Protection, KS

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2021 Population
448
24.4% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
45.7
5.77% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
5.17%
62.5% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$55,341
3.87% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$48,000
6.07% 1-year decline

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In 2021, Protection, KS had a population of 448 people with a median age of 45.7 and a median household income of $55,341. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Protection, KS grew from 360 to 448, a 24.4% increase and its median household income grew from $53,281 to $55,341, a 3.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Protection, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.9%), White (Hispanic) (6.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.446%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Protection, 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.

98.9% of the residents in Protection, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Protection, KS was $48,000, and the homeownership rate was 81.2%.

Most people in Protection, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Protection, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Protection, KS is home to a population of 448 people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2021, 2.9% of Protection, KS residents were born outside of the country (13 people).

In 2021, there were 13.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (416 people) in Protection, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30 White (Hispanic) and 2 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2021 Citizenship
98.3%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 98.9% of Protection, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Protection, KS was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Protection, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    416 ± 128
  2. White (Hispanic)
    30 ± 28
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2 ± 13
6.7%
Hispanic Population
30 people

In 2021, there were 13.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (416 people) in Protection, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30 White (Hispanic) and 2 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.7% of the people in Protection, KS are hispanic (30 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13 people
3.61%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
13 people

As of 2021, 2.9% of Protection, KS residents (13 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Protection, KS was 3.61%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    6 ± 18
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    5 ± 7
  3. Vietnam
    2 ± 16

Protection, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Protection, KS employs 1.77k people. The largest industries in Protection, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (55 people), Educational Services (29 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (24 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,875), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($56,458), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,458).

Occupations

1.77k
N/A Value
± 214

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The most common job groups, by number of people living in Protection, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (38 people), Management Occupations (37 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (27 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Protection, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.77k
N/A Value
± 214

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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Protection, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (55 people), Educational Services (29 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (24 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Protection, KS, though some of these residents may live in Protection, 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

$44,615
Median earning men ± $9,884
$20,000
Median earning women ± $17,725

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($132,917), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,875), and Manufacturing ($58,929).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($19,844).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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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. $21B
  2. $17B
  3. $14B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $21B, followed by Meat/seafood ($17B) and Cereal grains ($14B).

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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$221B
2020 Value in Kansas
$406B
Projected 2050 Value in Kansas
83.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $221B. This is expected to increase 83.5% to $406B by 2050.

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. $18.5B
  2. $14.8B
  3. $13.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $18.5B, followed by Texas with $14.8B and Nebraska and $13.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kansas went to Donald J. Trump with 56.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.23%).

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.

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.762% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.709% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (598k), Some college (550k), and Bachelors Degree (446k).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Protection, KS was $48,000 in 2021, which is 0.196 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $51,100 to $48,000, a 6.07% decrease. The homeownership rate in Protection, KS is 81.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Protection, KS have an average commute time of 15.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Protection, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$48,000
Median Property Value 2021
±$8,271
$168
Median Property Taxes
±$50

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

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

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Rent vs Own

81.2%
Homeownership
2021
64.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 81.2% of the housing units in Protection, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.8%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$55,341
Median Household Income
± $20,249
207
Number of Households
± 51

In 2021, the median household income of the 207 households in Protection, KS grew to $55,341 from the previous year's value of $53,281.

The following chart displays the households in Protection, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Protection, KS is from Kansas.
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2021, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.555% growth from 2020 to 2021, 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (83.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.49%)
  3. Walked (6.61%)

In 2021, 83.3% of workers in Protection, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.49%) and those who walked to work (6.61%).

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

15.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Protection, KS have a shorter commute time (15.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Protection, 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 Protection, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Protection, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Protection, KS (21 out of 406 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 75+ and then Males 45 - 54.

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

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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89.2% of the population of Protection, KS has health coverage, with 60.3% on employee plans, 2.71% on Medicaid, 20.7% on Medicare, 4.93% on non-group plans, and 0.493% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.7% under 18 years, 6.4% between 18 and 34 years, 50% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.2% were men and 47.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.8%
Uninsured
60.3%
Employer Coverage
2.71%
Medicaid
20.7%
Medicare
4.93%
Non-Group
0.493%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Protection, KS declined by 6.08% from 11.5% to 10.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Protection, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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