Ford, KS

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Population

242

22.8% growth

Median Age

42.3


Median Household Income

$55,750

0.601% growth

Poverty Rate

12.8%


Number of Employees

131

23.6% growth

Median Property Value

$43,600

0.23% growth

About

In 2017, Ford, KS had a population of 242 people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $55,750. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ford, KS grew from 197 to 242, a 22.8% increase and its median household income grew from $55,417 to $55,750, a 0.601% increase.

The population of Ford, KS is 91.7% White Alone, 8.26% Hispanic or Latino, and 0% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Ford, KS speak a non-English language, and 98.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Ford, KS is $43,600, and the homeownership rate is 69.2%. Most people in Ford, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Ford, KS is 5 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Ford, KS employs 131 people. The largest industries in Ford, KS are Manufacturing (20 people), Public Administration (19 people), and Wholesale Trade (16 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($52,500), Manufacturing ($46,250), and Public Administration ($44,844).

Median household income in Ford, KS is $55,750. Males in Ford, 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 Ford, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,750

2017 value

± $46,925

0.601%

1 Year Growth

± 92.6%

Households in Ford, KS have a median annual income of $55,750, 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 $55,417 in 2016, which represents a 0.601% 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 Ford, 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 9617

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ford, KS was Census Tract 9617 with a value of $59,750, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ford, KS (31 out of 242 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 < 5, followed by Females 65 - 74 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

    22 ± 39

  2. Two Or More

    9 ± 47

  3. Hispanic

    9 ± 47

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ford, KS is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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

131

2017 Value

± 65

23.6%

1 Year growth

± 61.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ford, KS grew at a rate of 23.6%, from 106 employees to 131 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ford, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (19 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (18 people), and Management Occupations (14 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ford, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ford, KS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (19 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (18 people), and Management Occupations (14 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ford, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.78 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (4.44 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (3.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ford, KS, by median earnings, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations ($62,917), Sales & Office Occupations ($51,250), and Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($43,438).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

131

2017 Value

± 65

23.6%

1 Year growth

± 61.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ford, KS grew at a rate of 23.6%, from 106 employees to 131 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ford, KS, are Manufacturing (20 people), Public Administration (19 people), and Wholesale Trade (16 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ford, KS, though some of these residents may live in Ford, 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 Ford, KS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (20 people), Public Administration (19 people), and Wholesale Trade (16 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ford, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.03 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (4.55 times), and Public Administration (3.11 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ford, KS, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($52,500), Manufacturing ($46,250), and Public Administration ($44,844).

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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

83.5% of the population of Ford, KS has health coverage, with 51.2% on employee plans, 4.13% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 2.89% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Ford, KS see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1764 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 556 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

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1,320 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,320 patients per year. This represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1,333 patients).

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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%).

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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

16.5%

Uninsured

51.2%

Employer Coverage

4.13%

Medicaid

14.5%

Medicare

10.7%

Non-Group

2.89%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ford, KS grew by 5.04% from 15.7% to 16.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ford, 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

Ford, KS is home to a population of 242 people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Ford, KS residents were born outside of the country (4 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Ford, KS is composed of 222 White Alone residents (91.7%), 20 Hispanic or Latino residents (8.26%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ford, KS was 42.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Ford, KS are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Ford, KS residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    4 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Ford, KS residents (4 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ford, KS was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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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

98.3%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.3% of Ford, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ford, KS was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    222 ± 70

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    20 ± 27.1

  3. Two or More Races

    0 ± 14.1

In 2017, there were 11.1 times more White Alone residents (222 people) in Ford, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20 Hispanic or Latino and 0 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 Ford, 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 Ford, 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 Ford, KS was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Ford, 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. Gulf War (2001-)

    13 ± 21

  2. Vietnam

    4 ± 15

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 14

Ford, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ford, KS was $43,600 in 2017, which is 0.2 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $43,500 to $43,600, a 0.23% increase. The homeownership rate in Ford, KS is 69.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ford, KS have an average commute time of 23 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ford, KS is higher than the national average, with an average of 5 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$55,750

Median Household Income

± $46,925

107

Number of Households

± 36

In 2017, the median household income of the 107 households in Ford, KS grew to $55,750 from the previous year's value of $55,417.

The following chart displays the households in Ford, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$43,600

2017 Median

± $15,505

$43,500

2016 Median

± $6,715

In 2017, the median property value in Ford, KS grew to to $43,600 from the previous year's value of $43,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ford, 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 Ford, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

69.2%

2017 Homeownership

69.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.2% of the housing units in Ford, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.3%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

5 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ford, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ford, KS have 5 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

23 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ford, KS have a shorter commute time (23 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.5% of the workforce in Ford, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.5%

  2. Carpooled

    7.75%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.98%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Ford, KS was Drove Alone (84.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.75%) and those who Worked At Home (6.98%).

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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