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Kansas Population 2024

Kansas People
Kansas is the state in the midwestern of United States, borders Oklahoma to the south, Missouri to the east, Nebraska to the north, Colorado to the west. Kansas population in 2024 is expected to be 2.93 million, ranks 35th position by population rank. Its area is 82,278 square miles (213,100 sq km), fifteenth position by area rank. Topeka is the capital of Kansas and Wichita is the largest and Overland Park is the second largest populated city in Kansas state, other cities include Kansas city, Olathe, Lawrence. Kansas is named after Kansas River, farming state with wheat and sunflower fields are popular, Kansas is known for Tornadoes also known as twisters as they extend downward from huge clouds of severe thunderstorm with rotational speed of 300 miles per hour. Coffeyville, Newton, Independence and Great Bendare the most dangerous cities in Kansas State.

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According to U.S. 2020 Census Results, KS population in 2020 is 2,937,880. Kansas population in 2023 is expected to be 2.93 million, population in 2022 is expected to be 2.91 million, and in 2021 is expected to be 2.93 million.
YearPopulation% Change
20202,937,880census updated
July 1, 2020
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018, last census by July 1, 2020

Kansas Population by Race

According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Kansas by race are:

White Population

White population in Kansas are 2,465,518, percentage wise 84.91 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).

Black Population

Black population in Kansas are 168,470, percentage wise 5.80 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Kansas, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Kansas are 80,738, percentage wise 2.78 percent are asians, out of these 17,574 are Asian Indians, 13,125 are Chinese, 5,809 are Filipinos, 2,124 are Japanese, 5,581 are Korean, 15,536 are Vietnamese and 20,989 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Kansas are 334,860. Percentage wise 11.53 percent are hispanics, out of these 275,293 are Mexican people, 11,572 are Puerto Ricans, 4,482 are Cubans, and 43,513 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.

Total Population2,903,820Percent
Black or African American168,4705.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native23,5030.809%
Cherokee tribal grouping5,0500.174%
Chippewa tribal grouping3480.012%
Navajo tribal grouping9360.032%
Sioux tribal grouping1,1310.039%
Asian Population80,7382.78%
Asian Indian17,5740.61%
Other Asian Population20,989
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,9230.07%
Native Hawaiian4060.014%
Guamanian or Chamorro4000.014%
Other Pacific Islander754
Some other race65,253
Hispanic or Latino334,86011.53%
Puerto Rican11,5720.40%
Other Hispanic or Latino43,513

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of Kansas

2Overland Park192,536
3Kansas City (KS)152,958

Population Pyramid

Source: 2021 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Kansas Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Kansas by age is 2,903,820, out of these 1,445,980 are male, 1,457,840 are female, The sex ratio of Kansas is 992. The Kansas population by age are, under 15 years is 599,671, 15 years and over is 2,304,149, 30 years and over is 1,695,131, 65 years and over is 426,273 and 85 years and over is 62,044. 49.80 percent are male, 50.20 percent are female, 20.65 percent are under 15 years old, 79.35 percent are 15 years and over, 58.38 percent are 30 years and over, 14.68 percent are 65 years and over, 2.14 percent are 85 years and over.

Languages spoken in KS

Kansas language spoken at home are, 2.4 million speak only English, 215,369 speak Spanish, 3,961 French, 1,107 Italian, 329 Haitian, 1,429 Portuguese, 10,128 German, 2,192 Yiddish/Pennsylvanian, 248 Greek, 1,243 Russian, 62 Polish, 167 Serbo/Croatian, 62 Armenian, 1,947 Persian including Farsi/Dari. Indian language speakers are 4,584 speak Hindi, 1,458 speak Gujarati, 2,360 Urdu, 1,115 Punjabi, 1,212 Bengali, 3,535 Marathi/Nepali, 2,374 Telugu, 2,297 Tamil, 818 speak Malayalam/Kannada. East and Mideast Asian speakers include 1,939 speak Japanese, 3,835 Korean, 11,167 Chinese, 2,546 Hmong, 328 Khmer, 5,016 Thai/Lao/Tai-Kadai, 2,506 Tagalog. 3,152 Ilocano/Samoan/Hawaiian/other Austronesian languages, 5,297 Arabic, 270 Hebrew, 1,639 Amharic/Somali, 2,064 Yoruba/Twi/Igbo, 3,965 Swahili, 264 Navajo.
Speak only English2,396,12388.52
Spanish Language205,7107.60
European Language38,8801.44
Asian Languages51,3631.90
Other Languages14,9180.55
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)

Kansas Education

Population 18 to 24 years298,805156,707142,098
Less than high school graduate35,88320,79915,084
High school graduate (includes equivalency)82,26948,22334,046
Some college or associates degree149,70974,90174,808
Bachelors degree or higher30,94412,78418,160
Population 25 years and over1,886,741922,194964,547
Less than 9th grade69,77036,14633,624
9th to 12th grade, no diploma109,44357,55451,889
High school graduate (includes equivalency)494,849253,071241,778
Some college, no degree445,804215,033230,771
Associates degree156,52966,85789,672
Bachelors degree389,007187,319201,688
Graduate or professional degree221,339106,214115,125
High school graduate or higher1,435,677692,789742,888
Bachelors degree or higher532,646255,570277,076
Black or African101,41151,53549,876
High school graduate or higher88,06344,32143,742
Bachelors degree or higher19,9459,48310,462
American Indian or Alaska Native alone14,9527,3507,602
High school graduate or higher12,8976,3536,544
Bachelors degree or higher2,8581,4761,382
High school graduate or higher42,51920,35722,162
Bachelors degree or higher25,12712,55912,568
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,155611544
High school graduate or higher1,010576434
Bachelors degree or higher308189119
Hispanic or Latino Origin162,37984,92877,451
High school graduate or higher102,91952,08350,836
Bachelors degree or higher21,43210,65110,781
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Total civilian non-institutionalized population361,479
Black or African American24,425
American Indian and Alaska Native alone3,817
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130
Some other race5,105
With a hearing difficulty112,460
With a vision difficulty63,537
With a cognitive difficulty132,291
With an ambulatory difficulty180,448
With a self-care difficulty63,984
With an independent living difficulty114,031

Counties of Kansas

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Allen County12,51812,444-0.63636
Anderson County7,8607,8780.24848
Atchison County16,30116,193-0.73131
Barber County4,5834,472-2.47171
Barton County26,43226,111-1.22222
Bourbon County14,67614,653-0.23434
Brown County9,6129,598-0.14141
Butler County66,83666,765-0.188
Chase County2,6582,629-1.19090
Chautauqua County3,3283,309-0.67878
Cherokee County20,11420,015-0.52827
Cheyenne County2,6902,660-1.18989
Clark County1,9992,0050.310099
Clay County8,0167,997-0.24747
Cloud County8,9448,729-2.44444
Coffey County8,2288,2330.14646
Comanche County1,7671,748-1.1102102
Cowley County35,35635,218-0.41313
Crawford County39,03139,01901111
Decatur County2,8782,871-0.28382
Dickinson County18,84218,717-0.73030
Doniphan County7,6657,6820.25050
Douglas County120,629121,4360.755
Edwards County2,8932,849-1.58283
Elk County2,5222,508-0.69495
Ellis County28,76928,710-0.22020
Ellsworth County6,3076,196-1.85656
Finney County36,85336,611-0.71212
Ford County34,28833,888-1.21515
Franklin County25,65725,631-0.12323
Geary County33,63332,594-3.11618
Gove County2,6302,612-0.79191
Graham County2,5052,492-0.59597
Grant County7,5187,336-2.45151
Gray County5,9966,0330.65959
Greeley County1,2331,227-0.5105105
Greenwood County6,0946,055-0.65858
Hamilton County2,6202,607-0.59292
Harper County5,5835,506-1.46264
Harvey County34,41334,210-0.61414
Haskell County4,0313,997-0.87474
Hodgeman County1,8491,818-1.7101101
Jackson County13,32113,280-0.33535
Jefferson County18,99018,975-0.12929
Jewell County2,8552,841-0.58585
Johnson County591,284597,5551.111
Kearny County3,9403,9430.17575
Kingman County7,3137,31005252
Kiowa County2,5012,5160.69694
Labette County20,15219,964-0.92728
Lane County1,5461,5600.9103103
Leavenworth County81,03281,3520.466
Lincoln County3,0513,023-0.98181
Linn County9,6969,7500.64039
Logan County2,8342,8440.48784
Lyon County33,34433,4060.21817
McPherson County28,67328,537-0.52121
Marion County11,97211,950-0.23737
Marshall County9,6989,7220.23940
Meade County4,2604,146-2.77273
Miami County33,41333,6800.81716
Mitchell County6,1916,150-0.75757
Montgomery County32,38832,120-0.81919
Morris County5,4665,52116463
Morton County2,7442,667-2.88888
Nemaha County10,09810,1550.63838
Neosho County16,02815,951-0.53232
Ness County2,8782,840-1.38386
Norton County5,4365,430-0.16665
Osage County15,83015,9410.73333
Osborne County3,5563,475-2.37777
Ottawa County5,8345,802-0.56161
Pawnee County6,6706,562-1.65555
Phillips County5,4005,317-1.56767
Pottawatomie County23,97224,2771.32424
Pratt County9,5139,378-1.44343
Rawlins County2,4852,5080.99795
Reno County62,68862,342-0.699
Republic County4,6754,664-0.27070
Rice County9,5989,531-0.74242
Riley County73,98273,703-0.477
Rooks County5,0675,013-1.16868
Rush County3,0653,0930.98080
Russell County6,9296,907-0.35353
Saline County54,52954,401-0.21010
Scott County4,9434,897-0.96969
Sedgwick County513,289513,6070.122
Seward County22,19921,780-1.92626
Shawnee County178,173177,499-0.433
Sheridan County2,5312,5330.19393
Sherman County5,9485,899-0.86060
Smith County3,6363,603-0.97676
Stafford County4,2074,178-0.77372
Stanton County2,0291,987-2.199100
Stevens County5,5735,559-0.36362
Sumner County23,09822,996-0.42525
Thomas County7,8307,711-1.54949
Trego County2,8482,793-1.98687
Wabaunsee County6,8396,8990.95454
Wallace County1,5261,503-1.5104104
Washington County5,4665,420-0.86466
Wichita County2,1302,105-1.29898
Wilson County8,7128,665-0.54545
Woodson County3,1453,1831.27979
Wyandotte County165,313165,324044


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