Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population 2021

Pottawatomie County, Kansas's estimated population is 24,731 with a growth rate of 0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pottawatomie County, Kansas is the 25th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 21,727 and has seen a growth of 13.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202124,7311740.71%
202024,5571740.71%
201924,3831740.72%
201824,2092931.23%
201723,9163111.32%
201623,6054822.08%
201523,1233831.68%
201422,7401660.74%
201322,5742431.09%
201222,3313031.38%
201122,0283011.39%
201021,7275,59934.72%
199016,1281,3469.11%
198014,7823,02725.75%
197011,755-202-1.69%
196011,957-387-3.14%
195012,344-1,671-11.92%
194014,015-1,847-11.64%
193015,862-292-1.81%
192016,154-1,368-7.81%
191017,522-948-5.13%
190018,4707484.22%
189017,7221,3728.39%
188016,3508,502108.33%
18707,8486,319413.28%
18601,5290.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.71%
County Website
State
Founded
February 20, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
21,727
Growth Since 2010
13.83%
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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,48594.29%
Two or More Races5062.12%
Black or African American3131.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native2050.86%
Asian1860.78%
Some Other Race1520.64%
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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population by Race

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Median Age

35.4


Total

35.6


Male

35.1


Female

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Adults

There are 16,817 adults, (3,363 of whom are seniors) in Pottawatomie County, Kansas.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

11,913

49.96%

Male

11,934

50.04%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population by Age

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All78.7%21.3%
Non Family65.1%34.9%
Male64.7%35.3%
Female55.6%44.4%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6982.778.7
Married5,4323.3588
Non Family2,3441.1265.1
Female6442.7555.6
Male2783.1464.7

3.23

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2081.38%
9th to 12th Grade6604.38%
High School Graduate4,38629.08%
Some College3,56223.62%
Associates Degree1,1697.75%
Bachelors Degree3,34622.19%
Graduate Degree1,75011.60%
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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,82513,2134,880
Hispanic71650853
2+ Races21320669
Asian14614676
Native American1311067
Other Race815515
Black7357

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.05%.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,115$52,864$32,865
Less Than 9th Grade$24,343$23,792$26,083
High School Graduate$35,226$41,715$22,463
Some College$38,252$51,157$27,352
Bachelors Degree$48,067$66,048$37,316
Graduate Degree$63,725$87,028$50,850

$42,115

Average Earnings

$52,864

Average Male

$32,865

Average Female

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language by Age

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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language

95.40% of Pottawatomie County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.38% of the population.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,1601,5687.41%
Hispanic1,22023018.85%
Multiple5015811.58%
Native2034421.67%
Other1522617.11%

8.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.06%

Male Poverty Rate

9.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is Native, with 21.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is White, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.42%.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.16%
High School7.60%
Some College5.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.32%
Female Unemployed15.23%
Female Employed4.57%
Male Employed2.98%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,835$79,171
Families$78,772$90,508
Married Families$85,270-
Non Families$34,492$45,322
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Income by Household Type

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status

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1,531

Number of Veterans

1,416

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam546
First Gulf War428
Second Gulf War355
Korea112
World War II6

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54487
65 to 74392
75+335
55 to 64230
18 to 3487

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4098.88%
2+ Races9037.19%
Hispanic8010.84%
Other Race1719.10%
Black911.54%
Native American64.17%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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7.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Pottawatomie 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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68.02%

Born in Pottawatomie County, Kansas

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Pottawatomie County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.02% having been born in Kansas. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pottawatomie 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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