Ford County, Kansas Population 2024

33,302

Ford County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 33,302 with a growth rate of -0.81% 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 34,006 and has seen a growth of -2.07% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202931,937-273-0.85%
202832,210-273-0.84%
202732,483-273-0.83%
202632,756-273-0.83%
202533,029-273-0.82%
202433,302-273-0.81%
202333,575-273-0.81%
202233,848-273-0.8%
202134,121-87-0.25%
202034,2088622.59%
201933,346-277-0.82%
201833,623-459-1.35%
201734,082-364-1.06%
201634,446-171-0.49%
201534,617-306-0.88%
201434,923510.15%
201334,8722110.61%
201234,6612900.84%
201134,3713651.07%
201034,006
199027,4633,14812.95%
198024,3151,7287.65%
197022,5871,6497.88%
196020,9381,2686.45%
195019,6702,41614%
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%
1870427-31,510-98.66%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.81% (-273)
County Website
Ford County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
34,006
Area
1098 mi²
Density
30 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.07% (-704)
Founded
February 26, 1867

Ford County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,80266.65%
Two or more races5,18015.14%
Other race4,58013.39%
Black or African American8492.48%
Asian4681.37%
Native American2590.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander740.22%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ford County, Kansas Population by Race

Ford County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Ford County, Kansas Median Age

32.6

Total

31.6

Male

33.6

Female

Ford County, Kansas Adults

There are 24,059 adults, (3,890 of whom are seniors) in Ford County, Kansas.

Ford County, Kansas Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ford County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female16,50348.24%
Male17,70951.76%

Ford County, Kansas Population by Age

Ford County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,6762.8764.335.7
Married5,8283.574.825.2
Non Family3,5431.2753.546.5
Female1,8013.8650.549.5
Male5043.3468.731.3
showing: 5 rows

3.41

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ford County, Kansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ford County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ford County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 99.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.65%.

Ford County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,083

Average Earnings

$49,075

Average Male

$37,583

Average Female

Ford County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ford County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ford County, Kansas Language

52.15% of Ford County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 47.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 45.01% of the population.

Ford County, Kansas Language

Ford County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic19,0073,14416.54%
Multiple5,1021,04520.48%
Other4,55775916.66%
White12,5737175.7%
Black76110113.27%
Native2597930.5%
Asian376112.93%
showing: 7 rows

11.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.86%

Male Poverty Rate

13.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ford County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Kansas is Native, with 30.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Kansas is Asian, with 2.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.6%.

Ford County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.95%
High School11.14%
Bachelors or Greater6.59%
Some College5.62%
showing: 4 rows

Ford County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.48%
Female Unemployed21.63%
Female Employed7.47%
Male Employed5.23%
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Ford County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ford County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ford County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ford 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 45-54.

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

860

Number of Veterans

788

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

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Ford County, Kansas Veterans by War

count

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Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ford County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ford County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ford County, Kansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.01%

Born in Ford County, Kansas

77.24%

Native Born

22.76%

Foreign Born

15.53%

Non Citizen

7.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.24% of Ford County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 57.01% having been born in Kansas. 15.53% 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

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