Labette County, KS

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2022 Population
20,096
0.623% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.6
0.246% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.2%
4.67% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$56,143
9.17% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$94,600
18.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
9,176
1.15% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Labette County, KS had a population of 20.1k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $56,143. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Labette County, KS declined from 20,222 to 20,096, a −0.623% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,425 to $56,143, a 9.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Labette County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.43%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.05%), White (Hispanic) (2.41%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.44%).

None of the households in Labette 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.

99.6% of the residents in Labette County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Labette County, KS are Labette Community College (279 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Labette County, KS was $94,600, and the homeownership rate was 75.3%.

Most people in Labette County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Labette County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Labette County, KS is home to a population of 20.1k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.796% of Labette County, KS residents were born outside of the country (160 people).

In 2022, there were 15.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.9k people) in Labette County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.09k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 814 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Labette County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Labette County, KS was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Labette County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.9k ± 70
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.09k ± 171
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    814 ± 158
5.06%
Hispanic Population
1.02k people

In 2022, there were 15.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.9k people) in Labette County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.09k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 814 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.06% of the people in Labette County, KS are hispanic (1.02k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    82,300 ± 6,944 people
  2. India
    14,639 ± 2,963 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,989 ± 2,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 82,300 Kansas residents, followed by India with 14,639 and Vietnam with 10,989.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.796%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
160 people
0.826%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
167 people

As of 2022, 0.796% of Labette County, KS residents (160 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 Labette County, KS was 0.826%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    482 ± 132
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    191 ± 106
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    104 ± 47

Labette County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Labette County, KS employs 9.18k people. The largest industries in Labette County, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,989 people), Manufacturing (1,765 people), and Educational Services (1,087 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($180,313), Utilities ($82,344), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,788).

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,429. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

9.18k
2022 Value
± 598
−1.15%
1 Year decline
± 9.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Labette County, KS declined at a rate of −1.15%, from 9.28k employees to 9.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Labette County, KS, are Production Occupations (1,158 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (829 people), and Management Occupations (754 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Labette County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.18k
2022 Value
± 598
−1.15%
1 Year decline
± 9.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Labette County, KS declined at a rate of −1.15%, from 9.28k employees to 9.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Labette County, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,989 people), Manufacturing (1,765 people), and Educational Services (1,087 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Labette County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Labette 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

$43,071
Median earning men ± $3,265
$31,024
Median earning women ± $2,181

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,766), Retail Trade ($52,608), and Public Administration ($51,065).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($43,871), Manufacturing ($38,669), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,667).

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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. 170
    Manufacturing
  2. 152
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 134
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Labette County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 67% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.02%).

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

In 2022, universities in Labette County, KS awarded 279 degrees. The student population of Labette County, KS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 541 male students and 884 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Labette County, KS are White (205 and 74.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (25 and 9.06%), Black or African American (23 and 8.33%), and Two or More Races (13 and 4.71%).

The largest universities in Labette County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Labette Community College (279 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Labette County, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (103 and 36.9%), General Studies (48 and 17.2%), and Welding Technology (39 and 14%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,425 students enrolled in Labette County, KS, 38% men and 62% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,078 records, of which 62.5% were women and 37.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 103 degrees awarded
  2. 48 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Labette County, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 103 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
279 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Labette Community College with 279 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 82 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Labette County, KS, which is 0.416 times less than the 197 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 205 degrees mean that there were 8.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 25 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,824) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,144) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,050) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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 Labette County, KS was $94,600 in 2022, which is 0.336 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $80,100 to $94,600, a 18.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Labette County, KS is 75.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Labette County, KS have an average commute time of 14.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Labette County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Labette County, KS is $56,143. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Labette County, KS was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $67,614, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $59,563 and $58,208.

In 2022, 12.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Labette County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.17%.

Property

$94,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,010
$5,994
Median Property Taxes
±$451

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

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Rent vs Own

75.3%
Homeownership
2022
61%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.3% of the housing units in Labette County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9505
  2. Census Tract 9503
  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Labette County, KS was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $67,614, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $59,563 and $58,208.

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

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Household Income

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$56,143
Median Household Income
± $3,549
7.96k
Number of Households
± 537

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.96k households in Labette County, KS grew to $56,143 from the previous year's value of $51,425.

The following chart displays the households in Labette 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 Labette 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 (77.9%)
  2. Carpooled (13.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.7%)

In 2022, 77.9% of workers in Labette County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.8%) and those who worked at home (5.7%).

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

14.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Labette County, KS have a shorter commute time (14.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.951% of the workforce in Labette 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 Labette County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Labette County, KS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Labette County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.17%.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Labette County, KS (2.99k out of 19.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Labette County, KS is White, followed by Two Or More 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 2022, 19.7% of the children was living in poverty in Labette County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 426 in Labette County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 154 per 100,000 population.

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Health

90.2% of the population of Labette County, KS has health coverage, with 46.8% on employee plans, 17.4% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 9.47% on non-group plans, and 0.9% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Labette County, KS see 1962 patients per year on average, which represents a 17.9% increase from the previous year (1664 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2176 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1088 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,962 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Labette County, KS

Primary care physicians in Labette County, KS see an average of 1,962 patients per year. This represents a 17.9% increase from the previous year (1,664 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Labette 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 25.7% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.83%
Uninsured
46.8%
Employer Coverage
17.4%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
9.47%
Non-Group
0.9%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Labette County, KS declined by 3.66% from 10.2% to 9.83%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 57.9 in Labette 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 35.7% in Labette 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 12.6% in Labette County, KS.

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