Saline County, Kansas Population 2024

52,990

Saline County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 52,990 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Saline County, Kansas is the 10th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 55,781 and has seen a growth of -5% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202951,475-303-0.59%
202851,778-303-0.58%
202752,081-303-0.58%
202652,384-303-0.58%
202552,687-303-0.57%
202452,990-303-0.57%
202353,293-303-0.57%
202253,596-303-0.56%
202153,899-354-0.65%
202054,2531130.21%
201954,140-211-0.39%
201854,351-178-0.33%
201754,529-446-0.81%
201654,975-488-0.88%
201555,463-77-0.14%
201455,540-225-0.4%
201355,765-76-0.14%
201255,841560.1%
201155,78540.01%
201055,781
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%
191020,3383,26219.1%
190017,076-366-2.1%
189017,4423,63426.32%
188013,8089,562225.2%
18704,246-47,229-91.75%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.57% (-303)
County Website
Saline County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
55,781
Area
720 mi²
Density
74 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5% (-2,791)
Founded
February 15, 1860

Saline County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White47,24287.23%
Two or more races3,3326.15%
Black or African American1,6973.13%
Asian1,1002.03%
Other race6291.16%
Native American1440.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander160.03%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Saline County, Kansas Population by Race

Saline County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Saline County, Kansas Median Age

39.9

Total

38

Male

42.2

Female

Saline County, Kansas Adults

There are 41,799 adults, (9,985 of whom are seniors) in Saline County, Kansas.

Saline County, Kansas Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Saline County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female27,17350.17%
Male26,98749.83%

Saline County, Kansas Population by Age

Saline County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All22,3582.3567.332.7
Married9,8763.0888.111.9
Non Family9,1871.1750.349.7
Female2,3573.3751.348.7
Male9383.6155.444.6
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Saline 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

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

Saline 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.12%.

Saline County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,294

Average Earnings

$46,284

Average Male

$34,543

Average Female

Saline County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saline County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Saline County, Kansas Language

91.51% of Saline County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 8.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.4% of the population.

Saline County, Kansas Language

Saline County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White41,8884,34510.37%
Hispanic6,3671,12417.65%
Multiple3,21996029.82%
Other61726242.46%
Black1,55119912.83%
Asian1,0801009.26%
Native1387352.9%
showing: 7 rows

11.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

13.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saline County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Kansas is Native, with 52.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Kansas is Asian, with 9.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.19%.

Saline County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.93%
High School14.48%
Some College9.78%
Bachelors or Greater4.78%
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Saline County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed15.86%
Female Unemployed15.69%
Female Employed10.04%
Male Employed4.94%
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Saline County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saline County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Saline County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Saline County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Saline County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Saline County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,726

Number of Veterans

3,484

Male Veterans

242

Female Veterans

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Saline County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Saline County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Saline County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Saline County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saline County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Saline County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Saline County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Saline 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

70.51%

Born in Saline County, Kansas

95.04%

Native Born

4.96%

Foreign Born

2.46%

Non Citizen

2.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.04% of Saline County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 70.51% having been born in Kansas. 2.46% 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

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