Gray County, Kansas Population 2024

5,843

Gray County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 5,843 with a growth rate of 0.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gray County, Kansas is the 58th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 6,026 and has seen a growth of -3.04% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,128570.94%
20286,071570.95%
20276,014570.96%
20265,957570.97%
20255,900570.98%
20245,843570.99%
20235,786570.99%
20225,729571%
20215,672260.46%
20205,646-350-5.84%
20195,996-89-1.46%
20186,085651.08%
20176,020-23-0.38%
20166,043-40-0.66%
20156,083230.38%
20146,060811.35%
20135,979160.27%
20125,963-123-2.02%
20116,086601%
20106,026
19905,3962585.02%
19805,13862213.77%
19704,5161363.11%
19604,380-514-10.5%
19504,8941212.54%
19404,773-1,438-23.15%
19306,2111,50031.84%
19204,7111,59050.95%
19103,1211,857146.91%
19001,264-1,151-47.66%
18902,415-3,713-60.59%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.99% (57)
County Website
Gray County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
6,026
Area
869 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.04% (-183)
Founded
March 13, 1881

Gray County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,28992.48%
Two or more races3596.28%
Other race560.98%
Asian120.21%
Native American30.05%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gray County, Kansas Population by Race

Gray County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Gray County, Kansas Median Age

36.1

Total

33.7

Male

38.1

Female

Gray County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,053 adults, (865 of whom are seniors) in Gray County, Kansas.

Gray County, Kansas Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gray County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female2,78648.71%
Male2,93351.29%

Gray County, Kansas Population by Age

Gray County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0542.7480.419.6
Married1,3593.2384.615.4
Non Family4981.1269.530.5
Female1333.8768.431.6
Male642.671000
showing: 5 rows

3.2

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gray 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

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

Gray 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 white people with a rate of 25.03%.

Gray County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,905

Average Earnings

$61,233

Average Male

$31,207

Average Female

Gray County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gray County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gray County, Kansas Language

77.12% of Gray County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 22.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.39% of the population.

Gray County, Kansas Language

Gray County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,4281252.82%
Hispanic98010310.51%
Multiple314237.32%
Other561323.21%
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4.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.43%

Male Poverty Rate

4.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gray County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gray County, Kansas is Other, with 23.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gray County, Kansas is White, with 2.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.06%.

Gray County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade5.96%
High School3.86%
Some College2.63%
Bachelors or Greater1.19%
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Gray County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed22.5%
Male Employed2.39%
Female Employed2.23%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Gray County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gray County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gray County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

64.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gray County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gray 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 35-44.

Gray County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gray County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

193

Number of Veterans

191

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Gray County, Kansas Veterans by War

count

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Gray County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Gray County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Gray County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gray County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gray County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gray County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gray 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

68.14%

Born in Gray County, Kansas

87.18%

Native Born

12.82%

Foreign Born

9.25%

Non Citizen

3.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.18% of Gray County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.14% having been born in Kansas. 9.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gray County, Kansas Place of Birth

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