Ness County, Kansas Population 2022

Ness County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,612 with a growth rate of -1.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ness County, Kansas is the 88th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 3,104 and has seen a growth of -15.85% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
187020.00%
18803,7223,720186000.00%
18904,9441,22232.83%
19004,535-409-8.27%
19105,8831,34829.72%
19207,4901,60727.32%
19308,35886811.59%
19406,864-1,494-17.88%
19506,322-542-7.90%
19605,470-852-13.48%
19704,791-679-12.41%
19804,498-293-6.12%
19904,033-465-10.34%
20103,104-929-23.03%
20113,118140.45%
20123,077-41-1.31%
20133,087100.32%
20143,08920.06%
20153,020-69-2.23%
20162,957-63-2.09%
20172,856-101-3.42%
20182,796-60-2.10%
20192,750-46-1.65%
20202,704-46-1.67%
20212,658-46-1.70%
20222,612-46-1.73%
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Ness County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,61692.18%
Black or African American100.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.11%
Asian70.25%
Some Other Race1726.06%
Two or More Races301.06%
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Ness County, Kansas Population by Race

Ness County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Ness County, Kansas Median Age

49.7


Total

48.1


Male

50.3


Female

Ness County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,216 adults, (688 of whom are seniors) in Ness County, Kansas.

Ness County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ness County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,423

50.14%

Male

1,415

49.86%

Ness County, Kansas Population by Age

Ness County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ness County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All85.2%14.8%
Non Family78.3%21.7%
Female77.8%22.2%
Male65.4%34.6%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ness County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2602.2285.2
Married7562.7490.3
Male263.3165.4
Female542.9477.8
Non Family4241.1278.3

2.74

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Ness County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade502.50%
9th to 12th Grade1075.35%
High School Graduate63031.50%
Some College52526.25%
Associates Degree25112.55%
Bachelors Degree35317.65%
Graduate Degree844.20%
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Ness County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ness County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American332
White1,8521,775432
Hispanic131513
Black1010
2+ Races44
Other Race7936

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Ness County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,359$51,337$21,023
Less Than 9th Grade$$51,875$
High School Graduate$32,438$51,000$19,141
Some College$29,792$46,346$19,808
Bachelors Degree$50,625$64,904$33,125
Graduate Degree$38,438$$38,125

$34,359

Average Earnings

$51,337

Average Male

$21,023

Average Female

Ness County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ness County, Kansas Language by Age

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Ness County, Kansas Language

89.60% of Ness County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 10.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.64% of the population.

Ness County, Kansas Language

Ness County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,44127911.43%
Other33NaN%
Hispanic3083511.36%

11.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.35%

Male Poverty Rate

13.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ness County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ness County, Kansas is White, with 11.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ness County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 11.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.37%.

Ness County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.13%
High School4.91%
Some College11.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.81%

Ness County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.18%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.86%
Female Unemployed62.50%

Ness County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ness County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,222$71,549
Families$66,964$86,781
Married Families$75,682-
Non Families$30,217$40,017
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Income by Household Type

Ness County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

68.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.2%

Male Marriage Rate

67.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ness County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Ness 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.

Ness County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Ness County, Kansas Marital Status

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162

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War11
Vietnam73
Korea45
World War II5

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5413
55 to 6414
65 to 7450
75+80

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1597.72%
2+ Races315.00%

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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8.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ness County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Ness County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Ness 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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76.99%

Born in Ness County, Kansas

94.47%

Native Born

5.53%

Foreign Born

3.70%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.47% of Ness County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 76.99% having been born in Kansas. 3.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ness 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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