Statewide Claims to Fame

Atchison is 4th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Female residents

Atchison is 11th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Atchison is 15th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Atchison is 18th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Atchison Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 10,953 34th 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.8 36th 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,408.4 38th 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Atchison Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 37th 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.7% 44th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.6% 23rd 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Atchison Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.7% 46th 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 25.2% 29th 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Atchison Rank Kansas US
Race - White 87.9% 29th 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 7.2% 11th 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 41st 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 48th 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 15th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.1% 26th 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.7% 59th 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 86.2% 24th 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Atchison Rank Kansas US
Female residents 52.8% 4th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 0.6% 56th 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Atchison Rank Kansas US
Housing units 4,442 36th 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 22.1% 18th 17.6% 25.9%
Households 3,932 36th 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.1% 50th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $84,000 47th $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.5 27th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Atchison Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $20,915 44th $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $40,850 43rd $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.4% 22nd 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Atchison Rank Kansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 861 38th 237,040 27,092,908
Retail sales $123,544 40th $34,538,332 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,852 41st $12,444 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $14,931 33rd $4,192,347 $613,795,732

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