Sedgwick County, Kansas Population 2020

Sedgwick County, Kansas's estimated population is 514,243 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sedgwick County, Kansas is the 2nd largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020514,2433180.06%
2019513,9253180.06%
2018513,6073180.06%
2017513,2891010.02%
2016513,1882,0240.40%
2015511,1642,0920.41%
2014509,0722,5540.50%
2013506,5182,3830.47%
2012504,1353,1510.63%
2011500,9841,8570.37%
2010499,12795,46523.65%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.06%
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Founded
February 26, 1867
County Seat

Sedgwick County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White400,82878.28%
Black or African American45,8888.96%
Asian22,2094.34%
Two or More Races21,3854.18%
Some Other Race16,4513.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,0770.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2260.04%

Sedgwick County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Sedgwick County, Kansas Median Age

35.2


Total

34


Male

36.2


Female

Sedgwick County, Kansas Adults

There are 378,368 adults, (69,749 of whom are seniors) in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

Sedgwick County, Kansas Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sedgwick County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

258,863

50.55%

Male

253,201

49.45%

Sedgwick County, Kansas Households and Families

Sedgwick County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sedgwick County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All63.6%36.4%
Male53.8%46.2%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female44%56%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All195,7792.5863.6
Married91,7943.3282.3
Non Family70,9071.2347.2
Female23,1913.4744
Male9,8873.3753.8

3.26

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sedgwick County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12,9693.93%
9th to 12th Grade22,3886.78%
High School Graduate86,43226.16%
Some College79,67624.12%
Associates Degree26,8688.13%
Bachelors Degree65,70419.89%
Graduate Degree36,33811.00%

Sedgwick County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White245,624230,41485,286
Hispanic34,63821,9444,778
Black26,92723,2304,506
Asian14,61011,9285,373
Other Race8,9865,273909
Multiple Races7,2026,5341,878
Native American3,2022,403391
Islander200190110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 55.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,080$46,742$30,142
Less Than High School$25,725$31,554$17,787
High School Grad$29,816$37,000$22,973
Some College$35,522$44,617$28,388
Bachelors Degree$49,120$62,423$39,332
Graduate Degree$59,222$71,560$53,001

$38,080

Average Earnings

$46,742

Average Male

$30,142

Average Female

Sedgwick County, Kansas Language

Sedgwick County, Kansas Language by Age

Sedgwick County, Kansas Language

85.71% of Sedgwick County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 14.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.40% of the population.

Sedgwick County, Kansas Poverty

Sedgwick County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White345,30133,7649.78%
Hispanic72,85316,37022.47%
Black45,12113,67630.31%
Multiple21,0214,17019.84%
Other16,3333,05818.72%
Asian21,9782,94313.39%
Native4,97692818.65%
Islander22693.98%

13.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.79%

Male Poverty Rate

15.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sedgwick County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sedgwick County, Kansas is Black, with 30.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sedgwick County, Kansas is Islander, with 3.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.61%
High School15.00%
Some College9.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.42%
Male Unemployed31.80%
Female Employed8.47%
Male Employed6.34%

Sedgwick County, Kansas Income

Sedgwick County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,974$72,975
Families$69,832$88,019
Married Families$84,064$102,780
Non Families$32,246$43,629

Sedgwick County, Kansas Marital Status

Sedgwick County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sedgwick County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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

Sedgwick County, Kansas Veterans

32,351

Number of Veterans

29,736

Male Veterans

2,615

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11,296
Second Gulf War6,889
First Gulf War6,742
Korea2,794
World War II1,328
Age Group Veterans
35 to 548,175
65 to 747,785
75+6,603
55 to 646,424
18 to 343,364
Name Veterans % of Total
White27,9019.22%
Black2,8648.97%
Hispanic1,2052.79%
2 or More6026.06%
Asian3832.20%
Indian3058.29%
Other2562.34%
Hawaiian4020.00%

$Sedgwick County, Kansas Veterans by Education

5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sedgwick County, Kansas Employment Status

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sedgwick 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

64.47%

Born in Kansas

91.56%

Native Born

8.44%

Foreign Born

4.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.56% of Sedgwick County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 64.47% having been born in Kansas. 4.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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