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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Jewell County is 3,060, which is 19.28% 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 Jewell County population density is 3.35 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 Jewell County is white, which represent 97.09% of the total population. The average Jewell 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: 3,060. #84

Population Growth Since 2000, #102

Jewell County

Population Density, #87

Jewell County
3.35 per square mile
35.04 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,971 (97.09%, #13)
Black:5 (0.16%, #89)
Hispanic:69 (2.25%, #88)
Asian:17 (0.56%, #44)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):4 (0.13%, #96)
One Race, Other:18 (0.59%, see rank)
Two or More Races:45 (1.47%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

2,347 (76.70%) out of the total population of 3,060 reported first ancestry.

 Jewell County% of the Total PopulationKansasU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.33%0.56%
Czech1143.73%, see rank0.83%0.47%
Danish311.01%, see rank0.49%0.42%
Dutch1073.50%, see rank1.95%1.40%
English32810.72%, see rank9.83%8.02%
French1103.59%, see rank3.14%3.34%
German1,01733.24%, see rank28.39%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.18%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish43414.18%, see rank12.39%10.80%
Italian270.88%, see rank2.36%5.52%
Norwegian431.41%, see rank1.07%1.42%
Polish341.11%, see rank1.40%3.01%
Portuguese160.52%, see rank0.11%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish401.31%, see rank1.19%0.99%
Scottish1023.33%, see rank1.94%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.73%0.95%
Swedish1535.00%, see rank2.35%1.27%
Swiss511.67%, see rank0.52%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.10%0.31%
American2809.15%, see rank8.17%7.12%
Welsh10.03%, see rank0.77%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 1,569 (51.27%, see rank)
Females: 1,491 (48.73%, see rank)

Jewell County
Male: 51.27%
Female: 48.73%
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)
Jewell County
52.10 years old
36.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Jewell County
49.70 years old
34.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Jewell County
54.20 years old
37.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Jewell County% of the Total PopulationKansasU.S.
Under 5 years1454.74%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years1846.01%, see rank7.08%6.51%
10 to 14 years1494.87%, see rank6.92%6.59%
15 to 19 years1324.31%, see rank7.03%6.85%
20 to 24 years1514.93%, see rank7.35%7.13%
25 to 34 years2588.43%, see rank13.33%13.47%
35 to 44 years2548.30%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years40613.27%, see rank13.40%14.09%
55 to 64 years54417.78%, see rank12.16%12.29%
65 to 74 years39712.97%, see rank7.20%7.64%
75 to 84 33210.85%, see rank4.38%4.25%
85 years and over1083.53%, see rank2.12%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Jewell CountyKansasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population2,299, 100%1,861,894209,056,129
Less Than High School166, 7.22%, see rank10.05%13.67%
High School Graduate907, 39.45%, see rank27.17%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree901, 39.19%, see rank32.06%29.09%
Bachelor Degree246, 10.70%, see rank19.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree79, 3.44%, see rank10.84%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.16, 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

 Jewell County KansasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten76100.00%0.00%75.27%24.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)27097.04%, see rank2.96%, see rank89.18%10.82%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)13889.86%, see rank10.14%, see rank90.68%9.32%90.60%9.40%
College7188.73%, see rank11.27%, see rank85.94%14.06%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School944.44%, see rank55.56%, see rank77.27%22.73%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Jewell CountyKansasU.S.
Total Households1,438, 100%1,112,335116,211,092
Average Household Size2.10, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households465, 32.34%, see rank28.49%27.57%
2 or More Person Households973, 67.66%, see rank71.51%72.43%
Family Households (Families)936, 65.09%, see rank65.72%66.22%
Average Family Size2.66, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family812, 56.47%, see rank51.01%48.42%
Nonfamily Households502, 34.91%, see rank34.28%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Jewell County%KansasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total2,582see rank2,276,416252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,311100%, see rank1,123,431123,281,364
Never Married28021.36%, see rank31.74%35.77%
Married87967.05%, see rank55.19%52.04%
Widowed433.28%, see rank2.66%2.57%
Divorced1098.31%, see rank10.41%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,271100%, see rank1,152,985129,692,771
Never Married1048.18%, see rank25.22%29.48%
Married84266.25%, see rank53.05%49.19%
Widowed21616.99%, see rank9.10%9.16%
Divorced1098.58%, see rank12.62%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Jewell County%KansasU.S.
Native3,02398.79%, see rank93.21%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,88361.54%, see rank58.88%58.73%
Born in Different State1,13437.06%, see rank33.49%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
60.20%, see rank0.83%1.42%
Foreign Born371.21%, see rank6.79%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship220.72%, see rank2.37%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship150.49%, see rank4.42%7.09%
Born In Europe110.36%, see rank0.53%1.53%
Born In Asia60.20%, see rank2.00%3.82%
Born In Africa10.03%, see rank0.38%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America150.49%, see rank3.76%6.83%
Born In Northern America40.13%, see rank0.09%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Jewell County%KansasU.S.
English1,39496.94%, see rank88.76%79.39%
Spanish241.67%, see rank6.78%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages110.76%, see rank2.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages60.42%, see rank1.81%3.36%
Other30.21%, see rank0.57%0.99%

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

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