Thomas County, Kansas Population 2021

Thomas County, Kansas's estimated population is 7,911 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 -0.24% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,911670.85%
20207,844670.86%
20197,777670.87%
20187,710-111-1.42%
20177,821-26-0.33%
20167,847-48-0.61%
20157,895590.75%
20147,836-97-1.22%
20137,9330.00%
20127,933-8-0.10%
20117,941110.14%
20107,930-328-3.97%
19908,258-193-2.28%
19808,45195012.66%
19707,5011431.94%
19607,358-214-2.83%
19507,5721,14717.85%
19406,425-909-12.39%
19307,3341,81732.93%
19205,517621.14%
19105,4551,34332.66%
19004,112-1,426-25.75%
18905,5385,3773339.75%
18801610.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.85%
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State
Founded
October 8, 1885
County Seat
2010 Population
7,930
Growth Since 2010
-0.24%
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Thomas County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,32893.83%
Black or African American1772.27%
Some Other Race1201.54%
Two or More Races851.09%
Asian720.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.36%
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Thomas County, Kansas Population by Race

Thomas County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Thomas County, Kansas Median Age

36


Total

35


Male

36.8


Female

Thomas County, Kansas Adults

There are 6,037 adults, (1,276 of whom are seniors) in Thomas County, Kansas.

Thomas County, Kansas Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomas County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,037

51.69%

Male

3,773

48.31%

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
Married86.5%13.5%
All67.6%32.4%
Male53.5%46.5%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female41.8%58.2%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thomas County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3752.267.6
Married1,7492.9386.5
Non Family1,1141.247.4
Female2821.8541.8
Male2301.9553.5

2.63

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Thomas County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade841.67%
9th to 12th Grade2545.06%
High School Graduate1,32426.40%
Some College1,47229.35%
Associates Degree74814.92%
Bachelors Degree82016.35%
Graduate Degree3136.24%
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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
White4,5734,3501,038
Hispanic23816217
Black13613653
Other Race9191
Asian652623
Native American223
2+ Races16163

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 38.97%.

Thomas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,695$45,788$32,063
Less Than 9th Grade$17,868$$19,449
High School Graduate$28,667$31,328$25,250
Some College$42,287$50,359$33,898
Bachelors Degree$43,000$54,737$29,663
Graduate Degree$61,563$70,000$45,192

$37,695

Average Earnings

$45,788

Average Male

$32,063

Average Female

Thomas County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomas County, Kansas Language by Age

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Thomas County, Kansas Language

94.80% of Thomas County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 5.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Thomas County, Kansas Language

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,70075311.24%
Hispanic4537616.78%
Black1365338.97%
Other1062725.47%
Native2222100.00%
Multiple8111.23%
Asian6611.52%

11.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.22%

Male Poverty Rate

12.67%

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 1.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.96%.

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.14%
High School12.25%
Some College9.99%
Bachelors or Greater1.19%

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed93.33%
Male Employed12.41%
Female Employed10.22%
Male Unemployed0.00%

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$60,124$76,255
Families$71,806$79,986
Married Families$82,421-
Non Families$27,000$66,812
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Income by Household Type

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

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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357

Number of Veterans

346

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam167
Korea48
Second Gulf War28
First Gulf War14
World War II7

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74177
75+92
55 to 6446
35 to 5426
18 to 3416

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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12.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

2.2%

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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68.26%

Born in Thomas County, Kansas

94.76%

Native Born

5.24%

Foreign Born

3.76%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.76% of Thomas County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.26% having been born in Kansas. 3.76% 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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