Pottawatomie County, KS

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2022 Population
25,482
1.59% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.8
0.845% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.25%
12% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$85,241
12% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$221,600
17.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pottawatomie County, KS had a population of 25.5k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $85,241. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pottawatomie County, KS grew from 25,082 to 25,482, a 1.59% increase and its median household income grew from $76,089 to $85,241, a 12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pottawatomie County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.09%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.96%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.93%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.69%).

None of the households in Pottawatomie 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.

98.7% of the residents in Pottawatomie County, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Pottawatomie County, KS was $221,600, and the homeownership rate was 79.7%.

Most people in Pottawatomie County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Pottawatomie County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pottawatomie County, KS is home to a population of 25.5k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.07% of Pottawatomie County, KS residents were born outside of the country (528 people).

In 2022, there were 28.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.6k people) in Pottawatomie County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 787 White (Hispanic) and 754 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Pottawatomie County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pottawatomie County, KS was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pottawatomie County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.6k ± 124
  2. White (Hispanic)
    787 ± 150
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    754 ± 151
5.39%
Hispanic Population
1.37k people

In 2022, there were 28.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.6k people) in Pottawatomie County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 787 White (Hispanic) and 754 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.39% of the people in Pottawatomie County, KS are hispanic (1.37k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.07%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
528 people
1.65%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
413 people

As of 2022, 2.07% of Pottawatomie County, KS residents (528 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 Pottawatomie County, KS was 1.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    729 ± 225
  2. Vietnam
    518 ± 120
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    200 ± 123

Pottawatomie County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pottawatomie County, KS employs 12.4k people. The largest industries in Pottawatomie County, KS are Educational Services (2,066 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,957 people), and Manufacturing (1,140 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($97,826), Utilities ($81,113), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($75,069).

Occupations

12.4k
2022 Value
± 757
4.1%
1 Year growth
± 8.37%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pottawatomie County, KS grew at a rate of 4.1%, from 11.9k employees to 12.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pottawatomie County, KS, are Management Occupations (1,692 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,331 people), and Production Occupations (1,023 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pottawatomie County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.4k
2022 Value
± 757
4.1%
1 Year growth
± 8.37%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pottawatomie County, KS grew at a rate of 4.1%, from 11.9k employees to 12.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pottawatomie County, KS, are Educational Services (2,066 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,957 people), and Manufacturing (1,140 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pottawatomie County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Pottawatomie 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

$58,784
Median earning men ± $2,258
$36,533
Median earning women ± $2,735

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($98,134), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,078), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,974).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,885), Public Administration ($44,063), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($43,171).

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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. 163
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 137
    Manufacturing
  3. 132
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pottawatomie County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 72.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.43%).

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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pottawatomie County, KS was $221,600 in 2022, which is 0.786 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $188,500 to $221,600, a 17.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Pottawatomie County, KS is 79.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pottawatomie County, KS have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pottawatomie County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pottawatomie County, KS is $85,241. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pottawatomie County, KS was Census Tract 2 with a value of $94,773, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $69,766 and $67,763.

Property

$221,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,334
$7,217
Median Property Taxes
±$528

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 Pottawatomie County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

79.7%
Homeownership
2022
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.7% of the housing units in Pottawatomie County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2
  2. Census Tract 3
  3. Census Tract 4

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pottawatomie County, KS was Census Tract 2 with a value of $94,773, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $69,766 and $67,763.

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

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Household Income

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$85,241
Median Household Income
± $4,211
9.05k
Number of Households
± 647

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.05k households in Pottawatomie County, KS grew to $85,241 from the previous year's value of $76,089.

The following chart displays the households in Pottawatomie 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 Pottawatomie 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 (80%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.42%)

In 2022, 80% of workers in Pottawatomie County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (6.42%).

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pottawatomie County, KS have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.2% of the workforce in Pottawatomie 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 Pottawatomie County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pottawatomie County, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.25% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pottawatomie County, KS (1.82k out of 25.1k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

95.1% of the population of Pottawatomie County, KS has health coverage, with 59.3% on employee plans, 7.63% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 2.79% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pottawatomie County, KS see 1524 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.461% increase from the previous year (1517 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4120 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2747 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,524 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pottawatomie County, KS

Primary care physicians in Pottawatomie County, KS see an average of 1,524 patients per year. This represents a 0.461% increase from the previous year (1,517 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pottawatomie 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 30.7% under 18 years, 18.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.92%
Uninsured
59.3%
Employer Coverage
7.63%
Medicaid
10%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
2.79%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pottawatomie County, KS grew by 6.89% from 4.6% to 4.92%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 46.1 in Pottawatomie County, KS.

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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 36.3% in Pottawatomie 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 8.72% in Pottawatomie County, KS.

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