Thomas County, Kansas Population 2020

Thomas County, Kansas's estimated population is 7,830 with a growth rate of -0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thomas County, Kansas is the 49th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20187,711-119-1.52%
20177,830-17-0.22%
20167,847-49-0.62%
20157,896600.77%
20147,836-97-1.22%
20137,93320.03%
20127,931-8-0.10%
20117,93990.11%
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%

How Many People Live in Thomas County, Kansas?

7,830

Thomas County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,38094.33%
Black or African American1431.83%
Some Other Race1021.30%
Two or More Races831.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.73%
Asian550.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.05%

Thomas County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Thomas County, Kansas Median Age

36.1


Total

34.6


Male

37.1


Female

Thomas County, Kansas Adults

There are 6,054 adults, (1,244 of whom are seniors) in Thomas County, Kansas.

Thomas County, Kansas Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomas County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,008

51.23%

Male

3,816

48.77%

Thomas County, Kansas Households and Families

Thomas County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thomas County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All72.3%27.7%
Male67.1%32.9%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female42.7%57.3%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3012.2672.3
Married1,8562.8586.7
Non Family9951.1753.4
Female234242.7
Male2162.4567.1

2.63

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thomas County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade891.78%
9th to 12th Grade1543.08%
High School Graduate1,27625.50%
Some College1,35327.04%
Associates Degree85617.11%
Bachelors Degree91118.21%
Graduate Degree3647.28%

Thomas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,6034,4181,179
Hispanic21616013
Black949439
Other Race8181
Native American5135
Asian484640
Multiple Races995

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 83.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,189$43,613$29,523
Less Than High School$26,597$27,292$
High School Grad$26,288$30,290$20,250
Some College$36,857$49,708$31,000
Bachelors Degree$36,650$44,315$28,338
Graduate Degree$62,708$64,875$46,500

$35,189

Average Earnings

$43,613

Average Male

$29,523

Average Female

Thomas County, Kansas Language

Thomas County, Kansas Language by Age

Thomas County, Kansas Language

96.07% of Thomas County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.08% of the population.

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,7836709.88%
Hispanic4247918.63%
Native5151100.00%
Black943638.30%
Other1002626.00%
Multiple7434.05%
Asian4912.04%

11.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.67%

Male Poverty Rate

12.47%

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 Asian, with 2.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.88%
High School13.01%
Some College8.07%
Bachelors or Greater2.96%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed95.24%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Male Employed8.53%
Female Employed6.58%

Thomas County, Kansas Income

Thomas County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,478$68,365
Families$70,805$79,400
Married Families$77,000-
Non Families$25,313$41,117

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans

321

Number of Veterans

308

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam150
Korea50
Second Gulf War21
First Gulf War18
World War II5

$Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Education

12.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Employment Status

71%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Thomas 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

68.16%

Born in Kansas

96.04%

Native Born

3.96%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.04% of Thomas County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.16% having been born in Kansas. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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