Smith County, Kansas Population 2020

Smith County, Kansas's estimated population is 3,636 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Smith County, Kansas is the 76th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20183,603-33-0.91%
20173,636-20-0.55%
20163,656-33-0.89%
20153,689-40-1.07%
20143,729300.81%
20133,699-54-1.44%
20123,753-38-1.00%
20113,791-69-1.79%
20103,860-1,218-23.99%
19905,078-869-14.61%
19805,947-810-11.99%
19706,757-1,019-13.10%
19607,776-1,070-12.10%
19508,846-1,736-16.41%
194010,582-2,963-21.88%
193013,545-1,440-9.61%
192014,985-380-2.47%
191015,365-1,019-6.22%
190016,3847714.94%
189015,6131,73012.46%
188013,88313,81720934.85%
1870660.00%

How Many People Live in Smith County, Kansas?

3,636

Smith County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,53996.61%
Two or More Races882.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.52%
Asian90.25%
Black or African American80.22%

Smith County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Smith County, Kansas Median Age

51.6


Total

51


Male

52.5


Female

Smith County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,936 adults, (1,002 of whom are seniors) in Smith County, Kansas.

Smith County, Kansas Age Dependency

89.4

Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,854

50.61%

Male

1,809

49.39%

Smith County, Kansas Households and Families

Smith County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Smith County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male88.2%11.8%
Married87.4%12.6%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Female50%50%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6812.1478.2
Married9692.6987.4
Non Family5691.0966.3
Female92350
Male511.8888.2

2.64

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Smith County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade582.10%
9th to 12th Grade1274.60%
High School Graduate1,01036.59%
Some College71025.72%
Associates Degree32811.88%
Bachelors Degree38513.95%
Graduate Degree1425.14%

Smith County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6552,473511
Hispanic58589
Multiple Races26237
Native American1919
Asian99
Black55

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 multiple races people with a rate of 26.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,373$41,458$23,712
Less Than High School$20,357$22,143$13,611
High School Grad$24,969$33,438$17,083
Some College$36,288$45,385$27,500
Bachelors Degree$36,875$42,500$30,139
Graduate Degree$42,083$50,313$41,875

$31,373

Average Earnings

$41,458

Average Male

$23,712

Average Female

Smith County, Kansas Language

Smith County, Kansas Language by Age

Smith County, Kansas Language

98.68% of Smith County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Smith County, Kansas Poverty

Smith County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,40639711.66%
Multiple886270.45%
Hispanic7622.63%

12.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.35%

Male Poverty Rate

15.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Kansas is Multiple, with 70.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.16%
Bachelors or Greater13.54%
High School7.28%
Some College5.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed10.57%
Male Employed4.73%

Smith County, Kansas Income

Smith County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,438$61,994
Families$55,915$74,181
Married Families$58,229-
Non Families$22,532$37,219

Smith County, Kansas Marital Status

Smith County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Smith County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Smith County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Smith County, Kansas Veterans

274

Number of Veterans

256

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam109
Korea63
World War II20
First Gulf War20
Second Gulf War18

$Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Education

3.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith County, Kansas Employment Status

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Smith 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

71.64%

Born in Kansas

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.62% of Smith County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 71.64% having been born in Kansas. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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