Mitchell County, Kansas Population 2021

Mitchell County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,717 with a growth rate of -2.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mitchell County, Kansas is the 60th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 6,336 and has seen a growth of -9.77% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,717-131-2.24%
20205,848-131-2.19%
20195,979-131-2.14%
20186,110-27-0.44%
20176,137-70-1.13%
20166,207-87-1.38%
20156,294460.74%
20146,248-61-0.97%
20136,30980.13%
20126,301170.27%
20116,284-52-0.82%
20106,336-867-12.04%
19907,203-914-11.26%
19808,1171071.34%
19708,010-856-9.65%
19608,866-1,454-14.09%
195010,320-1,019-8.99%
194011,339-1,435-11.23%
193012,774-1,112-8.01%
192013,886-203-1.44%
191014,089-558-3.81%
190014,647-390-2.59%
189015,0371260.85%
188014,91114,4262974.43%
18704850.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-2.24%
County Website
State
Founded
February 26, 1867
County Seat
2010 Population
6,336
Growth Since 2010
-9.77%
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Mitchell County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,96397.04%
Two or More Races691.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.72%
Black or African American440.72%
Asian170.28%
Some Other Race80.13%
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Mitchell County, Kansas Population by Race

Mitchell County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Mitchell County, Kansas Median Age

43.1


Total

38.6


Male

46.8


Female

Mitchell County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,772 adults, (1,452 of whom are seniors) in Mitchell County, Kansas.

Mitchell County, Kansas Age Dependency

85.1

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mitchell County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

3,020

49.15%

Male

3,125

50.85%

Mitchell County, Kansas Population by Age

Mitchell County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mitchell County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All71.3%28.7%
Male59.3%40.7%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Female44.7%55.3%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mitchell County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5702.3171.3
Married1,2422.9490.9
Non Family1,0161.3654.6
Female2532.8544.7
Male592.8359.3

2.87

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Mitchell County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade601.45%
9th to 12th Grade1553.73%
High School Graduate1,26030.36%
Some College1,07525.90%
Associates Degree51812.48%
Bachelors Degree73417.69%
Graduate Degree3488.39%
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Mitchell County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mitchell County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0123,8121,061
Hispanic969611
Asian171710
Native American14
2+ Races66
Black54
Other Race11

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 58.82%.

Mitchell County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,348$41,417$25,707
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,711$33,824$20,179
Some College$31,182$36,412$26,167
Bachelors Degree$38,750$44,833$24,722
Graduate Degree$56,250$78,029$50,333

$33,348

Average Earnings

$41,417

Average Male

$25,707

Average Female

Mitchell County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mitchell County, Kansas Language by Age

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Mitchell County, Kansas Language

98.05% of Mitchell County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Mitchell County, Kansas Language

Mitchell County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,63176813.64%
Hispanic1385539.86%
Black262596.15%
Native441431.82%
Multiple681014.71%
Asian17211.76%

14.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.28%

Male Poverty Rate

14.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mitchell County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mitchell County, Kansas is Black, with 96.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mitchell County, Kansas is Asian, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.50%.

Mitchell County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.80%
High School16.50%
Some College9.75%
Bachelors or Greater8.28%

Mitchell County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed85.71%
Male Unemployed60.27%
Female Employed9.88%
Male Employed4.06%

Mitchell County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mitchell County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,203$59,393
Families$58,085$73,647
Married Families$68,293-
Non Families$30,286$35,521
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Income by Household Type

Mitchell County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mitchell County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Mitchell County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mitchell County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Mitchell County, Kansas Marital Status

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414

Number of Veterans

411

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam174
Korea59
Second Gulf War57
World War II35
First Gulf War34

Mitchell County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+144
65 to 74140
55 to 6461
35 to 5453
18 to 3416

Mitchell County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Mitchell County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Mitchell County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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1.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mitchell County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mitchell County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Mitchell County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Mitchell 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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77.41%

Born in Mitchell County, Kansas

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Mitchell County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 77.41% having been born in Kansas. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mitchell 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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