Geary County, Kansas Population 2020

Geary County, Kansas's estimated population is 33,633 with a growth rate of -4.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Geary County, Kansas is the 18th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201832,594-1,039-3.09%
201733,633-1,503-4.28%
201635,136-1,524-4.16%
201536,6602090.57%
201436,451-351-0.95%
201336,802-1,100-2.90%
201237,9022,6127.40%
201135,290500.14%
201035,2404,78715.72%
199030,4536012.01%
198029,8521,7416.19%
197028,111-668-2.32%
196028,7797,10832.80%
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%
18601,1630.00%

How Many People Live in Geary County, Kansas?

33,633

Geary County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,88168.44%
Black or African American6,33418.15%
Two or More Races2,1646.20%
Asian1,0853.11%
Some Other Race6811.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native4321.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3180.91%

Geary County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Geary County, Kansas Median Age

26.1


Total

25.6


Male

26.8


Female

Geary County, Kansas Adults

There are 24,106 adults, (2,769 of whom are seniors) in Geary County, Kansas.

Geary County, Kansas Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Geary County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

16,355

46.87%

Male

18,540

53.13%

Geary County, Kansas Households and Families

Geary County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Geary County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male56.9%43.1%
Married42.7%57.3%
All37.3%62.7%
Non Family30.3%69.7%
Female25.5%74.5%

37.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7542.6637.3
Married7,1563.3142.7
Non Family3,8321.1630.3
Female1,4853.3825.5
Male2812.7856.9

3.26

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Geary County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3421.84%
9th to 12th Grade7674.12%
High School Graduate4,85326.06%
Some College5,99032.16%
Associates Degree2,60013.96%
Bachelors Degree2,86515.38%
Graduate Degree1,2076.48%

Geary County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,30910,8712,960
Black3,3453,134440
Hispanic2,4412,118374
Asian817714154
Multiple Races540521135
Other Race40833951
Native American22820965
Islander167159

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 28.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,250$40,921$26,756
Less Than High School$17,215$31,313$14,479
High School Grad$30,455$35,655$24,255
Some College$34,619$40,501$23,947
Bachelors Degree$42,255$54,063$37,660
Graduate Degree$51,780$81,641$48,504

$35,250

Average Earnings

$40,921

Average Male

$26,756

Average Female

Geary County, Kansas Language

Geary County, Kansas Language by Age

Geary County, Kansas Language

84.26% of Geary County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 15.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.43% of the population.

Geary County, Kansas Poverty

Geary County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,1801,7339.04%
Black6,08593115.30%
Hispanic5,46576313.96%
Multiple2,15741419.19%
Native43223153.47%
Asian1,07618116.82%
Other67010816.12%
Islander3186520.44%

12.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.59%

Male Poverty Rate

13.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Geary County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Geary County, Kansas is Native, with 53.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Geary County, Kansas is White, with 9.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.28%
High School11.18%
Some College7.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.56%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.60%
Female Unemployed21.92%
Female Employed9.07%
Male Employed5.84%

Geary County, Kansas Income

Geary County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,185$58,682
Families$54,286$64,341
Married Families$62,611-
Non Families$35,938$42,806

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Geary County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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

Geary County, Kansas Veterans

4,672

Number of Veterans

3,604

Male Veterans

1,068

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,843
First Gulf War1,419
Vietnam865
Korea115
World War II30
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,14324.67%
Black1,13532.04%
Hispanic56322.86%
Asian11715.70%
2 or More10112.48%
Other9125.93%
Indian4816.49%
Hawaiian3721.02%

$Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Education

5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Geary County, Kansas Employment Status

72.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Geary 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

30.76%

Born in Kansas

92.75%

Native Born

7.25%

Foreign Born

2.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.75% of Geary County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 30.76% having been born in Kansas. 2.70% 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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