Kearny County, Kansas Population 2022

Kearny County, Kansas's estimated population is 3,529 with a growth rate of -2.84% 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 -11.82% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18801590.00%
18901,5711,412888.05%
19001,107-464-29.54%
19103,2062,099189.61%
19202,617-589-18.37%
19303,19657922.12%
19402,525-671-20.99%
19503,49296738.30%
19603,108-384-11.00%
19703,047-61-1.96%
19803,43538812.73%
19904,02759217.23%
20104,002-25-0.62%
20113,958-44-1.10%
20123,971130.33%
20133,912-59-1.49%
20143,938260.66%
20153,929-9-0.23%
20163,890-39-0.99%
20173,935451.16%
20183,94160.15%
20193,838-103-2.61%
20203,735-103-2.68%
20213,632-103-2.76%
20223,529-103-2.84%
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Kearny County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,49790.53%
Black or African American1142.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.03%
Asian90.23%
Some Other Race2075.36%
Two or More Races350.91%
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Kearny County, Kansas Population by Race

Kearny County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Kearny County, Kansas Median Age

35.5


Total

36.8


Male

34.8


Female

Kearny County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,741 adults, (588 of whom are seniors) in Kearny County, Kansas.

Kearny County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kearny County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,059

53.30%

Male

1,804

46.70%

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
Married79.5%20.5%
All71.3%28.7%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female56.2%43.8%
Male41.9%58.1%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kearny County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2702.9971.3
Married6253.6379.5
Male742.7341.9
Female1374.7656.2
Non Family4341.5569.4

3.71

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

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Kearny County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade32214.48%
9th to 12th Grade1687.55%
High School Graduate78435.25%
Some College31214.03%
Associates Degree26712.01%
Bachelors Degree2189.80%
Graduate Degree1536.88%
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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
Native American111
2+ Races111
White1,6211,499342
Hispanic55218627
Black5748
Other Race7020

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Kearny County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,500$43,250$25,795
Less Than 9th Grade$30,978$39,444$16,591
High School Graduate$43,950$51,250$39,083
Some College$19,869$$18,036
Bachelors Degree$41,458$61,098$33,214
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,500

Average Earnings

$43,250

Average Male

$25,795

Average Female

Kearny County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kearny County, Kansas Language by Age

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Kearny County, Kansas Language

73.19% of Kearny County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 26.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.25% of the population.

Kearny County, Kansas Language

Kearny County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1109283.64%
Hispanic1,21738131.31%
White2,45925110.21%
OtherNaN%

17.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.70%

Male Poverty Rate

22.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kearny County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kearny County, Kansas is Black, with 83.64% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.58%.

Kearny County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.99%
High School7.72%
Some College10.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.72%

Kearny County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.14%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.57%
Female 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$46,464$63,826
Families$58,088$72,506
Married Families$78,542-
Non Families$36,782$46,112
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Income by Household Type

Kearny County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

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 55-64, 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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140

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War5
Vietnam82
Korea20
World War II10

Kearny County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 549
55 to 6415
65 to 7468
75+43

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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2.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kearny County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

1.6%

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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62.98%

Born in Kearny County, Kansas

88.84%

Native Born

11.16%

Foreign Born

6.81%

Non Citizen

4.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.84% of Kearny County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 62.98% having been born in Kansas. 6.81% 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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