Saline County, Kansas Population 2021

Saline County, Kansas's estimated population is 53,898 with a growth rate of -0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Saline County, Kansas is the 11th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 55,780 and has seen a growth of -3.37% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202153,898-163-0.30%
202054,061-163-0.30%
201954,224-163-0.30%
201854,387-121-0.22%
201754,508-447-0.81%
201654,955-474-0.86%
201555,429-82-0.15%
201455,511-239-0.43%
201355,750-79-0.14%
201255,829510.09%
201155,778-2-0.00%
201055,7806,47913.14%
199049,3013960.81%
198048,9052,3134.96%
197046,592-8,123-14.85%
196054,71521,30663.77%
195033,4093,87413.12%
194029,5351980.67%
193029,3374,23416.87%
192025,1034,76523.43%
191020,3383,26219.10%
190017,076-366-2.10%
189017,4423,63426.32%
188013,8089,562225.20%
18704,2460.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.30%
County Website
State
Founded
February 15, 1860
County Seat
2010 Population
55,780
Growth Since 2010
-3.37%
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Saline County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,99287.74%
Two or More Races2,3054.21%
Black or African American1,5362.81%
Some Other Race1,3652.50%
Asian1,2332.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native2550.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.03%
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Saline County, Kansas Population by Race

Saline County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Saline County, Kansas Median Age

38.6


Total

37.1


Male

40.6


Female

Saline County, Kansas Adults

There are 41,860 adults, (9,412 of whom are seniors) in Saline County, Kansas.

Saline County, Kansas Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Saline County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

27,552

50.37%

Male

27,149

49.63%

Saline County, Kansas Population by Age

Saline County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saline County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All66.7%33.3%
Male62.9%37.1%
Female49.7%50.3%
Non Family49.2%50.8%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saline County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,9592.4266.7
Married10,8103.0683.8
Non Family8,6011.2349.2
Female1,8523.6149.7
Male6964.1762.9

3.11

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Saline County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0472.82%
9th to 12th Grade2,1155.70%
High School Graduate11,14730.05%
Some College9,61325.92%
Associates Degree3,0278.16%
Bachelors Degree6,62317.86%
Graduate Degree3,5189.49%
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Saline County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saline County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31,41729,3958,993
Hispanic2,8932,155396
Black1,2211,180350
Asian897658336
Other Race844533
2+ Races61955768
Native American21416436

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.46%.

Saline County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,793$42,322$30,289
Less Than 9th Grade$26,920$30,505$21,172
High School Graduate$30,423$37,304$22,251
Some College$32,584$41,304$27,954
Bachelors Degree$44,921$54,442$39,211
Graduate Degree$57,525$71,781$52,390

$35,793

Average Earnings

$42,322

Average Male

$30,289

Average Female

Saline County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saline County, Kansas Language by Age

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Saline County, Kansas Language

90.13% of Saline County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 9.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.95% of the population.

Saline County, Kansas Language

Saline County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,7734,1199.63%
Hispanic6,0361,30921.69%
Multiple2,19155525.33%
Other1,36041530.51%
Black1,39314410.34%
Native2476124.70%
Asian1,224282.29%

11.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.61%

Male Poverty Rate

13.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saline County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Kansas is Other, with 30.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Kansas is Asian, with 2.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.03%.

Saline County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.70%
High School13.57%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%

Saline County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.11%
Female Unemployed27.47%
Female Employed7.36%
Male Employed4.33%

Saline County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saline County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,200$69,043
Families$72,040$86,774
Married Families$78,830-
Non Families$30,877$39,407
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Income by Household Type

Saline County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Saline County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Saline County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Saline County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Saline County, Kansas Marital Status

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3,799

Number of Veterans

3,571

Male Veterans

228

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,268
Second Gulf War816
First Gulf War666
Korea340
World War II142

Saline County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+978
65 to 74919
55 to 64726
35 to 54724
18 to 34452

Saline County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4359.20%
Hispanic2526.80%
Black18312.86%
2+ Races11513.14%
Other Race525.51%
Native American146.03%

Saline County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Saline County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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9.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saline County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Saline County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Saline County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Saline 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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68.04%

Born in Saline County, Kansas

94.14%

Native Born

5.86%

Foreign Born

3.13%

Non Citizen

2.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.14% of Saline County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.04% having been born in Kansas. 3.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Saline 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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