Hamilton County, KS

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2019 Population
2,591
0.956% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
35.8
11.2% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
10.5%
6.59% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$46,944
4.32% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$81,800
3.31% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
1,231
3.27% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Hamilton County, KS had a population of 2.59k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $46,944. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Hamilton County, KS declined from 2,616 to 2,591, a −0.956% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,000 to $46,944, a 4.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hamilton County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.5%), White (Hispanic) (26.4%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (3.47%), Other (Hispanic) (3.05%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%). 0% of the households in Hamilton County, KS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

87.6% of the residents in Hamilton County, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Hamilton County, KS was $81,800, and the homeownership rate was 71.7%. Most people in Hamilton County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Hamilton County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Hamilton County, KS is home to a population of 2.59k people, from which 87.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 60.7% of Hamilton County, KS residents were born outside of the country (1.57k people).

In 2019, there were 2.44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.67k people) in Hamilton County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 685 White (Hispanic) and 90 Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hamilton County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.67k ± 154
  2. White (Hispanic)
    685 ± 159
  3. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    90 ± 111
33%
Hispanic Population
854 people

In 2019, there were 2.44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.67k people) in Hamilton County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 685 White (Hispanic) and 90 Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

33% of the people in Hamilton County, KS are hispanic (854 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

60.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.57k people
16.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
440 people

As of 2019, 60.7% of Hamilton County, KS residents (1.57k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hamilton County, KS was 16.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 2.2
33
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 7.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Hamilton County, KS was 35.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Hamilton County, KS are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Hamilton County, KS residents was 32.

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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

87.6%
2019 Citizenship
86.4%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 87.6% of Hamilton County, KS residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Hamilton County, KS was 86.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    15 ± 17
  2. Vietnam
    12 ± 17
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    6 ± 16

Hamilton County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

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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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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.

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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Economy

Median household income in Hamilton County, KS is $46,944. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Hamilton County, KS was Census Tract 9586 with a value of $46,944, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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 Hamilton County, KS employs 1.23k people. The largest industries in Hamilton County, KS are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (330 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (137 people), and Retail Trade (119 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($72,841), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,500), and Wholesale Trade ($63,929).

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,944
2019 value
± $7,776
4.32%
1 Year Growth
± 24.9%

Households in Hamilton County, KS have a median annual income of $46,944, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,000 in 2018, which represents a 4.32% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Kansas.
$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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Kansas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hamilton 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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9586
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hamilton County, KS was Census Tract 9586 with a value of $46,944, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hamilton County, KS (272 out of 2.59k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 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
    263 ± 98
  2. Hispanic
    133 ± 74
  3. Other
    9 ± 51

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hamilton County, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

1.23k
2019 Value
± 184
3.27%
1 Year growth
± 19.7%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Hamilton County, KS grew at a rate of 3.27%, from 1.19k employees to 1.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hamilton County, KS, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (176 people), Management Occupations (153 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (104 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, KS, by number of employees, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (176 people), Management Occupations (153 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (104 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hamilton County, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (22 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.87 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, KS, by median earnings, are Transportation Occupations ($54,559), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($54,375), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($54,219).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.23k
2019 Value
± 184
3.27%
1 Year growth
± 19.7%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Hamilton County, KS grew at a rate of 3.27%, from 1.19k employees to 1.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hamilton County, KS, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (330 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (137 people), and Retail Trade (119 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hamilton County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Hamilton 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 Hamilton County, KS, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (330 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (137 people), and Retail Trade (119 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hamilton County, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (22.7 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.13 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (0.989 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hamilton County, KS, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($72,841), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,500), and Wholesale Trade ($63,929).

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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

Showing data for Kansas.
$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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Hamilton County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 80.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (13.8%), followed by Other (5.71%). 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Hamilton County, KS
80.5% 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hamilton County, KS was $81,800 in 2019, which is 0.34 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $84,600 to $81,800, a 3.31% decrease. The homeownership rate in Hamilton County, KS is 71.7%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Hamilton County, KS have an average commute time of 14.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hamilton County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$81,800
2019 Median
± $13,740
$84,600
2018 Median
± $4,749

In 2019, the median property value in Hamilton County, KS declined from to $81,800 from the previous year's value of $84,600.

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

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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.
$46,944
Median Household Income
± $7,776
890
Number of Households
± 126

In 2019, the median household income of the 890 households in Hamilton County, KS grew to $46,944 from the previous year's value of $45,000.

The following chart displays the households in Hamilton 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 $50k - $60k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

71.7%
2019 Homeownership
69.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 71.7% of the housing units in Hamilton County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hamilton County, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

14.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hamilton County, KS have a shorter commute time (14.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0.38% of the workforce in Hamilton County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (70.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.8%)
  3. Carpooled (11.7%)

In 2019, 70.2% of workers in Hamilton County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.8%) and those who carpooled to work (11.7%).

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

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Health

80.9% of the population of Hamilton County, KS has health coverage, with 43.1% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.463% 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).

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%)

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

19.1%
Uninsured
43.1%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
0.463%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hamilton County, KS declined by 10.4% from 21.3% to 19.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hamilton 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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