Jewell County, KS

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2022 Population
2,929
0.0683% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
51.1
2.29% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.7%
1.31% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$47,109
3.18% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$58,400
2.83% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Jewell County, KS had a population of 2.93k people with a median age of 51.1 and a median household income of $47,109. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jewell County, KS grew from 2,927 to 2,929, a 0.0683% increase and its median household income grew from $45,655 to $47,109, a 3.18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jewell County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.86%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.13%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.615%), and White (Hispanic) (0.546%).

None of the households in Jewell 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.

99.2% of the residents in Jewell County, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Jewell County, KS was $58,400, and the homeownership rate was 80.2%.

Most people in Jewell County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Jewell County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jewell County, KS is home to a population of 2.93k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.64% of Jewell County, KS residents were born outside of the country (48 people).

In 2022, there were 24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.72k people) in Jewell County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 33 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Jewell County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jewell County, 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 Jewell County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.72k ± 45
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    113 ± 48.8
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    33 ± 20
1.71%
Hispanic Population
50 people

In 2022, there were 24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.72k people) in Jewell County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 33 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.71% of the people in Jewell County, KS are hispanic (50 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.64%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
48 people
0.854%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
25 people

As of 2022, 1.64% of Jewell County, KS residents (48 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 Jewell County, KS was 0.854%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    70 ± 29
  2. Korea
    38 ± 26
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    23 ± 20

Jewell County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.84 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jewell County, KS employs 1.31k people. The largest industries in Jewell County, KS are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (213 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (202 people), and Educational Services (182 people), and the highest paying industries are Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($85,417), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,431), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($52,292).

Occupations

1.31k
2022 Value
± 133
5.56%
1 Year growth
± 14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jewell County, KS grew at a rate of 5.56%, from 1.24k employees to 1.31k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jewell County, KS, are Management Occupations (200 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (136 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (135 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jewell County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.31k
2022 Value
± 133
5.56%
1 Year growth
± 14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jewell County, KS grew at a rate of 5.56%, from 1.24k employees to 1.31k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jewell County, KS, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (213 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (202 people), and Educational Services (182 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jewell County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Jewell 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

$35,809
Median earning men ± $4,110
$26,950
Median earning women ± $3,192

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($135,417), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($85,833), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($58,417).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,104), Public Administration ($38,750), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($29,787).

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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. 40
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 36
    Wholesale Trade
  3. 21
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Jewell County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 85.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (13%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.78%).

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.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jewell County, KS was $58,400 in 2022, which is 0.207 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $60,100 to $58,400, a 2.83% decrease. The homeownership rate in Jewell County, KS is 80.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jewell County, KS have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jewell County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$58,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,600
$1,025
Median Property Taxes
±$110

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 Jewell County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Jewell County, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.2%
Homeownership
2022
66.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.2% of the housing units in Jewell County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.9%.

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Income by Location

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Household Income

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$47,109
Median Household Income
± $4,603
1.28k
Number of Households
± 129

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.28k households in Jewell County, KS grew to $47,109 from the previous year's value of $45,655.

The following chart displays the households in Jewell 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 Jewell 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 (76%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.68%)

In 2022, 76% of workers in Jewell County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who worked at home (6.68%).

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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Commute Time

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jewell County, KS have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in Jewell 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 Jewell County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jewell County, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jewell County, KS (543 out of 2.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jewell County, 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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Health

94.3% of the population of Jewell County, KS has health coverage, with 40.5% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 21.2% on Medicare, 16.4% on non-group plans, and 1.38% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.9% under 18 years, 14.6% between 18 and 34 years, 33.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 29.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.73%
Uninsured
40.5%
Employer Coverage
14.8%
Medicaid
21.2%
Medicare
16.4%
Non-Group
1.38%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jewell County, KS declined by 18.9% from 7.07% to 5.73%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 37.3% in Jewell County, KS.

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