Stafford County, KS

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2022 Population
4,054
1.27% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.2
2.31% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.1%
7.13% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$60,000
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$96,100
16.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Stafford County, KS had a population of 4.05k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $60,000. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Stafford County, KS declined from 4,106 to 4,054, a −1.27% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,188 to $60,000, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Stafford County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.6%), White (Hispanic) (7.35%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.98%), Other (Hispanic) (2.76%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.59%).

None of the households in Stafford County, 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.

96.3% of the residents in Stafford County, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Stafford County, KS was $96,100, and the homeownership rate was 80.2%.

Most people in Stafford County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Stafford County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Stafford County, KS is home to a population of 4.05k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.25% of Stafford County, KS residents were born outside of the country (213 people).

In 2022, there were 11.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.35k people) in Stafford County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 298 White (Hispanic) and 121 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.3%
2022 Citizenship
96.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.3% of Stafford County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Stafford County, KS was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Stafford County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.35k ± 15
  2. White (Hispanic)
    298 ± 73
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    121 ± 58.2
13.4%
Hispanic Population
543 people

In 2022, there were 11.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.35k people) in Stafford County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 298 White (Hispanic) and 121 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.4% of the people in Stafford County, KS are hispanic (543 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.25%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
213 people
5.02%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
206 people

As of 2022, 5.25% of Stafford County, KS residents (213 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Stafford County, KS was 5.02%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    85 ± 34
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    72 ± 25
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    47 ± 37

Stafford County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Stafford County, KS employs 1.97k people. The largest industries in Stafford County, KS are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (333 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (306 people), and Educational Services (198 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($82,604), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($76,250), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,500).

Occupations

1.97k
2022 Value
± 161
0.664%
1 Year growth
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Stafford County, KS grew at a rate of 0.664%, from 1.96k employees to 1.97k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Stafford County, KS, are Management Occupations (338 people), Sales & Related Occupations (224 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (178 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Stafford County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.97k
2022 Value
± 161
0.664%
1 Year growth
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Stafford County, KS grew at a rate of 0.664%, from 1.96k employees to 1.97k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Stafford County, KS, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (333 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (306 people), and Educational Services (198 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Stafford County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Stafford County, 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

$43,717
Median earning men ± $3,539
$31,696
Median earning women ± $4,137

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($220,495), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($83,854), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,643), Manufacturing ($36,250), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($35,417).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.11%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.44M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 3.11% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 46
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 26
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 26
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Stafford County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 80.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (17.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.57%).

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.

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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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.872% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.778% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (605k), Some college (553k), and Bachelors Degree (450k).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Stafford County, KS was $96,100 in 2022, which is 0.341 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $82,200 to $96,100, a 16.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Stafford County, KS is 80.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Stafford County, KS have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Stafford County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$96,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,153
$1,292
Median Property Taxes
±$132

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

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

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Rent vs Own

80.2%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.2% of the housing units in Stafford County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.5%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4706
  2. Census Tract 4707

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

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Household Income

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$60,000
Median Household Income
± $6,554
1.61k
Number of Households
± 145

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.61k households in Stafford County, KS grew to $60,000 from the previous year's value of $54,188.

The following chart displays the households in Stafford County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Stafford County, KS is from Kansas.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.512% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.21%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in Stafford County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (9.21%).

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

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Stafford County, KS have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.27% of the workforce in Stafford County, 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 Stafford County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Stafford County, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Stafford County, KS (436 out of 3.94k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Stafford County, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Health

91.3% of the population of Stafford County, KS has health coverage, with 49% on employee plans, 10.9% on Medicaid, 17.7% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Stafford County, KS see 4156 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.527% decrease from the previous year (4178 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4046 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2023 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,156 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Stafford County, KS

Primary care physicians in Stafford County, KS see an average of 4,156 patients per year. This represents a 0.527% decrease from the previous year (4,178 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Stafford County, KS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.71%
Uninsured
49%
Employer Coverage
10.9%
Medicaid
17.7%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.44%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Stafford County, KS declined by 16.6% from 10.4% to 8.71%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.2% in Stafford County, KS.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.6% in Stafford County, KS.

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