Jackson County, Kansas Population 2021

Jackson County, Kansas's estimated population is 12,973 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Kansas is the 36th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 13,462 and has seen a growth of -3.63% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,973-99-0.76%
202013,072-99-0.75%
201913,171-99-0.75%
201813,270-62-0.47%
201713,332620.47%
201613,270-15-0.11%
201513,285-152-1.13%
201413,4371270.95%
201313,310-91-0.68%
201213,401-26-0.19%
201113,427-35-0.26%
201013,4621,93716.81%
199011,525-119-1.02%
198011,6441,30212.59%
197010,342330.32%
196010,309-789-7.11%
195011,098-2,284-17.07%
194013,382-1,394-9.43%
193014,776-719-4.64%
192015,495-1,366-8.10%
191016,861-256-1.50%
190017,1172,02913.45%
189015,0884,37040.77%
188010,7184,66577.07%
18706,0534,117212.65%
18601,9360.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.76%
County Website
State
Founded
February 11, 1859
County Seat
2010 Population
13,462
Growth Since 2010
-3.63%
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Jackson County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,45386.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1318.53%
Two or More Races5113.85%
Asian720.54%
Some Other Race530.40%
Black or African American280.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.14%
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Jackson County, Kansas Population by Race

Jackson County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson County, Kansas Median Age

41.2


Total

40.4


Male

42.2


Female

Jackson County, Kansas Adults

There are 9,950 adults, (2,498 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Kansas.

Jackson County, Kansas Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

6,639

50.05%

Male

6,627

49.95%

Jackson County, Kansas Population by Age

Jackson County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All75.6%24.4%
Male73.5%26.5%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female50.6%49.4%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4652.475.6
Married2,9332.9188.3
Non Family1,6761.1861.6
Female5322.9750.6
Male3243.1873.5

2.86

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade790.88%
9th to 12th Grade4014.49%
High School Graduate3,48739.05%
Some College2,44927.42%
Associates Degree7077.92%
Bachelors Degree1,16613.06%
Graduate Degree6417.18%
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Jackson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,7737,4191,580
Native American602547132
Hispanic27924267
2+ Races24322420
Asian62543
Other Race535334
Black1915
Islander15126

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 64.15%.

Jackson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,412$47,453$26,580
Less Than 9th Grade$19,707$25,833$18,697
High School Graduate$33,937$43,246$20,766
Some College$38,063$50,551$23,586
Bachelors Degree$44,212$51,974$40,625
Graduate Degree$52,781$55,192$52,292

$39,412

Average Earnings

$47,453

Average Male

$26,580

Average Female

Jackson County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Kansas Language by Age

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Jackson County, Kansas Language

96.85% of Jackson County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Jackson County, Kansas Language

Jackson County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0051,11210.10%
Native1,10821018.95%
Multiple4739520.08%
Hispanic5779316.12%
Asian723751.39%
Black27622.22%

11.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.70%

Male Poverty Rate

14.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Kansas is Asian, with 51.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Kansas is White, with 10.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.51%.

Jackson County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.59%
Some College9.76%
High School5.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Jackson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.09%
Male Unemployed34.01%
Female Employed10.35%
Male Employed3.59%

Jackson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,914$68,550
Families$66,957$80,651
Married Families$78,861-
Non Families$31,208$37,826
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson 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 45-54.

Jackson County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, Kansas Marital Status

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1,140

Number of Veterans

1,085

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam542
Second Gulf War194
First Gulf War175
Korea86
World War II20

Jackson County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74366
75+291
35 to 54261
55 to 64199
18 to 3423

Jackson County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,07212.20%
Native American375.22%
2+ Races227.46%
Hispanic30.88%
Other Race35.66%
Islander316.67%
Black312.50%

Jackson County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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5.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Jackson County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Jackson 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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78.03%

Born in Jackson County, Kansas

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Jackson County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 78.03% having been born in Kansas. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson 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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