Rice County, Kansas Population 2022

Rice County, Kansas's estimated population is 9,699 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 -4.11% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
187050.00%
18809,2929,287185740.00%
189014,4515,15955.52%
190014,7452942.03%
191015,1063612.45%
192014,832-274-1.81%
193013,800-1,032-6.96%
194017,2133,41324.73%
195015,635-1,578-9.17%
196013,909-1,726-11.04%
197012,320-1,589-11.42%
198011,900-420-3.41%
199010,610-1,290-10.84%
201010,115-495-4.67%
201110,097-18-0.18%
20129,990-107-1.06%
20139,978-12-0.12%
20149,971-7-0.07%
20159,925-46-0.46%
20169,782-143-1.44%
20179,563-219-2.24%
20189,483-80-0.84%
20199,537540.57%
20209,591540.57%
20219,645540.56%
20229,699540.56%
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Rice County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,61190.34%
Black or African American1881.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.48%
Asian710.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander290.30%
Some Other Race2132.23%
Two or More Races3743.92%
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Rice County, Kansas Population by Race

Rice County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Rice County, Kansas Median Age

39.1


Total

37.2


Male

40.7


Female

Rice County, Kansas Adults

There are 7,399 adults, (1,828 of whom are seniors) in Rice County, Kansas.

Rice County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rice County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,705

49.36%

Male

4,827

50.64%

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
Married85.6%14.4%
Male73.9%26.1%
All73.3%26.7%
Female59.3%40.7%
Non Family56.5%43.5%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rice County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9392.2473.3
Married2,1742.9285.6
Male1152.673.9
Female3022.4259.3
Non Family1,3481.0856.5

2.8

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Rice County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1552.50%
9th to 12th Grade3685.94%
High School Graduate1,84529.79%
Some College1,86230.07%
Associates Degree6159.93%
Bachelors Degree87614.15%
Graduate Degree4727.62%
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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
Black626221
White5,3985,0341,280
2+ Races15011513
Hispanic53139545
Native American1919
Asian4848
Other Race149149

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 black people with a rate of 33.87%.

Rice County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,318$45,955$28,048
Less Than 9th Grade$35,662$36,140$
High School Graduate$34,850$50,213$15,872
Some College$37,510$43,979$27,350
Bachelors Degree$38,582$45,227$37,634
Graduate Degree$51,154$62,000$49,103

$38,318

Average Earnings

$45,955

Average Male

$28,048

Average Female

Rice County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rice County, Kansas Language by Age

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Rice County, Kansas Language

92.90% of Rice County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 7.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.55% of the population.

Rice County, Kansas Language

Rice County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1175446.15%
Native401537.50%
Asian37821.62%
Hispanic1,01816316.01%
White7,36091212.39%
OtherNaN%
Multiple3514412.54%

13.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.64%

Male Poverty Rate

12.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rice County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Kansas is Black, with 46.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Kansas is Multiple, with 12.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.69%.

Rice County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.13%
High School10.34%
Some College7.90%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Rice County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.22%
Male Unemployed68.09%
Female Employed11.71%
Female Unemployed3.45%

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$49,688$63,950
Families$61,239$77,956
Married Families$66,406-
Non Families$28,006$34,773
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Income by Household Type

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

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 55-64, 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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536

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War43
Vietnam176
Korea30
World War II12

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3435
35 to 5488
55 to 64164
65 to 74123
75+126

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5077.55%
Native American1976.00%
2+ Races104.41%
Hispanic172.49%

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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9.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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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67.69%

Born in Rice County, Kansas

95.46%

Native Born

4.54%

Foreign Born

2.83%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.46% of Rice County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 67.69% having been born in Kansas. 2.83% 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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