Geary County, Kansas Population 2022

Geary County, Kansas's estimated population is 28,349 with a growth rate of -3.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Geary County, Kansas is the 20th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 35,243 and has seen a growth of -19.56% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601,1630.00%
18705,5264,363375.15%
18806,9941,46826.57%
189010,4233,42949.03%
190010,7443213.08%
191012,6811,93718.03%
192013,4527716.08%
193014,3669146.79%
194015,2228565.96%
195021,6716,44942.37%
196028,7797,10832.80%
197028,111-668-2.32%
198029,8521,7416.19%
199030,4536012.01%
201035,2434,79015.73%
201135,294510.14%
201237,9032,6097.39%
201336,797-1,106-2.92%
201436,446-351-0.95%
201536,6812350.64%
201635,223-1,458-3.97%
201733,774-1,449-4.11%
201832,777-997-2.95%
201931,670-1,107-3.38%
202030,563-1,107-3.50%
202129,456-1,107-3.62%
202228,349-1,107-3.76%
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Geary County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,61964.90%
Black or African American6,23018.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native2730.82%
Asian9052.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2980.89%
Some Other Race1,0823.25%
Two or More Races2,9028.71%
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Geary County, Kansas Population by Race

Geary County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Geary County, Kansas Median Age

26.6


Total

25.7


Male

27.8


Female

Geary County, Kansas Adults

There are 22,960 adults, (2,817 of whom are seniors) in Geary County, Kansas.

Geary County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Geary County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

15,500

46.53%

Male

17,809

53.47%

Geary County, Kansas Population by Age

Geary County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Geary County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married51.1%48.9%
All41.7%58.3%
Non Family33.5%66.5%
Female27.9%72.1%
Male25.6%74.4%

41.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Geary County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8662.5241.7
Married6,7573.2151.1
Male4342.6425.6
Female1,8442.7127.9
Non Family3,8311.1933.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Geary County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3782.10%
9th to 12th Grade6683.71%
High School Graduate4,15523.10%
Some College5,94833.06%
Associates Degree2,74115.24%
Bachelors Degree2,61914.56%
Graduate Degree1,4808.23%
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Geary County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Geary County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,68310,3272,891
2+ Races1,3031,186286
Asian626508123
Other Race51245396
Hispanic2,4532,238417
Black3,1722,937495
Native American19617430
Islander149144

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.06%.

Geary County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,602$42,160$25,631
Less Than 9th Grade$14,986$30,214$12,456
High School Graduate$30,989$39,297$22,531
Some College$33,092$39,890$23,750
Bachelors Degree$48,018$62,614$39,063
Graduate Degree$60,887$61,368$57,759

$35,602

Average Earnings

$42,160

Average Male

$25,631

Average Female

Geary County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Geary County, Kansas Language by Age

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Geary County, Kansas Language

84.43% of Geary County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 15.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.48% of the population.

Geary County, Kansas Language

Geary County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native27312746.52%
Black5,9651,26221.16%
Multiple2,86760221.00%
Asian90512914.25%
Hispanic5,40273813.66%
White17,7882,21512.45%
Islander29872.35%
Other145NaN%

15.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.83%

Male Poverty Rate

18.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Geary County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Geary County, Kansas is Native, with 46.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Geary County, Kansas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.45%.

Geary County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.91%
High School10.55%
Some College11.72%
Bachelors or Greater6.84%

Geary County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.33%
Male Unemployed45.35%
Female Employed14.03%
Female Unemployed19.11%

Geary County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Geary County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,019$60,587
Families$57,961$66,399
Married Families$70,439-
Non Families$38,685$43,783
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Income by Household Type

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Geary County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Geary 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.

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Geary County, Kansas Marital Status

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4,812

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,055
First Gulf War1,291
Vietnam874
Korea159
World War II

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,949
35 to 541,362
55 to 64637
65 to 74502
75+362

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,97224.08%
Black1,20034.21%
Native American5824.89%
Asian9413.66%
Islander3724.50%
Other Race16937.81%
2+ Races28219.45%
Hispanic72926.73%

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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6.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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73.6%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Geary County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Geary County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Geary 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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33.45%

Born in Geary County, Kansas

92.34%

Native Born

7.66%

Foreign Born

2.76%

Non Citizen

4.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.34% of Geary County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 33.45% having been born in Kansas. 2.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Geary 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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