|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Parsons is 9,479. Parsons, Kansas is the 3,260th largest city in the US.
Parsons is located entirely in Labette County.
The peak population of Parsons was in 1990, when its population was 12,029. In 1990, Parsons was the 2,123rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,260th largest city in the US. Parsons is currently 21.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Parsons has shrunk 17.4% since the year 2000. Parsons, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Parsons has a population density of 990 people per square mile.
|3254||Bluefield, West Virginia||9,499||-16.8%|
|3256||Oil City, Pennsylvania||9,496||-17.2%|
|3257||Pleasant Grove, Alabama||9,495||-5.1%|
|3258||Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, Montana||9,491||1.1%|
|3259||The Village, Oklahoma||9,483||-6.5%|
The total voting age population of Parsons, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,359. The voting age population is 45.5% male and 54.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.0% of the residents of Parsons are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Parsons are 84.6% White, 9.2% Black, 4.4% Two or more races, 0.9% Other, 0.7% American Indian and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 6.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Parsons, 22.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.7%. On a per-household basis, 19.1% of families are below the poverty line in Parsons.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.6% of Parsons residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.2% of Parsons residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.1% have a bachelor's degree and 7.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Parsons residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Parsons is 3.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Parsons, 20.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Parsons is $39,949.
In Parsons, 60.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.7% of housing units in Parsons.
Of all the housing units in Parsons, 34.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Parsons, 8.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 420 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Parsons is $653.
In Parsons, 74.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.