Rice County, Kansas Population 2020

Rice County, Kansas's estimated population is 9,598 with a growth rate of -1.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rice County, Kansas is the 42nd largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20189,531-67-0.70%
20179,598-190-1.94%
20169,788-137-1.38%
20159,925-43-0.43%
20149,968-8-0.08%
20139,976-11-0.11%
20129,987-108-1.07%
201110,095-19-0.19%
201010,114-496-4.67%
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%

Rice County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,93191.49%
Some Other Race2692.76%
Two or More Races1841.88%
Black or African American1831.87%
Asian880.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native720.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.36%

Rice County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Rice County, Kansas Median Age

39.1


Total

36.6


Male

41.3


Female

Rice County, Kansas Adults

There are 7,525 adults, (1,768 of whom are seniors) in Rice County, Kansas.

Rice County, Kansas Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rice County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,918

50.38%

Male

4,844

49.62%

Rice County, Kansas Households and Families

Rice County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rice County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
Male82.5%17.5%
All74.4%25.6%
Female66.3%33.7%
Non Family58.7%41.3%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8632.3674.4
Married2,1262.9384.4
Non Family1,2921.1158.7
Female2792.9466.3
Male1663.7382.5

2.89

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rice County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1702.70%
9th to 12th Grade4046.42%
High School Graduate1,80528.67%
Some College1,93730.77%
Associates Degree5168.20%
Bachelors Degree98215.60%
Graduate Degree4817.64%

Rice County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5795,1231,378
Hispanic49038772
Other Race15915644
Multiple Races7754
Black707013
Asian5555
Native American3535
Islander77

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 other race people with a rate of 27.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,569$41,933$27,789
Less Than High School$22,721$27,000$17,344
High School Grad$29,425$42,583$21,061
Some College$33,949$42,644$24,083
Bachelors Degree$37,813$36,625$38,306
Graduate Degree$49,524$57,500$47,955

$34,569

Average Earnings

$41,933

Average Male

$27,789

Average Female

Rice County, Kansas Language

Rice County, Kansas Language by Age

Rice County, Kansas Language

91.97% of Rice County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 8.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.07% of the population.

Rice County, Kansas Poverty

Rice County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,6671,22215.94%
Hispanic1,05126425.12%
Multiple1453524.14%
Asian551832.73%
Other264124.55%
Black841011.90%
Native661015.15%
Islander30723.33%

16.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.00%

Male Poverty Rate

15.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rice County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Kansas is Asian, with 32.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Kansas is Other, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.11%
High School12.29%
Some College7.99%
Bachelors or Greater1.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed73.97%
Male Unemployed57.00%
Female Employed12.77%
Male Employed7.82%

Rice County, Kansas Income

Rice County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,764$59,946
Families$62,564$71,019
Married Families$66,638-
Non Families$26,859$34,135

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Rice County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Rice 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 45-54.

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Rice County, Kansas Veterans

506

Number of Veterans

453

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam194
Second Gulf War89
First Gulf War81
Korea38
World War II28
Name Veterans % of Total
White4736.89%
2 or More1713.71%
Indian1024.39%
Hispanic71.03%
Black52.98%
Other10.43%

$Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Education

15.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rice County, Kansas Employment Status

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Rice 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

67.47%

Born in Kansas

96.03%

Native Born

3.97%

Foreign Born

3.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.03% of Rice County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 67.47% having been born in Kansas. 3.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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