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Great Bend Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Great Bend Area is 27,566. The Great Bend Area population density is 30.61 people per square mile, which is 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 Great Bend Area is white, which represent 91.24% of the total population. The average Great Bend Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 27,566. #790

Population Density, #735

Great Bend Area
30.61 per square mile
35.04 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:25,151 (91.24%, #287)
Black:526 (1.91%, #578)
Hispanic:3,815 (13.84%, #195)
Asian:48 (0.17%, #843)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):79 (0.29%, #566)
One Race, Other:1,169 (4.24%, see rank)
Two or More Races:593 (2.15%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:3,701 (97.01%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:13 (0.34%, see rank)
Cuban:48 (1.26%, see rank)
Central American:3 (0.08%, see rank)
South American:15 (0.39%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

22,920 (83.15%) out of the total population of 27,566 reported first ancestry.

 Great Bend Area% of the Total PopulationKansasU.S.
Arab1130.41%, see rank0.33%0.56%
Czech3511.27%, see rank0.83%0.47%
Danish830.30%, see rank0.49%0.42%
Dutch5331.93%, see rank1.95%1.40%
English2,5669.31%, see rank9.83%8.02%
French8363.03%, see rank3.14%3.34%
German11,25740.84%, see rank28.39%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.18%0.41%
Hungarian130.05%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish3,11811.31%, see rank12.39%10.80%
Italian5061.84%, see rank2.36%5.52%
Norwegian1480.54%, see rank1.07%1.42%
Polish2851.03%, see rank1.40%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.11%0.44%
Russian3591.30%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2961.07%, see rank1.19%0.99%
Scottish1950.71%, see rank1.94%1.72%
Subsaharan African250.09%, see rank0.73%0.95%
Swedish5061.84%, see rank2.35%1.27%
Swiss870.32%, see rank0.52%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.10%0.31%
American1,5655.68%, see rank8.17%7.12%
Welsh1000.36%, see rank0.77%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 13,641 (49.48%, see rank)
Females: 13,925 (50.52%, see rank)

Great Bend Area
Male: 49.48%
Female: 50.52%
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)
Great Bend Area
39.80 years old
36.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Great Bend Area
38.00 years old
34.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Great Bend Area
41.50 years old
37.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Great Bend Area% of the Total PopulationKansasU.S.
Under 5 years1,8976.88%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,8586.74%, see rank7.08%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,8806.82%, see rank6.92%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,9567.10%, see rank7.03%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,6495.98%, see rank7.35%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,25911.82%, see rank13.33%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,80710.18%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,86214.01%, see rank13.40%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,63313.18%, see rank12.16%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,2818.27%, see rank7.20%7.64%
75 to 84 1,6716.06%, see rank4.38%4.25%
85 years and over8132.95%, see rank2.12%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Great Bend AreaKansasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population18,326, 100%1,861,894209,056,129
Less Than High School2,595, 14.16%, see rank10.05%13.67%
High School Graduate5,917, 32.29%, see rank27.17%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree6,643, 36.25%, see rank32.06%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,260, 12.33%, see rank19.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree911, 4.97%, see rank10.84%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.00, 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

 Great Bend Area KansasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten92990.10%9.90%75.27%24.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,84792.27%, see rank7.73%, see rank89.18%10.82%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,79297.54%, see rank2.46%, see rank90.68%9.32%90.60%9.40%
College82686.44%, see rank13.56%, see rank85.94%14.06%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School17476.44%, see rank23.56%, see rank77.27%22.73%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Great Bend AreaKansasU.S.
Total Households11,480, 100%1,112,335116,211,092
Average Household Size2.36, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households3,499, 30.48%, see rank28.49%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,981, 69.52%, see rank71.51%72.43%
Family Households (Families)7,464, 65.02%, see rank65.72%66.22%
Average Family Size3.01, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family5,696, 49.62%, see rank51.01%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,016, 34.98%, see rank34.28%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Great Bend Area%KansasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total21,931see rank2,276,416252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over10,757100%, see rank1,123,431123,281,364
Never Married2,78725.91%, see rank31.74%35.77%
Married6,21857.80%, see rank55.19%52.04%
Widowed4354.04%, see rank2.66%2.57%
Divorced1,31712.24%, see rank10.41%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over11,174100%, see rank1,152,985129,692,771
Never Married2,41221.59%, see rank25.22%29.48%
Married6,01053.79%, see rank53.05%49.19%
Widowed1,24311.12%, see rank9.10%9.16%
Divorced1,50913.50%, see rank12.62%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Great Bend Area%KansasU.S.
Native25,94594.12%, see rank93.21%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence20,29173.61%, see rank58.88%58.73%
Born in Different State5,52720.05%, see rank33.49%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1270.46%, see rank0.83%1.42%
Foreign Born1,6215.88%, see rank6.79%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2991.08%, see rank2.37%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,3224.80%, see rank4.42%7.09%
Born In Europe830.30%, see rank0.53%1.53%
Born In Asia360.13%, see rank2.00%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.38%0.55%
Born In Oceania40.01%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,4735.34%, see rank3.76%6.83%
Born In Northern America250.09%, see rank0.09%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Great Bend Area%KansasU.S.
English10,27889.53%, see rank88.76%79.39%
Spanish1,0138.82%, see rank6.78%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1631.42%, see rank2.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages180.16%, see rank1.81%3.36%
Other80.07%, see rank0.57%0.99%

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

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