Meade County, Kansas Population 2024

3,713

Meade County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 3,713 with a growth rate of -2.42% 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 -19.21% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,253-92-2.75%
20283,345-92-2.68%
20273,437-92-2.61%
20263,529-92-2.54%
20253,621-92-2.48%
20243,713-92-2.42%
20233,805-92-2.36%
20223,897-92-2.31%
20213,989-65-1.6%
20204,054310.77%
20194,023-68-1.66%
20184,091-135-3.19%
20174,226-4-0.09%
20164,230-68-1.58%
20154,298-57-1.31%
20144,355711.66%
20134,284-94-2.15%
20124,378-141-3.12%
20114,519-77-1.68%
20104,596
19904,247-541-11.3%
19804,788-124-2.52%
19704,912-593-10.77%
19605,505-205-3.59%
19505,7101883.4%
19405,522-1,336-19.48%
19306,8581,31623.75%
19205,5424879.63%
19105,0553,474219.73%
19001,581-961-37.8%
18902,5422,246758.78%
1880296-2,957-90.9%
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2024 Growth Rate
-2.42% (-92)
County Website
Meade County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
4,596
Area
978 mi²
Density
4 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-19.21% (-883)
Founded
March 20, 1873

Meade County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,32782.78%
Other race3749.31%
Two or more races2355.85%
Black or African American370.92%
Asian320.8%
Native American140.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Meade County, Kansas Population by Race

Meade County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Meade County, Kansas Median Age

37.7

Total

37.2

Male

38.1

Female

Meade County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,963 adults, (652 of whom are seniors) in Meade County, Kansas.

Meade County, Kansas Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Meade County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female2,02050.26%
Male1,99949.74%

Meade County, Kansas Population by Age

Meade County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6022.4570.529.5
Married7903.2586.513.5
Non Family5741.0959.140.9
Female1763.2235.264.8
Male622.5572.627.4
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Meade County, Kansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Meade County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meade County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.5%.

Meade County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,539

Average Earnings

$59,938

Average Male

$37,188

Average Female

Meade County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meade County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Meade County, Kansas Language

80.01% of Meade County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 19.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.23% of the population.

Meade County, Kansas Language

Meade County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,8861555.37%
Hispanic86910912.54%
Multiple2357833.19%
Other374297.75%
Asian321237.5%
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7.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.76%

Male Poverty Rate

9.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meade County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kansas is Asian, with 37.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kansas is White, with 5.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.83%.

Meade County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.17%
Less Than 9th Grade6.69%
High School2.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.48%
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Meade County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed9.55%
Male Employed1.99%
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Meade County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meade County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Meade County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

153

Number of Veterans

153

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Meade County, Kansas Veterans by War

count

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Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Meade County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Meade County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Meade County, Kansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.24%

Born in Meade County, Kansas

89.23%

Native Born

10.77%

Foreign Born

6.79%

Non Citizen

3.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.23% of Meade County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 60.24% having been born in Kansas. 6.79% 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

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