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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Anderson County is 7,962, which is 1.82% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.24% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Anderson County population density is 13.64 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 35.04 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Anderson County is white, which represent 95.54% of the total population. The average Anderson County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 7,962. #48

Population Growth Since 2000, #35

Anderson County

Population Density, #44

Anderson County
13.64 per square mile
35.04 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:7,607 (95.54%, #46)
Black:16 (0.20%, #84)
Hispanic:58 (0.73%, #105)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #90)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):30 (0.38%, #76)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:309 (3.88%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

6,207 (77.96%) out of the total population of 7,962 reported first ancestry.

 Anderson County% of the Total PopulationKansasU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.33%0.56%
Czech500.63%, see rank0.83%0.47%
Danish210.26%, see rank0.49%0.42%
Dutch3093.88%, see rank1.95%1.40%
English90711.39%, see rank9.83%8.02%
French1972.47%, see rank3.14%3.34%
German2,58732.49%, see rank28.39%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.18%0.41%
Hungarian90.11%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish1,14814.42%, see rank12.39%10.80%
Italian310.39%, see rank2.36%5.52%
Norwegian490.62%, see rank1.07%1.42%
Polish630.79%, see rank1.40%3.01%
Portuguese70.09%, see rank0.11%0.44%
Russian10.01%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1311.65%, see rank1.19%0.99%
Scottish2393.00%, see rank1.94%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.73%0.95%
Swedish600.75%, see rank2.35%1.27%
Swiss790.99%, see rank0.52%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.10%0.31%
American5927.44%, see rank8.17%7.12%
Welsh400.50%, see rank0.77%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 4,038 (50.72%, see rank)
Females: 3,924 (49.28%, see rank)

Anderson County
Male: 50.72%
Female: 49.28%
Male: 49.71%
Female: 50.29%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Anderson County
42.30 years old
36.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Anderson County
40.60 years old
34.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Anderson County
43.30 years old
37.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Anderson County% of the Total PopulationKansasU.S.
Under 5 years6097.65%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years4395.51%, see rank7.08%6.51%
10 to 14 years6688.39%, see rank6.92%6.59%
15 to 19 years5046.33%, see rank7.03%6.85%
20 to 24 years3384.25%, see rank7.35%7.13%
25 to 34 years85910.79%, see rank13.33%13.47%
35 to 44 years83510.49%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,04913.18%, see rank13.40%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,05113.20%, see rank12.16%12.29%
65 to 74 years82710.39%, see rank7.20%7.64%
75 to 84 5156.47%, see rank4.38%4.25%
85 years and over2683.37%, see rank2.12%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Anderson CountyKansasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population5,404, 100%1,861,894209,056,129
Less Than High School619, 11.45%, see rank10.05%13.67%
High School Graduate2,106, 38.97%, see rank27.17%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree1,733, 32.07%, see rank32.06%29.09%
Bachelor Degree642, 11.88%, see rank19.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree304, 5.63%, see rank10.84%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.05, see rank13.7913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Anderson County KansasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten24073.33%26.67%75.27%24.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)83584.67%, see rank15.33%, see rank89.18%10.82%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)37598.93%, see rank1.07%, see rank90.68%9.32%90.60%9.40%
College21483.64%, see rank16.36%, see rank85.94%14.06%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School10100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank77.27%22.73%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Anderson CountyKansasU.S.
Total Households3,314, 100%1,112,335116,211,092
Average Household Size2.36, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households1,095, 33.04%, see rank28.49%27.57%
2 or More Person Households2,219, 66.96%, see rank71.51%72.43%
Family Households (Families)2,134, 64.39%, see rank65.72%66.22%
Average Family Size3.06, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family1,700, 51.30%, see rank51.01%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,180, 35.61%, see rank34.28%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Anderson County%KansasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total6,246see rank2,276,416252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over3,157100%, see rank1,123,431123,281,364
Never Married62319.73%, see rank31.74%35.77%
Married2,04464.75%, see rank55.19%52.04%
Widowed1103.48%, see rank2.66%2.57%
Divorced38012.04%, see rank10.41%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over3,089100%, see rank1,152,985129,692,771
Never Married49315.96%, see rank25.22%29.48%
Married1,68954.68%, see rank53.05%49.19%
Widowed47215.28%, see rank9.10%9.16%
Divorced43514.08%, see rank12.62%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Anderson County%KansasU.S.
Native7,91799.43%, see rank93.21%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence5,90174.11%, see rank58.88%58.73%
Born in Different State1,98424.92%, see rank33.49%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
320.40%, see rank0.83%1.42%
Foreign Born450.57%, see rank6.79%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship350.44%, see rank2.37%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship100.13%, see rank4.42%7.09%
Born In Europe20.03%, see rank0.53%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank2.00%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.38%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America380.48%, see rank3.76%6.83%
Born In Northern America50.06%, see rank0.09%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Anderson County%KansasU.S.
English3,15595.20%, see rank88.76%79.39%
Spanish180.54%, see rank6.78%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1404.22%, see rank2.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.81%3.36%
Other10.03%, see rank0.57%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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