Harper County, Kansas Population 2022

Harper County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,220 with a growth rate of -1.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harper County, Kansas is the 65th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 6,008 and has seen a growth of -13.12% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18804,1330.00%
189013,2669,133220.98%
190010,310-2,956-22.28%
191014,7484,43843.05%
192013,656-1,092-7.40%
193012,823-833-6.10%
194012,068-755-5.89%
195010,263-1,805-14.96%
19609,541-722-7.03%
19707,871-1,670-17.50%
19807,778-93-1.18%
19907,124-654-8.41%
20106,008-1,116-15.67%
20115,937-71-1.18%
20125,862-75-1.26%
20135,842-20-0.34%
20145,829-13-0.22%
20155,781-48-0.82%
20165,667-114-1.97%
20175,580-87-1.54%
20185,508-72-1.29%
20195,436-72-1.31%
20205,364-72-1.32%
20215,292-72-1.34%
20225,220-72-1.36%
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Harper County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,19694.37%
Black or African American100.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native831.51%
Asian250.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.31%
Some Other Race701.27%
Two or More Races1051.91%
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Harper County, Kansas Population by Race

Harper County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Harper County, Kansas Median Age

42.5


Total

38.8


Male

46.7


Female

Harper County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,137 adults, (1,243 of whom are seniors) in Harper County, Kansas.

Harper County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Harper County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,731

49.60%

Male

2,775

50.40%

Harper County, Kansas Population by Age

Harper County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harper County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Male54.8%45.2%
Female42.2%57.8%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harper County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3672.2671.5
Married1,1242.9485.7
Male1882.7254.8
Female1803.1742.2
Non Family8751.0962.9

2.84

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Harper County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1052.76%
9th to 12th Grade2506.58%
High School Graduate1,49639.35%
Some College1,07928.38%
Associates Degree2496.55%
Bachelors Degree3719.76%
Graduate Degree2526.63%
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Harper County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harper County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4983,246617
Hispanic172706
Asian2525
Islander1717
Native American5650
2+ Races5448
Black43
Other Race662

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.64%.

Harper County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,188$40,020$22,962
Less Than 9th Grade$27,045$33,333$23,500
High School Graduate$31,100$36,520$21,765
Some College$31,875$43,281$23,387
Bachelors Degree$34,236$66,172$17,024
Graduate Degree$48,194$35,625$48,833

$32,188

Average Earnings

$40,020

Average Male

$22,962

Average Female

Harper County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harper County, Kansas Language by Age

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Harper County, Kansas Language

95.47% of Harper County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.62% of the population.

Harper County, Kansas Language

Harper County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2323100.00%
Multiple1004141.00%
Hispanic3427521.93%
Native741418.92%
White4,81468414.21%
Other3NaN%

15.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.70%

Male Poverty Rate

15.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harper County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harper County, Kansas is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harper 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 3.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.53%.

Harper County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.57%
High School18.29%
Some College9.53%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Harper County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.76%
Male Unemployed25.71%
Female Employed6.49%
Female Unemployed54.17%

Harper County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harper County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,283$61,867
Families$57,381$73,234
Married Families$62,500-
Non Families$35,030$39,699
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Income by Household Type

Harper County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Harper County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Harper 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 35-44.

Harper County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Harper County, Kansas Marital Status

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408

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War66
First Gulf War51
Vietnam150
Korea67
World War II9

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3452
35 to 5483
55 to 6437
65 to 74121
75+115

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3899.97%
Black250.00%
Native American1624.62%
Other Race11.43%
Hispanic42.02%

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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6.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Harper County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Harper County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Harper 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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69.69%

Born in Harper County, Kansas

98.07%

Native Born

1.93%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.07% of Harper County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 69.69% having been born in Kansas. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Harper 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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