Ford County, Kansas Population 2021

Ford County, Kansas's estimated population is 33,103 with a growth rate of -0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ford County, Kansas is the 17th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 34,008 and has seen a growth of -2.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202133,103-258-0.77%
202033,361-258-0.77%
201933,619-258-0.76%
201833,877-341-1.00%
201734,218-334-0.97%
201634,552-77-0.22%
201534,629-301-0.86%
201434,930510.15%
201334,8792140.62%
201234,6652930.85%
201134,3723641.07%
201034,0086,54523.83%
199027,4633,14812.95%
198024,3151,7287.65%
197022,5871,6497.88%
196020,9381,2686.45%
195019,6702,41614.00%
194017,254-3,393-16.43%
193020,6476,37444.66%
192014,2732,88025.28%
191011,3935,896107.26%
19005,4971893.56%
18905,3082,18670.02%
18803,1222,695631.15%
18704270.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.77%
County Website
State
Founded
February 26, 1867
County Seat
2010 Population
34,008
Growth Since 2010
-2.66%
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Ford County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,52889.32%
Some Other Race1,4234.16%
Two or More Races7362.15%
Black or African American6852.00%
Asian4691.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native3240.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.04%
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Ford County, Kansas Population by Race

Ford County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Ford County, Kansas Median Age

32.2


Total

31.5


Male

32.7


Female

Ford County, Kansas Adults

There are 23,834 adults, (3,618 of whom are seniors) in Ford County, Kansas.

Ford County, Kansas Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ford County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

16,423

48.05%

Male

17,756

51.95%

Ford County, Kansas Population by Age

Ford County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ford County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All61.5%38.5%
Female46.8%53.2%
Non Family41.4%58.6%
Male41.3%58.7%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ford County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3442.9561.5
Married6,2583.6176.8
Non Family3,1611.2741.4
Female1,2443.5746.8
Male6813.5741.3

3.48

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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Ford County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,63717.88%
9th to 12th Grade1,7418.56%
High School Graduate5,14225.28%
Some College4,10120.16%
Associates Degree2,11310.39%
Bachelors Degree2,29311.27%
Graduate Degree1,3116.45%
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Ford County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ford County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,9489,3082,899
Hispanic9,2264,739498
Other Race73437439
Black50238327
Asian403290149
2+ Races27721935
Native American1511323
Islander14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.97%.

Ford County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,298$38,214$29,044
Less Than 9th Grade$30,125$31,596$25,423
High School Graduate$30,822$34,560$22,380
Some College$36,291$46,528$30,179
Bachelors Degree$45,025$53,333$38,482
Graduate Degree$56,250$95,266$54,208

$33,298

Average Earnings

$38,214

Average Male

$29,044

Average Female

Ford County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ford County, Kansas Language by Age

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Ford County, Kansas Language

47.58% of Ford County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 52.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.40% of the population.

Ford County, Kansas Language

Ford County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,6983,67219.64%
White13,1441,0708.14%
Other1,41951035.94%
Native32416149.69%
Multiple703649.10%
Black585437.35%

14.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.37%

Male Poverty Rate

16.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ford County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Kansas is Native, with 49.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Kansas is Black, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.31%.

Ford County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.34%
Some College11.15%
High School8.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%

Ford County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.05%
Male Unemployed20.55%
Female Employed11.04%
Male Employed6.81%

Ford County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ford County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,711$66,956
Families$58,821$75,319
Married Families$66,983-
Non Families$32,285$40,402
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Income by Household Type

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ford County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Ford 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.

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Ford County, Kansas Marital Status

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927

Number of Veterans

885

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam367
Second Gulf War139
Korea103
First Gulf War82
World War II23

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74282
75+226
35 to 54176
55 to 64168
18 to 3475

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9034.22%
Hispanic1711.47%
2+ Races123.53%
Black122.11%

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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6.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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70.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ford County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Ford County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Ford 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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54.61%

Born in Ford County, Kansas

74.18%

Native Born

25.82%

Foreign Born

19.15%

Non Citizen

6.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.18% of Ford County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 54.61% having been born in Kansas. 19.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ford 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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