Coffey County, KS

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Population
8,296
0.384% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
Median Age
44

Poverty Rate
11.9%

Median Household Income
$58,636
0.0443% 1-year decline
Median Property Value
$117,700
6.04% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
4,126
0.242% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Coffey County, KS had a population of 8.3k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $58,636. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Coffey County, KS declined from 8,328 to 8,296, a -0.384% decrease and its median household income declined from $58,662 to $58,636, a -0.0443% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Coffey County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.27%), White (Hispanic) (2.13%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.735%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.615%). 0% of the households in Coffey County, KS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.7% of the residents in Coffey County, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Coffey County, KS was $117,700, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%. Most people in Coffey County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Coffey County, KS was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Kansas. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kansas.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Coffey County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 75% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (17.9%), followed by Other (7.15%). The most partisan county was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 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 Coffey County, KS
75% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kansas
  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 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 colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

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 over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 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 Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Coffey County, KS is home to a population of 8.3k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 0.735% of Coffey County, KS residents were born outside of the country (61 people).

In 2018, there were 41.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.75k people) in Coffey County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 188 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 177 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Coffey County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.75k ± 6
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    188 ± 61.8
  3. White (Hispanic)
    177 ± 20
2.64%
Hispanic Population
219 people

In 2018, there were 41.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.75k people) in Coffey County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 188 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 177 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.64% of the people in Coffey County, KS are hispanic (219 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.735%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
61 people
0.961%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
80 people

As of 2018, 0.735% of Coffey County, KS residents (61 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Coffey County, KS was 0.961%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
55
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 31.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Coffey County, KS was 44. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 55. But people in Coffey County, KS are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Coffey County, KS residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,130 ± 7,017 people
  2. India
    14,053 ± 2,903 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,675 ± 2,532 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 84,130 Kansas residents, followed by India with 14,053 and Vietnam with 10,675.

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Citizenship

99.7%
2018 Citizenship
99.5%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.7% of Coffey County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Coffey County, KS was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    311 ± 67
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    118 ± 50
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    92 ± 42

Coffey County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Coffey County, KS is $58,636. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Coffey County, KS was Census Tract 9662 with a value of $75,335, followed by Census Tract 9661 and Census Tract 9663, with respective values of $58,893 and $50,391.

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,721. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Coffey County, KS employs 4.13k people. The largest industries in Coffey County, KS are Utilities (679 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (518 people), and Retail Trade (419 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($96,397), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($90,556), and Public Administration ($48,208).

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,636
2018 value
± $3,782
-0.0443%
1 Year Growth
± 8.77%

Households in Coffey County, KS have a median annual income of $58,636, 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 $58,662 in 2017, which represents a -0.0443% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,354
Average Male Salary in Kansas
± $1,958
$45,721
Average Female Salary in Kansas
± $1,400

In 2019, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kansas
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $56,139 ± $74,364
  2. Asian
    $52,393 ± $7,262
  3. White
    $49,769 ± $1,226

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kansas.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Coffey County, KS is from Kansas.
0.458
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.46
2018 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2019, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.47% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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 9662
  2. Census Tract 9661
  3. Census Tract 9663

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Coffey County, KS was Census Tract 9662 with a value of $75,335, followed by Census Tract 9661 and Census Tract 9663, with respective values of $58,893 and $50,391.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Coffey 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

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Coffey County, KS (968 out of 8.16k 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 Females 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
    936 ± 121
  2. Hispanic
    21 ± 74
  3. Two Or More
    20 ± 74

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Coffey 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

4.13k
2018 Value
± 243
-0.242%
1 Year decline
± 8.4%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Coffey County, KS declined at a rate of -0.242%, from 4.14k employees to 4.13k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Coffey County, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (455 people), Management Occupations (381 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (372 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Coffey County, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Coffey County, KS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (455 people), Management Occupations (381 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (372 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Coffey County, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.81 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.7 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.05 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Coffey County, KS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($105,938), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($66,806), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($64,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.13k
2018 Value
± 243
-0.242%
1 Year decline
± 8.4%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Coffey County, KS declined at a rate of -0.242%, from 4.14k employees to 4.13k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Coffey County, KS, are Utilities (679 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (518 people), and Retail Trade (419 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Coffey County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Coffey 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 Coffey County, KS, by number of employees, are Utilities (679 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (518 people), and Retail Trade (419 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Coffey County, KS has an unusually high number of Utilities (20.3 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.96 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.07 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Coffey County, KS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($96,397), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($90,556), and Public Administration ($48,208).

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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. $30.4B
  2. $30B
  3. $20.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $30.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($30B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($20.2B).

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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$263B
2018 Value in Kansas
$404B
Projected 2045 Value in Kansas
53.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Kansas trade was $263B. This is expected to increase 53.5% to $404B 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. $23.5B
  3. $17.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $23.5B and Nebraska and $17.9B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Coffey County, KS was $117,700 in 2018, which is 0.512 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $111,000 to $117,700, a 6.04% increase. The homeownership rate in Coffey County, KS is 77.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Coffey County, KS have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Coffey County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$117,700
2018 Median
± $8,453
$111,000
2017 Median
± $7,524

In 2018, the median property value in Coffey County, KS grew to to $117,700 from the previous year's value of $111,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Coffey 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 Coffey County, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$58,636
Median Household Income
± $3,782
3.55k
Number of Households
± 220

In 2018, the median household income of the 3.55k households in Coffey County, KS declined from $58,636 from the previous year's value of $58,662.

The following chart displays the households in Coffey 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 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

77.1%
2018 Homeownership
76.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 77.1% of the housing units in Coffey County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.1%.

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

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Commute Time

19.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Coffey County, KS have a shorter commute time (19.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.73% of the workforce in Coffey County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (83.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.28%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.39%)

In 2018, 83.7% of workers in Coffey County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.28%) and those who worked at home (3.39%).

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

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Health

91.7% of the population of Coffey County, KS has health coverage, with 48.8% on employee plans, 10.3% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 2.34% 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).

Primary care physicians in Coffey County, KS see 1372 patients per year on average, which represents a 16.8% increase from the previous year (1175 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2726 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 682 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Elk County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.5%). Additionally, Osage County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,372 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Coffey County, KS

Primary care physicians in Coffey County, KS see an average of 1,372 patients per year. This represents a 16.8% increase from the previous year (1,175 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

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

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

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

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

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
$4,855
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,736
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,126
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

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

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

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Health Care Coverage

8.28%
Uninsured
48.8%
Employer Coverage
10.3%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
2.34%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Coffey County, KS declined by 10.2% from 9.22% to 8.28%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Coffey 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. 22.5% prevalence
  2. 20.7% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Elk County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 22.5%.

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

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