Cowley County, Kansas Population 2020

Cowley County, Kansas's estimated population is 34,942 with a growth rate of -0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cowley County, Kansas is the 13th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202034,942-138-0.39%
201935,080-138-0.39%
201835,218-138-0.39%
201735,356-361-1.01%
201635,717-56-0.16%
201535,773-116-0.32%
201435,889-275-0.76%
201336,164-99-0.27%
201236,263210.06%
201136,242-70-0.19%
201036,312-603-1.63%
199036,915910.25%
198036,8241,8125.18%
197035,012-2,849-7.52%
196037,8619562.59%
195036,905-1,234-3.24%
194038,139-2,764-6.76%
193040,9035,74816.35%
192035,1553,36510.59%
191031,7901,6345.42%
190030,156-4,322-12.54%
189034,47812,94060.08%
188021,53820,3631733.02%
18701,1751,017643.67%
18601580.00%

Cowley County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,22487.73%
Two or More Races1,4774.15%
Black or African American1,1263.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native6391.80%
Asian5701.60%
Some Other Race5131.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.12%

Cowley County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Cowley County, Kansas Median Age

38.8


Total

36.7


Male

41


Female

Cowley County, Kansas Adults

There are 27,088 adults, (6,270 of whom are seniors) in Cowley County, Kansas.

Cowley County, Kansas Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cowley County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

17,676

49.66%

Male

17,915

50.34%

Cowley County, Kansas Households and Families

Cowley County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cowley County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All66.5%33.5%
Male63.8%36.2%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Female42.3%57.7%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5662.4666.5
Married6,866379.3
Non Family4,5451.255.7
Female1,4793.2942.3
Male6763.5863.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cowley County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7573.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,6136.89%
High School Graduate7,20130.74%
Some College6,35827.14%
Associates Degree2,77811.86%
Bachelors Degree3,11213.28%
Graduate Degree1,6066.86%

Cowley County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,88018,2824,307
Hispanic1,7611,224122
Black61444887
Multiple Races47344674
Asian42633489
Native American39835047
Other Race23819634
Islander2121

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 white people with a rate of 21.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,658$41,596$26,014
Less Than High School$24,351$27,356$20,476
High School Grad$28,009$32,564$19,644
Some College$32,403$45,213$22,398
Bachelors Degree$43,516$53,852$36,722
Graduate Degree$55,201$63,220$50,000

$32,658

Average Earnings

$41,596

Average Male

$26,014

Average Female

Cowley County, Kansas Language

Cowley County, Kansas Language by Age

Cowley County, Kansas Language

93.25% of Cowley County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 6.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.08% of the population.

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,0213,71813.76%
Hispanic3,58198427.48%
Multiple1,23024219.67%
Black79411214.11%
Other4675511.78%
Native598538.86%
Asian555366.49%
Islander422150.00%

15.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.45%

Male Poverty Rate

17.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cowley County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cowley County, Kansas is Islander, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cowley County, Kansas is Asian, with 6.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.82%
High School16.77%
Some College11.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.62%
Male Unemployed41.60%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Employed4.95%

Cowley County, Kansas Income

Cowley County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,087$60,785
Families$58,736$72,205
Married Families$70,692-
Non Families$26,308$33,879

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cowley County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Cowley County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans

2,415

Number of Veterans

2,239

Male Veterans

176

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam888
Second Gulf War461
First Gulf War377
Korea149
World War II132
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74630
35 to 54582
75+500
55 to 64473
18 to 34230
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2269.22%
Black819.72%
2 or More536.84%
Hispanic371.64%
Indian306.73%
Asian142.99%
Other113.00%

$Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by Education

8.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cowley County, Kansas Employment Status

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cowley 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

66.55%

Born in Kansas

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

1.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.74% of Cowley County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 66.55% having been born in Kansas. 1.51% 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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