Ottawa County, Kansas Population 2020

Ottawa County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,738 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ottawa County, Kansas is the 61st largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20205,738-32-0.55%
20195,770-32-0.55%
20185,802-32-0.55%
20175,834-74-1.25%
20165,908-29-0.49%
20155,937-92-1.53%
20146,029-14-0.23%
20136,043150.25%
20126,028-35-0.58%
20116,063-33-0.54%
20106,0964628.20%
19905,634-337-5.64%
19805,971-212-3.43%
19706,183-596-8.79%
19606,779-486-6.69%
19507,265-1,959-21.24%
19409,224-595-6.06%
19309,819-895-8.35%
192010,714-1,097-9.29%
191011,8116295.63%
190011,182-1,399-11.12%
189012,5812,27422.06%
188010,3078,180384.58%
18702,1270.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.55%
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Founded
February 27, 1860
County Seat

Ottawa County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,68296.27%
Two or More Races1021.73%
Black or African American530.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.58%
Asian310.53%

Ottawa County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Ottawa County, Kansas Median Age

42.6


Total

40.4


Male

46.2


Female

Ottawa County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,514 adults, (1,141 of whom are seniors) in Ottawa County, Kansas.

Ottawa County, Kansas Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ottawa County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,859

48.44%

Male

3,043

51.56%

Ottawa County, Kansas Households and Families

Ottawa County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ottawa County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
Male91.3%8.7%
All81.2%18.8%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Female62%38%

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4202.481.2
Married1,4012.9191.9
Non Family7401.1564.5
Female1873.2962
Male922.8691.3

2.87

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ottawa County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade481.17%
9th to 12th Grade1924.68%
High School Graduate1,50036.54%
Some College1,03525.21%
Associates Degree3678.94%
Bachelors Degree72917.76%
Graduate Degree2345.70%

Ottawa County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9113,691916
Hispanic958029
Multiple Races444024
Native American343418
Asian31315
Black1918

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 54.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,010$42,083$29,299
Less Than High School$26,563$32,321$16,667
High School Grad$29,596$31,653$19,414
Some College$37,318$47,991$29,565
Bachelors Degree$40,947$52,731$35,417
Graduate Degree$46,083$54,219$45,167

$34,010

Average Earnings

$42,083

Average Male

$29,299

Average Female

Ottawa County, Kansas Language

Ottawa County, Kansas Language by Age

Ottawa County, Kansas Language

98.19% of Ottawa County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Ottawa County, Kansas Poverty

Ottawa County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,4685229.55%
Black3636100.00%
Native3434100.00%
Hispanic16174.35%
Multiple9655.21%

10.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.99%

Male Poverty Rate

11.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ottawa County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ottawa County, Kansas is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ottawa County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.57%
High School10.12%
Some College7.14%
Bachelors or Greater6.13%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.25%
Male Unemployed20.83%
Female Employed4.43%
Male Employed0.93%

Ottawa County, Kansas Income

Ottawa County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,971$67,208
Families$69,595$80,292
Married Families$76,164-
Non Families$30,909$35,395

Ottawa County, Kansas Marital Status

Ottawa County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ottawa County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Ottawa 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 45-54.

Ottawa County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Ottawa County, Kansas Veterans

370

Number of Veterans

343

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam149
Korea71
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War33
World War II19
Age Group Veterans
75+138
65 to 74118
35 to 5459
55 to 6440
18 to 3415
Name Veterans % of Total
White3628.26%
Hispanic1615.09%
Asian516.13%
Black315.00%

$Ottawa County, Kansas Veterans by Education

10.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ottawa County, Kansas Employment Status

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ottawa 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

77.85%

Born in Kansas

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.27% of Ottawa County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 77.85% having been born in Kansas. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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