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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Shawnee County, Kansas
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.