,619-115-0.78%
201514,734-64-0.43%
201414,798-37-0.25%
201314,835-42-0.28%
201214,877-68-0.46%
201114,945-192-1.27%
201015,137
199014,966-1,003-6.28%
198015,9697544.96%
197015,215-875-5.44%
196016,090-3,063-15.99%
195019,153-1,791-8.55%
194020,944-1,442-6.44%
193022,386-812-3.5%
192023,198-809-3.37%
191024,007-705-2.85%
190024,712-3,863-13.52%
189028,5758,98445.86%
188019,5914,51529.95%
187015,0768,975147.11%
18606,101-9,491-60.87%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.07% (157)
County Website
Bourbon County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
15,137
Area
635 mi²
Density
23 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.18% (-330)
Founded
August 25, 1855

Bourbon County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,02490.41%
Two or more races7385.12%
Black or African American4132.87%
Other race1601.11%
Asian630.44%
Native American70.05%
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

Bourbon County, Kansas Population by Race

Bourbon County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Bourbon County, Kansas Median Age

38.1

Total

37.4

Male

38.8

Female

Bourbon County, Kansas Adults

There are 10,679 adults, (2,775 of whom are seniors) in Bourbon County, Kansas.

Bourbon County, Kansas Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bourbon County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female7,39051.3%
Male7,01548.7%

Bourbon County, Kansas Population by Age

Bourbon County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,8752.387129
Married2,951386.313.7
Non Family2,0881.1756.843.2
Female5933.4248.251.8
Male2432.7864.235.8
showing: 5 rows

2.96

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bourbon 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

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

Bourbon 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 other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.27%.

Bourbon County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,855

Average Earnings

$45,044

Average Male

$31,491

Average Female

Bourbon County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bourbon County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bourbon County, Kansas Language

97.29% of Bourbon County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Bourbon County, Kansas Language

Bourbon County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,4871,42711.43%
Multiple70118526.39%
Hispanic4067819.21%
Black3315717.22%
Asian633453.97%
Native7457.14%
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12.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.39%

Male Poverty Rate

14.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bourbon County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bourbon County, Kansas is Native, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bourbon County, Kansas is White, with 11.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.66%.

Bourbon County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.84%
High School12.04%
Some College5.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%
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Bourbon County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.52%
Male Unemployed30.94%
Male Employed7.87%
Female Employed6.12%
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Bourbon County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bourbon County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bourbon County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bourbon County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bourbon 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 45-54.

Bourbon County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bourbon County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

888

Number of Veterans

854

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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Bourbon County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Bourbon County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Bourbon County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Bourbon County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bourbon County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bourbon County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bourbon County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bourbon 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

69.06%

Born in Bourbon County, Kansas

98.9%

Native Born

1.1%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.9% of Bourbon County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 69.06% having been born in Kansas. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bourbon County, Kansas Place of Birth

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