Jefferson County, Kansas Population 2022

Jefferson County, Kansas's estimated population is 19,604 with a growth rate of 0.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Kansas is the 30th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 19,121 and has seen a growth of 2.53% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,4590.00%
187012,5268,067180.92%
188015,5633,03724.25%
189016,6201,0576.79%
190017,5339135.49%
191015,826-1,707-9.74%
192014,750-1,076-6.80%
193014,129-621-4.21%
194012,718-1,411-9.99%
195011,084-1,634-12.85%
196011,2521681.52%
197011,9456936.16%
198015,2073,26227.31%
199015,9056984.59%
201019,1213,21620.22%
201118,942-179-0.94%
201218,861-81-0.43%
201318,773-88-0.47%
201418,805320.17%
201518,794-11-0.06%
201618,824300.16%
201718,9321080.57%
201818,856-76-0.40%
201919,0431870.99%
202019,2301870.98%
202119,4171870.97%
202219,6041870.96%
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Jefferson County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,14995.65%
Black or African American1290.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native1360.72%
Asian30.02%
Some Other Race710.37%
Two or More Races4862.56%
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Jefferson County, Kansas Population by Race

Jefferson County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Jefferson County, Kansas Median Age

43.9


Total

43


Male

44.5


Female

Jefferson County, Kansas Adults

There are 14,641 adults, (3,605 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Kansas.

Jefferson County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

9,414

49.62%

Male

9,560

50.38%

Jefferson County, Kansas Population by Age

Jefferson County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jefferson County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All85.5%14.5%
Non Family78.2%21.8%
Male75.7%24.3%
Female64.8%35.2%

85.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6192.4685.5
Married4,6162.9692
Male3132.9575.7
Female5402.8664.8
Non Family2,1501.2278.2

2.9

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Jefferson County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2021.51%
9th to 12th Grade6114.58%
High School Graduate5,19638.92%
Some College3,22124.13%
Associates Degree8456.33%
Bachelors Degree2,22716.68%
Graduate Degree1,0477.84%
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Jefferson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race666624
Asian331
Hispanic32431488
Native American898923
White12,59411,8073,087
2+ Races25724351
Black1009819

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 36.36%.

Jefferson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,166$51,602$35,816
Less Than 9th Grade$34,032$45,833$16,042
High School Graduate$41,807$48,004$24,471
Some College$41,654$54,107$32,099
Bachelors Degree$50,532$56,536$43,988
Graduate Degree$63,068$65,469$61,250

$45,166

Average Earnings

$51,602

Average Male

$35,816

Average Female

Jefferson County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson County, Kansas Language by Age

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Jefferson County, Kansas Language

98.41% of Jefferson County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Jefferson County, Kansas Language

Jefferson County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1263628.57%
White17,5091,1766.72%
Multiple470234.89%
Black12154.13%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic540112.04%

6.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.10%

Male Poverty Rate

7.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Kansas is Native, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 2.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.12%.

Jefferson County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.77%
High School5.93%
Some College6.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

Jefferson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.67%
Male Unemployed15.20%
Female Employed2.96%
Female Unemployed6.25%

Jefferson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,429$82,848
Families$83,057$97,700
Married Families$92,553-
Non Families$33,250$41,690
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson 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.

Jefferson County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson County, Kansas Marital Status

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1,432

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War183
First Gulf War199
Vietnam731
Korea71
World War II30

Jefferson County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3469
35 to 54237
55 to 64223
65 to 74543
75+360

Jefferson County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3799.81%
Black1313.27%
Native American66.38%
Other Race1116.67%
2+ Races237.54%
Hispanic4011.20%

Jefferson County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Jefferson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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5.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Jefferson County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Jefferson 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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75.16%

Born in Jefferson County, Kansas

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Jefferson County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 75.16% having been born in Kansas. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jefferson 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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