In 2017, Rice County, KS had a population of 9.87k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $48,333. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rice County, KS declined from 9,949 to 9,868, a -0.814% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,335 to $48,333, a 4.31% increase.
The population of Rice County, KS is 84% White Alone, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.02% Two or More Races. 7.96% of the people in Rice County, KS speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rice County, KS are Sterling College (144 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Rice County, KS is $74,800, and the homeownership rate is 72.6%. Most people in Rice County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Rice County, KS is 2 cars per household.