In 2018, Rice County, KS had a population of 9.76k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $50,764. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Rice County, KS declined from 9,868 to 9,762, a -1.07% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,333 to $50,764, a 5.03% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rice County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.8%), White (Hispanic) (7.68%), Other (Hispanic) (2.76%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.34%). NaNk% of the people in Rice County, KS speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rice County, KS are Sterling College (153 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Rice County, KS is $74,700, and the homeownership rate is 74.4%. Most people in Rice County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Rice County, KS is 2 cars per household.