Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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Population
108,792
0.48% 1-year decline
Median Property Value
$99,200
3.55% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
49,470
1.7% 1-year decline

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS are Fort Hays State University (3,432 degrees awarded in 2017), Colby Community College (359 degrees), and Northwest Kansas Technical College (309 degrees).

The median property value in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS is $99,200, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 12.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS is N/A per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Kansas and Colorado. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kansas and Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Kansas and Colorado.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Kansas and Colorado (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Kansas and Colorado went to Donald J. Trump with 47.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (44.5%), followed by Gary Johnson (5.03%). The most partisan county was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Pat Roberts, Jerry Moran, Michael Bennet, and Cory Gardner are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas and Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Kansas and Colorado
47.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kansas and Colorado
  1. 90.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kansas and Colorado was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Kansas and Colorado colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Kansas and Colorado

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Pat Roberts
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 22, 2009
Cory Gardner
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Pat Roberts, Jerry Moran, Michael Bennet, and Cory Gardner are the senators currently representing Kansas and Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kansas and Colorado over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kansas and Colorado

Kansas and Colorado is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS is home to a population of 109k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age
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Median Foreign-Born Age
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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,173 ± 1,133 people
  2. China
    476 ± 534 people
  3. Turkey
    178 ± 327 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS was Mexico, the natal country of 2,173 Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS residents, followed by China with 476 and Turkey with 178.

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Citizenship

N/A%
N/A Citizenship

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. N/A
    N/A ± N/A
  2. N/A
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  3. N/A
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Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in N/A, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS is N/A. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $111,779, followed by Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS and Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $86,556 and $85,489.

Males in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,604. The income inequality in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.425, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS employs 49.5k people. The largest industries in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS are Elementary & secondary schools (4,395 people), Hospitals (3,582 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,735 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric & gas, and other combinations ($229,533), Miscellaneous petroleum & coal products ($92,695), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($87,543).

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$49,540
Average Male Salary in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS
± $7,579
$35,604
Average Female Salary in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS
± $5,841

In 2017, full-time male employees in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS made 1.39 times more than female employees.

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS
  1. American Indian
    $57,574 ± $92,863
  2. White
    $37,738 ± $4,472
  3. Two or More Races
    $28,674 ± $20,684

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.53 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.425
2017 Wage GINI in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS
0.43
2016 Wage GINI in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS

In 2017, the income inequality in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS was 0.425 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.16% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS in comparison to the national average.

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

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $111,779, followed by Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS and Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $86,556 and $85,489.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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

49.5k
2017 Value
-1.7%
1 Year decline
± -1.7%

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,902 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,900 people), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (1,663 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,902 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,900 people), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (1,663 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($237,396), Pharmacists ($137,511), and Chief executives & legislators ($108,173).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

49.5k
2017 Value
-1.7%
1 Year decline
± -1.7%

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,395 people), Hospitals (3,582 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,735 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Kansas PUMA, 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 Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,395 people), Hospitals (3,582 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,735 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS, by average salary, are Electric & gas, and other combinations ($229,533), Miscellaneous petroleum & coal products ($92,695), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($87,543).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas and Colorado to other states, or from other states to Kansas and Colorado.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $52.1B
  2. $50.7B
  3. $28B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas and Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $52.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($50.7B) and Cereal grains ($28B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B
2015 Value in Kansas
$357B
Projected 2045 Value in Kansas
46.1% growth
$208B
2015 Value in Colorado
$314B
Projected 2045 Value in Colorado
51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $357B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Colorado trade was $208B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $314B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas and Colorado to other states, or from other states to Kansas and Colorado.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $28.2B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $25.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas and Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $28.2B, followed by Nebraska with $26.9B and Texas and $25.5B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS awarded 4,140 degrees. The student population of Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS is skewed towards women, with 6,994 male students and 10,403 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS are White (2,443 and 79%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (258 and 8.34%), Black or African American (147 and 4.75%), and Unknown (128 and 4.14%).

The largest universities in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS by number of degrees awarded are Fort Hays State University (3,432 and 82.9%), Colby Community College (359 and 8.67%), and Northwest Kansas Technical College (309 and 7.46%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (521 and 12.6%), Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (511 and 12.3%), and General Business Administration & Management (486 and 11.7%).

The median tuition costs in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $3,900 and $13,723 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 511 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 430 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 269 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS was Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 511 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,432 degrees awarded
  2. 359 degrees awarded
  3. 309 degrees awarded
$3,900
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fort Hays State University with 3,432 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,505
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,635
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,505 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS, which is 0.571 times less than the 2,635 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,443 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    258 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    147 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS were to White students. These 2,443 degrees mean that there were 9.47 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 258 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$99,200
2018 Median
± $2,628
$95,800
2017 Median
± $2,657

The following charts display, first, the property values in Northwest Kansas PUMA, 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 Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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N/A
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Northwest Kansas PUMA, 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 N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Average Range

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Rent vs Own

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N/A Homeownership

This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

12.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS have a shorter commute time (12.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Northwest Kansas PUMA, KS has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

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

Per capita personal health care spending in Colorado was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Kansas see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1764 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 556 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Colorado see 1243 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.404% increase from the previous year (1238 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1291 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 326 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Kansas and Colorado.
1,320 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kansas
1,243 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Colorado

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,320 patients per year. This represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1,333 patients).

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,243 patients per year. This represents a 0.404% increase from the previous year (1,238 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kansas and Colorado 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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,651
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kansas
$6,804
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Colorado

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.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

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

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Northwest Kansas PUMA, 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 and Colorado, at 14.5%.

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

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