Wilson County, Kansas Population 2024

8,792

Wilson County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 8,792 with a growth rate of 0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilson County, Kansas is the 45th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 9,389 and has seen a growth of -6.36% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,217850.93%
20289,132850.94%
20279,047850.95%
20268,962850.96%
20258,877850.97%
20248,792850.98%
20238,707850.99%
20228,622851%
20218,537-39-0.45%
20208,576210.25%
20198,555-113-1.3%
20188,668-39-0.45%
20178,707-2-0.02%
20168,709-138-1.56%
20158,847-124-1.38%
20148,971-122-1.34%
20139,093-28-0.31%
20129,121-118-1.28%
20119,239-150-1.6%
20109,389
199010,289-1,839-15.16%
198012,1288117.17%
197011,317-1,760-13.46%
196013,077-1,738-11.73%
195014,815-2,908-16.41%
194017,723-923-4.95%
193018,646-2,511-11.87%
192021,1571,3476.8%
191019,8104,18926.82%
190015,6213352.19%
189015,2861,51110.97%
188013,7757,081105.78%
18706,6946,66724692.59%
186027-9,190-99.71%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.98% (85)
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
9,389
Area
570 mi²
Density
15 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-6.36% (-597)
Founded
1855

Wilson County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,15394.07%
Two or more races4365.03%
Native American370.43%
Black or African American180.21%
Other race180.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.03%
Asian20.02%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Wilson County, Kansas Population by Race

Wilson County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Wilson County, Kansas Median Age

42.4

Total

41.7

Male

44.9

Female

Wilson County, Kansas Adults

There are 6,598 adults, (1,931 of whom are seniors) in Wilson County, Kansas.

Wilson County, Kansas Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female4,33850.05%
Male4,32949.95%

Wilson County, Kansas Population by Age

Wilson County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4922.4472.627.4
Married1,7382.8690.69.4
Non Family1,1581.2353.946.1
Female4403.6849.850.2
Male1563.217525
showing: 5 rows

2.91

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilson 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

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

Wilson 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 2+ races people with a rate of 33.49%.

Wilson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,388

Average Earnings

$46,760

Average Male

$31,685

Average Female

Wilson County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilson County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilson County, Kansas Language

98.21% of Wilson County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Wilson County, Kansas Language

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,7621,19015.33%
Multiple42914233.1%
Hispanic3235617.34%
Native371951.35%
Black66100%
showing: 5 rows

16.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.62%

Male Poverty Rate

18.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Kansas is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Kansas is White, with 15.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.15%.

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.62%
High School18.36%
Some College16.28%
Bachelors or Greater4.49%
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Wilson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed39.53%
Male Unemployed20%
Female Employed8.2%
Male Employed4.62%
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Wilson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilson County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wilson 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 55-64.

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

535

Number of Veterans

516

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilson County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilson 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

76.28%

Born in Wilson County, Kansas

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Wilson County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 76.28% having been born in Kansas. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilson County, Kansas Place of Birth

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