Sedgwick County, Kansas Population 2021

Sedgwick County, Kansas's estimated population is 521,158 with a growth rate of 0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sedgwick County, Kansas is the null largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 499,128 and has seen a growth of 4.41% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021521,1582,5580.49%
2020518,6002,5580.50%
2019516,0422,5580.50%
2018513,4843080.06%
2017513,176840.02%
2016513,0922,0090.39%
2015511,0832,1150.42%
2014508,9682,5260.50%
2013506,4422,3410.46%
2012504,1013,0900.62%
2011501,0111,8830.38%
2010499,12895,46623.65%
1990403,66237,13110.13%
1980366,53115,8374.52%
1970350,6947,4632.17%
1960343,231120,94154.41%
1950222,29078,97955.11%
1940143,3116,9815.12%
1930136,33044,09647.81%
192092,23419,13926.18%
191073,09529,05865.99%
190044,0374110.94%
189043,62624,873132.63%
188018,75317,6581612.60%
18701,0950.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.49%
County Website
State
Founded
February 26, 1867
County Seat
2010 Population
499,128
Growth Since 2010
4.41%
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Sedgwick County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White399,95377.91%
Black or African American45,4018.84%
Two or More Races22,3834.36%
Asian22,2904.34%
Some Other Race18,0363.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,0570.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2550.05%
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Sedgwick County, Kansas Population By Race

Sedgwick County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2021

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Sedgwick County, Kansas Median Age

35.4


Total

34.3


Male

36.4


Female

Sedgwick County, Kansas Adults

There are 380,448 adults, (72,054 of whom are seniors) in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

Sedgwick County, Kansas Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sedgwick County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Mujer

259,812

50.61%

Masculino

253,563

49.39%

Sedgwick County, Kansas Population by Age

Sedgwick County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sedgwick County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All62.9%37.1%
Masculino53.5%46.5%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Mujer42.5%57.5%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sedgwick County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All197,2292.5762.9
Married91,4813.3182.4
Non Family72,2041.2346.3
Mujer23,5783.4842.5
Masculino9,9663.3453.5

3.26

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Sedgwick County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12,9223.89%
9th to 12th Grade21,5826.49%
High School Graduate87,56326.33%
Some College80,07724.08%
Associates Degree27,7988.36%
Bachelors Degree65,49219.69%
Graduate Degree37,17811.18%
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Sedgwick County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sedgwick County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White246,155231,39785,323
Hispanic35,56222,9635,159
Black27,20323,9284,690
Asian14,84012,0975,302
Other Race9,8805,857965
2+ Races7,4986,7762,021
Native American3,2762,360370
Islander22621887

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 38.50%.

Sedgwick County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$39,078$47,088$30,958
Less Than 9th Grade$25,883$31,930$17,956
High School Graduate$30,885$38,534$23,160
Some College$36,128$44,922$29,725
Bachelors Degree$49,431$61,876$40,184
Graduate Degree$61,994$77,130$54,227

$39,078

Average Earnings

$47,088

Average Male

$30,958

Average Female

Sedgwick County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sedgwick County, Kansas Language by Age

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Sedgwick County, Kansas Language

85.27% of Sedgwick County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 14.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.72% of the population.

Sedgwick County, Kansas Language

Sedgwick County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White344,88332,2219.34%
Hispanic74,07516,67322.51%
Black44,64013,85931.05%
Multiple22,0594,36119.77%
Other17,8553,95822.17%
Asian22,0793,00613.61%
Native4,95676915.52%
Islander255155.88%

13.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.56%

Male Poverty Rate

14.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sedgwick County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sedgwick County, Kansas is Black, with 31.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sedgwick County, Kansas is Islander, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.24%.

Sedgwick County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.50%
High School14.53%
Some College9.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%

Sedgwick County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.90%
Male Unemployed31.78%
Female Employed8.30%
Male Employed6.18%

Sedgwick County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sedgwick County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,524$74,957
Families$72,753$90,639
Married Families$87,034$105,736
Non Families$32,946$44,883
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Income by Household Type

Sedgwick County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sedgwick County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Sedgwick 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.

Sedgwick County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Sedgwick County, Kansas Marital Status

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31,794

Number of Veterans

29,257

Male Veterans

2,537

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11,467
Second Gulf War7,130
First Gulf War6,478
Korea2,614
World War II1,087

Sedgwick County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747,863
35 to 547,673
75+6,582
55 to 646,386
18 to 343,290

Sedgwick County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27,5219.10%
Black2,7038.56%
Hispanic1,3393.02%
2+ Races5925.56%
Native American3518.93%
Asian3031.72%
Other Race2862.41%
Islander3816.81%

Sedgwick County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Sedgwick County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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5.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sedgwick County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sedgwick County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Sedgwick County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Sedgwick 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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64.17%

Born in Sedgwick County, Kansas

91.44%

Native Born

8.56%

Foreign Born

4.65%

Non Citizen

3.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.44% of Sedgwick County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 64.17% having been born in Kansas. 4.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sedgwick 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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