Geary County, Kansas Population 2024

34,849

Geary County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 34,849 with a growth rate of -1.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Geary County, Kansas is the 14th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 35,241 and has seen a growth of -1.11% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202932,744-421-1.27%
202833,165-421-1.25%
202733,586-421-1.24%
202634,007-421-1.22%
202534,428-421-1.21%
202434,849-421-1.19%
202335,270-421-1.18%
202235,691-421-1.17%
202136,112-639-1.74%
202036,7514,75914.88%
201931,992-1,006-3.05%
201832,998-937-2.76%
201733,935-1,466-4.14%
201635,401-1,382-3.76%
201536,7832530.69%
201436,530-327-0.89%
201336,857-1,089-2.87%
201237,9462,6377.47%
201135,309680.19%
201035,241
199030,4536012.01%
198029,8521,7416.19%
197028,111-668-2.32%
196028,7797,10832.8%
195021,6716,44942.37%
194015,2228565.96%
193014,3669146.79%
192013,4527716.08%
191012,6811,93718.03%
190010,7443213.08%
189010,4233,42949.03%
18806,9941,46826.57%
18705,5264,363375.15%
18601,163-31,581-96.45%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.19% (-421)
County Website
Geary County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
35,241
Area
385 mi²
Density
91 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.11% (-392)
Founded
1855

Geary County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,40061.8%
Black or African American6,19217.08%
Two or more races4,42212.2%
Other race1,5084.16%
Asian1,1433.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3580.99%
Native American2240.62%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Geary County, Kansas Population by Race

Geary County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Geary County, Kansas Median Age

26.6

Total

25.9

Male

27.3

Female

Geary County, Kansas Adults

There are 24,973 adults, (3,076 of whom are seniors) in Geary County, Kansas.

Geary County, Kansas Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Geary County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female16,97046.82%
Male19,27753.18%

Geary County, Kansas Population by Age

Geary County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,5122.614357
Married6,8553.2450.349.7
Non Family4,0301.243862
Female2,0193.233.166.9
Male6082.622773
showing: 5 rows

3.11

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

43.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Geary 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

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

Geary 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 29.7%.

Geary County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,191

Average Earnings

$45,718

Average Male

$30,425

Average Female

Geary County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Geary County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Geary County, Kansas Language

83.79% of Geary County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 16.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.82% of the population.

Geary County, Kansas Language

Geary County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,3272,81014.54%
Black5,9471,51325.44%
Hispanic5,9481,32522.28%
Multiple4,3841,09725.02%
Other1,50839225.99%
Asian1,10814413%
Islander35813236.87%
Native2098842.11%
showing: 8 rows

18.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.47%

Male Poverty Rate

22.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Geary County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Geary County, Kansas is Native, with 42.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Geary County, Kansas is Asian, with 13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.61%.

Geary County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.64%
Some College13.52%
High School12.35%
Bachelors or Greater9.68%
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Geary County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.66%
Female Unemployed14.61%
Female Employed14.48%
Male Employed5.47%
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Geary County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Geary County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Geary County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,551

Number of Veterans

3,624

Male Veterans

927

Female Veterans

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Geary County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Geary County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Geary County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Geary 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

32.91%

Born in Geary County, Kansas

92.63%

Native Born

7.37%

Foreign Born

3.03%

Non Citizen

4.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.63% of Geary County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 32.91% having been born in Kansas. 3.03% 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

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