Smith County, Kansas Population 2022

Smith County, Kansas's estimated population is 3,562 with a growth rate of -0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Smith County, Kansas is the 77th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 3,860 and has seen a growth of -7.72% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
1870660.00%
188013,88313,81720934.85%
189015,6131,73012.46%
190016,3847714.94%
191015,365-1,019-6.22%
192014,985-380-2.47%
193013,545-1,440-9.61%
194010,582-2,963-21.88%
19508,846-1,736-16.41%
19607,776-1,070-12.10%
19706,757-1,019-13.10%
19805,947-810-11.99%
19905,078-869-14.61%
20103,860-1,218-23.99%
20113,791-69-1.79%
20123,753-38-1.00%
20133,699-54-1.44%
20143,729300.81%
20153,689-40-1.07%
20163,656-33-0.89%
20173,615-41-1.12%
20183,590-25-0.69%
20193,583-7-0.19%
20203,576-7-0.20%
20213,569-7-0.20%
20223,562-7-0.20%
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Smith County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,45296.05%
Black or African American100.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.42%
Asian280.78%
Some Other Race20.06%
Two or More Races872.42%
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Smith County, Kansas Population by Race

Smith County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Smith County, Kansas Median Age

51.4


Total

51


Male

52.1


Female

Smith County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,891 adults, (999 of whom are seniors) in Smith County, Kansas.

Smith County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,810

50.36%

Male

1,784

49.64%

Smith County, Kansas Population by Age

Smith County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Smith County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All77.5%22.5%
Male68.6%31.4%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
Female47.6%52.4%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smith County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6642.1277.5
Married9672.6887.3
Male35268.6
Female1052.4747.6
Non Family5571.166.6

2.62

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Smith County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade602.24%
9th to 12th Grade802.99%
High School Graduate1,00137.39%
Some College64324.02%
Associates Degree32712.22%
Bachelors Degree42115.73%
Graduate Degree1455.42%
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Smith County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Smith County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian282815
White2,5382,403543
2+ Races42378
Black22
Native American1010
Other Race22
Hispanic7877

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.57%.

Smith County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,632$44,688$25,893
Less Than 9th Grade$14,583$15,000$14,583
High School Graduate$25,380$43,125$14,063
Some College$35,000$45,662$28,047
Bachelors Degree$41,827$50,769$35,446
Graduate Degree$51,513$$51,316

$33,632

Average Earnings

$44,688

Average Male

$25,893

Average Female

Smith County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smith County, Kansas Language by Age

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Smith County, Kansas Language

98.91% of Smith County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Smith County, Kansas Language

Smith County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,3223079.24%
OtherNaN%
Multiple864046.51%

9.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.94%

Male Poverty Rate

11.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Kansas is White, with 9.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Kansas is Multiple, with 46.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.57%.

Smith County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.56%
High School5.15%
Some College5.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%

Smith County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.26%
Male Unemployed32.00%
Female Employed10.52%
Female Unemployed9.09%

Smith County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smith County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,098$61,769
Families$57,961$73,473
Married Families$65,042-
Non Families$24,330$38,065
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Income by Household Type

Smith County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.0%

Male Marriage Rate

63.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Smith County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Smith County, Kansas Marriage

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

Smith County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Smith County, Kansas Marital Status

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267

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War23
First Gulf War14
Vietnam102
Korea51
World War II16

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5426
55 to 6419
65 to 7499
75+118

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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1.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Smith County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Smith County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Smith 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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68.86%

Born in Smith County, Kansas

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Smith County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.86% having been born in Kansas. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Smith 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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