Jackson County, Kansas Population 2024

13,318

Jackson County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 13,318 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Kansas is the 35th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 13,461 and has seen a growth of -1.06% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,398160.12%
202813,382160.12%
202713,366160.12%
202613,350160.12%
202513,334160.12%
202413,318160.12%
202313,302160.12%
202213,286160.12%
202113,270290.22%
202013,241770.58%
201913,164-124-0.93%
201813,288-59-0.44%
201713,347730.55%
201613,274-12-0.09%
201513,286-155-1.15%
201413,4411290.97%
201313,312-90-0.67%
201213,402-27-0.2%
201113,429-32-0.24%
201013,461
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%
192015,495-1,366-8.1%
191016,861-256-1.5%
190017,1172,02913.45%
189015,0884,37040.77%
188010,7184,66577.07%
18706,0534,117212.65%
18601,936-11,462-85.55%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.12% (16)
County Website
Jackson County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
13,461
Area
656 mi²
Density
20 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.06% (-143)
Founded
February 11, 1859

Jackson County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,28385%
Native American8396.32%
Two or more races7535.67%
Other race2321.75%
Black or African American1391.05%
Asian280.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jackson County, Kansas Population by Race

Jackson County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Jackson County, Kansas Median Age

40.7

Total

40.5

Male

41

Female

Jackson County, Kansas Adults

There are 10,043 adults, (2,590 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Kansas.

Jackson County, Kansas Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female6,52649.16%
Male6,74850.84%

Jackson County, Kansas Population by Age

Jackson County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,1822.5377.222.8
Married2,9323.289.410.6
Non Family1,7081.1560.139.9
Female3843.3451.648.4
Male1582.9998.11.9
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jackson 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

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

Jackson 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 black people with a rate of 96.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 26.27%.

Jackson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,842

Average Earnings

$50,750

Average Male

$34,000

Average Female

Jackson County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jackson County, Kansas Language

96.01% of Jackson County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.94% of the population.

Jackson County, Kansas Language

Jackson County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,8798217.55%
Native82313115.92%
Multiple726527.16%
Hispanic679304.42%
Black133107.52%
Asian28517.86%
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7.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

6%

Male Poverty Rate

9.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Kansas is Asian, with 17.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 4.42% 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 7.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.3%.

Jackson County, Kansas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.03%
Some College5.8%
High School3.52%
Bachelors or Greater0.93%
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Jackson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.94%
Male Unemployed15.91%
Female Employed6.98%
Male Employed2.58%
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Jackson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jackson 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 45-54.

Jackson County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jackson County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,151

Number of Veterans

1,084

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

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Jackson County, Kansas Veterans by War

count

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Jackson County, Kansas Veterans by Age

count

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Jackson County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson 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

75.06%

Born in Jackson County, Kansas

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.36% of Jackson County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 75.06% having been born in Kansas. 2.12% 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

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