Protection, KS

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2020 Population
360
5.88% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
48.5
12.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
13.8%
15% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$53,281
29.2% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$51,100
10.5% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Protection, KS had a population of 360 people with a median age of 48.5 and a median household income of $53,281. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Protection, KS grew from 340 to 360, a 5.88% increase and its median household income grew from $41,250 to $53,281, a 29.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Protection, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.7%), White (Hispanic) (9.44%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.833%), 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.

98.3% of the residents in Protection, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Protection, KS was $51,100, and the homeownership rate was 67.8%.

Most people in Protection, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Protection, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Protection, KS is home to a population of 360 people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.61% of Protection, KS residents were born outside of the country (13 people).

In 2020, there were 9.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (323 people) in Protection, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34 White (Hispanic) and 3 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2020 Citizenship
98.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.3% of Protection, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Protection, KS was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Protection, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    323 ± 84
  2. White (Hispanic)
    34 ± 26
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3 ± 13
9.44%
Hispanic Population
34 people

In 2020, there were 9.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (323 people) in Protection, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34 White (Hispanic) and 3 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.44% of the people in Protection, KS are hispanic (34 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

3.61%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
13 people
2.65%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
9 people

As of 2020, 3.61% of Protection, KS residents (13 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 Protection, KS was 2.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    4 ± 12
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    2 ± 12
  3. Vietnam
    2 ± 16

Protection, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Protection, KS employs 180 people. The largest industries in Protection, KS are Educational Services (32 people), Manufacturing (30 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (23 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,063), Transportation & Warehousing ($58,750), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($54,000).

Occupations

180
2020 Value
± 73
16.9%
1 Year growth
± 49.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Protection, KS grew at a rate of 16.9%, from 154 employees to 180 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Protection, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (32 people), Management Occupations (24 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (23 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

180
2020 Value
± 73
16.9%
1 Year growth
± 49.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Protection, KS grew at a rate of 16.9%, from 154 employees to 180 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Protection, KS, are Educational Services (32 people), Manufacturing (30 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (23 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

$40,588
Median earning men ± $7,076
$12,500
Median earning women ± $17,886

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,375), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,281), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($39,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($9,766).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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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).

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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$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.

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. $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.

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

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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.

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 2020, 0.711% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.659% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (593k), Some college (554k), and Bachelors Degree (440k).

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 $51,100 in 2020, which is 0.222 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $57,100 to $51,100, a 10.5% decrease. The homeownership rate in Protection, KS is 67.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Protection, KS have an average commute time of 13.1 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

$51,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$12,689
$116
Median Property Taxes
±$38

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

67.8%
Homeownership
2020
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 67.8% of the housing units in Protection, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.2%.

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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

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$53,281
Median Household Income
± $16,918
171
Number of Households
± 50

In 2020, the median household income of the 171 households in Protection, KS grew to $53,281 from the previous year's value of $41,250.

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.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.458
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Walked (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.67%)

In 2020, 80.6% of workers in Protection, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (6.67%).

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

13.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Protection, KS have a shorter commute time (13.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.19% 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

13.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Protection, KS (43 out of 312 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

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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88.5% of the population of Protection, KS has health coverage, with 54.2% on employee plans, 3.21% on Medicaid, 24.7% on Medicare, 6.41% on non-group plans, and 0% 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).

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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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 17% under 18 years, 12.2% between 18 and 34 years, 45.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.6% were men and 55.4% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

11.5%
Uninsured
54.2%
Employer Coverage
3.21%
Medicaid
24.7%
Medicare
6.41%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Protection, KS grew by 237% from 3.42% to 11.5%.

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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