Gray County, Kansas Population 2021

Gray County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,812 with a growth rate of -1.49% 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 -3.55% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,812-88-1.49%
20205,900-88-1.47%
20195,988-88-1.45%
20186,076580.96%
20176,018-13-0.22%
20166,031-51-0.84%
20156,082200.33%
20146,062821.37%
20135,980170.29%
20125,963-123-2.02%
20116,086601.00%
20106,02663011.68%
19905,3962585.02%
19805,13862213.77%
19704,5161363.11%
19604,380-514-10.50%
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%
18902,4150.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.49%
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State
Founded
March 13, 1881
County Seat
2010 Population
6,026
Growth Since 2010
-3.55%
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Gray County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,84796.82%
Two or More Races971.61%
Black or African American530.88%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.18%
Asian70.12%
Some Other Race20.03%
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Gray County, Kansas Population by Race

Gray County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Gray County, Kansas Median Age

36


Total

35.5


Male

36.2


Female

Gray County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,266 adults, (895 of whom are seniors) in Gray County, Kansas.

Gray County, Kansas Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gray County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

3,008

49.81%

Male

3,031

50.19%

Gray County, Kansas Population by Age

Gray County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gray County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
Male80.4%19.6%
All78.1%21.9%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female59.5%40.5%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gray County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1512.7778.1
Married1,4003.3184.8
Non Family5691.165.7
Female1264.2859.5
Male562.8880.4

3.35

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Gray County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61616.30%
9th to 12th Grade2396.33%
High School Graduate85022.50%
Some College83622.13%
Associates Degree47312.52%
Bachelors Degree55514.69%
Graduate Degree2095.53%
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Gray County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gray County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,2392,596749
Hispanic47025815
2+ Races3939
Black2929
Islander2222
Native American1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.12%.

Gray County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,914$50,118$28,866
Less Than 9th Grade$31,610$41,507$11,296
High School Graduate$36,181$43,750$23,542
Some College$41,250$51,792$28,561
Bachelors Degree$48,793$65,119$40,000
Graduate Degree$56,731$71,250$55,192

$39,914

Average Earnings

$50,118

Average Male

$28,866

Average Female

Gray County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gray County, Kansas Language by Age

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Gray County, Kansas Language

79.70% of Gray County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 20.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.80% of the population.

Gray County, Kansas Language

Gray County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,8622364.85%
Hispanic96010210.63%

5.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.36%

Male Poverty Rate

7.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gray County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gray County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 10.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gray County, Kansas is White, with 4.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.77%.

Gray County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.05%
High School5.28%
Some College3.54%
Bachelors or Greater0.27%

Gray County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed89.47%
Male Unemployed47.69%
Female Employed3.39%
Male Employed1.58%

Gray County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gray County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,930$80,186
Families$72,721$92,492
Married Families$77,500-
Non Families$43,633$45,048
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Income by Household Type

Gray County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

63.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gray County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Gray County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gray County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Gray County, Kansas Marital Status

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263

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam97
Korea43
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War14
World War II

Gray County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7495
75+90
35 to 5443
55 to 6428
18 to 347

Gray County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2596.22%
Hispanic122.07%
2+ Races25.13%
Other Race2100.00%

Gray County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Gray County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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3.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gray County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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72.6%

Labor Force Participation

70.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gray County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Gray County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Gray 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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70.03%

Born in Gray County, Kansas

88.49%

Native Born

11.51%

Foreign Born

8.63%

Non Citizen

2.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.49% of Gray County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 70.03% having been born in Kansas. 8.63% 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

  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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