Cloud County, KS

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Population

9,191

1.19% decline

Median Age

41.8


Median Household Income

$44,199

7.94% growth

Poverty Rate

11.9%


Number of Employees

4,668

2.89% growth

Median Property Value

$73,200

0.966% growth

About

In 2017, Cloud County, KS had a population of 9.19k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $44,199. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cloud County, KS declined from 9,302 to 9,191, a -1.19% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,947 to $44,199, a 7.94% increase.

The population of Cloud County, KS is 93.3% White Alone, 3.17% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.15% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Cloud County, KS speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cloud County, KS are Cloud County Community College (670 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Cloud County, KS is $73,200, and the homeownership rate is 73.4%. Most people in Cloud County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Cloud County, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Cloud County, KS employs 4.67k people. The largest industries in Cloud County, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (796 people), Retail Trade (583 people), and Educational Services (561 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,781), Manufacturing ($43,828), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,286).

Median household income in Cloud County, KS is $44,199. Males in Cloud 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 Cloud County, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,199

2017 value

± $3,417

7.94%

1 Year Growth

± 8.5%

Households in Cloud County, KS have a median annual income of $44,199, 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 $40,947 in 2016, which represents a 7.94% 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 Cloud 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 9774

  2. Census Tract 9771

  3. Census Tract 9773

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cloud County, KS was Census Tract 9774 with a value of $45,208, followed by Census Tract 9771 and Census Tract 9773, with respective values of $43,906 and $40,236.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Cloud County, 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

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cloud County, KS (1.04k out of 8.74k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 35 - 44.

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

    945 ± 181

  2. Hispanic

    45 ± 79

  3. Two Or More

    34 ± 74

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

4.67k

2017 Value

± 332

2.89%

1 Year growth

± 9.87%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cloud County, KS grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 4.54k employees to 4.67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cloud County, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (586 people), Production Occupations (487 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (431 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cloud County, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cloud County, KS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (586 people), Production Occupations (487 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (431 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cloud County, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.8 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.71 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cloud County, KS, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($82,917), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($55,833), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($53,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.67k

2017 Value

± 332

2.89%

1 Year growth

± 9.87%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cloud County, KS grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 4.54k employees to 4.67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cloud County, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (796 people), Retail Trade (583 people), and Educational Services (561 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cloud County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Cloud 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 Cloud County, KS, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (796 people), Retail Trade (583 people), and Educational Services (561 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cloud County, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.86 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.02 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cloud County, KS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($65,781), Manufacturing ($43,828), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,286).

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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).

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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$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

89.9% of the population of Cloud County, KS has health coverage, with 44.5% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 15.8% on non-group plans, and 1.4% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Cloud County, KS see 2305 patients per year on average, which represents a 26.3% decrease from the previous year (3128 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3050 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 538 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

2,305 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Cloud County, KS see an average of 2,305 patients per year. This represents a 26.3% decrease from the previous year (3,128 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cloud 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

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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

10.1%

Uninsured

44.5%

Employer Coverage

12.9%

Medicaid

15.4%

Medicare

15.8%

Non-Group

1.4%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cloud County, KS declined by 8.33% from 11% to 10.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cloud 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

Cloud County, KS is home to a population of 9.19k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.32% of Cloud County, KS residents were born outside of the country (213 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Cloud County, KS is composed of 8.58k White Alone residents (93.3%), 291 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.17%), 198 Two or More Races residents (2.15%), 64 Black or African American Alone residents (0.696%), 32 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.348%), 29 Asian Alone residents (0.316%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cloud County, KS was 41.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Cloud County, KS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Cloud County, KS residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.32%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

213 people

2.39%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

222 people

As of 2017, 2.32% of Cloud County, KS residents (213 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 Cloud County, KS was 2.39%, 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

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Cloud County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cloud County, KS was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.58k ± 15

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    291 ± 144

  3. Two or More Races

    198 ± 72.6

In 2017, there were 29.5 times more White Alone residents (8.58k people) in Cloud County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 291 Hispanic or Latino and 198 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 Cloud County, 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 Cloud County, 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 Cloud County, KS was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Cloud County, 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

    273 ± 66

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    115 ± 48

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    104 ± 44

Cloud County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Cloud County, KS awarded 670 degrees. The student population of Cloud County, KS is skewed towards women, with 844 male students and 1,194 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cloud County, KS are White (452 and 68.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (77 and 11.7%), Black or African American (73 and 11.1%), and Two or More Races (31 and 4.7%).

The largest universities in Cloud County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Cloud County Community College (670 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Cloud County, KS are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (305 and 45.5%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (201 and 30%), and Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies (45 and 6.72%).

The median tuition costs in Cloud County, 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. 305 degrees awarded

  2. 13 degrees awarded

  3. 0 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Cloud County, KS was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 305 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

670 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Cloud County, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cloud County Community College with 670 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

214

Degrees Awarded to Men

456

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 214 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cloud County, KS, which is 0.469 times less than the 456 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

    452 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    77 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    73 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Cloud County, KS were to White students. These 452 degrees mean that there were 5.87 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 77 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cloud County, KS was $73,200 in 2017, which is 0.336 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $72,500 to $73,200, a 0.966% increase. The homeownership rate in Cloud County, KS is 73.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cloud County, KS have an average commute time of 16.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cloud County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$44,199

Median Household Income

± $3,417

3.9k

Number of Households

± 285

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.9k households in Cloud County, KS grew to $44,199 from the previous year's value of $40,947.

The following chart displays the households in Cloud 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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Housing

Property Value

$73,200

2017 Median

± $5,517

$72,500

2016 Median

± $6,154

In 2017, the median property value in Cloud County, KS grew to to $73,200 from the previous year's value of $72,500.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

73.4%

2017 Homeownership

72.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.4% of the housing units in Cloud County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cloud County, 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 Cloud County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cloud County, KS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

16.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cloud County, KS have a shorter commute time (16.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.05% of the workforce in Cloud County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.7%

  2. Carpooled

    9.57%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.24%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Cloud County, KS was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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