East Central Kansas PUMA, KS

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2020 Population
103,989
0.332% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.5
0.484% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
11.3%
3.53% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$58,095
3.85% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$136,900
7.12% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
45,008
1.32% 1-year decline

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In 2020, East Central Kansas PUMA, KS had a population of 104k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $58,095. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS grew from 103,645 to 103,989, a 0.332% increase and its median household income grew from $55,943 to $58,095, a 3.85% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.77%), White (Hispanic) (2.13%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.06%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.905%).

2.76% of the households in East Central Kansas PUMA, 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.

99.3% of the residents in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS are Fort Scott Community College (592 degrees awarded in 2020), Allen County Community College (398 degrees), and Ottawa University-Ottawa (121 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was $136,900, and the homeownership rate was 75.5%.

Most people in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

East Central Kansas PUMA, KS is home to a population of 104k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.51% of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS residents were born outside of the country (1.57k people).

In 2020, there were 33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.1k people) in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.89k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.22k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS are Spanish (1,577 households), German (265 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (246 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
51,866
Women
50%
51,835
Men
50%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 103,701 inhabitants, with 50% men, and 50% women.

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Citizenship

99.3%
2020 Citizenship
99.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.3% of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    95.1k ± 140
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.89k ± 315
  3. White (Hispanic)
    2.22k ± 333
3.42%
Hispanic Population
3.56k people

In 2020, there were 33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.1k people) in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.89k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.22k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.42% of the people in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS are hispanic (3.56k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    546 ± 572 people
  2. China
    221 ± 365 people
  3. Ecuador
    129 ± 279 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was Mexico, the natal country of 546 East Central Kansas PUMA, KS residents, followed by China with 221 and Ecuador with 129.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.51%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.57k people
1.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.32k people

As of 2020, 1.51% of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS residents (1.57k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was 1.27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,577 households (1.61%)
  2. German
    265 households (0.271%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    246 households (0.252%)

2.76% of the households in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was Spanish. 1.61% of the households in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,547 ± 284
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,029 ± 216
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    955 ± 202

East Central Kansas PUMA, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS employs 45k people. The largest industries in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS are Construction (3,988 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,398 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,786 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. ($126,525), Computer Systems Design ($124,030), and Offices of physicians ($96,696).

Males in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,171. The income inequality in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.419, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
20,959
Women
46.6%
24,049
Men
53.4%

The workforce of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS in 2020 was 45,008 people, with 46.6% woman, and 53.4% men.

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Occupations

45k
2020 Value
−1.32%
1 Year decline
± −1.32%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS declined at a rate of −1.32%, from 45.6k employees to 45k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,655 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,358 people), and Nursing assistants (1,232 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

45k
2020 Value
−1.32%
1 Year decline
± −1.32%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS declined at a rate of −1.32%, from 45.6k employees to 45k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS, are Construction (3,988 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,398 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,786 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS, though some of these residents may live in East Central Kansas PUMA, 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

$43,014
Median earning men ± $1,735
$29,972
Median earning women ± $1,275

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,000), Information ($71,667), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($53,674).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($52,625), Public Administration ($39,655), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,590).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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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. $20.2B
  2. $16.7B
  3. $13.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $20.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($16.7B) and Live animals/fish ($13.8B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$229B
2020 Value in Kansas
$406B
Projected 2050 Value in Kansas
76.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $229B. This is expected to increase 76.8% to $406B by 2050.

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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. $20.1B
  2. $14.7B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $20.1B, followed by Nebraska with $14.7B and Texas and $14.6B.

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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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In 2020, universities in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS awarded 1,215 degrees. The student population of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,127 male students and 2,621 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS are White (930 and 76.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (99 and 8.15%), Black or African American (84 and 6.91%), and Two or More Races (41 and 3.37%).

The largest universities in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS by number of degrees awarded are Fort Scott Community College (592 and 48.7%), Allen County Community College (398 and 32.8%), and Ottawa University-Ottawa (121 and 9.96%).

The most popular majors in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (445 and 36.6%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (241 and 19.8%), and General Business Administration & Management (55 and 4.53%).

The median tuition cost in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS for private four year colleges is $20,418.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 70.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 4,748 (44.8% men and 55.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 4,748 students enrolled in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS, 44.8% men and 55.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,490 records, of which 58.1% were women and 41.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 445 degree-majors awarded
  2. 21 degree-majors awarded
  3. 15 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 445 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 592 degrees awarded
  2. 398 degrees awarded
  3. 121 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fort Scott Community College with 592 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 479 men were awarded degrees from institutions in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS, which is 0.651 times less than the 736 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 930 degrees mean that there were 9.39 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 99 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($20,418) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,785) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.511% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.411% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (28.4k), Some college (20.1k), and Bachelors Degree (11.8k).

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The median property value in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was $136,900 in 2020, which is 0.596 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $127,800 to $136,900, a 7.12% increase. The homeownership rate in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS is 75.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS is $58,095. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $115,815, followed by Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS and Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $92,093 and $90,916.

Property

$136,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,960
$31,651
Median Property Taxes
±$1,083

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Rent vs Own

75.5%
Homeownership
2020
61.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 75.5% of the housing units in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $115,815, followed by Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS and Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $92,093 and $90,916.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$58,095
Median Household Income
± $2,286
41.9k
Number of Households
± 1,293

In 2020, the median household income of the 41.9k households in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS grew to $58,095 from the previous year's value of $55,943.

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Wage Distribution

0.419
2020 Wage GINI in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS
0.414
2019 Wage GINI in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS

In 2020, the income inequality in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was 0.419 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.08% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for East Central Kansas PUMA, KS was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.08%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.64%)

In 2020, 80.7% of workers in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.08%) and those who worked at home (6.64%).

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Commute Time

25.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS have a shorter commute time (25.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.67% of the workforce in East Central Kansas PUMA, 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 East Central Kansas PUMA, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS (11.4k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in East Central Kansas PUMA, 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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92.7% of the population of East Central Kansas PUMA, KS has health coverage, with 51.9% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 1.76% 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 Kansas see 1278 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1295 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1661 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 489 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,278 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kansas

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,278 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1,295 patients).

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.9% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.34%
Uninsured
51.9%
Employer Coverage
11.7%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
1.76%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in East Central Kansas PUMA, KS declined by 13.8% from 8.52% to 7.34%.

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