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Seward County, Kansas

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Seward County, Kansas
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,428
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,428
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 22,950
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -6.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 21,964
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 22,952
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
9.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
31.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
10.1%
Female persons, percent
48.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
88.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
63.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
28.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 541
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 30.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,275
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 66.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $105,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,241
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $483
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $787
Building permits, 2020 21
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 7,321
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.98
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 83.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 58.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 88.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 82.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 66.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 11.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 4.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
19.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 72.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 61.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 40,423
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 91,355
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 317,140
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,468
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 15.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $49,291
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $20,754
Persons in poverty, percent
14.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 550
Total employment, 2019 8,919
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 302,770
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,298
All firms, 2012 1,838
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,011
Women-owned firms, 2012 458
Minority-owned firms, 2012 495
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,229
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 215
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,473
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 35.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 639.50
FIPS Code 20175
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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