Decatur County, Kansas Population 2020

Decatur County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,878 with a growth rate of 1.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Kansas is the 82nd largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20182,871-7-0.24%
20172,878461.62%
20162,832-94-3.21%
20152,926291.00%
20142,897-11-0.38%
20132,908250.87%
20122,883-43-1.47%
20112,926-31-1.05%
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%

How Many People Live in Decatur County, Kansas?

2,878

Decatur County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,81797.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.90%
Two or More Races230.80%
Some Other Race70.24%
Asian40.14%
Black or African American40.14%

Decatur County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Decatur County, Kansas Median Age

49.5


Total

50.2


Male

48.8


Female

Decatur County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,326 adults, (797 of whom are seniors) in Decatur County, Kansas.

Decatur County, Kansas Age Dependency

88.4

Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,462

50.75%

Male

1,419

49.25%

Decatur County, Kansas Households and Families

Decatur County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Decatur County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
Female74.1%25.9%
All72%28%
Non Family60%40%
Male57.6%42.4%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4861.8972
Non Family7021.160
Married6352.6785.7
Female1162.2274.1
Male332.3357.6

2.55

Average Family Size

1.89

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Decatur County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade502.31%
9th to 12th Grade1386.39%
High School Graduate70232.50%
Some College59727.64%
Associates Degree1667.69%
Bachelors Degree39218.15%
Graduate Degree1155.32%

Decatur County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0511,904498
Hispanic70297
Native American26262
Multiple Races99
Other Race777
Black44

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,636$40,241$26,830
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,929$43,250$15,568
Some College$31,117$35,625$28,565
Bachelors Degree$41,085$54,167$36,944
Graduate Degree$42,009$41,250$43,333

$32,636

Average Earnings

$40,241

Average Male

$26,830

Average Female

Decatur County, Kansas Language

Decatur County, Kansas Language by Age

Decatur County, Kansas Language

95.91% of Decatur County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,67145417.00%
Hispanic805163.75%
Native261350.00%
Asian44100.00%

18.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.49%

Male Poverty Rate

25.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Kansas

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Kansas is White, with 17.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.63%
Some College12.99%
High School11.45%
Bachelors or Greater8.42%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.64%
Female Unemployed52.38%
Female Employed19.21%
Male Employed7.67%

Decatur County, Kansas Income

Decatur County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,104$57,986
Families$62,600$71,006
Married Families$67,917-
Non Families$32,949$41,970

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Decatur 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 35-44.

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans

237

Number of Veterans

219

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam122
Korea40
World War II14
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War4

$Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Kansas Employment Status

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur 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

59.49%

Born in Kansas

97.29%

Native Born

2.71%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.29% of Decatur County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 59.49% having been born in Kansas. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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