Seward County, Kansas Population 2020

Seward County, Kansas's estimated population is 22,199 with a growth rate of -2.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Seward County, Kansas is the 26th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201821,780-419-1.89%
201722,199-679-2.97%
201622,878-392-1.68%
201523,270-65-0.28%
201423,3350.00%
201323,335-33-0.14%
201223,3682280.99%
201123,1401660.72%
201022,9744,23122.57%
199018,7431,6729.79%
198017,0711,3278.43%
197015,744-186-1.17%
196015,9305,95859.75%
19509,9723,43252.48%
19406,540-1,535-19.01%
19308,0751,85529.82%
19206,2202,12952.04%
19104,0913,269397.69%
1900822-681-45.31%
18901,5031,49829960.00%
188050.00%

How Many People Live in Seward County, Kansas?

22,199

Seward County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,04457.48%
Some Other Race6,95130.63%
Black or African American1,1735.17%
Two or More Races7083.12%
Asian6562.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native1600.71%

Seward County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Seward County, Kansas Median Age

29.4


Total

29.4


Male

29.4


Female

Seward County, Kansas Adults

There are 15,464 adults, (2,216 of whom are seniors) in Seward County, Kansas.

Seward County, Kansas Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Seward County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

11,091

48.88%

Male

11,601

51.12%

Seward County, Kansas Households and Families

Seward County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Seward County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All68.5%31.5%
Female60.1%39.9%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Male47.9%52.1%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3153.0368.5
Married3,4163.6684.4
Non Family2,1291.2954.1
Female1,0473.6460.1
Male7234.347.9

3.6

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

11%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Seward County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,55719.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,60712.28%
High School Graduate4,00830.62%
Some College2,43118.57%
Associates Degree1,0287.85%
Bachelors Degree1,0878.30%
Graduate Degree3722.84%

Seward County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,6873,356299
White5,0844,6181,029
Other Race3,6401,31262
Black73649943
Asian46335261
Multiple Races24719318
Native American666117

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 25.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,307$34,911$26,087
Less Than High School$27,536$30,644$23,114
High School Grad$30,405$37,087$14,918
Some College$31,574$36,778$26,272
Bachelors Degree$52,171$56,027$45,150
Graduate Degree$56,932$103,750$44,375

$31,307

Average Earnings

$34,911

Average Male

$26,087

Average Female

Seward County, Kansas Language

Seward County, Kansas Language by Age

Seward County, Kansas Language

40.36% of Seward County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 59.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.10% of the population.

Seward County, Kansas Poverty

Seward County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,5222,89321.39%
Other6,9391,19317.19%
White6,6195708.61%
Black1,06921119.74%
Multiple67016724.93%
Asian65620.30%

16.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.10%

Male Poverty Rate

18.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seward County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Kansas is Multiple, with 24.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Kansas is Asian, with 0.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.25%
High School13.86%
Some College10.26%
Bachelors or Greater6.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.93%
Male Unemployed14.62%
Female Employed11.49%
Male Employed8.85%

Seward County, Kansas Income

Seward County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,025$60,596
Families$49,700$66,517
Married Families$64,278-
Non Families$31,662$40,080

Seward County, Kansas Marital Status

Seward County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Seward County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Seward County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Seward County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Seward County, Kansas Veterans

513

Number of Veterans

483

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam233
First Gulf War57
Korea53
World War II27
Second Gulf War19
Name Veterans % of Total
White4554.88%
Hispanic881.05%
2 or More4513.55%
Black81.04%
Indian57.58%

$Seward County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seward County, Kansas Employment Status

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Seward 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

45.61%

Born in Kansas

69.80%

Native Born

30.20%

Foreign Born

20.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

69.80% of Seward County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 45.61% having been born in Kansas. 20.24% 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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