Wichita County, Kansas Population 2024

2,030

Wichita County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 2,030 with a growth rate of -0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wichita County, Kansas is the 98th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 2,239 and has seen a growth of -9.33% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,945-17-0.87%
20281,962-17-0.86%
20271,979-17-0.85%
20261,996-17-0.84%
20252,013-17-0.84%
20242,030-17-0.83%
20232,047-17-0.82%
20222,064-17-0.82%
20212,081-68-3.16%
20202,149311.46%
20192,11860.28%
20182,112-9-0.42%
20172,121-12-0.56%
20162,133-33-1.52%
20152,166-21-0.96%
20142,187-5-0.23%
20132,192-36-1.62%
20122,228-32-1.42%
20112,260210.94%
20102,239
19902,758-283-9.31%
19803,041-233-7.12%
19703,27450918.41%
19602,7651254.73%
19502,64045520.82%
19402,185-394-15.28%
19302,57972338.95%
19201,856-150-7.48%
19102,00680967.59%
19001,197-630-34.48%
18901,8271,81312950%
188014-1,931-99.28%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.83% (-17)
County Website
Wichita County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2020 Population
2,149
Area
719 mi²
Density
3 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-5.54% (-119)
Founded
December 24, 1886

Wichita County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,69579.54%
Two or more races24511.5%
Other race1637.65%
Black or African American150.7%
Native American130.61%
Asian
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

Wichita County, Kansas Population by Race

Wichita County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Wichita County, Kansas Median Age

43.1

Total

37.3

Male

45.8

Female

Wichita County, Kansas Adults

There are 1,626 adults, (495 of whom are seniors) in Wichita County, Kansas.

Wichita County, Kansas Age Dependency

88.4

Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wichita County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female1,01147.44%
Male1,12052.56%

Wichita County, Kansas Population by Age

Wichita County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8802.484.315.7
Married5162.9191.58.5
Non Family2871.173.226.8
Female533.9888.711.3
Male243.3854.245.8
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

84.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wichita 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

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

Wichita 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.71%.

Wichita County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,019

Average Earnings

$49,113

Average Male

$34,444

Average Female

Wichita County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wichita County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wichita County, Kansas Language

86.48% of Wichita County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 13.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.01% of the population.

Wichita County, Kansas Language

Wichita County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic53020338.3%
White1,5101127.42%
Multiple24510743.67%
Other1627244.44%
showing: 4 rows

14.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.03%

Male Poverty Rate

15.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wichita County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wichita County, Kansas is Other, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wichita County, Kansas is White, with 7.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.72%.

Wichita County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.62%
Some College14.19%
High School9.91%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%
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Wichita County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.81%
Female Employed4.24%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Wichita County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wichita County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wichita County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

64.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wichita County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wichita County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wichita County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wichita County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

62

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wichita County, Kansas Veterans by War

count

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Wichita County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Wichita County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Wichita County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wichita County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wichita County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wichita County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wichita 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

64.43%

Born in Wichita County, Kansas

92.35%

Native Born

7.65%

Foreign Born

5.54%

Non Citizen

2.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.35% of Wichita County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 64.43% having been born in Kansas. 5.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wichita County, Kansas Place of Birth

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