Sheridan County, Kansas Population 2021

Sheridan County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,519 with a growth rate of -0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sheridan County, Kansas is the 96th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 2,530 and has seen a growth of -0.43% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,519-1-0.04%
20202,520-1-0.04%
20192,521-1-0.04%
20182,522-4-0.16%
20172,526411.65%
20162,485100.40%
20152,475-27-1.08%
20142,50220.08%
20132,50090.36%
20122,491-11-0.44%
20112,502-28-1.11%
20102,530-513-16.86%
19903,043-501-14.14%
19803,544-315-8.16%
19703,859-408-9.56%
19604,267-340-7.38%
19504,607-705-13.27%
19405,312-726-12.02%
19306,03855410.10%
19205,484-167-2.96%
19105,6511,83247.97%
19003,819862.30%
18903,7332,166138.23%
18801,5670.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.04%
County Website
State
Founded
1873
County Seat
2010 Population
2,530
Growth Since 2010
-0.43%
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Sheridan County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,41796.45%
Some Other Race411.64%
Black or African American251.00%
Two or More Races150.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.32%
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Sheridan County, Kansas Population by Race

Sheridan County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Sheridan County, Kansas Median Age

44.9


Total

43.6


Male

46.6


Female

Sheridan County, Kansas Adults

There are 1,912 adults, (589 of whom are seniors) in Sheridan County, Kansas.

Sheridan County, Kansas Age Dependency

89.4

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheridan County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,220

48.68%

Male

1,286

51.32%

Sheridan County, Kansas Population by Age

Sheridan County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sheridan County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family70%30%
Male66.7%33.3%
Female54.3%45.7%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sheridan County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1342.1876.7
Married5912.885.4
Non Family3901.0970
Female812.2854.3
Male722.9666.7

2.7

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Sheridan County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade311.71%
9th to 12th Grade402.20%
High School Graduate62034.12%
Some College44524.49%
Associates Degree28115.47%
Bachelors Degree30416.73%
Graduate Degree965.28%
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Sheridan County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheridan County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7061,638380
Hispanic727212
Other Race222211
Black2118
2+ Races1010
Native American888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sheridan County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,923$45,833$28,529
Less Than 9th Grade$30,972$31,406$
High School Graduate$30,161$34,000$11,071
Some College$36,618$47,885$29,500
Bachelors Degree$48,819$76,167$41,563
Graduate Degree$52,500$$7,750

$36,923

Average Earnings

$45,833

Average Male

$28,529

Average Female

Sheridan County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheridan County, Kansas Language by Age

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Sheridan County, Kansas Language

94.00% of Sheridan County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 6.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.18% of the population.

Sheridan County, Kansas Language

Sheridan County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,294913.97%
Hispanic1282721.09%
Other412151.22%
Black221254.55%

5.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.54%

Male Poverty Rate

7.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheridan County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheridan County, Kansas is Black, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheridan County, Kansas is White, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.61%.

Sheridan County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.64%
High School9.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%
Some College3.63%

Sheridan County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed70.59%
Female Employed5.65%
Male Employed2.21%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sheridan County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheridan County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,885$80,114
Families$76,371$93,939
Married Families$83,650-
Non Families$36,111$52,379
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Income by Household Type

Sheridan County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheridan County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Sheridan 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 45-54.

Sheridan County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Sheridan County, Kansas Marital Status

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171

Number of Veterans

170

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
World War II16
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War12
Korea7

Sheridan County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7482
75+42
35 to 5438
55 to 649
18 to 34

Sheridan County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1638.81%
Black838.10%

Sheridan County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Sheridan County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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3.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheridan County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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68.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sheridan County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Sheridan County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Sheridan 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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74.34%

Born in Sheridan County, Kansas

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

1.64%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of Sheridan County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 74.34% having been born in Kansas. 1.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sheridan 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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