Wallace County, Kansas Population 2024

1,436

Wallace County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 1,436 with a growth rate of -1.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wallace County, Kansas is the 104th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 1,480 and has seen a growth of -2.97% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,306-26-1.95%
20281,332-26-1.91%
20271,358-26-1.88%
20261,384-26-1.84%
20251,410-26-1.81%
20241,436-26-1.78%
20231,462-26-1.75%
20221,488-26-1.72%
20211,514-3-0.2%
20201,517-1-0.07%
20191,518342.29%
20181,484-29-1.92%
20171,513140.93%
20161,499-6-0.4%
20151,50540.27%
20141,501-59-3.78%
20131,560372.43%
20121,523-2-0.13%
20111,525453.04%
20101,480
19901,821-224-10.95%
19802,045-170-7.67%
19702,2151467.06%
19602,069-439-17.5%
19502,50829213.18%
19402,216-666-23.11%
19302,88245818.89%
19202,424-335-12.14%
19102,7591,581134.21%
19001,178-1,290-52.27%
18902,4681,782259.77%
188068614827.51%
1870538-768-58.81%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.78% (-26)
County Website
Wallace County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
1,480
Area
914 mi²
Density
2 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.97% (-44)
Founded
1868

Wallace County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,36291.47%
Two or more races573.83%
Other race422.82%
Black or African American100.67%
Native American90.6%
Asian90.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wallace County, Kansas Population by Race

Wallace County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Wallace County, Kansas Median Age

43.1

Total

40.9

Male

48.4

Female

Wallace County, Kansas Adults

There are 1,140 adults, (370 of whom are seniors) in Wallace County, Kansas.

Wallace County, Kansas Age Dependency

93.4

Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wallace County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female71548.02%
Male77451.98%

Wallace County, Kansas Population by Age

Wallace County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6632.2170.429.6
Married3133.1488.211.8
Non Family2461.0451.648.4
Male561.6667.932.1
Female482.7554.245.8
showing: 5 rows

2.8

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wallace County, Kansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wallace County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wallace County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.74%.

Wallace County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,474

Average Earnings

$50,078

Average Male

$35,380

Average Female

Wallace County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wallace County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wallace County, Kansas Language

96.72% of Wallace County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Wallace County, Kansas Language

Wallace County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,30820815.9%
Hispanic992020.2%
Multiple5711.75%
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15.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.81%

Male Poverty Rate

18.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wallace County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wallace County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 20.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wallace County, Kansas is Multiple, with 1.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.41%.

Wallace County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.85%
Bachelors or Greater11.45%
Less Than 9th Grade8%
Some College5.03%
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Wallace County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.81%
Male Employed3.27%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Wallace County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wallace County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wallace County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wallace County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wallace 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.

Wallace County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wallace County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

127

Number of Veterans

118

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Wallace County, Kansas Veterans by War

count

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Wallace County, Kansas Veterans by Age

count

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Wallace County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Wallace County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wallace County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wallace County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wallace County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wallace County, Kansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.11%

Born in Wallace County, Kansas

97.31%

Native Born

2.69%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.31% of Wallace County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 61.11% having been born in Kansas. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wallace County, Kansas Place of Birth

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