Finney County, KS

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2021 Population
38,338
5.18% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
31.8
0.315% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
13.2%
2.91% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$61,374
1.45% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$162,000
1.69% 1-year growth
N/A Employed Population
168,072

About

In 2021, Finney County, KS had a population of 38.3k people with a median age of 31.8 and a median household income of $61,374. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Finney County, KS grew from 36,451 to 38,338, a 5.18% increase and its median household income grew from $60,498 to $61,374, a 1.45% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Finney County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.1%), White (Hispanic) (31.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.61%), Other (Hispanic) (8.57%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.86%).

None of the households in Finney 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.

86.4% of the residents in Finney County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Finney County, KS are Garden City Community College (594 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Finney County, KS was $162,000, and the homeownership rate was 66.4%.

Most people in Finney County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Finney County, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Finney County, KS is home to a population of 38.3k people, from which 86.4% are citizens. As of 2021, 22.3% of Finney County, KS residents were born outside of the country (8.53k people).

In 2021, there were 1.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.4k people) in Finney County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k White (Hispanic) and 3.69k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

86.4%
2021 Citizenship
87.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 86.4% of Finney County, KS residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Finney County, KS was 87.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Finney County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.4k ± 65
  2. White (Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 1.07k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    3.69k ± 750
50.5%
Hispanic Population
19.4k people

In 2021, there were 1.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.4k people) in Finney County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k White (Hispanic) and 3.69k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

50.5% of the people in Finney County, KS are hispanic (19.4k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    81,246 ± 6,900 people
  2. India
    14,367 ± 2,936 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,893 ± 2,558 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 81,246 Kansas residents, followed by India with 14,367 and Vietnam with 10,893.

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Foreign-Born Population

22.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.53k people
21.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
7.76k people

As of 2021, 22.3% of Finney County, KS residents (8.53k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Finney County, KS was 21.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    332 ± 104
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    189 ± 110
  3. Korea
    153 ± 61

Finney County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Finney County, KS employs 168k people. The largest industries in Finney County, KS are Manufacturing (3,875 people), Retail Trade (2,673 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,275 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($105,347), Finance & Insurance ($53,333), and Wholesale Trade ($50,417).

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,980. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

168k
N/A Value
± 2,604

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The most common job groups, by number of people living in Finney County, KS, are Production Occupations (2,508 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,884 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,769 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Finney County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

168k
N/A Value
± 2,604

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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Finney County, KS, are Manufacturing (3,875 people), Retail Trade (2,673 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,275 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Finney County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Finney 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

$42,423
Median earning men ± $1,766
$28,021
Median earning women ± $3,584

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,750), Wholesale Trade ($61,528), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($56,117).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Information ($41,250), Public Administration ($38,333), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($37,188).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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. 252
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 241
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 203
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $386k
    Manufacturing
  2. $139k
    Wholesale Trade
  3. $109k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $21B
  2. $17B
  3. $14B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $21B, followed by Meat/seafood ($17B) and Cereal grains ($14B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$221B
2020 Value in Kansas
$406B
Projected 2050 Value in Kansas
83.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $221B. This is expected to increase 83.5% to $406B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $18.5B
  2. $14.8B
  3. $13.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $18.5B, followed by Texas with $14.8B and Nebraska and $13.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Finney County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 61.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.03%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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In 2021, universities in Finney County, KS awarded 594 degrees. The student population of Finney County, KS in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 885 male students and 1,077 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Finney County, KS are Hispanic or Latino (294 and 50.9%), followed by White (210 and 36.3%), Black or African American (41 and 7.09%), and Asian (15 and 2.6%).

The largest universities in Finney County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Garden City Community College (594 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Finney County, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (182 and 30.6%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (118 and 19.9%), and Agricultural & Food Products Processing (53 and 8.92%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 1,962 students enrolled in Finney County, KS, 45.1% men and 54.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 966 records, of which 62% were women and 38% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 182 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Finney County, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 182 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
594 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Garden City Community College with 594 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 233 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Finney County, KS, which is 0.645 times less than the 361 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 294 degrees mean that there were 1.4 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 210 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,860) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($1,590) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.762% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.709% 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 2021 were High School or Equivalent (598k), Some college (550k), and Bachelors Degree (446k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Finney County, KS was $162,000 in 2021, which is 0.661 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $159,300 to $162,000, a 1.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Finney County, KS is 66.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Finney County, KS have an average commute time of 13.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Finney County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Finney County, KS is $61,374. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Finney County, KS was Census Tract 9605.03 with a value of $116,563, followed by Census Tract 9604.01 and Census Tract 9602, with respective values of $77,304 and $68,387.

In 2022, 17.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Finney County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.65%.

Property

$162,000
Median Property Value 2021
±$4,178
$8,586
Median Property Taxes
±$625

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Finney County, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.4%
Homeownership
2021
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 66.4% of the housing units in Finney County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9605.03
  2. Census Tract 9604.01
  3. Census Tract 9602

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Finney County, KS was Census Tract 9605.03 with a value of $116,563, followed by Census Tract 9604.01 and Census Tract 9602, with respective values of $77,304 and $68,387.

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

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Household Income

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$61,374
Median Household Income
± $4,302
12.9k
Number of Households
± 815

In 2021, the median household income of the 12.9k households in Finney County, KS grew to $61,374 from the previous year's value of $60,498.

The following chart displays the households in Finney 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 Finney County, KS is from Kansas.
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2021, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.555% growth from 2020 to 2021, 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (81.8%)
  2. Carpooled (13.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.27%)

In 2021, 81.8% of workers in Finney County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.2%) and those who worked at home (3.27%).

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

13.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Finney County, KS have a shorter commute time (13.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 0.67% of the workforce in Finney 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 Finney County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Finney County, KS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 17.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Finney County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.65%.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Finney County, KS (4.96k out of 37.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Finney 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 15.8% of the children was living in poverty in Finney County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 495 in Finney County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 131 per 100,000 population.

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87.1% of the population of Finney County, KS has health coverage, with 55.2% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 8.1% on Medicare, 9.25% on non-group plans, and 0.465% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Finney County, KS see 1737 patients per year on average, which represents a 18.6% increase from the previous year (1464 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1381 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 835 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,737 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Finney County, KS

Primary care physicians in Finney County, KS see an average of 1,737 patients per year. This represents a 18.6% increase from the previous year (1,464 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Finney County, KS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32% under 18 years, 22.2% between 18 and 34 years, 34.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

12.9%
Uninsured
55.2%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
8.1%
Medicare
9.25%
Non-Group
0.465%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Finney County, KS grew by 8.78% from 11.8% to 12.9%.

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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 52.1 in Finney County, KS.

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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 39.8% in Finney County, KS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.4% in Finney County, KS.

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