Meade County, Kansas Population 2021

Meade County, Kansas's estimated population is 3,903 with a growth rate of -1.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meade County, Kansas is the 74th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 4,596 and has seen a growth of -15.08% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20213,903-65-1.64%
20203,968-65-1.61%
20194,033-65-1.59%
20184,098-132-3.12%
20174,230-6-0.14%
20164,236-65-1.51%
20154,301-56-1.29%
20144,357711.66%
20134,286-92-2.10%
20124,378-141-3.12%
20114,519-77-1.68%
20104,5963498.22%
19904,247-541-11.30%
19804,788-124-2.52%
19704,912-593-10.77%
19605,505-205-3.59%
19505,7101883.40%
19405,522-1,336-19.48%
19306,8581,31623.75%
19205,5424879.63%
19105,0553,474219.73%
19001,581-961-37.80%
18902,5422,246758.78%
18802960.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.64%
County Website
State
Founded
March 20, 1873
County Seat
2010 Population
4,596
Growth Since 2010
-15.08%
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Meade County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,54184.71%
Some Other Race45410.86%
Two or More Races1132.70%
Asian300.72%
Black or African American260.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.17%
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Meade County, Kansas Population by Race

Meade County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Meade County, Kansas Median Age

37.9


Total

36.2


Male

39.9


Female

Meade County, Kansas Adults

There are 3,129 adults, (724 of whom are seniors) in Meade County, Kansas.

Meade County, Kansas Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Meade County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,090

50.00%

Male

2,090

50.00%

Meade County, Kansas Population by Age

Meade County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Meade County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
Male74.3%25.7%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family58.2%41.8%
Female47.1%52.9%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meade County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6892.469.2
Married9443.0478.5
Non Family5141.0858.2
Female1572.8247.1
Male742.5374.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Meade County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade32211.69%
9th to 12th Grade2107.63%
High School Graduate72626.36%
Some College60521.97%
Associates Degree33212.06%
Bachelors Degree37113.47%
Graduate Degree1886.83%
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Meade County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meade County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1751,895522
Hispanic45620719
Other Race26685
2+ Races747112
Asian25256
Black1613
Native American99
Islander77

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 asian people with a rate of 24.00%.

Meade County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,283$51,120$26,118
Less Than 9th Grade$39,583$41,925$20,815
High School Graduate$33,583$51,290$25,625
Some College$37,115$50,357$24,722
Bachelors Degree$52,132$64,271$32,500
Graduate Degree$58,542$72,188$50,625

$41,283

Average Earnings

$51,120

Average Male

$26,118

Average Female

Meade County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meade County, Kansas Language by Age

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Meade County, Kansas Language

78.81% of Meade County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 21.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.72% of the population.

Meade County, Kansas Language

Meade County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,0591464.77%
Hispanic84610812.77%
Other4546213.66%
Asian301033.33%
Multiple10432.88%

6.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.02%

Male Poverty Rate

8.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meade County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kansas is Asian, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kansas is Multiple, with 2.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.56%.

Meade County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School8.05%
Some College7.30%
Less Than 9th Grade3.08%
Bachelors or Greater1.28%

Meade County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.37%
Female Employed4.24%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.06%

Meade County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meade County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,316$71,534
Families$71,625$83,581
Married Families$79,196-
Non Families$26,667$42,946
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Income by Household Type

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Meade County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Meade County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Meade County, Kansas Marital Status

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188

Number of Veterans

188

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam86
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War35
Korea7
World War II

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6449
65 to 7447
75+41
35 to 5435
18 to 3416

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1626.01%
2+ Races2432.43%
Hispanic152.88%
Other Race20.70%

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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4.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Meade County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Meade County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Meade 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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61.96%

Born in Meade County, Kansas

89.35%

Native Born

10.65%

Foreign Born

6.34%

Non Citizen

4.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.35% of Meade County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 61.96% having been born in Kansas. 6.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Meade 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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