Protection, KS

Census Place

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Population
379
15.4% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
Median Age
48.3

Poverty Rate
9.34%

Median Household Income
$43,750
5.41% 1-year decline
Median Property Value
$49,500
7.13% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
170
17.9% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Protection, KS had a population of 379 people with a median age of 48.3 and a median household income of $43,750. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Protection, KS declined from 448 to 379, a -15.4% decrease and its median household income declined from $46,250 to $43,750, a -5.41% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Protection, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (76%), White (Hispanic) (22.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%). 0% of the people in Protection, KS speak a non-English language, and 87.3% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Protection, KS was $49,500, and the homeownership rate was 79.2%. Most people in Protection, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 9.35 minutes. The average car ownership in Protection, KS was 5 cars per household.

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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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Kansas. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Comanche County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 82.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (11.8%), followed by Other (5.77%). 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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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Comanche County, KS
82.5% 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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Diversity

Protection, KS is home to a population of 379 people, from which 87.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 13.7% of Protection, KS residents were born outside of the country (52 people).

In 2018, there were 3.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (288 people) in Protection, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 86 White (Hispanic) and 5 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Protection, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    288 ± 74
  2. White (Hispanic)
    86 ± 87
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5 ± 12.2
22.7%
Hispanic Population
86 people

In 2018, there were 3.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (288 people) in Protection, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 86 White (Hispanic) and 5 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

22.7% of the people in Protection, KS are hispanic (86 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
52 people
16.3%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
73 people

As of 2018, 13.7% of Protection, KS residents (52 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Protection, KS was 16.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

54
Median Native-Born Age
± 10
36
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 13.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Protection, KS was 48.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 54, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Protection, KS are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Protection, KS residents was 43.

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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

87.3%
2018 Citizenship
83.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 87.3% of Protection, KS residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Protection, KS was 83.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8 ± 17
  2. Korea
    2 ± 11
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 17

Protection, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Protection, KS is $43,750. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Protection, KS was N/A with a value of N/A, 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 Protection, KS employs 170 people. The largest industries in Protection, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (54 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (23 people), and Educational Services (22 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,625), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($51,250), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($50,625).

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,750
2018 value
± $25,032
-5.41%
1 Year Growth
± 91%

Households in Protection, KS have a median annual income of $43,750, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,250 in 2017, which represents a -5.41% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Protection, KS compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Protection, 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. N/A
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Protection, KS was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.34% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Protection, KS (31 out of 332 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 75+ 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
    31 ± 43
  2. Hispanic
    9 ± 48
  3. Black
    0 ± 51

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

170
2018 Value
± 70
-17.9%
1 Year decline
± 66.4%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Protection, KS declined at a rate of -17.9%, from 207 employees to 170 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Protection, KS, are Health Technologists & Technicians (25 people), Management Occupations (24 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (18 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Protection, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Protection, KS, by number of employees, are Health Technologists & Technicians (25 people), Management Occupations (24 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (18 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Protection, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (7.61 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.37 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.89 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Protection, KS, by median earnings, are Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($51,250), Management Occupations ($51,250), and Health Technologists & Technicians ($47,917).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

170
2018 Value
± 70
-17.9%
1 Year decline
± 66.4%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Protection, KS declined at a rate of -17.9%, from 207 employees to 170 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Protection, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (54 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (23 people), and Educational Services (22 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Protection, KS, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (54 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (23 people), and Educational Services (22 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Protection, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11.2 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.37 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Protection, KS, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,625), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($51,250), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($50,625).

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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 in Kansas
$357B
Projected 2045 Value in Kansas
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Protection, KS was $49,500 in 2018, which is 0.215 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $53,300 to $49,500, a 7.13% decrease. The homeownership rate in Protection, KS is 79.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Protection, KS have an average commute time of 9.35 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Protection, KS is higher than the national average, with an average of 5 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$49,500
2018 Median
± $17,278
$53,300
2017 Median
± $15,840

In 2018, the median property value in Protection, KS declined from to $49,500 from the previous year's value of $53,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Protection, 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 Protection, 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.
$43,750
Median Household Income
± $25,032
144
Number of Households
± 38

In 2018, the median household income of the 144 households in Protection, KS declined from $43,750 from the previous year's value of $46,250.

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 $25k - $30k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Protection, KS 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.

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Rent vs Own

79.2%
2018 Homeownership
81.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 79.2% of the housing units in Protection, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.5%.

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

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Commute Time

9.35 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Protection, KS have a shorter commute time (9.35 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0.599% of the workforce in Protection, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (87.6%)
  2. Walked (8.24%)
  3. Carpooled (2.35%)

In 2018, 87.6% of workers in Protection, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (8.24%) and those who carpooled to work (2.35%).

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

5 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 5 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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Health

97.9% of the population of Protection, KS has health coverage, with 55.7% on employee plans, 6.33% on Medicaid, 26.8% on Medicare, 9.04% 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).

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

2.11%
Uninsured
55.7%
Employer Coverage
6.33%
Medicaid
26.8%
Medicare
9.04%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Protection, KS declined by 80.7% from 10.9% to 2.11%.

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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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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