Nationwide Claims to Fame

Kansas is 5th out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 18

Kansas is 7th out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 5

Kansas is 9th out of 51 other states in Race - Two or More

Kansas is 13th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

Kansas is 16th out of 51 other states in Race - White

Kansas is 16th out of 51 other states in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Kansas is 17th out of 51 other states in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Kansas is 17th out of 51 other states in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Kansas is 19th out of 51 other states in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Kansas is 21st out of 51 other states in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Kansas Rank US
Current population (2012) 2,885,905 33rd 313,914,040
Size in square miles 81,758.7 13th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 34.9 41st 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Kansas Rank US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 7th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.1% 5th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.7% 33rd 13.7%
Education Demographics
Kansas Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.5% 17th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 29.7% 16th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Kansas Rank US
Race - White 87.2% 16th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.2% 31st 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 19th 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.6% 25th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 31st 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.7% 9th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.0% 17th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 77.5% 21st 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Kansas Rank US
Female residents 50.3% 36th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.5% 26th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Kansas Rank US
Housing units 1,237,651 33rd 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 17.6% 39th 25.9%
Households 1,104,479 32nd 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 69.0% 22nd 66.1%
Home median value $125,500 41st $186,200
People per household 2.5 33rd 2.6
Building permits (last year) 6,252 35th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Kansas Rank US
Income per capita $26,545 26th $27,915
Income per household $50,594 27th $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.6% 32nd 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Kansas Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 73,598 31st 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 1,113,423 31st 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 237,040 33rd 27,092,908
Retail sales $34,538,332 33rd $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,444 36th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $4,192,347 35th $613,795,732

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