Ness County, Kansas Population 2020

Ness County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,878 with a growth rate of -2.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ness County, Kansas is the 86th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20182,840-38-1.32%
20172,878-75-2.54%
20162,953-62-2.06%
20153,015-74-2.40%
20143,08920.06%
20133,087100.32%
20123,077-40-1.28%
20113,117130.42%
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%

How Many People Live in Ness County, Kansas?

2,878

Ness County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,83095.77%
Some Other Race792.67%
Black or African American210.71%
Asian100.34%
Two or More Races90.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.20%

Ness County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Ness County, Kansas Median Age

48.7


Total

49


Male

48.7


Female

Ness County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,299 adults, (728 of whom are seniors) in Ness County, Kansas.

Ness County, Kansas Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ness County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,462

49.48%

Male

1,493

50.52%

Ness County, Kansas Households and Families

Ness County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ness County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female92%8%
Married91%9%
All85.5%14.5%
Non Family76.4%23.6%
Male61.3%38.7%

85.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3132.2185.5
Married7922.891
Non Family4401.0676.4
Female502.7692
Male312.7761.3

2.76

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ness County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade663.04%
9th to 12th Grade1316.04%
High School Graduate73133.72%
Some College65130.03%
Associates Degree1808.30%
Bachelors Degree30914.25%
Graduate Degree1004.61%

Ness County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9851,878401
Hispanic158683
Other Race5021
Black1313
Multiple Races66
Native American665

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 83.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,014$41,932$21,406
Less Than High School$32,333$52,083$5,000
High School Grad$29,886$36,875$21,688
Some College$26,944$37,050$21,016
Bachelors Degree$40,185$42,375$24,375
Graduate Degree$59,375$66,750$38,125

$32,014

Average Earnings

$41,932

Average Male

$21,406

Average Female

Ness County, Kansas Language

Ness County, Kansas Language by Age

Ness County, Kansas Language

89.30% of Ness County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 10.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.68% of the population.

Ness County, Kansas Poverty

Ness County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,5531807.05%
Hispanic3003311.00%
Other793139.24%
Multiple8337.50%

7.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.74%

Male Poverty Rate

8.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ness County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ness County, Kansas is Other, with 39.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ness County, Kansas is White, with 7.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.30%.

Name Poverty
Some College8.75%
High School7.92%
Less Than High School5.79%
Bachelors or Greater1.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.53%
Male Unemployed13.64%
Female Employed8.38%
Male Employed3.93%

Ness County, Kansas Income

Ness County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,033$70,248
Families$59,531$86,643
Married Families$63,365-
Non Families$28,382$36,170

Ness County, Kansas Marital Status

Ness County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

69.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.6%

Male Marriage Rate

68.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ness County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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

Ness County, Kansas Veterans

222

Number of Veterans

208

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam90
Korea67
First Gulf War22
World War II9
Second Gulf War8

$Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Education

8.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ness County, Kansas Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ness County, Kansas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.19%

Born in Kansas

92.72%

Native Born

7.28%

Foreign Born

5.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.72% of Ness County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 75.19% having been born in Kansas. 5.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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