Kansas Demographic Data

Kansas Demographic Summary

  • Population: 2,885,905
  • Area: 82,278.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 81,762.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 516.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 35.07 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,519.03 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Kansas Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,458,440
50.2%
50.8
Male
1,448,850
49.8%
49.2
Total Population
2,907,290
 
 

Kansas Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
197,406
6.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
202,670
7.0% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
196,909
6.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
205,526
7.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
212,842
7.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
377,168
13.0% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
353,348
12.2% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
350,511
12.1% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
195,172
6.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
178,066
6.1% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
247,334
8.5% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
127,211
4.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
63,126
2.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,192,370
75.4%
77.2
Female
1,111,190
50.7%
51.3%
Male
1,081,180
49.3%
48.7%
21 Years and over
2,058,000
70.8%
73.1
62 Years and over
544,770
18.7%
18.8
65 Years and over
437,671
15.1%
15.2
Female
241,948
55.3%
55.8%
Male
195,723
44.7%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
37
0.0%
0.0

Kansas Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,803,920
96.4% 
96.8
White
2,458,970
84.6% 
72.6
Black or African American
166,551
5.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
21,620
0.7% 
0.8
Asian
79,741
2.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
18,060
0.6% 
1.2
Chinese
12,128
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
4,029
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
1,989
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
6,291
0.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
16,032
0.6% 
0.6
Other Asian
21,212
0.7% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,922
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
344
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
756
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
571
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,251
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
74,123
2.5% 
5.1
Two or More Races
103,366
3.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
336,909
11.6% 
17.8
Mexican
271,754
9.3% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
10,836
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
4,916
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
49,403
1.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,570,380
88.4% 
82.2

Kansas Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
68,491
3.6% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
110,352
5.8% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
496,294
26.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
438,343
23.2% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
157,030
8.3% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
390,861
20.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
230,565
12.2% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
178,843
9.4%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,713,093
90.6%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
621,426
32.9%
31.2

Kansas Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
695,042
30.1%
33.7
Now Married
1,177,653
51.0%
47.5
Divorced
267,576
11.6%
11.0
Separated
30,481
1.3%
2.0
Widowed
139,552
6.0%
5.8

Kansas Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
2,393,980
88.3%
78.4%
Languages other than english
315,905
11.7%
21.6%
Spanish
210,787
7.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
43,290
1.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
50,089
1.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
11,739
0.4%
1.1%

Kansas Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
68,603
6.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
51,932
4.7%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
108,929
9.8%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
117,071
10.5%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
161,937
14.6%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
212,296
19.1%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
139,810
12.6%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
150,535
13.6%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
50,333
4.5%
5.8
$200,000 or more
48,961
4.4%
6.4
Median household income
54,935
 
57,617
Per capita income
28,950
 
31,128

Kansas Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
41,535
2.9%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
122,518
8.6%
9.8
Construction
86,794
6.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
348,217
24.4%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
81,939
5.7%
6.6
Information
28,975
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
181,238
12.7%
10.1
Other services except public administration
68,866
4.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
142,125
10.0%
11.4
Public administration
62,431
4.4%
4.6
Retail trade
152,259
10.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
68,622
4.8%
5.2
Wholesale trade
40,615
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
132,928
9.3%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
542,722
38.1%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
192,656
13.5%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
317,194
22.2%
23.3
Service occupations
240,634
16.9%
18.1

Kansas Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,421,440
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,168,600
82.2%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
125,893
8.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
7,338
0.5%
5.1
Walked
35,041
2.5%
2.7
Other means
20,933
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
63,638
4.5%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
19.4
 
26.6

Kansas Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
62,898
5.7%
8.7
1 vehicles
336,083
30.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
431,025
38.8%
37.1
3 or more
280,401
25.3%
21.0

Kansas Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,110,410
88.1%
87.6
Owner Occupied
729,392
65.7%
63.1
Renter Occupied
381,015
34.3%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
149,463
11.9%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.5

Kansas Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,259,870
1 room
25,090
2.0%
2.4
2 rooms
25,157
2.0%
2.7
3 rooms
88,438
7.0%
9.1
4 rooms
181,579
14.4%
16.5
5 rooms
231,047
18.3%
19.8
6 rooms
217,788
17.3%
17.8
7 rooms
173,093
13.7%
12.0
8 rooms
130,003
10.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
187,675
14.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Kansas Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,259,870
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
915,910
72.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
58,009
4.6%
5.9
2-units
33,509
2.7%
3.6
3 or 4 units
45,429
3.6%
4.4
5 to 9 units
48,817
3.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
45,713
3.6%
4.4
20 or more units
58,238
4.6%
9.0
Mobile home
53,482
4.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
763
0.1%
0.1

Kansas Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
207,282
16.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
71,883
5.7%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
168,004
13.3%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
124,392
9.9%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
190,411
15.1%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
145,377
11.5%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
161,031
12.8%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Kansas Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
726,993
65.5%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
82,676
7.4%
4.7
Electricity
273,250
24.6%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,671
0.2%
4.8
Coal or coke
39
0.0%
0.1
Wood
18,748
1.7%
1.9
Solar energy
314
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
3,539
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
3,177
0.3%
1.1

Kansas Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
436,010
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
7,923
1.8%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
15,406
3.5%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
17,024
3.9%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
38,118
8.7%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
84,451
19.4%
11.9%
$500 to $999
121,396
27.8%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
151,692
34.8%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
228,309
52.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
70,296
16.2%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
43,785
10.1%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
26,882
6.2%
7.0%
35.0% or more
64,199
14.8%
21.3%
Not Computed
2,539
0.0%
0.0%

Kansas Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
360,185 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
77,874
21.6%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
16,513
4.6%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
3,063
0.9%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
761
0.2%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
3,089
0.9%
1.8%
$500 to $999
203,241
56.4%
41.0%
Less than $500
55,644
15.4%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
20,830
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
789
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
58,672
16.6%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
51,864
14.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
46,223
13.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
42,317
12.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
30,958
8.8%
9.0%
35.0% or more
123,711
35.0%
40.7%
Not Computed
27,270
0.0%
0.0%

Kansas Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
729,392
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
86,475
11.9%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
154,043
21.1%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
137,710
18.9%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
126,267
17.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
124,184
17.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
71,173
9.8%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
24,959
3.4%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
4,581
0.6%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
144,900
 
205,000
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