Thomas County, Kansas Population 2022

Thomas County, Kansas's estimated population is 7,978 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thomas County, Kansas is the 50th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 7,930 and has seen a growth of 0.61% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18801610.00%
18905,5385,3773339.75%
19004,112-1,426-25.75%
19105,4551,34332.66%
19205,517621.14%
19307,3341,81732.93%
19406,425-909-12.39%
19507,5721,14717.85%
19607,358-214-2.83%
19707,5011431.94%
19808,45195012.66%
19908,258-193-2.28%
20107,930-328-3.97%
20117,941110.14%
20127,933-8-0.10%
20137,9330.00%
20147,836-97-1.22%
20157,895590.75%
20167,847-48-0.61%
20177,821-26-0.33%
20187,710-111-1.42%
20197,777670.87%
20207,844670.86%
20217,911670.85%
20227,978670.85%
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Thomas County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,26193.71%
Black or African American1732.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.37%
Asian390.50%
Some Other Race801.03%
Two or More Races1662.14%
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Thomas County, Kansas Population by Race

Thomas County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Thomas County, Kansas Median Age

36.7


Total

37.1


Male

36.4


Female

Thomas County, Kansas Adults

There are 5,987 adults, (1,307 of whom are seniors) in Thomas County, Kansas.

Thomas County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomas County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

3,985

51.43%

Male

3,763

48.57%

Thomas County, Kansas Population by Age

Thomas County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thomas County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All73%27%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Male43.1%56.9%
Female41.4%58.6%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thomas County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2942.2373
Married1,7093.0288.6
Male1971.9543.1
Female2321.7641.4
Non Family1,1561.2161.5

2.73

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Thomas County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1573.14%
9th to 12th Grade1873.74%
High School Graduate1,14022.80%
Some College1,43528.69%
Associates Degree82616.52%
Bachelors Degree79315.86%
Graduate Degree4639.26%
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Thomas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thomas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black13113148
White4,5254,3071,174
2+ Races12012021
Hispanic27117224
Other Race309
Native American203
Asian303

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 black people with a rate of 36.64%.

Thomas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,971$51,964$30,065
Less Than 9th Grade$16,581$$17,426
High School Graduate$40,221$41,667$29,063
Some College$42,672$49,200$33,466
Bachelors Degree$48,203$64,135$28,369
Graduate Degree$66,406$87,625$45,809

$41,971

Average Earnings

$51,964

Average Male

$30,065

Average Female

Thomas County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomas County, Kansas Language by Age

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Thomas County, Kansas Language

94.94% of Thomas County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 5.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.91% of the population.

Thomas County, Kansas Language

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2020100.00%
Black1314735.88%
Hispanic5006212.40%
White6,5714436.74%
Other18NaN%
Multiple16395.52%

7.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.64%

Male Poverty Rate

7.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomas County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomas County, Kansas is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomas County, Kansas is Multiple, with 5.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.61%.

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.07%
High School8.92%
Some College6.88%
Bachelors or Greater0.90%

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.58%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.95%
Female Unemployed90.38%

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thomas County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,313$86,891
Families$80,455$87,582
Married Families$90,009-
Non Families$47,035$84,613
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Income by Household Type

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Thomas 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.

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status

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313

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War20
Vietnam138
Korea43
World War II6

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3415
35 to 5434
55 to 6435
65 to 74131
75+98

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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9.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

69.2%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Thomas County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Thomas 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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73.28%

Born in Thomas County, Kansas

95.25%

Native Born

4.75%

Foreign Born

3.51%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.25% of Thomas County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 73.28% having been born in Kansas. 3.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Thomas 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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