Goodland, KS

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Population

4,530

3.66% decline

Poverty Rate

19.8%


Median Age

37.2


Median Household Income

$52,538

18.4% growth

Number of Employees

2,132

4.48% decline

Median Property Value

$79,000

6.9% growth

About

In 2017, Goodland, KS had a population of 4.53k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $52,538. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Goodland, KS declined from 4,702 to 4,530, a -3.66% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,360 to $52,538, a 18.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Goodland, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.5%), White (Hispanic) (7.9%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (6.14%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.96%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.861%). N/A% of the people in Goodland, KS speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Goodland, KS are Northwest Kansas Technical College (309 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Goodland, KS is $79,000, and the homeownership rate is 60%. Most people in Goodland, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 10.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Goodland, KS is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Goodland, KS employs 2.13k people. The largest industries in Goodland, KS are Educational Services (300 people), Retail Trade (274 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (195 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($62,074), Wholesale Trade ($49,388), and Transportation & Warehousing ($45,385).

Median household income in Goodland, KS is $52,538. Males in Goodland, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Goodland, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,538

2017 value

± $7,421

18.4%

1 Year Growth

± 19.2%

Households in Goodland, KS have a median annual income of $52,538, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,360 in 2016, which represents a 18.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kansas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Goodland, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kansas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4537

  2. Census Tract 4536

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Goodland, KS was Census Tract 4537 with a value of $52,908, followed by Census Tract 4536 and N/A, with respective values of $51,223 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Goodland, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Goodland, KS (871 out of 4.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    643 ± 218

  2. Hispanic

    335 ± 157

  3. Other

    179 ± 141

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Goodland, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.13k

2017 Value

± 378

-4.48%

1 Year decline

± 25.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Goodland, KS declined at a rate of -4.48%, from 2.23k employees to 2.13k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Goodland, KS, are Sales & Related Occupations (373 people), Management Occupations (319 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (258 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Goodland, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Goodland, KS, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (373 people), Management Occupations (319 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (258 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Goodland, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (3.91 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.14 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.85 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Goodland, KS, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($55,603), Protective Service Occupations ($55,603), and Transportation Occupations ($44,808).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.13k

2017 Value

± 378

-4.48%

1 Year decline

± 25.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Goodland, KS declined at a rate of -4.48%, from 2.23k employees to 2.13k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Goodland, KS, are Educational Services (300 people), Retail Trade (274 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (195 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Goodland, KS, though some of these residents may live in Goodland, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Goodland, KS, by number of employees, are Educational Services (300 people), Retail Trade (274 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (195 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Goodland, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.61 times higher than expected), Information (2.87 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.85 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Goodland, KS, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($62,074), Wholesale Trade ($49,388), and Transportation & Warehousing ($45,385).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30B

  2. $25B

  3. $23.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $30B, followed by Cereal grains ($25B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($23.3B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$265B

2020 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

35% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $265B. This is expected to increase 35% to $357B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $27.7B

  2. $19.5B

  3. $18.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $27.7B, followed by Texas with $19.5B and Nebraska and $18.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

91.6% of the population of Goodland, KS has health coverage, with 46.2% on employee plans, 17.8% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.31% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Goodland, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Goodland, KS see 2992 patients per year on average, which represents a 46.9% increase from the previous year (2037 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1988 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2982 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,992 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Sherman County, KS see an average of 2,992 patients per year. This represents a 46.9% increase from the previous year (2,037 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sherman County, KS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.39%

Uninsured

46.2%

Employer Coverage

17.8%

Medicaid

13.1%

Medicare

13.2%

Non-Group

1.31%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Goodland, KS grew by 30.8% from 6.41% to 8.39%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Goodland, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Goodland, KS is home to a population of 4.53k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.55% of Goodland, KS residents were born outside of the country (161 people).

In 2017, there were 10.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.74k people) in Goodland, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 358 White (Hispanic) and 278 Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.1

34

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Goodland, KS was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 34. But people in Goodland, KS are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Goodland, KS residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.55%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

161 people

3.02%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

142 people

As of 2017, 3.55% of Goodland, KS residents (161 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Goodland, KS was 3.02%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Kansas residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Goodland, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Goodland, KS was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Goodland, KS

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    3.74k ± 255

  2. White (Hispanic)

    358 ± 211

  3. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    278 ± 211

In 2017, there were 10.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.74k people) in Goodland, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 358 White (Hispanic) and 278 Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Goodland, KS as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    127 ± 77

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    38 ± 41

  3. Korea

    21 ± 21

Goodland, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Goodland, KS awarded 309 degrees. The student population of Goodland, KS is skewed towards men, with 625 male students and 271 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Goodland, KS are White (202 and 68.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (47 and 15.9%), Black or African American (38 and 12.9%), and Two or More Races (6 and 2.03%).

The largest universities in Goodland, KS by number of degrees awarded are Northwest Kansas Technical College (309 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Goodland, KS are Medium or Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology (44 and 14.2%), Medical Assistant (32 and 10.4%), and Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (27 and 8.74%).

The median tuition costs in Goodland, KS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 21 degrees awarded

  2. 17 degrees awarded

  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Goodland, KS was Medium or Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology with 21 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Goodland, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

309 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Goodland, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwest Kansas Technical College with 309 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

224

Degrees Awarded to Men

85

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 224 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Goodland, KS, which is 2.64 times more than the 85 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    202 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    38 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Goodland, KS were to White students. These 202 degrees mean that there were 4.3 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 47 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Goodland, KS was $79,000 in 2017, which is 0.344 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $73,900 to $79,000, a 6.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Goodland, KS is 60%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Goodland, KS have an average commute time of 10.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Goodland, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$79,000

2017 Median

± $7,200

$73,900

2016 Median

± $11,148

In 2017, the median property value in Goodland, KS grew to to $79,000 from the previous year's value of $73,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Goodland, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Goodland, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $70k - $80k range.

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Household Income

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$52,538

Median Household Income

± $7,421

2.04k

Number of Households

± 320

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.04k households in Goodland, KS grew to $52,538 from the previous year's value of $44,360.

The following chart displays the households in Goodland, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $50k - $60k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Goodland, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Goodland, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

60%

2017 Homeownership

57.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60% of the housing units in Goodland, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 57.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Goodland, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

10.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Goodland, KS have a shorter commute time (10.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Goodland, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.9%

  2. Carpooled

    3.56%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Goodland, KS was Drove Alone (87.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (3.56%) and those who Worked At Home (3.42%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Goodland, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Goodland, KS have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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