Dickinson County, Kansas Population 2021

Dickinson County, Kansas's estimated population is 18,034 with a growth rate of -1.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickinson County, Kansas is the 31st largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 19,773 and has seen a growth of -8.79% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202118,034-216-1.18%
202018,250-216-1.17%
201918,466-216-1.16%
201818,682-147-0.78%
201718,829-127-0.67%
201618,956-250-1.30%
201519,206-99-0.51%
201419,305-128-0.66%
201319,433-272-1.38%
201219,705200.10%
201119,685-88-0.45%
201019,7738154.30%
199018,958-1,217-6.03%
198020,1751820.91%
197019,993-1,579-7.32%
196021,5723821.80%
195021,190-1,739-7.58%
194022,929-2,941-11.37%
193025,870930.36%
192025,7771,4165.81%
191024,3612,54511.67%
190021,816-457-2.05%
189022,2737,02246.04%
188015,25112,208401.18%
18703,0432,665705.03%
18603780.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.18%
County Website
State
Founded
February 20, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
19,773
Growth Since 2010
-8.79%
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Dickinson County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,85294.82%
Two or More Races3832.03%
Black or African American2591.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native1660.88%
Asian1000.53%
Some Other Race680.36%
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Dickinson County, Kansas Population by Race

Dickinson County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Dickinson County, Kansas Median Age

41.3


Total

39.4


Male

42.5


Female

Dickinson County, Kansas Adults

There are 14,353 adults, (3,663 of whom are seniors) in Dickinson County, Kansas.

Dickinson County, Kansas Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickinson County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

9,340

49.61%

Male

9,488

50.39%

Dickinson County, Kansas Population by Age

Dickinson County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dickinson County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All70.6%29.4%
Female60.7%39.3%
Male59.8%40.2%
Non Family52.7%47.3%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickinson County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9112.3470.6
Married4,1283.185.4
Non Family2,9161.1152.7
Female4912.9860.7
Male3762.5859.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Dickinson County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4613.53%
9th to 12th Grade6545.01%
High School Graduate4,32733.17%
Some College3,44726.43%
Associates Degree1,1708.97%
Bachelors Degree2,17616.68%
Graduate Degree8096.20%
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Dickinson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dickinson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,09911,1082,831
Hispanic46836073
Black17817841
2+ Races14313940
Native American13312825
Asian5346
Other Race48342

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 27.97%.

Dickinson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,041$39,084$23,473
Less Than 9th Grade$26,250$32,011$12,545
High School Graduate$27,576$34,950$20,664
Some College$31,223$39,438$22,572
Bachelors Degree$40,261$52,137$35,668
Graduate Degree$45,893$64,479$41,406

$32,041

Average Earnings

$39,084

Average Male

$23,473

Average Female

Dickinson County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dickinson County, Kansas Language by Age

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Dickinson County, Kansas Language

97.46% of Dickinson County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Dickinson County, Kansas Language

Dickinson County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,7281,79610.74%
Hispanic85625930.26%
Multiple3736417.16%
Asian1004040.00%
Native1552516.13%
Other681826.47%
Black244166.56%

11.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.66%

Male Poverty Rate

13.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickinson County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickinson County, Kansas is Asian, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickinson County, Kansas is Black, with 6.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.66%.

Dickinson County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.42%
High School12.08%
Some College9.92%
Bachelors or Greater6.38%

Dickinson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.23%
Male Unemployed27.49%
Female Employed7.94%
Male Employed6.06%

Dickinson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dickinson County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,991$63,692
Families$63,384$79,337
Married Families$69,167$86,562
Non Families$25,785$35,188
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Income by Household Type

Dickinson County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickinson County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Dickinson 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.

Dickinson County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Dickinson County, Kansas Marital Status

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1,788

Number of Veterans

1,595

Male Veterans

193

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam602
First Gulf War507
Second Gulf War469
Korea125
World War II87

Dickinson County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54464
75+393
65 to 74380
55 to 64356
18 to 34195

Dickinson County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,67412.28%
Black5327.46%
2+ Races4626.74%
Hispanic376.51%
Other Race814.29%
Native American74.35%

Dickinson County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Dickinson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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9.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickinson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dickinson County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Dickinson County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Dickinson 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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65.20%

Born in Dickinson County, Kansas

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Dickinson County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 65.20% having been born in Kansas. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dickinson 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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