Decatur County, Kansas Population 2022

Decatur County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,728 with a growth rate of -1.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Kansas is the 84th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 2,957 and has seen a growth of -7.74% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18804,1800.00%
18908,4144,234101.29%
19009,2348209.75%
19108,976-258-2.79%
19208,121-855-9.53%
19308,8667459.17%
19407,434-1,432-16.15%
19506,185-1,249-16.80%
19605,778-407-6.58%
19704,988-790-13.67%
19804,509-479-9.60%
19904,021-488-10.82%
20102,957-1,064-26.46%
20112,927-30-1.01%
20122,884-43-1.47%
20132,908240.83%
20142,897-11-0.38%
20152,923260.90%
20162,828-95-3.25%
20172,863351.24%
20182,860-3-0.10%
20192,827-33-1.15%
20202,794-33-1.17%
20212,761-33-1.18%
20222,728-33-1.20%
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Decatur County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,76597.84%
Black or African American100.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.53%
Asian120.42%
Two or More Races240.85%
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Decatur County, Kansas Population by Race

Decatur County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Decatur County, Kansas Median Age

50.6


Total

49.1


Male

52.5


Female

Decatur County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,277 adults, (781 of whom are seniors) in Decatur County, Kansas.

Decatur County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,415

50.07%

Male

1,411

49.93%

Decatur County, Kansas Population by Age

Decatur County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Decatur County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All74.4%25.6%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
Female34.8%65.2%
Male25%75%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decatur County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4141.9674.4
Married6552.7586.6
Male241.7925
Female892.5834.8
Non Family6461.0769.3

2.6

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

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Decatur County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade472.23%
9th to 12th Grade854.04%
High School Graduate79037.53%
Some College57827.46%
Associates Degree1798.50%
Bachelors Degree37317.72%
Graduate Degree532.52%
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Decatur County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Decatur County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races161613
White2,0021,912413
Hispanic712913
Black1010
Native American1515
Asian66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 81.25%.

Decatur County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,172$45,469$24,135
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,303$47,422$16,131
Some College$32,879$36,938$28,393
Bachelors Degree$47,813$71,983$40,046
Graduate Degree$41,875$$45,625

$34,172

Average Earnings

$45,469

Average Male

$24,135

Average Female

Decatur County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Decatur County, Kansas Language by Age

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Decatur County, Kansas Language

96.40% of Decatur County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.59% of the population.

Decatur County, Kansas Language

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1515100.00%
Hispanic915964.84%
Asian12650.00%
White2,59735313.59%
OtherNaN%
Multiple2314.35%

15.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.96%

Male Poverty Rate

22.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Kansas is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Kansas is Multiple, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.43%.

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.38%
High School10.86%
Some College8.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.34%

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.32%
Male Unemployed51.61%
Female Employed21.29%
Female Unemployed65.22%

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Decatur County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,125$55,912
Families$61,058$72,865
Married Families$69,821-
Non Families$25,865$34,082
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Income by Household Type

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Decatur 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 35-44.

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status

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217

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War2
Vietnam131
Korea18
World War II3

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3414
35 to 5416
55 to 6429
65 to 7478
75+80

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2079.32%
Black10100.00%

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Decatur County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Decatur 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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58.92%

Born in Decatur County, Kansas

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Decatur County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 58.92% having been born in Kansas. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Decatur 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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