Kearny County, Kansas Population 2021

Kearny County, Kansas's estimated population is 3,632 with a growth rate of -2.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kearny County, Kansas is the 76th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 4,002 and has seen a growth of -9.25% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20213,632-103-2.76%
20203,735-103-2.68%
20193,838-103-2.61%
20183,94160.15%
20173,935451.16%
20163,890-39-0.99%
20153,929-9-0.23%
20143,938260.66%
20133,912-59-1.49%
20123,971130.33%
20113,958-44-1.10%
20104,002-25-0.62%
19904,02759217.23%
19803,43538812.73%
19703,047-61-1.96%
19603,108-384-11.00%
19503,49296738.30%
19402,525-671-20.99%
19303,19657922.12%
19202,617-589-18.37%
19103,2062,099189.61%
19001,107-464-29.54%
18901,5711,412888.05%
18801590.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-2.76%
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State
Founded
March 20, 1873
County Seat
2010 Population
4,002
Growth Since 2010
-9.25%
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Kearny County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,69494.55%
Black or African American1012.59%
Some Other Race711.82%
Two or More Races260.67%
Asian150.38%
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Kearny County, Kansas Population by Race

Kearny County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Kearny County, Kansas Median Age

34.7


Total

34.7


Male

35


Female

Kearny County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,784 adults, (572 of whom are seniors) in Kearny County, Kansas.

Kearny County, Kansas Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kearny County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,047

52.39%

Male

1,860

47.61%

Kearny County, Kansas Population by Age

Kearny County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kearny County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married82.8%17.2%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female56.7%43.3%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kearny County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2013.276.1
Married7313.682.8
Non Family3021.4864.9
Female1275.0956.7
Male412.8100

3.74

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

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Kearny County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade25811.19%
9th to 12th Grade29712.88%
High School Graduate74732.39%
Some College47720.69%
Associates Degree1878.11%
Bachelors Degree1858.02%
Graduate Degree1556.72%
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Kearny County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kearny County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7161,476312
Hispanic55724524
Other Race3010
Black2412
Asian1515
2+ Races444

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Kearny County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,628$43,063$26,771
Less Than 9th Grade$37,500$43,699$15,817
High School Graduate$38,214$44,208$22,120
Some College$$37,578$19,688
Bachelors Degree$35,500$39,750$34,213
Graduate Degree$63,162$$64,265

$37,628

Average Earnings

$43,063

Average Male

$26,771

Average Female

Kearny County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kearny County, Kansas Language by Age

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Kearny County, Kansas Language

75.83% of Kearny County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 24.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.44% of the population.

Kearny County, Kansas Language

Kearny County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,53635714.08%
Hispanic1,23235128.49%
Black968386.46%
Multiple261973.08%
Asian1515100.00%

19.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.70%

Male Poverty Rate

24.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kearny County, Kansas

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kearny County, Kansas is White, with 14.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.76%.

Kearny County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.69%
Some College18.25%
High School8.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%

Kearny County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.85%
Male Employed14.34%
Female Employed9.08%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Kearny County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kearny County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,599$71,099
Families$57,578$79,589
Married Families$67,713-
Non Families$34,286$44,545
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Income by Household Type

Kearny County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kearny County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Kearny 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 35-44.

Kearny County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Kearny County, Kansas Marital Status

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151

Number of Veterans

149

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam52
First Gulf War42
Korea31
Second Gulf War10
World War II1

Kearny County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+49
35 to 5447
55 to 6437
65 to 7413
18 to 345

Kearny County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Kearny County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Kearny County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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38.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kearny County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Kearny County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Kearny County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Kearny 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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61.61%

Born in Kearny County, Kansas

86.87%

Native Born

13.13%

Foreign Born

8.45%

Non Citizen

4.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.87% of Kearny County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 61.61% having been born in Kansas. 8.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kearny 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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