Washington County, Kansas Population 2020

Washington County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,466 with a growth rate of -1.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Kansas is the 66th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20185,420-46-0.84%
20175,466-97-1.74%
20165,563-5-0.09%
20155,568-42-0.75%
20145,610-15-0.27%
20135,625-101-1.76%
20125,726-92-1.58%
20115,818340.59%
20105,784-1,289-18.22%
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%
192017,984-2,245-11.10%
191020,229-1,734-7.90%
190021,963-931-4.07%
189022,8947,98453.55%
188014,91010,829265.35%
18704,0813,698965.54%
18603830.00%

How Many People Live in Washington County, Kansas?

5,466

Washington County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,32996.45%
Two or More Races1332.41%
Some Other Race410.74%
Black or African American160.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.11%

Washington County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Washington County, Kansas Median Age

46.5


Total

44.1


Male

48.5


Female

Washington County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,266 adults, (1,339 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Kansas.

Washington County, Kansas Age Dependency

88.8

Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,681

48.52%

Male

2,844

51.48%

Washington County, Kansas Households and Families

Washington County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All78.6%21.4%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Female56.8%43.2%
Male50%50%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3442.2978.6
Married1,3192.990.1
Non Family8201.1666.2
Female1392.9156.8
Male663.0650

2.87

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1313.37%
9th to 12th Grade2315.95%
High School Graduate1,46137.62%
Some College85622.04%
Associates Degree41710.74%
Bachelors Degree58415.04%
Graduate Degree2045.25%

Washington County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7273,406769
Hispanic96632
Multiple Races545417
Other Race2191
Black157
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 31.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,444$40,789$25,019
Less Than High School$20,556$31,250$15,536
High School Grad$29,821$39,630$14,348
Some College$31,127$36,284$25,250
Bachelors Degree$40,800$47,734$37,375
Graduate Degree$54,250$73,618$51,250

$33,444

Average Earnings

$40,789

Average Male

$25,019

Average Female

Washington County, Kansas Language

Washington County, Kansas Language by Age

Washington County, Kansas Language

96.50% of Washington County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Washington County, Kansas Poverty

Washington County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,05661212.10%
Hispanic1894724.87%
Multiple1333929.32%
Native6233.33%
Black22100.00%
Other4112.44%

13.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.84%

Male Poverty Rate

14.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Kansas

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Kansas is Other, with 2.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.88%
High School11.32%
Bachelors or Greater9.77%
Some College8.63%

Washington County, Kansas Income

Washington County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,889$63,932
Families$59,659$73,247
Married Families$65,472-
Non Families$30,926$44,422

Washington County, Kansas Marital Status

Washington County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Washington 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.

Washington County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Kansas Veterans

373

Number of Veterans

355

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
Korea46
Second Gulf War41
First Gulf War28
World War II19

$Washington County, Kansas Veterans by Education

10.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Kansas Employment Status

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Washington 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

71.82%

Born in Kansas

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.52% of Washington County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 71.82% having been born in Kansas. 1.85% 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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