In 2020, Cowley County, KS had a population of 35.1k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $50,786. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Cowley County, KS declined from 35,351 to 35,090, a −0.738% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,102 to $50,786, a 1.37% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cowley County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.1%), White (Hispanic) (7.47%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.16%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.37%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.86%).
None of the households in Cowley County, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.5% of the residents in Cowley County, KS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cowley County, KS are Cowley County Community College (805 degrees awarded in 2020) and Southwestern College (155900) (440 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Cowley County, KS was $88,600, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%.
Most people in Cowley County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Cowley County, KS was 2 cars per household.
Cowley County, KS borders Butler County, KS, Chautauqua County, KS, Elk County, KS, Sedgwick County, KS, Sumner County, KS, Kay County, OK, and Osage County, OK.