Norton County, Kansas Population 2024

5,165

Norton County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 5,165 with a growth rate of -1.3% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Norton County, Kansas is the 65th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 5,664 and has seen a growth of -8.81% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,825-68-1.39%
20284,893-68-1.37%
20274,961-68-1.35%
20265,029-68-1.33%
20255,097-68-1.32%
20245,165-68-1.3%
20235,233-68-1.28%
20225,301-68-1.27%
20215,369-84-1.54%
20205,453811.51%
20195,372-71-1.3%
20185,443110.2%
20175,432-72-1.31%
20165,504-34-0.61%
20155,53820.04%
20145,536-81-1.44%
20135,617280.5%
20125,589-67-1.18%
20115,656-8-0.14%
20105,664
19905,947-742-11.09%
19806,689-590-8.11%
19707,279-756-9.41%
19608,035-773-8.78%
19508,808-1,023-10.41%
19409,831-1,870-15.98%
193011,7012782.43%
192011,423-191-1.64%
191011,6142892.55%
190011,3257086.67%
189010,6173,61951.71%
18806,9982,17345.04%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.3% (-68)
County Website
Norton County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
5,664
Area
878 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-8.81% (-499)
Founded
February 26, 1867

Norton County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,89690.15%
Two or more races2224.09%
Black or African American1562.87%
Other race931.71%
Native American360.66%
Asian280.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Norton County, Kansas Population by Race

Norton County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Norton County, Kansas Median Age

40.4

Total

38.6

Male

41.9

Female

Norton County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,376 adults, (1,107 of whom are seniors) in Norton County, Kansas.

Norton County, Kansas Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Norton County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female2,37843.79%
Male3,05356.21%

Norton County, Kansas Population by Age

Norton County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8812.3876.123.9
Married8893.3288.911.1
Non Family7861.1669.130.9
Female1192.7211.888.2
Male873.2597.72.3
showing: 5 rows

3.17

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Norton 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

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

Norton 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.02%.

Norton County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,817

Average Earnings

$25,945

Average Male

$30,347

Average Female

Norton County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norton County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Norton County, Kansas Language

96.59% of Norton County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.

Norton County, Kansas Language

Norton County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,0183167.86%
Multiple1917539.27%
Native1515100%
Other711419.72%
Hispanic210146.67%
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9.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.53%

Male Poverty Rate

13.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norton County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norton County, Kansas is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norton County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.32%.

Norton County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.07%
Some College9.55%
Less Than 9th Grade3.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%
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Norton County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Female Employed9.2%
Male Employed1.7%
Female Unemployed
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Norton County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norton County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Norton County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Norton County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Norton County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Norton County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Norton County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

249

Number of Veterans

240

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Norton County, Kansas Veterans by War

count

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Norton County, Kansas Veterans by Age

count

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Norton County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Norton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Norton County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Norton County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Norton 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

68.39%

Born in Norton County, Kansas

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of Norton County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.39% having been born in Kansas. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Norton County, Kansas Place of Birth

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