Rooks County, Kansas Population 2024

4,699

Rooks County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 4,699 with a growth rate of -1.2% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rooks County, Kansas is the 69th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 5,196 and has seen a growth of -9.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,414-57-1.27%
20284,471-57-1.26%
20274,528-57-1.24%
20264,585-57-1.23%
20254,642-57-1.21%
20244,699-57-1.2%
20234,756-57-1.18%
20224,813-57-1.17%
20214,870-25-0.51%
20204,895-42-0.85%
20194,937-52-1.04%
20184,989-66-1.31%
20175,055-63-1.23%
20165,118-61-1.18%
20155,179-24-0.46%
20145,20380.15%
20135,195-26-0.5%
20125,221200.38%
20115,20150.1%
20105,196
19906,039-967-13.8%
19807,006-622-8.15%
19707,628-2,106-21.64%
19609,7346917.64%
19509,0435466.43%
19408,497-1,037-10.88%
19309,534-432-4.33%
19209,966-1,316-11.66%
191011,2823,32241.73%
19007,960-58-0.72%
18908,018-94-1.16%
18808,1123,69883.78%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.2% (-57)
County Website
Rooks County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
5,196
Area
891 mi²
Density
5 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.57% (-497)
Founded
February 26, 1867

Rooks County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,67094.82%
Two or more races1022.07%
Black or African American861.75%
Other race250.51%
Native American220.45%
Asian150.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.1%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rooks County, Kansas Population by Race

Rooks County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Rooks County, Kansas Median Age

44.9

Total

43.4

Male

45.8

Female

Rooks County, Kansas Adults

There are 3,883 adults, (1,129 of whom are seniors) in Rooks County, Kansas.

Rooks County, Kansas Age Dependency

78.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rooks County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female2,48350.42%
Male2,44249.58%

Rooks County, Kansas Population by Age

Rooks County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1272.2275.424.6
Married1,2022.8585.514.5
Non Family7701.15941
Male812.674.125.9
Female743.0583.816.2
showing: 5 rows

2.82

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rooks County, Kansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rooks County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rooks County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 59.26%.

Rooks County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,184

Average Earnings

$51,694

Average Male

$29,096

Average Female

Rooks County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rooks County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rooks County, Kansas Language

99.06% of Rooks County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Rooks County, Kansas Language

Rooks County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,4571834.11%
Hispanic1111412.61%
Native171270.59%
Multiple9777.22%
Black56610.71%
Islander55100%
Other25520%
showing: 7 rows

4.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.85%

Male Poverty Rate

6.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rooks County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rooks County, Kansas is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rooks County, Kansas is White, with 4.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.63%.

Rooks County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.74%
Some College5.31%
High School3.81%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%
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Rooks County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed43.75%
Female Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed3.29%
Male Employed1.68%
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Rooks County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rooks County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rooks County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rooks County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rooks 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 45-54.

Rooks County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rooks County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

296

Number of Veterans

288

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Rooks County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Rooks County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Rooks County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Rooks County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rooks County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Rooks County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rooks County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rooks County, Kansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.85%

Born in Rooks County, Kansas

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Rooks County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 77.85% having been born in Kansas. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rooks County, Kansas Place of Birth

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