Leavenworth County, Kansas Population 2021

Leavenworth County, Kansas's estimated population is 82,280 with a growth rate of 0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leavenworth County, Kansas is the 7th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 76,520 and has seen a growth of 7.53% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202182,2802610.32%
202082,0192610.32%
201981,7582610.32%
201881,4973880.48%
201781,1098651.08%
201680,2441,1251.42%
201579,1195650.72%
201478,5544720.60%
201378,0824380.56%
201277,6445690.74%
201177,0755550.73%
201076,52012,14918.87%
199064,3719,56217.45%
198054,8091,4692.75%
197053,3404,8169.92%
196048,5246,16314.55%
195042,3611,2493.04%
194041,112-1,561-3.66%
193042,6734,27111.12%
192038,402-2,805-6.81%
191041,2072670.65%
190040,9402,4556.38%
189038,4856,13018.95%
188032,355-89-0.27%
187032,44419,838157.37%
186012,6060.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.32%
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State
Founded
August 25, 1855
County Seat
2010 Population
76,520
Growth Since 2010
7.53%
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Leavenworth County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66,59282.47%
Black or African American7,1248.82%
Two or More Races3,5324.37%
Some Other Race1,6592.05%
Asian1,1701.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native5870.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander810.10%
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Leavenworth County, Kansas Population by Race

Leavenworth County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Leavenworth County, Kansas Median Age

37.8


Total

37


Male

39.3


Female

Leavenworth County, Kansas Adults

There are 61,542 adults, (11,394 of whom are seniors) in Leavenworth County, Kansas.

Leavenworth County, Kansas Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Leavenworth County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

37,462

46.40%

Male

43,283

53.60%

Leavenworth County, Kansas Population by Age

Leavenworth County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leavenworth County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All67.4%32.6%
Male59.9%40.1%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Female45.8%54.2%

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leavenworth County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,2532.7567.4
Married15,4793.3277.7
Non Family7,6841.2155.9
Female2,7773.5945.8
Male1,3133.2759.9

3.24

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Leavenworth County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1242.06%
9th to 12th Grade3,1445.76%
High School Graduate15,41728.25%
Some College12,99123.81%
Associates Degree4,7078.63%
Bachelors Degree10,15118.60%
Graduate Degree7,03612.89%
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Leavenworth County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leavenworth County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White44,49241,61814,876
Black4,7163,9161,143
Hispanic3,2072,775449
2+ Races1,2701,190376
Other Race98882290
Asian852807357
Native American35628646
Islander727267

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 93.06%.

Leavenworth County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,578$50,494$34,115
Less Than 9th Grade$26,447$30,830$21,509
High School Graduate$31,339$34,020$27,309
Some College$37,546$45,294$31,441
Bachelors Degree$54,080$71,570$44,375
Graduate Degree$80,439$94,415$55,095

$41,578

Average Earnings

$50,494

Average Male

$34,115

Average Female

Leavenworth County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leavenworth County, Kansas Language by Age

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Leavenworth County, Kansas Language

95.28% of Leavenworth County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Leavenworth County, Kansas Language

Leavenworth County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White61,0154,0036.56%
Black5,4041,38925.70%
Hispanic4,63863013.58%
Multiple3,26846114.11%
Other1,43817912.45%
Asian1,061817.63%
Native4135012.11%

8.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.05%

Male Poverty Rate

10.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leavenworth County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leavenworth County, Kansas is Black, with 25.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leavenworth County, Kansas is White, with 6.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.50%.

Leavenworth County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.36%
High School10.02%
Some College5.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%

Leavenworth County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.38%
Male Unemployed15.98%
Female Employed5.38%
Male Employed3.22%

Leavenworth County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leavenworth County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,013$89,420
Families$85,735$102,906
Married Families$98,782$116,546
Non Families$37,124$50,103
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Income by Household Type

Leavenworth County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Leavenworth County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Leavenworth 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 45-54.

Leavenworth County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Leavenworth County, Kansas Marital Status

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9,567

Number of Veterans

8,342

Male Veterans

1,225

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,975
First Gulf War3,537
Vietnam2,878
Korea428
World War II138

Leavenworth County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,100
55 to 642,050
65 to 741,971
18 to 341,274
75+1,172

Leavenworth County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,27416.63%
Black90517.37%
Hispanic46512.45%
2+ Races19811.72%
Asian11111.64%
Other Race544.47%
Native American255.62%

Leavenworth County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Leavenworth County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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6.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leavenworth County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Leavenworth County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Leavenworth County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Leavenworth 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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51.83%

Born in Leavenworth County, Kansas

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Leavenworth County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 51.83% having been born in Kansas. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Leavenworth 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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