Cowley County, Kansas Population 2022

Cowley County, Kansas's estimated population is 34,185 with a growth rate of -0.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cowley County, Kansas is the 14th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 36,312 and has seen a growth of -5.86% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601580.00%
18701,1751,017643.67%
188021,53820,3631733.02%
189034,47812,94060.08%
190030,156-4,322-12.54%
191031,7901,6345.42%
192035,1553,36510.59%
193040,9035,74816.35%
194038,139-2,764-6.76%
195036,905-1,234-3.24%
196037,8619562.59%
197035,012-2,849-7.52%
198036,8241,8125.18%
199036,915910.25%
201036,312-603-1.63%
201136,249-63-0.17%
201236,267180.05%
201336,170-97-0.27%
201435,896-274-0.76%
201535,752-144-0.40%
201635,650-102-0.29%
201735,297-353-0.99%
201835,149-148-0.42%
201934,908-241-0.69%
202034,667-241-0.69%
202134,426-241-0.70%
202234,185-241-0.70%
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Cowley County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,36686.54%
Black or African American9862.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native5511.57%
Asian6511.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.13%
Some Other Race4321.23%
Two or More Races2,0605.87%
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Cowley County, Kansas Population by Race

Cowley County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Cowley County, Kansas Median Age

38.7


Total

37.3


Male

40.8


Female

Cowley County, Kansas Adults

There are 26,798 adults, (6,406 of whom are seniors) in Cowley County, Kansas.

Cowley County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cowley County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

17,484

49.83%

Male

17,606

50.17%

Cowley County, Kansas Population by Age

Cowley County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cowley County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All68.4%31.6%
Male66.4%33.6%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Female49.4%50.6%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cowley County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,8002.3968.4
Married6,5362.9983.6
Male5843.5966.4
Female1,5373.4249.4
Non Family5,1431.1854.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Cowley County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6652.87%
9th to 12th Grade1,3725.93%
High School Graduate6,83129.50%
Some College6,15426.58%
Associates Degree2,86712.38%
Bachelors Degree3,24914.03%
Graduate Degree2,0158.70%
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Cowley County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cowley County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,59418,2624,854
Black50539694
Asian43637577
Other Race20511333
2+ Races738606115
Native American42738152
Hispanic1,8291,300136
Islander1919

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 24.77%.

Cowley County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,877$41,880$30,695
Less Than 9th Grade$27,173$27,083$27,240
High School Graduate$30,630$33,364$25,376
Some College$33,765$48,225$25,754
Bachelors Degree$45,325$53,125$42,065
Graduate Degree$53,882$64,201$50,462

$35,877

Average Earnings

$41,880

Average Male

$30,695

Average Female

Cowley County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cowley County, Kansas Language by Age

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Cowley County, Kansas Language

94.57% of Cowley County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 5.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.92% of the population.

Cowley County, Kansas Language

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander442556.82%
Black77124631.91%
Hispanic3,70478521.19%
Multiple1,83333018.00%
White26,2033,20712.24%
Asian643487.47%
Native527336.26%
Other95NaN%

13.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.11%

Male Poverty Rate

16.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cowley County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cowley County, Kansas is Islander, with 56.82% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.95%.

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.49%
High School12.94%
Some College11.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.28%
Male Unemployed33.93%
Female Employed6.74%
Female Unemployed45.43%

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cowley County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,786$65,630
Families$60,888$74,438
Married Families$74,153-
Non Families$29,041$45,733
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Income by Household Type

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cowley County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Cowley 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 35-44.

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status

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2,268

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War449
First Gulf War485
Vietnam870
Korea191
World War II100

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34185
35 to 54594
55 to 64345
65 to 74629
75+515

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0438.68%
Black566.94%
Native American306.65%
Asian214.24%
Other Race164.82%
2+ Races1028.99%
Hispanic371.59%

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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6.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cowley County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Cowley County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Cowley 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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68.09%

Born in Cowley County, Kansas

96.54%

Native Born

3.46%

Foreign Born

1.52%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.54% of Cowley County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.09% having been born in Kansas. 1.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cowley 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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