Rawlins County, KS

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2022 Population
2,544
0.514% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
46.2
1.28% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.9%
10.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,827
5.52% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$108,500
10.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Rawlins County, KS had a population of 2.54k people with a median age of 46.2 and a median household income of $61,827. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Rawlins County, KS grew from 2,531 to 2,544, a 0.514% increase and its median household income grew from $58,590 to $61,827, a 5.52% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rawlins County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.6%), White (Hispanic) (4.25%), Other (Hispanic) (2.87%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.2%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.55%).

None of the households in Rawlins 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.

98.6% of the residents in Rawlins County, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Rawlins County, KS was $108,500, and the homeownership rate was 68.9%.

Most people in Rawlins County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Rawlins County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Rawlins County, KS is home to a population of 2.54k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.52% of Rawlins County, KS residents were born outside of the country (64 people).

In 2022, there were 20.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.25k people) in Rawlins County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 White (Hispanic) and 73 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Rawlins County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Rawlins County, KS was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rawlins County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.25k ± 5
  2. White (Hispanic)
    108 ± 51
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    73 ± 54
7.74%
Hispanic Population
197 people

In 2022, there were 20.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.25k people) in Rawlins County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 White (Hispanic) and 73 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.74% of the people in Rawlins County, KS are hispanic (197 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.52%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
64 people
2.92%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
74 people

As of 2022, 2.52% of Rawlins County, KS residents (64 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 Rawlins County, KS was 2.92%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    73 ± 33
  2. Korea
    19 ± 17
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    11 ± 16

Rawlins County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.84 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Rawlins County, KS employs 1.34k people. The largest industries in Rawlins County, KS are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (256 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (215 people), and Retail Trade (146 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($84,167), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,731), and Manufacturing ($52,083).

Occupations

1.34k
2022 Value
± 163
−2.68%
1 Year decline
± 17.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rawlins County, KS declined at a rate of −2.68%, from 1.38k employees to 1.34k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rawlins County, KS, are Management Occupations (216 people), Sales & Related Occupations (143 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (118 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rawlins County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.34k
2022 Value
± 163
−2.68%
1 Year decline
± 17.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rawlins County, KS declined at a rate of −2.68%, from 1.38k employees to 1.34k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rawlins County, KS, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (256 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (215 people), and Retail Trade (146 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rawlins County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Rawlins 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

$46,493
Median earning men ± $7,536
$28,674
Median earning women ± $8,688

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($96,750), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,870), and Retail Trade ($62,083).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($67,917), Manufacturing ($54,063), and Public Administration ($43,125).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 27
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  2. 27
    Wholesale Trade
  3. 26
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Rawlins County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 83.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (14.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.93%).

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.

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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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rawlins County, KS was $108,500 in 2022, which is 0.385 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $97,900 to $108,500, a 10.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Rawlins County, KS is 68.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Rawlins County, KS have an average commute time of 13.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rawlins County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$108,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,113
$803
Median Property Taxes
±$108

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

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Rent vs Own

68.9%
Homeownership
2022
61.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.9% of the housing units in Rawlins County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.2%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9506
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$61,827
Median Household Income
± $11,846
1.17k
Number of Households
± 135

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.17k households in Rawlins County, KS grew to $61,827 from the previous year's value of $58,590.

The following chart displays the households in Rawlins 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 Rawlins 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 (70.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.4%)
  3. Carpooled (12%)

In 2022, 70.8% of workers in Rawlins County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.4%) and those who carpooled to work (12%).

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Commute Time

13.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rawlins County, KS have a shorter commute time (13.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.268% of the workforce in Rawlins 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 Rawlins County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rawlins County, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rawlins County, KS (274 out of 2.51k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rawlins 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

91.9% of the population of Rawlins County, KS has health coverage, with 44.3% on employee plans, 13.3% on Medicaid, 21% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 0.478% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 35% between 35 and 64 years, and 26% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.05%
Uninsured
44.3%
Employer Coverage
13.3%
Medicaid
21%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
0.478%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rawlins County, KS grew by 6.49% from 7.56% to 8.05%.

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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 36.8% in Rawlins County, KS.

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