Shawnee County, Kansas Population 2022

Shawnee County, Kansas's estimated population is 175,630 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shawnee County, Kansas is the 4th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 178,360 and has seen a growth of -1.53% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18603,5130.00%
187013,1219,608273.50%
188029,09315,972121.73%
189049,17220,07969.02%
190053,7274,5559.26%
191061,8748,14715.16%
192069,1597,28511.77%
193085,20016,04123.19%
194091,2476,0477.10%
1950105,41814,17115.53%
1960141,28635,86834.02%
1970155,32214,0369.93%
1980154,916-406-0.26%
1990160,9766,0603.91%
2010178,36017,38410.80%
2011178,9485880.33%
2012178,975270.02%
2013178,650-325-0.18%
2014178,567-83-0.05%
2015178,6891220.07%
2016178,350-339-0.19%
2017178,056-294-0.16%
2018177,290-766-0.43%
2019176,875-415-0.23%
2020176,460-415-0.23%
2021176,045-415-0.24%
2022175,630-415-0.24%
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Shawnee County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White143,29380.82%
Black or African American14,6088.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,4410.81%
Asian2,3891.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander580.03%
Some Other Race6,2793.54%
Two or More Races9,2255.20%
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Shawnee County, Kansas Population by Race

Shawnee County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Shawnee County, Kansas Median Age

39.4


Total

38


Male

40.4


Female

Shawnee County, Kansas Adults

There are 135,359 adults, (31,992 of whom are seniors) in Shawnee County, Kansas.

Shawnee County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Shawnee County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

91,675

51.71%

Male

85,618

48.29%

Shawnee County, Kansas Population by Age

Shawnee County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shawnee County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All66.3%33.7%
Male58.1%41.9%
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Female51.6%48.4%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shawnee County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All72,9622.3666.3
Married34,3113.0982.2
Male2,8913.258.1
Female8,1373.0151.6
Non Family27,6231.1851.7

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Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Shawnee County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1862.64%
9th to 12th Grade6,0935.05%
High School Graduate37,75131.29%
Some College27,32922.65%
Associates Degree8,4787.03%
Bachelors Degree24,38420.21%
Graduate Degree13,42211.13%
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Shawnee County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shawnee County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander585843
Asian1,7241,636837
White94,65390,18733,612
Native American943788189
2+ Races4,1513,498816
Hispanic11,1048,5471,457
Black8,5497,3891,036
Other Race3,9902,430458

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 74.14%.

Shawnee County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,069$46,172$35,504
Less Than 9th Grade$23,138$30,569$12,880
High School Graduate$31,049$38,271$24,365
Some College$40,398$46,635$34,123
Bachelors Degree$48,531$56,910$43,547
Graduate Degree$58,847$65,881$54,900

$41,069

Average Earnings

$46,172

Average Male

$35,504

Average Female

Shawnee County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shawnee County, Kansas Language by Age

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Shawnee County, Kansas Language

92.47% of Shawnee County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 7.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.96% of the population.

Shawnee County, Kansas Language

Shawnee County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander581424.14%
Black13,9813,29623.57%
Hispanic22,0183,82317.36%
Native1,32817012.80%
Multiple8,6321,10312.78%
White126,52111,0698.75%
Asian2,2871255.47%
Other1,507NaN%

11.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.57%

Male Poverty Rate

12.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shawnee County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shawnee County, Kansas is Islander, with 24.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shawnee County, Kansas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.83%.

Shawnee County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.89%
High School12.72%
Some College7.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%

Shawnee County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.33%
Male Unemployed33.39%
Female Employed7.56%
Female Unemployed44.41%

Shawnee County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shawnee County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,652$75,660
Families$75,612$92,406
Married Families$89,328$106,269
Non Families$35,546$44,997
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Income by Household Type

Shawnee County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shawnee County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Shawnee County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shawnee County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Shawnee County, Kansas Marital Status

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11,878

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,217
First Gulf War2,525
Vietnam4,765
Korea1,018
World War II299

Shawnee County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34857
35 to 542,763
55 to 642,064
65 to 743,518
75+2,676

Shawnee County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,3579.25%
Black9969.84%
Native American1009.14%
Asian502.57%
Islander1424.14%
Other Race691.52%
2+ Races2925.55%
Hispanic7465.46%

Shawnee County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Shawnee County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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8.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shawnee County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Shawnee County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Shawnee County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Shawnee 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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69.80%

Born in Shawnee County, Kansas

96.05%

Native Born

3.95%

Foreign Born

2.30%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.05% of Shawnee County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 69.80% having been born in Kansas. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shawnee 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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