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
1,462,420
50.2%
50.8
Male
1,449,220
49.8%
49.2
Total Population
2,911,640
 
 

Kansas Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
197,066
6.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
199,597
6.9% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
202,418
7.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
208,245
7.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
215,836
7.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
384,499
13.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
347,230
11.9% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
362,357
12.4% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
195,971
6.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
172,370
5.9% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
235,259
8.1% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
130,891
4.5% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
59,902
2.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,191,410
75.3%
77.1
Female
1,109,480
50.6%
51.4%
Male
1,081,920
49.4%
48.6%
21 Years and over
2,058,060
70.7%
72.9
62 Years and over
527,384
18.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
426,052
14.6%
14.9
Female
238,174
55.9%
55.9%
Male
187,878
44.1%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
36

Kansas Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,818,640
96.8% 
96.9
White
2,465,800
84.7% 
73.1
Black or African American
172,109
5.9% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
27,041
0.9% 
0.8
Asian
84,221
2.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
18,498
0.6% 
1.2
Chinese
13,355
0.5% 
1.3
Filipino
6,729
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
2,569
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
3,761
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
20,606
0.7% 
0.5
Other Asian
18,703
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,197
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
450
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
312
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
919
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
516
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
67,275
2.3% 
4.8
Two or More Races
92,999
3.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
336,321
11.6% 
17.6
Mexican
279,073
9.6% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
11,430
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
3,500
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
42,318
1.5% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,575,320
88.4% 
82.4

Kansas Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
71,948
3.8% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
111,806
5.9% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
501,278
26.5% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
446,076
23.6% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
158,308
8.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
384,495
20.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
214,568
11.4% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
183,754
9.7%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
1,704,725
90.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
599,063
31.8%
30.6

Kansas Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
694,735
30.0%
33.5
Now Married
1,185,894
51.3%
47.5
Divorced
262,237
11.3%
11.0
Separated
31,019
1.3%
2.1
Widowed
138,675
6.0%
5.8

Kansas Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
2,395,490
88.2%
78.5%
Languages other than english
319,088
11.8%
21.5%
Spanish
207,691
7.7%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
39,908
1.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
54,147
2.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
17,342
0.6%
1.0%

Kansas Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
72,573
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
51,869
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
112,255
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
111,214
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
162,110
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
215,195
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
139,827
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
154,008
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
46,183
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
46,348
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
53,906
 
55,775
Per capita income
28,852
 
29,979

Kansas Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
48,367
3.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
116,489
8.2%
9.8
Construction
93,008
6.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
346,269
24.4%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
87,721
6.2%
6.5
Information
29,915
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
172,643
12.2%
10.3
Other services except public administration
65,139
4.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
132,944
9.4%
11.3
Public administration
60,854
4.3%
4.6
Retail trade
158,309
11.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
65,055
4.6%
5.1
Wholesale trade
40,356
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
139,368
9.8%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
528,954
37.3%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
194,845
13.7%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
313,690
22.1%
23.6
Service occupations
240,212
17.0%
18.0

Kansas Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,413,920
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,168,150
82.6%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
125,499
8.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
8,983
0.6%
5.2
Walked
32,791
2.3%
2.8
Other means
19,062
1.3%
1.8
Worked at home
59,428
4.2%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
19.0
 
26.0

Kansas Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
61,932
5.6%
8.9
1 vehicles
335,309
30.2%
33.5
2 vehicles
439,457
39.5%
37.2
3 or more
274,884
24.7%
20.3

Kansas Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,111,580
88.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
738,336
66.4%
63.0
Renter Occupied
373,246
33.6%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
142,307
11.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Kansas Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,253,890
1 room
21,350
1.7%
2.3
2 rooms
24,050
1.9%
2.5
3 rooms
93,107
7.4%
9.0
4 rooms
166,872
13.3%
16.6
5 rooms
232,905
18.6%
20.0
6 rooms
212,397
16.9%
17.9
7 rooms
172,440
13.8%
12.1
8 rooms
128,684
10.3%
8.5
9 rooms or more
202,084
16.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Kansas Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,253,890
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
910,763
72.6%
61.4
1-unit, attached
53,737
4.3%
5.8
2-units
31,027
2.5%
3.7
3 or 4 units
48,365
3.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
46,024
3.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
47,307
3.8%
4.6
20 or more units
57,596
4.6%
8.8
Mobile home
58,152
4.6%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
918
0.1%
0.1

Kansas Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
216,696
17.3%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
69,317
5.5%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
157,080
12.5%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
129,272
10.3%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
184,235
14.7%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
148,867
11.9%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
161,650
12.9%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Kansas Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
731,194
65.8%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
86,149
7.8%
4.7
Electricity
265,326
23.9%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,451
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
139
0.0%
0.1
Wood
19,819
1.8%
2.0
Solar energy
328
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
4,865
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
2,311
0.2%
1.2

Kansas Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
444,283
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
7,962
1.8%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
12,581
2.8%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
16,847
3.8%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
38,852
8.7%
4.1%
$1,500 to 1,999
88,739
20.0%
$500 to $999
122,298
27.5%
42.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
157,004
35.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
225,172
50.8%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
77,785
17.6%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
45,823
10.3%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
26,081
5.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
68,230
15.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
1,192
NR
NR

Kansas Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
352,021 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
71,517
20.3%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
14,880
4.2%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
3,364
1.0%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
719
0.2%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
1,874
0.5%
1.5%
$500 to $999
201,492
57.2%
42.7%
Less than $500
58,175
16.5%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
21,225
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
782
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
53,241
15.6%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
53,929
15.8%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
45,797
13.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
43,363
12.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
28,001
8.2%
9.2%
35.0% or more
117,124
34.3%
41.4%
Not Computed
31,791
NR
NR

Kansas Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
738,336
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
87,944
11.9%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
162,907
22.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
142,808
19.3%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
127,336
17.2%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
125,634
17.0%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
67,102
9.1%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
20,189
2.7%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
4,416
0.6%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
141,200
 
194,500
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