|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Oberlin is 1,639. Oberlin, Kansas is the 8,367th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Oberlin was in 1990, when its population was 2,203. In 1990, Oberlin was the 6,553rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,367th largest city in the US. Oberlin is currently 25.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Oberlin has shrunk 17.3% since the year 2000. Oberlin, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8364||Harrisville, West Virginia||1,642||-10.7%|
|8365||Port Byron, Illinois||1,641||6.4%|
|8370||Wind Point, Wisconsin||1,638||-11.4%|
|8373||Richwood, West Virginia||1,637||-33.7%|
The total voting age population of Oberlin, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,231. The voting age population is 46.9% male and 53.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 29.7% of the residents of Oberlin are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Oberlin are 98.3% White, 0.7% American Indian, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Black and 0.1% Two or more races. Additionally, 5.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Oberlin, 16.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.4%. On a per-household basis, 17.3% of families are below the poverty line in Oberlin.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.5% of Oberlin residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.7% of Oberlin residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.8% have a bachelor's degree and 5.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Oberlin residents aged 5 and older, 7.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Oberlin is 2.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Oberlin, 21.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Oberlin is $38,438.
In Oberlin, 69.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.6% of housing units in Oberlin.
Of all the housing units in Oberlin, 32.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Oberlin, 3.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Oberlin is $656.
In Oberlin, 79.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.