Doniphan County, KS

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2022 Population
7,501
0.636% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.9
0.239% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.4%
27.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$66,358
21.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$116,400
12.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3,721
0.958% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Doniphan County, KS had a population of 7.5k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $66,358. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Doniphan County, KS declined from 7,549 to 7,501, a −0.636% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,792 to $66,358, a 21.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Doniphan County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.72%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%), White (Hispanic) (1.91%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.573%).

None of the households in Doniphan 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.

99% of the residents in Doniphan County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Doniphan County, KS are Highland Community College (155186) (601 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Doniphan County, KS was $116,400, and the homeownership rate was 80.1%.

Most people in Doniphan County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Doniphan County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Doniphan County, KS is home to a population of 7.5k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.25% of Doniphan County, KS residents were born outside of the country (94 people).

In 2022, there were 18.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.69k people) in Doniphan County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 354 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 216 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Doniphan County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Doniphan County, KS was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Doniphan County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.69k ± 68
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    354 ± 75
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    216 ± 99
2.99%
Hispanic Population
224 people

In 2022, there were 18.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.69k people) in Doniphan County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 354 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 216 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.99% of the people in Doniphan County, KS are hispanic (224 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    82,300 ± 6,944 people
  2. India
    14,639 ± 2,963 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,989 ± 2,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 82,300 Kansas residents, followed by India with 14,639 and Vietnam with 10,989.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.25%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
94 people
0.729%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
55 people

As of 2022, 1.25% of Doniphan County, KS residents (94 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Doniphan County, KS was 0.729%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    144 ± 50
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    83 ± 41
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    49 ± 27

Doniphan County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Doniphan County, KS employs 3.72k people. The largest industries in Doniphan County, KS are Manufacturing (742 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (656 people), and Educational Services (373 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($60,893), Public Administration ($58,333), and Manufacturing ($57,500).

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,429. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.72k
2022 Value
± 291
−0.958%
1 Year decline
± 11.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Doniphan County, KS declined at a rate of −0.958%, from 3.76k employees to 3.72k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Doniphan County, KS, are Management Occupations (502 people), Production Occupations (396 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (366 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Doniphan County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.72k
2022 Value
± 291
−0.958%
1 Year decline
± 11.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Doniphan County, KS declined at a rate of −0.958%, from 3.76k employees to 3.72k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Doniphan County, KS, are Manufacturing (742 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (656 people), and Educational Services (373 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Doniphan County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Doniphan County, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,259
Median earning men ± $4,727
$31,857
Median earning women ± $5,305

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,250), Public Administration ($72,656), and Wholesale Trade ($67,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($72,596), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,375).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.11%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.44M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 3.11% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 51
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 48
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 44
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Doniphan County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 80.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.27%).

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.

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.

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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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Education

In 2022, universities in Doniphan County, KS awarded 601 degrees. The student population of Doniphan County, KS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,043 male students and 1,296 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Doniphan County, KS are White (452 and 75.2%), followed by Black or African American (66 and 11%), Two or More Races (29 and 4.83%), and Unknown (19 and 3.16%).

The largest universities in Doniphan County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Highland Community College (155186) (601 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Doniphan County, KS are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (219 and 36.4%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (178 and 29.6%), and General Education (42 and 6.99%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,339 students enrolled in Doniphan County, KS, 44.6% men and 55.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,603 records, of which 60.7% were women and 39.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 178 degrees awarded
  2. 42 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Doniphan County, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 178 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Doniphan County, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
601 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Highland Community College (155186) with 601 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 178 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Doniphan County, KS, which is 0.421 times less than the 423 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 452 degrees mean that there were 6.85 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 66 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,830) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,450) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.872% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.778% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (605k), Some college (553k), and Bachelors Degree (450k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Doniphan County, KS was $116,400 in 2022, which is 0.413 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $103,200 to $116,400, a 12.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Doniphan County, KS is 80.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Doniphan County, KS have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Doniphan County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Doniphan County, KS is $66,358. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Doniphan County, KS was Census Tract 201 with a value of $80,481, followed by Census Tract 203 and Census Tract 202, with respective values of $66,585 and $57,279.

In 2022, 9.42% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Doniphan County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.0215%.

Property

$116,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,770
$2,190
Median Property Taxes
±$217

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Doniphan County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.1%
Homeownership
2022
59%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.1% of the housing units in Doniphan County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 201
  2. Census Tract 203
  3. Census Tract 202

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Doniphan County, KS was Census Tract 201 with a value of $80,481, followed by Census Tract 203 and Census Tract 202, with respective values of $66,585 and $57,279.

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

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Household Income

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$66,358
Median Household Income
± $6,340
2.74k
Number of Households
± 224

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.74k households in Doniphan County, KS grew to $66,358 from the previous year's value of $54,792.

The following chart displays the households in Doniphan 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Doniphan County, KS is from Kansas.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.512% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.4%)
  3. Carpooled (4.84%)

In 2022, 82.4% of workers in Doniphan County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.4%) and those who carpooled to work (4.84%).

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Doniphan County, KS have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.969% of the workforce in Doniphan County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 9.42% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Doniphan County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.0215%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Doniphan County, KS (768 out of 6.72k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Doniphan 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 12.9% of the children was living in poverty in Doniphan County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 109 in Doniphan County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 161 per 100,000 population.

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Health

92.5% of the population of Doniphan County, KS has health coverage, with 52.1% on employee plans, 8.87% on Medicaid, 16.3% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 1.32% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 22.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.54%
Uninsured
52.1%
Employer Coverage
8.87%
Medicaid
16.3%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
1.32%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Doniphan County, KS declined by 18.1% from 9.21% to 7.54%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.5% in Doniphan County, KS.

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