Wabaunsee County, KS

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2022 Population
6,922
0.596% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.7
1.39% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.93%
4.03% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$70,000
5.12% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$169,600
11% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Wabaunsee County, KS had a population of 6.92k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $70,000. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Wabaunsee County, KS grew from 6,881 to 6,922, a 0.596% increase and its median household income grew from $66,589 to $70,000, a 5.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wabaunsee County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.72%), White (Hispanic) (2.44%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.21%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.01%).

None of the households in Wabaunsee 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.

99.8% of the residents in Wabaunsee County, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Wabaunsee County, KS was $169,600, and the homeownership rate was 81.9%.

Most people in Wabaunsee County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Wabaunsee County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Wabaunsee County, KS is home to a population of 6.92k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.17% of Wabaunsee County, KS residents were born outside of the country (81 people).

In 2022, there were 33.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.26k people) in Wabaunsee County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 188 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 169 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Wabaunsee County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Wabaunsee County, KS was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wabaunsee County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.26k ± 16
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    188 ± 52.5
  3. White (Hispanic)
    169 ± 53
4.94%
Hispanic Population
342 people

In 2022, there were 33.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.26k people) in Wabaunsee County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 188 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 169 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.94% of the people in Wabaunsee County, KS are hispanic (342 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.17%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
81 people
0.93%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
64 people

As of 2022, 1.17% of Wabaunsee County, KS residents (81 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 Wabaunsee County, KS was 0.93%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    226 ± 79
  2. Vietnam
    152 ± 53
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    70 ± 28

Wabaunsee County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Wabaunsee County, KS employs 3.3k people. The largest industries in Wabaunsee County, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (553 people), Educational Services (465 people), and Construction (386 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($86,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,808), and Transportation & Warehousing ($68,854).

Occupations

3.3k
2022 Value
± 274
−0.693%
1 Year decline
± 11.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wabaunsee County, KS declined at a rate of −0.693%, from 3.32k employees to 3.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wabaunsee County, KS, are Management Occupations (415 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (372 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (354 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wabaunsee County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.3k
2022 Value
± 274
−0.693%
1 Year decline
± 11.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wabaunsee County, KS declined at a rate of −0.693%, from 3.32k employees to 3.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wabaunsee County, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (553 people), Educational Services (465 people), and Construction (386 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wabaunsee County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Wabaunsee 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

$47,298
Median earning men ± $7,321
$35,271
Median earning women ± $3,780

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($94,583), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,658), and Wholesale Trade ($64,659).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($65,125), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,833), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,696).

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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. 40
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 25
    Construction
  3. 24
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wabaunsee County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 72.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.38%).

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wabaunsee County, KS was $169,600 in 2022, which is 0.602 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $152,800 to $169,600, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in Wabaunsee County, KS is 81.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Wabaunsee County, KS have an average commute time of 27.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wabaunsee County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$169,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,520
$2,105
Median Property Taxes
±$197

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 Wabaunsee 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 Wabaunsee County, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

81.9%
Homeownership
2022
65.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.9% of the housing units in Wabaunsee County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4832
  2. Census Tract 4831

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Household Income

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$70,000
Median Household Income
± $7,955
2.57k
Number of Households
± 233

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.57k households in Wabaunsee County, KS grew to $70,000 from the previous year's value of $66,589.

The following chart displays the households in Wabaunsee 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 Wabaunsee 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 (73.7%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.4%)

In 2022, 73.7% of workers in Wabaunsee County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (10.4%).

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

27.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wabaunsee County, KS have a longer commute time (27.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.38% of the workforce in Wabaunsee 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 Wabaunsee County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wabaunsee County, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.93% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wabaunsee County, KS (402 out of 6.78k 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 35 - 44, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wabaunsee 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 Wabaunsee County, KS has health coverage, with 48% on employee plans, 8.78% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 19.1% on non-group plans, and 3.64% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 15.7% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.13%
Uninsured
48%
Employer Coverage
8.78%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
19.1%
Non-Group
3.64%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wabaunsee County, KS declined by 1.53% from 8.26% to 8.13%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 36.1% in Wabaunsee County, KS.

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