Ford County, Kansas Population 2020

Ford County, Kansas's estimated population is 34,288 with a growth rate of -0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ford County, Kansas is the 15th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201833,888-400-1.17%
201734,288-306-0.88%
201634,594-99-0.29%
201534,693-265-0.76%
201434,958580.17%
201334,9002210.64%
201234,6792980.87%
201134,3813721.09%
201034,0096,54623.84%
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%

How Many People Live in Ford County, Kansas?

34,288

Ford County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,81589.36%
Some Other Race1,4084.08%
Two or More Races8752.54%
Black or African American6972.02%
Asian5141.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1570.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.05%

Ford County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Ford County, Kansas Median Age

31.9


Total

31.3


Male

32.3


Female

Ford County, Kansas Adults

There are 23,957 adults, (3,614 of whom are seniors) in Ford County, Kansas.

Ford County, Kansas Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ford County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

16,588

48.10%

Male

17,896

51.90%

Ford County, Kansas Households and Families

Ford County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ford County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All62.4%37.6%
Female54.5%45.5%
Non Family41.4%58.6%
Male34.1%65.9%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,274362.4
Married6,1943.577.6
Non Family2,9781.3441.4
Female1,3374.0454.5
Male7653.5634.1

3.46

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ford County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,77318.46%
9th to 12th Grade2,05710.06%
High School Graduate5,08524.88%
Some College3,81918.69%
Associates Degree2,09910.27%
Bachelors Degree2,33711.43%
Graduate Degree1,2686.20%

Ford County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1569,4482,834
Hispanic9,1644,285524
Other Race67630032
Black48737141
Asian433324156
Multiple Races35825735
Native American1038823
Islander18

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,904$36,418$28,584
Less Than High School$29,087$30,986$25,492
High School Grad$30,631$35,424$22,886
Some College$36,549$44,158$29,093
Bachelors Degree$45,063$53,295$38,776
Graduate Degree$55,052$$53,945

$32,904

Average Earnings

$36,418

Average Male

$28,584

Average Female

Ford County, Kansas Language

Ford County, Kansas Language by Age

Ford County, Kansas Language

48.77% of Ford County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 51.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.49% of the population.

Ford County, Kansas Poverty

Ford County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,7013,79620.30%
White13,3871,0507.84%
Other1,40837526.63%
Black587406.81%
Multiple854333.86%

14.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.04%

Male Poverty Rate

15.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ford County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Kansas is Other, with 26.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Kansas is Multiple, with 3.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.64%
Some College9.14%
High School8.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.93%
Female Employed11.35%
Male Unemployed7.13%
Male Employed5.98%

Ford County, Kansas Income

Ford County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,072$69,260
Families$59,127$77,034
Married Families$70,130-
Non Families$34,113$41,979

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ford County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Ford 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 45-54.

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Ford County, Kansas Veterans

1,004

Number of Veterans

977

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam371
Korea122
First Gulf War120
Second Gulf War111
World War II44
Name Veterans % of Total
White9794.55%
Hispanic1981.72%
2 or More132.95%
Black122.12%

$Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Education

5.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ford County, Kansas Employment Status

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ford 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

54.31%

Born in Kansas

73.58%

Native Born

26.42%

Foreign Born

20.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

73.58% of Ford County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 54.31% having been born in Kansas. 20.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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