Grant County, KS

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Population

7,716

0.413% decline

Median Age

32.6


Median Household Income

$57,474

4.65% growth

Poverty Rate

10%


Number of Employees

3,620

0.78% growth

Median Property Value

$102,800

1.78% growth

About

In 2017, Grant County, KS had a population of 7.72k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $57,474. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Grant County, KS declined from 7,748 to 7,716, a -0.413% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,919 to $57,474, a 4.65% increase.

The population of Grant County, KS is 51.8% White Alone, 46.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.894% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Grant County, KS speak a non-English language, and 86.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Grant County, KS is $102,800, and the homeownership rate is 78.6%. Most people in Grant County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Grant County, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Grant County, KS employs 3.62k people. The largest industries in Grant County, KS are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (464 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (369 people), and Manufacturing (310 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($154,318), Utilities ($63,203), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,375).

Median household income in Grant County, KS is $57,474. Males in Grant County, 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 Grant County, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,474

2017 value

± $8,639

4.65%

1 Year Growth

± 18%

Households in Grant County, KS have a median annual income of $57,474, 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 $54,919 in 2016, which represents a 4.65% 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.

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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 Grant County, 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 9636

  2. Census Tract 9637

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grant County, KS was Census Tract 9636 with a value of $62,371, followed by Census Tract 9637 and N/A, with respective values of $56,368 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grant County, KS (765 out of 7.63k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

    696 ± 198

  2. Hispanic

    465 ± 179

  3. Other

    56 ± 90

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grant County, 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

3.62k

2017 Value

± 438

0.78%

1 Year growth

± 16.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grant County, KS grew at a rate of 0.78%, from 3.59k employees to 3.62k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grant County, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (481 people), Management Occupations (433 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (317 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grant County, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Grant County, KS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (481 people), Management Occupations (433 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (317 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grant County, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (7.69 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.49 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Grant County, KS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($105,066), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($78,750), and Transportation Occupations ($62,972).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.62k

2017 Value

± 438

0.78%

1 Year growth

± 16.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grant County, KS grew at a rate of 0.78%, from 3.59k employees to 3.62k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grant County, KS, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (464 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (369 people), and Manufacturing (310 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grant County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Grant County, 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 Grant County, KS, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (464 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (369 people), and Manufacturing (310 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grant County, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (10.8 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (10.8 times), and Utilities (3.69 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Grant County, KS, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($154,318), Utilities ($63,203), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,375).

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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).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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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

80.7% of the population of Grant County, KS has health coverage, with 45.4% on employee plans, 14.6% on Medicaid, 9.04% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.628% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Grant County, KS see 1547 patients per year on average, which represents a 20.8% decrease from the previous year (1954 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2549 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 7646 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

1,547 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Grant County, KS see an average of 1,547 patients per year. This represents a 20.8% decrease from the previous year (1,954 patients).

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

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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

19.3%

Uninsured

45.4%

Employer Coverage

14.6%

Medicaid

9.04%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

0.628%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grant County, KS declined by 5.97% from 20.6% to 19.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grant County, 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%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Grant County, KS is home to a population of 7.72k people, from which 86.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 16.2% of Grant County, KS residents were born outside of the country (1.25k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Grant County, KS is composed of 4k White Alone residents (51.8%), 3.61k Hispanic or Latino residents (46.8%), 69 Two or More Races residents (0.894%), 25 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.324%), 15 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.194%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

29

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.9

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Grant County, KS was 32.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 29, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Grant County, KS are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Grant County, KS residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

16.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.25k people

18%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.4k people

As of 2017, 16.2% of Grant County, KS residents (1.25k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grant County, KS was 18%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

86.4%

2017 Citizenship

84.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 86.4% of Grant County, KS residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Grant County, KS was 84.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4k ± 97

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.61k ± 753

  3. Two or More Races

    69 ± 59.6

In 2017, there were 1.11 times more White Alone residents (4k people) in Grant County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.61k Hispanic or Latino and 69 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Grant County, KS as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    100 ± 68

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    33 ± 46

  3. Korea

    25 ± 39

Grant County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grant County, KS was $102,800 in 2017, which is 0.448 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $101,000 to $102,800, a 1.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Grant County, KS is 78.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Grant County, KS have an average commute time of 13.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Grant County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$102,800

2017 Median

± $9,584

$101,000

2016 Median

± $10,569

In 2017, the median property value in Grant County, KS grew to to $102,800 from the previous year's value of $101,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Grant County, 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 Grant County, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$57,474

Median Household Income

± $8,639

2.63k

Number of Households

± 363

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.63k households in Grant County, KS grew to $57,474 from the previous year's value of $54,919.

The following chart displays the households in Grant County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

78.6%

2017 Homeownership

78.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.6% of the housing units in Grant County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.3%.

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

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Commute Time

13.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grant County, KS have a shorter commute time (13.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.22% of the workforce in Grant County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.8%

  2. Carpooled

    9.99%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.11%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Grant County, KS was Drove Alone (78.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.99%) and those who Worked At Home (7.11%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grant County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grant County, KS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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