Washington County, Kansas Population 2024

5,451

Washington County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 5,451 with a growth rate of -0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Kansas is the 62nd largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 5,785 and has seen a growth of -5.77% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,326-25-0.47%
20285,351-25-0.47%
20275,376-25-0.46%
20265,401-25-0.46%
20255,426-25-0.46%
20245,451-25-0.46%
20235,476-25-0.45%
20225,501-25-0.45%
20215,526-6-0.11%
20205,532831.52%
20195,449-8-0.15%
20185,457-18-0.33%
20175,475-86-1.55%
20165,561-7-0.13%
20155,568-42-0.75%
20145,610-16-0.28%
20135,626-101-1.76%
20125,727-93-1.6%
20115,820350.61%
20105,785
19907,073-1,470-17.21%
19808,543-706-7.63%
19709,249-1,490-13.87%
196010,739-2,238-17.25%
195012,977-2,944-18.49%
194015,921-1,191-6.96%
193017,112-872-4.85%
192017,984-2,245-11.1%
191020,229-1,734-7.9%
190021,963-931-4.07%
189022,8947,98453.55%
188014,91010,829265.35%
18704,0813,698965.54%
1860383-4,943-92.81%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.46% (-25)
County Website
Washington County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
5,785
Area
895 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.77% (-334)
Founded
February 20, 1857

Washington County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,22194.43%
Two or more races1342.42%
Other race1061.92%
Asian410.74%
Native American170.31%
Black or African American100.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington County, Kansas Population by Race

Washington County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Washington County, Kansas Median Age

44.9

Total

43

Male

46.9

Female

Washington County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,272 adults, (1,315 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Kansas.

Washington County, Kansas Age Dependency

87

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female2,65247.97%
Male2,87752.03%

Washington County, Kansas Population by Age

Washington County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3442.376.823.2
Married1,2253.188.711.3
Non Family9501.0763.436.6
Female913.7860.439.6
Male783.0874.425.6
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3.1

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington 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

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

Washington 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 native american people with a rate of 94.12%.

Washington County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,832

Average Earnings

$49,693

Average Male

$32,923

Average Female

Washington County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington County, Kansas Language

94.99% of Washington County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 5.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.

Washington County, Kansas Language

Washington County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,9984679.34%
Hispanic2427028.93%
Other10632.83%
Multiple13421.49%
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9.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.73%

Male Poverty Rate

11.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 28.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Kansas is Multiple, with 1.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.44%.

Washington County, Kansas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.88%
Less Than 9th Grade9.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.81%
Some College5.72%
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Washington County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed4.34%
Male Employed3.88%
Male Unemployed
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Washington County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Washington County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Washington County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

418

Number of Veterans

411

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Washington County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Washington County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Washington County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Washington County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington 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

72.13%

Born in Washington County, Kansas

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

2.57%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.58% of Washington County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 72.13% having been born in Kansas. 2.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington County, Kansas Place of Birth

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