Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population 2022

Pottawatomie County, Kansas's estimated population is 24,905 with a growth rate of 0.70% 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 14.63% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601,5290.00%
18707,8486,319413.28%
188016,3508,502108.33%
189017,7221,3728.39%
190018,4707484.22%
191017,522-948-5.13%
192016,154-1,368-7.81%
193015,862-292-1.81%
194014,015-1,847-11.64%
195012,344-1,671-11.92%
196011,957-387-3.14%
197011,755-202-1.69%
198014,7823,02725.75%
199016,1281,3469.11%
201021,7275,59934.72%
201122,0283011.39%
201222,3313031.38%
201322,5742431.09%
201422,7401660.74%
201523,1233831.68%
201623,6054822.08%
201723,9163111.32%
201824,2092931.23%
201924,3831740.72%
202024,5571740.71%
202124,7311740.71%
202224,9051740.70%
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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,70393.80%
Black or African American4061.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native1610.67%
Asian1650.68%
Some Other Race650.27%
Two or More Races7032.90%
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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population by Race

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Median Age

35.4


Total

35.4


Male

35.3


Female

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Adults

There are 17,113 adults, (3,449 of whom are seniors) in Pottawatomie County, Kansas.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

12,157

50.23%

Male

12,046

49.77%

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
Married85.8%14.2%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Male60.5%39.5%
Female52.2%47.8%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8832.6876.4
Married5,5083.3585.8
Male2563.4660.5
Female6572.6552.2
Non Family2,4621.1163.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1921.25%
9th to 12th Grade6394.16%
High School Graduate4,52429.45%
Some College3,34621.78%
Associates Degree1,3698.91%
Bachelors Degree3,44022.40%
Graduate Degree1,85012.04%
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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
Asian127127102
Other Race404019
White14,00913,3405,027
Black17917836
2+ Races35833068
Hispanic72358238
Native American94804

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 80.31%.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,691$58,410$35,366
Less Than 9th Grade$25,139$$26,019
High School Graduate$36,402$44,417$24,318
Some College$40,342$53,068$26,004
Bachelors Degree$52,185$73,727$40,162
Graduate Degree$75,878$95,179$63,415

$46,691

Average Earnings

$58,410

Average Male

$35,366

Average Female

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language by Age

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Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language

96.42% of Pottawatomie County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,3751,5027.03%
Native15842.53%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1,24234427.70%
Multiple699507.15%

7.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.64%

Male Poverty Rate

9.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is White, with 7.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is Multiple, with 7.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.08%.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.05%
High School6.88%
Some College6.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.94%
Male Unemployed21.55%
Female Employed5.62%
Female Unemployed18.84%

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$70,064$83,120
Families$83,170$96,289
Married Families$91,845-
Non Families$35,786$45,708
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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

62.2%

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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1,704

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War432
First Gulf War554
Vietnam645
Korea127
World War II6

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3482
35 to 54469
55 to 64391
65 to 74415
75+347

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4459.01%
Black11763.59%
Native American44.00%
Other Race2143.75%
2+ Races11728.54%
Hispanic12016.24%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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4.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

2.2%

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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67.39%

Born in Pottawatomie County, Kansas

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Pottawatomie County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 67.39% having been born in Kansas. 1.14% 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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