McPherson County, Kansas Population 2020

McPherson County, Kansas's estimated population is 28,265 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McPherson County, Kansas is the 21st largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202028,265-136-0.48%
201928,401-136-0.48%
201828,537-136-0.47%
201728,6732620.92%
201628,411-223-0.78%
201528,634-259-0.90%
201428,893-519-1.76%
201329,4121950.67%
201229,217680.23%
201129,149230.08%
201029,1261,8586.81%
199027,2684131.54%
198026,8552,0778.38%
197024,7784932.03%
196024,2856152.60%
195023,670-482-2.00%
194024,1525642.39%
193023,5881,7437.98%
192021,8453241.51%
191021,5211000.47%
190021,421-193-0.89%
189021,6144,47126.08%
188017,14316,4052222.90%
18707380.00%

McPherson County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,25795.20%
Two or More Races5982.09%
Black or African American3291.15%
Asian1630.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native1570.55%
Some Other Race1200.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.02%

McPherson County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

McPherson County, Kansas Median Age

41.1


Total

40


Male

42.2


Female

McPherson County, Kansas Adults

There are 22,017 adults, (5,492 of whom are seniors) in McPherson County, Kansas.

McPherson County, Kansas Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

McPherson County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

14,471

50.54%

Male

14,159

49.46%

McPherson County, Kansas Households and Families

McPherson County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McPherson County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All69.9%30.1%
Male64.4%35.6%
Non Family49.9%50.1%
Female42.6%57.4%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,2982.2269.9
Married6,5082.8787.7
Non Family4,3301.1249.9
Female9522.542.6
Male5082.7764.4

2.77

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McPherson County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9745.04%
9th to 12th Grade7073.66%
High School Graduate5,27227.29%
Some College4,80124.85%
Associates Degree1,96610.18%
Bachelors Degree4,00620.73%
Graduate Degree1,5948.25%

McPherson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,32816,7855,407
Hispanic46134389
Multiple Races27425472
Black13312111
Asian10210242
Other Race734315
Native American6459

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 asian people with a rate of 41.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,568$50,323$28,799
Less Than High School$29,357$36,183$13,250
High School Grad$33,418$42,390$24,956
Some College$33,895$48,902$27,382
Bachelors Degree$50,125$60,511$38,850
Graduate Degree$47,553$58,289$39,408

$38,568

Average Earnings

$50,323

Average Male

$28,799

Average Female

McPherson County, Kansas Language

McPherson County, Kansas Language by Age

McPherson County, Kansas Language

95.97% of McPherson County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

McPherson County, Kansas Poverty

McPherson County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,2022,2278.84%
Hispanic1,07435933.43%
Black2134923.00%
Multiple579396.74%
Native1182622.03%
Other1151815.65%
Asian148128.11%

9.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.12%

Male Poverty Rate

10.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McPherson County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in McPherson County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 33.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McPherson County, Kansas is Multiple, with 6.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.69%
High School12.67%
Some College6.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.93%
Female Unemployed35.05%
Female Employed7.41%
Male Employed4.90%

McPherson County, Kansas Income

McPherson County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,765$71,144
Families$70,329$85,872
Married Families$78,750-
Non Families$32,073$41,995

McPherson County, Kansas Marital Status

McPherson County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

McPherson County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

McPherson 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.

McPherson County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

McPherson County, Kansas Veterans

1,516

Number of Veterans

1,443

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam507
Second Gulf War252
First Gulf War239
Korea161
World War II119
Age Group Veterans
75+494
65 to 74384
35 to 54322
55 to 64215
18 to 34101
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4286.80%
Hispanic436.06%
2 or More3912.79%
Indian3332.67%
Black164.98%

$McPherson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

McPherson County, Kansas Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

McPherson 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

71.82%

Born in Kansas

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.70% of McPherson County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 71.82% having been born in Kansas. 1.04% 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