Jewell County, Kansas Population 2020

Jewell County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,855 with a growth rate of -0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jewell County, Kansas is the 85th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20182,841-14-0.49%
20172,855-25-0.87%
20162,880-82-2.77%
20152,962-81-2.66%
20143,043-17-0.56%
20133,06060.20%
20123,054-36-1.17%
20113,090270.88%
20103,063-1,188-27.95%
19904,251-990-18.89%
19805,241-858-14.07%
19706,099-1,118-15.49%
19607,217-2,481-25.58%
19509,698-2,272-18.98%
194011,970-2,492-17.23%
193014,462-1,778-10.95%
192016,240-1,908-10.51%
191018,148-1,272-6.55%
190019,420710.37%
189019,3491,87410.72%
188017,47517,2688342.03%
18702070.00%

How Many People Live in Jewell County, Kansas?

2,855

Jewell County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,84097.39%
Two or More Races290.99%
Black or African American180.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.51%
Some Other Race100.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.14%

Jewell County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Jewell County, Kansas Median Age

52.6


Total

50.8


Male

54


Female

Jewell County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,370 adults, (849 of whom are seniors) in Jewell County, Kansas.

Jewell County, Kansas Age Dependency

91.7

Age Dependency Ratio

55.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jewell County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,434

49.18%

Male

1,482

50.82%

Jewell County, Kansas Households and Families

Jewell County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jewell County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All81.8%18.2%
Male74.4%25.6%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Female63.8%36.2%

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3802.0981.8
Married7102.7690
Non Family5621.0774.2
Female692.9963.8
Male392.8574.4

2.7

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jewell County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade502.27%
9th to 12th Grade823.73%
High School Graduate93242.38%
Some College54524.78%
Associates Degree2189.91%
Bachelors Degree25311.51%
Graduate Degree1195.41%

Jewell County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1091,982360
Hispanic40375
Multiple Races20188
Native American1515
Black1212
Other Race1010
Islander44

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 multiple races people with a rate of 40.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,575$33,802$20,761
Less Than High School$25,893$25,893$
High School Grad$22,212$31,103$14,408
Some College$30,881$40,580$28,824
Bachelors Degree$34,375$79,167$
Graduate Degree$40,924$40,833$41,023

$28,575

Average Earnings

$33,802

Average Male

$20,761

Average Female

Jewell County, Kansas Language

Jewell County, Kansas Language by Age

Jewell County, Kansas Language

98.37% of Jewell County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Jewell County, Kansas Poverty

Jewell County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,73342915.70%
Hispanic571526.32%
Multiple291034.48%

15.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.24%

Male Poverty Rate

16.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jewell County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jewell County, Kansas is Multiple, with 34.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jewell County, Kansas is White, with 15.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.10%.

Name Poverty
Some College14.17%
Less Than High School13.71%
Bachelors or Greater11.48%
High School11.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.95%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed12.29%
Male Employed5.91%

Jewell County, Kansas Income

Jewell County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,552$56,855
Families$52,059$69,061
Married Families$53,088-
Non Families$21,188$38,393

Jewell County, Kansas Marital Status

Jewell County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Jewell County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Jewell County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jewell County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Jewell County, Kansas Veterans

240

Number of Veterans

234

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam99
Korea65
First Gulf War11
World War II10
Second Gulf War1

$Jewell County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jewell County, Kansas Employment Status

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Jewell County, Kansas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

62.89%

Born in Kansas

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.32% of Jewell County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 62.89% having been born in Kansas. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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