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Social Characteristics of Kansas

Kansas Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    1,112,335
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    730,983
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    65.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    334,567
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    30.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    567,381
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    51.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    235,024
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    21.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    48,279
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    26,792
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    115,323
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    72,751
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    381,352
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    34.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    316,936
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    28.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    114,709
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    365,319
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    32.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    273,911
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    24.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.52
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.11
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    2,803,825
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    1,112,335
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    39.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    566,771
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    20.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    842,276
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    30.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    131,668
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    150,775
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    60,651
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,123,431
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    356,533
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    31.7%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    606,058
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    53.9%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    13,940
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    29,898
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    117,002
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,152,985
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    290,762
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    25.2%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    593,477
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    51.5%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    18,226
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    104,957
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    145,563
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    12.6%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    41,814
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    12,827
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    30.7%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    38
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    62
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    23
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    113
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    25
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    48,210
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    21,710
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    45.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    5,131
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5,328
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    11.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3,379
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7,872
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    16.3%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    21,710
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12,929
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    59.6%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15,917
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    73.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    795,354
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    52,380
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    42,466
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    318,310
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    40.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    159,807
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    222,391
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    28.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    1,861,894
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    75,119
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    111,989
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    505,960
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    27.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    451,696
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    24.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    145,245
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    370,031
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    19.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    201,854
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    10.8%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    90.0%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    30.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    2,140,767
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    204,538
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    2,824,176
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    346,327
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    12.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    723,446
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    29,321
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    1,724,126
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    179,658
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    376,604
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    137,348
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    36.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    2,844,693
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    2,372,407
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    83.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    457,773
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    16.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    271,065
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    186,708
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    97,026
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    89,682
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    14,513
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    2,882,946
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    2,687,052
  • Percentage of Native persons
    93.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    2,663,170
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    92.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    1,697,546
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    58.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    965,624
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    33.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    23,882
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    195,894
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    195,894
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    68,325
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    34.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    127,569
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    65.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    219,776
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    23,882
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    23882%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    1,428
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    22,454
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    195,894
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    18,194
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    177,700
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    90.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    195,885
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    15,299
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    57,704
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    29.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    10,942
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    906
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    108,308
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    55.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2,726
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    2,680,197
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    2,381,572
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    88.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    298,625
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    11.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    119,473
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    197,689
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    83,374
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    39,032
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    8,046
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    47,499
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    23,814
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    14,405
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    4,239
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    2,882,946
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    235,589
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    9,473
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    23,941
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    14,217
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    56,129
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    283,518
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    81,411
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    9,138
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    814,216
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    28.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    5,188
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    4,761
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    357,114
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    67,908
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    2,390
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    30,893
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    40,473
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    3,107
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    21,089
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    34,179
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    56,013
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    1,538
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    21,143
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    67,669
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    14,980
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    2,879
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    22,331
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    2,982
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.1%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.