Statewide Claims to Fame

Ottawa is 11th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Two or More

Ottawa is 15th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Residents younger than 5

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Ottawa Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 12,575 28th 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.3 31st 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,356.5 42nd 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Ottawa Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 8.3% 15th 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.0% 26th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.2% 28th 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Ottawa Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.0% 44th 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.6% 41st 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Ottawa Rank Kansas US
Race - White 91.0% 22nd 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.2% 39th 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9% 22nd 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 54th 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 43rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.9% 11th 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.0% 40th 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 88.7% 22nd 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Ottawa Rank Kansas US
Female residents 51.5% 28th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.4% 42nd 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Ottawa Rank Kansas US
Housing units 5,518 29th 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.2% 24th 17.6% 25.9%
Households 5,199 28th 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.8% 51st 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $108,800 32nd $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.4 43rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Ottawa Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $21,499 41st $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $44,161 32nd $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.7% 31st 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Ottawa Rank Kansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,075 31st 237,040 27,092,908
Retail sales $196,873 28th $34,538,332 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,328 25th $12,444 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $25,820 21st $4,192,347 $613,795,732

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