Wyandotte County, KS

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2020 Population
165,447
0.355% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
33.9
0.593% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
18.5%
3.64% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$48,093
2.59% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$107,000
6.68% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
76,763
0.281% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Wyandotte County, KS had a population of 165k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $48,093. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Wyandotte County, KS grew from 164,861 to 165,447, a 0.355% increase and its median household income grew from $46,881 to $48,093, a 2.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wyandotte County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21%), White (Hispanic) (15.7%), Other (Hispanic) (10.1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.81%).

None of the households in Wyandotte 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.

87.2% of the residents in Wyandotte County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wyandotte County, KS are Kansas City Kansas Community College (1,135 degrees awarded in 2020) and Donnelly College (85 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Wyandotte County, KS was $107,000, and the homeownership rate was 58.9%.

Most people in Wyandotte County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Wyandotte County, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Wyandotte County, KS is home to a population of 165k people, from which 87.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 16.5% of Wyandotte County, KS residents were born outside of the country (27.3k people).

In 2020, there were 1.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.3k people) in Wyandotte County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 25.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

87.2%
2020 Citizenship
86.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 87.2% of Wyandotte County, KS residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Wyandotte County, KS was 86.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wyandotte County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    66.3k ± 535
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    34.7k ± 758
  3. White (Hispanic)
    25.9k ± 1.42k
29.2%
Hispanic Population
48.3k people

In 2020, there were 1.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.3k people) in Wyandotte County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 25.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.2% of the people in Wyandotte County, KS are hispanic (48.3k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    82,530 ± 6,952 people
  2. India
    13,550 ± 2,851 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,869 ± 2,555 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 82,530 Kansas residents, followed by India with 13,550 and Vietnam with 10,869.

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Foreign-Born Population

16.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
27.3k people
16.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
27.7k people

As of 2020, 16.5% of Wyandotte County, KS residents (27.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wyandotte County, KS was 16.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,917 ± 313
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,570 ± 307
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    876 ± 172

Wyandotte County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Wyandotte County, KS employs 76.8k people. The largest industries in Wyandotte County, KS are Manufacturing (10,172 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,803 people), and Construction (8,136 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,581), Public Administration ($54,630), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($54,219).

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,975. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

76.8k
2020 Value
± 2,038
0.281%
1 Year growth
± 3.49%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Wyandotte County, KS grew at a rate of 0.281%, from 76.5k employees to 76.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wyandotte County, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,694 people), Production Occupations (7,651 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (6,852 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wyandotte County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

76.8k
2020 Value
± 2,038
0.281%
1 Year growth
± 3.49%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Wyandotte County, KS grew at a rate of 0.281%, from 76.5k employees to 76.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wyandotte County, KS, are Manufacturing (10,172 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,803 people), and Construction (8,136 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wyandotte County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Wyandotte 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

$36,173
Median earning men ± $1,094
$28,702
Median earning women ± $1,521

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($60,512), Information ($52,617), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,915).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($49,658), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,691), and Wholesale Trade ($35,186).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,097
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 729
    Manufacturing
  3. 662
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $2.63M
    Manufacturing
  2. $828k
    Wholesale Trade
  3. $777k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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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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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wyandotte County, KS went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 64.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (33.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.87%).

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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In 2020, universities in Wyandotte County, KS awarded 1,220 degrees. The student population of Wyandotte County, KS in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,224 male students and 3,260 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wyandotte County, KS are White (522 and 44.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (264 and 22.5%), Black or African American (230 and 19.6%), and Two or More Races (66 and 5.63%).

The largest universities in Wyandotte County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Kansas City Kansas Community College (1,135 and 93%) and Donnelly College (85 and 6.97%).

The most popular majors in Wyandotte County, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (280 and 23%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (224 and 18.4%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (101 and 8.28%).

The median tuition cost in Wyandotte County, KS for private four year colleges is $8,580.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 5,484 students enrolled in Wyandotte County, KS, 40.6% men and 59.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,117 records, of which 54.8% were women and 45.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 280 degree-majors awarded
  2. 74 degree-majors awarded
  3. 24 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Wyandotte County, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 280 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Wyandotte County, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,135 degrees awarded
  2. 85 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kansas City Kansas Community College with 1,135 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 449 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wyandotte County, KS, which is 0.582 times less than the 771 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 522 degrees mean that there were 1.98 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 264 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($8,580) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($660) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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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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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 Wyandotte County, KS was $107,000 in 2020, which is 0.466 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $100,300 to $107,000, a 6.68% increase. The homeownership rate in Wyandotte County, KS is 58.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Wyandotte County, KS have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wyandotte County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Wyandotte County, KS is $48,093. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Wyandotte County, KS was Census Tract 448.04 with a value of $123,750, followed by Census Tract 448.03 and Census Tract 447.03, with respective values of $95,302 and $75,813.

In 2021, 18.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Wyandotte County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.74%.

Property

$107,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,629
$35,569
Median Property Taxes
±$1,322

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 Wyandotte County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

58.9%
Homeownership
2020
60.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 58.9% of the housing units in Wyandotte County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 57.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 448.04
  2. Census Tract 448.03
  3. Census Tract 447.03

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wyandotte County, KS was Census Tract 448.04 with a value of $123,750, followed by Census Tract 448.03 and Census Tract 447.03, with respective values of $95,302 and $75,813.

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

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Household Income

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$48,093
Median Household Income
± $1,290
60.4k
Number of Households
± 1,722

In 2020, the median household income of the 60.4k households in Wyandotte County, KS grew to $48,093 from the previous year's value of $46,881.

The following chart displays the households in Wyandotte 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 Wyandotte County, 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 (79.6%)
  2. Carpooled (13.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.84%)

In 2020, 79.6% of workers in Wyandotte County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.5%) and those who worked at home (3.84%).

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

21.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wyandotte County, KS have a shorter commute time (21.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.924% of the workforce in Wyandotte 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 Wyandotte County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wyandotte County, KS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 18.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Wyandotte County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.74%.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wyandotte County, KS (30.2k out of 164k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wyandotte County, KS is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 31% of the children was living in poverty in Wyandotte County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 704 in Wyandotte County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 92.1 per 100,000 population.

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pulseHealth

82.9% of the population of Wyandotte County, KS has health coverage, with 41.6% on employee plans, 22.1% on Medicaid, 9.4% on Medicare, 8.25% on non-group plans, and 1.47% 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).

Primary care physicians in Wyandotte County, KS see 2175 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.27% decrease from the previous year (2296 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2469 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 622 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,175 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wyandotte County, KS

Primary care physicians in Wyandotte County, KS see an average of 2,175 patients per year. This represents a 5.27% decrease from the previous year (2,296 patients).

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

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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 29.1% under 18 years, 22.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

17.1%
Uninsured
41.6%
Employer Coverage
22.1%
Medicaid
9.4%
Medicare
8.25%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wyandotte County, KS declined by 4.94% from 18% to 17.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wyandotte County, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 70.6 in Wyandotte County, KS.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 39.6% in Wyandotte County, KS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.5% in Wyandotte County, KS.

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