Morton County, Kansas Population 2024

2,459

Morton County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 2,459 with a growth rate of -2.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morton County, Kansas is the 92nd largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 3,241 and has seen a growth of -24.13% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,109-70-3.21%
20282,179-70-3.11%
20272,249-70-3.02%
20262,319-70-2.93%
20252,389-70-2.85%
20242,459-70-2.77%
20232,529-70-2.69%
20222,599-70-2.62%
20212,669-28-1.04%
20202,6971616.35%
20192,536-126-4.73%
20182,662-81-2.95%
20172,743-59-2.11%
20162,802-148-5.02%
20152,950-89-2.93%
20143,039-75-2.41%
20133,114-12-0.38%
20123,126-50-1.57%
20113,176-65-2.01%
20103,241
19903,480260.75%
19803,454-122-3.41%
19703,5762226.62%
19603,35474428.51%
19502,61042419.4%
19402,186-1,906-46.58%
19304,09291528.8%
19203,1771,844138.33%
19101,3331,029338.49%
1900304-420-58.01%
18907247157944.44%
18809-2,100-99.57%
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2024 Growth Rate
-2.77% (-70)
County Website
Morton County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
3,241
Area
730 mi²
Density
3 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-24.13% (-782)
Founded
February 20, 1886

Morton County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,23082.96%
Two or more races35313.13%
Other race431.6%
Asian371.38%
Black or African American250.93%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Morton County, Kansas Population by Race

Morton County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Morton County, Kansas Median Age

39.5

Total

37.4

Male

42.1

Female

Morton County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,001 adults, (537 of whom are seniors) in Morton County, Kansas.

Morton County, Kansas Age Dependency

83.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Morton County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female1,42052.83%
Male1,26847.17%

Morton County, Kansas Population by Age

Morton County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9392.7873.226.8
Married4194.2277.822.2
Non Family3971.1269.330.7
Male783.4675.624.4
Female452.916040
showing: 5 rows

3.9

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Morton 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

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

Morton 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 75.68%.

Morton County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,028

Average Earnings

$50,956

Average Male

$32,059

Average Female

Morton County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morton County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Morton County, Kansas Language

81.36% of Morton County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 18.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.13% of the population.

Morton County, Kansas Language

Morton County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,83722812.41%
Hispanic6349214.51%
Multiple3507822.29%
Other4349.3%
showing: 4 rows

13.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.31%

Male Poverty Rate

14.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morton County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morton County, Kansas is Multiple, with 22.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morton County, Kansas is Other, with 9.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.28%.

Morton County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.89%
Some College13.27%
High School11.7%
Bachelors or Greater6.33%
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Morton County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed4.52%
Male Employed3.35%
Female Unemployed
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Morton County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morton County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Morton County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Morton County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Morton 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.

Morton County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Morton County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

95

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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Morton County, Kansas Veterans by War

count

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Morton County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Morton County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Morton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Morton County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Morton County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Morton 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

55.51%

Born in Morton County, Kansas

88.32%

Native Born

11.68%

Foreign Born

7.55%

Non Citizen

4.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.32% of Morton County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 55.51% having been born in Kansas. 7.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Morton County, Kansas Place of Birth

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