Ness County, Kansas Population 2021

Ness County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,658 with a growth rate of -1.70% 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 -14.37% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,658-46-1.70%
20202,704-46-1.67%
20192,750-46-1.65%
20182,796-60-2.10%
20172,856-101-3.42%
20162,957-63-2.09%
20153,020-69-2.23%
20143,08920.06%
20133,087100.32%
20123,077-41-1.31%
20113,118140.45%
20103,104-929-23.03%
19904,033-465-10.34%
19804,498-293-6.12%
19704,791-679-12.41%
19605,470-852-13.48%
19506,322-542-7.90%
19406,864-1,494-17.88%
19308,35886811.59%
19207,4901,60727.32%
19105,8831,34829.72%
19004,535-409-8.27%
18904,9441,22232.83%
18803,7223,720186000.00%
187020.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.70%
County Website
State
Founded
February 26, 1867
County Seat
2010 Population
3,104
Growth Since 2010
-14.37%
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Ness County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,68493.32%
Some Other Race1164.03%
Two or More Races421.46%
Black or African American150.52%
Asian100.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.31%
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Ness County, Kansas Population by Race

Ness County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Ness County, Kansas Median Age

50


Total

48.9


Male

51


Female

Ness County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,259 adults, (727 of whom are seniors) in Ness County, Kansas.

Ness County, Kansas Age Dependency

87.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ness County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,404

48.82%

Male

1,472

51.18%

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
Married88.6%11.4%
Female85.4%14.6%
All83.4%16.6%
Non Family74.8%25.2%
Male70.6%29.4%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ness County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2692.2383.4
Married7662.7688.6
Non Family4281.1374.8
Female413.2985.4
Male342.9470.6

2.75

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Ness County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade633.00%
9th to 12th Grade1286.09%
High School Graduate65331.07%
Some College64630.73%
Associates Degree2049.71%
Bachelors Degree31414.94%
Graduate Degree944.47%
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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
White1,9101,818397
Hispanic162633
Other Race7538
Black1515
Native American998
2+ Races66

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 88.89%.

Ness County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,545$50,682$21,133
Less Than 9th Grade$$50,278$
High School Graduate$30,221$51,250$20,375
Some College$28,750$45,556$23,833
Bachelors Degree$42,353$48,750$30,714
Graduate Degree$64,792$67,125$46,250

$32,545

Average Earnings

$50,682

Average Male

$21,133

Average Female

Ness County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ness County, Kansas Language by Age

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Ness County, Kansas Language

88.91% of Ness County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 11.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.97% of the population.

Ness County, Kansas Language

Ness County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,4562419.81%
Hispanic2944113.95%
Other1163933.62%
Multiple41512.20%

10.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

12.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ness County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ness County, Kansas is Other, with 33.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ness County, Kansas is White, with 9.81% 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 15.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.27%.

Ness County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.63%
Some College10.85%
High School7.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%

Ness County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.00%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed13.81%
Male Employed5.33%

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$56,492$75,575
Families$63,482$92,493
Married Families$67,250-
Non Families$30,484$41,039
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Income by Household Type

Ness County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

68.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.6%

Male Marriage Rate

67.9%

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 55-64, 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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202

Number of Veterans

197

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam95
Korea51
First Gulf War19
World War II9
Second Gulf War3

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+93
65 to 7471
55 to 6418
35 to 5417
18 to 343

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2009.42%
2+ Races25.56%

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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8.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

60%

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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73.96%

Born in Ness County, Kansas

92.91%

Native Born

7.09%

Foreign Born

4.90%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.91% of Ness County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 73.96% having been born in Kansas. 4.90% 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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