Rice County, Kansas Population 2021

Rice County, Kansas's estimated population is 9,645 with a growth rate of 0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rice County, Kansas is the 43rd largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 10,115 and has seen a growth of -4.65% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20219,645540.56%
20209,591540.57%
20199,537540.57%
20189,483-80-0.84%
20179,563-219-2.24%
20169,782-143-1.44%
20159,925-46-0.46%
20149,971-7-0.07%
20139,978-12-0.12%
20129,990-107-1.06%
201110,097-18-0.18%
201010,115-495-4.67%
199010,610-1,290-10.84%
198011,900-420-3.41%
197012,320-1,589-11.42%
196013,909-1,726-11.04%
195015,635-1,578-9.17%
194017,2133,41324.73%
193013,800-1,032-6.96%
192014,832-274-1.81%
191015,1063612.45%
190014,7452942.03%
189014,4515,15955.52%
18809,2929,287185740.00%
187050.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.56%
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State
Founded
February 26, 1867
County Seat
2010 Population
10,115
Growth Since 2010
-4.65%
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Rice County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,78690.97%
Two or More Races3133.24%
Some Other Race2042.11%
Black or African American1891.96%
Asian790.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.21%
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Rice County, Kansas Population by Race

Rice County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Rice County, Kansas Median Age

38.9


Total

36.5


Male

41


Female

Rice County, Kansas Adults

There are 7,447 adults, (1,800 of whom are seniors) in Rice County, Kansas.

Rice County, Kansas Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Rice County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,805

49.75%

Male

4,853

50.25%

Rice County, Kansas Population by Age

Rice County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rice County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
Male78%22%
All74.5%25.5%
Female66.8%33.2%
Non Family57.7%42.3%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rice County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9172.2974.5
Married2,1312.9585.8
Non Family1,3391.1357.7
Female2742.6166.8
Male1732.7178

2.84

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Rice County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1512.42%
9th to 12th Grade3746.00%
High School Graduate1,82429.26%
Some College1,84329.56%
Associates Degree6219.96%
Bachelors Degree96615.50%
Graduate Degree4557.30%
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Rice County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rice County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,4905,1321,382
Hispanic49434325
2+ Races1351082
Other Race111111
Black676712
Asian4949
Native American1919

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 white people with a rate of 25.17%.

Rice County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,721$45,302$31,028
Less Than 9th Grade$29,167$35,292$21,979
High School Graduate$30,673$46,492$20,761
Some College$37,847$45,036$30,094
Bachelors Degree$39,343$42,083$38,919
Graduate Degree$49,563$61,071$48,333

$37,721

Average Earnings

$45,302

Average Male

$31,028

Average Female

Rice County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rice County, Kansas Language by Age

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Rice County, Kansas Language

92.42% of Rice County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 7.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.96% of the population.

Rice County, Kansas Language

Rice County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5481,04113.79%
Hispanic1,03720519.77%
Multiple2694918.22%
Black831416.87%
Asian451431.11%
Other189105.29%
Native621016.13%

14.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.81%

Male Poverty Rate

13.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rice County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Kansas is Asian, with 31.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Kansas is Other, with 5.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.46%.

Rice County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.19%
High School12.58%
Some College6.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.60%

Rice County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.52%
Male Unemployed32.26%
Female Employed11.93%
Male Employed5.66%

Rice County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rice County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,012$66,374
Families$66,146$79,630
Married Families$73,826-
Non Families$29,809$37,587
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Income by Household Type

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Rice County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Rice County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Rice County, Kansas Marital Status

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499

Number of Veterans

447

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam186
Second Gulf War112
First Gulf War65
Korea32
World War II12

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74124
75+123
55 to 64114
35 to 5497
18 to 3441

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4706.90%
2+ Races158.20%
Native American1458.33%
Hispanic111.60%

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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10.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rice County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Rice County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Rice 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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69.29%

Born in Rice County, Kansas

95.31%

Native Born

4.69%

Foreign Born

3.66%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.31% of Rice County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 69.29% having been born in Kansas. 3.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rice 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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