Chanute, KS

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Population

9,146

0.76% decline

Median Age

38


Median Household Income

$37,118

2.03% decline

Poverty Rate

26.1%


Number of Employees

3,794

8.53% decline

Median Property Value

$64,700

0% growth

About

In 2017, Chanute, KS had a population of 9.15k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $37,118. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chanute, KS declined from 9,216 to 9,146, a -0.76% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,887 to $37,118, a -2.03% decrease.

The population of Chanute, KS is 88.4% White Alone, 6.54% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.84% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Chanute, KS speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chanute, KS are Neosho County Community College (760 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Chanute, KS is $64,700, and the homeownership rate is 62.2%. Most people in Chanute, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Chanute, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Chanute, KS employs 3.79k people. The largest industries in Chanute, KS are Manufacturing (703 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (638 people), and Retail Trade (475 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($45,096), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,491), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($40,962).

Median household income in Chanute, KS is $37,118. Males in Chanute, 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 Chanute, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,118

2017 value

± $6,237

-2.03%

1 Year Growth

± 20.8%

Households in Chanute, KS have a median annual income of $37,118, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,887 in 2016, which represents a -2.03% 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 Chanute, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9519

  2. Census Tract 9517

  3. Census Tract 9518

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chanute, KS was Census Tract 9519 with a value of $42,458, followed by Census Tract 9517 and Census Tract 9518, with respective values of $41,667 and $34,974.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chanute, KS (2.28k out of 8.74k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 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

    2,165 ± 299

  2. Hispanic

    283 ± 123

  3. Two Or More

    83 ± 79

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chanute, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

3.79k

2017 Value

± 379

-8.53%

1 Year decline

± 15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chanute, KS declined at a rate of -8.53%, from 4.15k employees to 3.79k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chanute, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (653 people), Production Occupations (500 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (293 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chanute, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chanute, KS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (653 people), Production Occupations (500 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (293 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Chanute, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.27 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.66 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chanute, KS, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($56,378), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($56,097), and Management Occupations ($48,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.79k

2017 Value

± 379

-8.53%

1 Year decline

± 15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chanute, KS declined at a rate of -8.53%, from 4.15k employees to 3.79k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chanute, KS, are Manufacturing (703 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (638 people), and Retail Trade (475 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chanute, KS, though some of these residents may live in Chanute, 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 Chanute, KS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (703 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (638 people), and Retail Trade (475 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Chanute, KS has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.32 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.83 times), and Public Administration (1.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chanute, KS, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($45,096), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,491), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($40,962).

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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. $27.8B

  2. $24.1B

  3. $22B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.8B, followed by Cereal grains ($24.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($22B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B

2015 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% 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. $25.9B

  2. $18.4B

  3. $17.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $18.4B and Nebraska and $17.7B.

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

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Health

85.5% of the population of Chanute, KS has health coverage, with 40.7% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.71% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Chanute, KS 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.

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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1,320 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

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).

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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

14.5%

Uninsured

40.7%

Employer Coverage

15.6%

Medicaid

15.9%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

1.71%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chanute, KS grew by 18.1% from 12.2% to 14.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chanute, 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

Chanute, KS is home to a population of 9.15k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Chanute, KS residents were born outside of the country (281 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Chanute, KS is composed of 8.08k White Alone residents (88.4%), 598 Hispanic or Latino residents (6.54%), 260 Two or More Races residents (2.84%), 145 Black or African American Alone residents (1.59%), 46 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.503%), 11 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.12%), 5 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0547%), and 0 Asian Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Chanute, KS are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 2

28

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Chanute, KS was 38. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 28. But people in Chanute, KS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Chanute, KS residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    281 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Chanute, KS residents (281 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chanute, KS was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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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

97.4%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.4% of Chanute, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Chanute, KS was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.08k ± 123

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    598 ± 153

  3. Two or More Races

    260 ± 81.4

In 2017, there were 13.5 times more White Alone residents (8.08k people) in Chanute, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 598 Hispanic or Latino and 260 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 Chanute, KS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Chanute, KS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Chanute, KS was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Chanute, KS are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    245 ± 78

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    80 ± 79

  3. Korea

    80 ± 42

Chanute, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Chanute, KS awarded 760 degrees. The student population of Chanute, KS is skewed towards women, with 775 male students and 1,291 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chanute, KS are White (638 and 84.8%), followed by Black or African American (54 and 7.18%), Hispanic or Latino (33 and 4.39%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (14 and 1.86%).

The largest universities in Chanute, KS by number of degrees awarded are Neosho County Community College (760 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Chanute, KS are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (192 and 25.3%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (148 and 19.5%), and Registered Nursing (118 and 15.5%).

The median tuition costs in Chanute, 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. 192 degrees awarded

  2. 65 degrees awarded

  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Chanute, KS was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 192 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Chanute, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

760 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Chanute, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Neosho County Community College with 760 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

198

Degrees Awarded to Men

562

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 198 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chanute, KS, which is 0.352 times less than the 562 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

    638 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    54 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    33 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Chanute, KS were to White students. These 638 degrees mean that there were 11.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 54 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chanute, KS was $64,700 in 2017, which is 0.297 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $64,700 to $64,700, a 0% change. The homeownership rate in Chanute, KS is 62.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Chanute, KS have an average commute time of 12.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Chanute, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$37,118

Median Household Income

± $6,237

3.74k

Number of Households

± 368

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.74k households in Chanute, KS declined from $37,118 from the previous year's value of $37,887.

The following chart displays the households in Chanute, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$64,700

2017 Median

± $7,421

$64,700

2016 Median

± $7,349

In 2017, the median property value in Chanute, KS stayed at to $64,700 from the previous year's value of $64,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Chanute, 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 Chanute, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

62.2%

2017 Homeownership

63%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.2% of the housing units in Chanute, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

12.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chanute, KS have a shorter commute time (12.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.1% of the workforce in Chanute, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.4%

  2. Carpooled

    11.7%

  3. Walked

    2.82%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Chanute, KS was Drove Alone (81.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.7%) and those who Walked (2.82%).

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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