Kearny County, Kansas Population 2020

Kearny County, Kansas's estimated population is 3,940 with a growth rate of 0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kearny County, Kansas is the 75th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20183,94330.08%
20173,940380.97%
20163,902-34-0.86%
20153,936-3-0.08%
20143,939270.69%
20133,912-60-1.51%
20123,972140.35%
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%

How Many People Live in Kearny County, Kansas?

3,940

Kearny County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,59591.43%
Some Other Race1784.53%
Black or African American691.75%
Two or More Races581.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.48%
Asian130.33%

Kearny County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Kearny County, Kansas Median Age

34.4


Total

30.9


Male

36.6


Female

Kearny County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,793 adults, (568 of whom are seniors) in Kearny County, Kansas.

Kearny County, Kansas Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kearny County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,998

50.81%

Male

1,934

49.19%

Kearny County, Kansas Households and Families

Kearny County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kearny County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.1%16.9%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Female47.1%52.9%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2613.0776.3
Married7983.3983.1
Non Family3111.3767.8
Female1215.3647.1
Male313100

3.59

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kearny County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31213.10%
9th to 12th Grade30512.81%
High School Graduate63426.63%
Some College55623.35%
Associates Degree1968.23%
Bachelors Degree2359.87%
Graduate Degree1436.01%

Kearny County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7621,514339
Hispanic56620221
Other Race10831
Black2715
Multiple Races202018
Asian1313

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 multiple races people with a rate of 90.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,087$40,694$27,917
Less Than High School$32,865$43,462$14,688
High School Grad$41,607$45,625$22,679
Some College$27,333$27,955$22,500
Bachelors Degree$36,458$38,125$35,536
Graduate Degree$62,109$$62,422

$36,087

Average Earnings

$40,694

Average Male

$27,917

Average Female

Kearny County, Kansas Language

Kearny County, Kansas Language by Age

Kearny County, Kansas Language

76.31% of Kearny County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 23.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.95% of the population.

Kearny County, Kansas Poverty

Kearny County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,20742335.05%
White2,54431012.19%
Black634165.08%
Other1531912.42%
Multiple581729.31%
Asian1313100.00%

19.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.46%

Male Poverty Rate

24.26%

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 12.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.53%
Some College16.49%
High School10.56%
Bachelors or Greater5.60%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed13.84%
Female Employed10.09%
Male Unemployed4.17%

Kearny County, Kansas Income

Kearny County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,314$68,402
Families$57,045$79,102
Married Families$66,635-
Non Families$27,375$34,277

Kearny County, Kansas Marital Status

Kearny County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.2%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Kearny County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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

Kearny County, Kansas Veterans

160

Number of Veterans

156

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War51
Vietnam49
Korea15
Second Gulf War10
World War II1

$Kearny County, Kansas Veterans by Education

37.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kearny County, Kansas Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kearny 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

64.27%

Born in Kansas

86.98%

Native Born

13.02%

Foreign Born

8.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.98% of Kearny County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 64.27% having been born in Kansas. 8.39% 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