Decatur County, Kansas Population 2021

Decatur County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,761 with a growth rate of -1.18% 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 -6.63% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,761-33-1.18%
20202,794-33-1.17%
20192,827-33-1.15%
20182,860-3-0.10%
20172,863351.24%
20162,828-95-3.25%
20152,923260.90%
20142,897-11-0.38%
20132,908240.83%
20122,884-43-1.47%
20112,927-30-1.01%
20102,957-1,064-26.46%
19904,021-488-10.82%
19804,509-479-9.60%
19704,988-790-13.67%
19605,778-407-6.58%
19506,185-1,249-16.80%
19407,434-1,432-16.15%
19308,8667459.17%
19208,121-855-9.53%
19108,976-258-2.79%
19009,2348209.75%
18908,4144,234101.29%
18804,1800.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.18%
County Website
State
Founded
March 20, 1873
County Seat
2010 Population
2,957
Growth Since 2010
-6.63%
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Decatur County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,79897.83%
Two or More Races150.52%
Black or African American150.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.45%
Asian110.38%
Some Other Race80.28%
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Decatur County, Kansas Population by Race

Decatur County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Decatur County, Kansas Median Age

50.6


Total

49.2


Male

51.9


Female

Decatur County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,317 adults, (785 of whom are seniors) in Decatur County, Kansas.

Decatur County, Kansas Age Dependency

86.7

Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,436

50.21%

Male

1,424

49.79%

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
Married85.4%14.6%
All73.7%26.3%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Female62.9%37.1%
Male44.8%55.2%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decatur County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4421.9473.7
Married6632.6885.4
Non Family6611.1264.8
Female892.3362.9
Male292.3144.8

2.55

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

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Decatur County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade371.72%
9th to 12th Grade924.29%
High School Graduate76035.40%
Some College57926.97%
Associates Degree1959.08%
Bachelors Degree40718.96%
Graduate Degree773.59%
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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
White2,0361,961476
Hispanic76228
Black1515
Native American1313
Other Race888
Asian66
2+ Races11

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Decatur County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,646$42,593$25,556
Less Than 9th Grade$11,852$$
High School Graduate$31,650$46,205$13,500
Some College$31,850$37,667$29,728
Bachelors Degree$43,145$69,375$35,938
Graduate Degree$46,029$41,500$46,618

$33,646

Average Earnings

$42,593

Average Male

$25,556

Average Female

Decatur County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Decatur County, Kansas Language by Age

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Decatur County, Kansas Language

95.55% of Decatur County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.93% of the population.

Decatur County, Kansas Language

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,64735413.37%
Hispanic846172.62%
Native1313100.00%
Asian11545.45%
Multiple14214.29%

15.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.22%

Male Poverty Rate

22.13%

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 White, with 13.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.07%.

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.69%
High School11.96%
Some College10.94%
Bachelors or Greater7.77%

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed76.92%
Female Employed18.06%
Male Employed7.98%
Female Unemployed0.00%

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$48,125$60,107
Families$63,125$76,485
Married Families$70,433-
Non Families$33,323$39,457
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Income by Household Type

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

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 Over 65, 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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232

Number of Veterans

221

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam131
Second Gulf War38
Korea32
World War II4
First Gulf War1

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+110
65 to 7457
55 to 6435
35 to 5416
18 to 3414

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2189.62%
Black1493.33%

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

1.6%

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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56.19%

Born in Decatur County, Kansas

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

2.41%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Decatur County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 56.19% having been born in Kansas. 2.41% 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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