Montgomery County, KS

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2022 Population
31,448
0.729% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.2
1.47% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.9%
3.82% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$51,513
8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$90,200
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
13,703
2.03% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Montgomery County, KS had a population of 31.4k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $51,513. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Montgomery County, KS declined from 31,679 to 31,448, a −0.729% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,697 to $51,513, a 8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.17%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.87%), White (Hispanic) (3%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.79%).

None of the households in Montgomery 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.

98.8% of the residents in Montgomery County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Montgomery County, KS are Coffeyville Community College (342 degrees awarded in 2022) and Independence Community College (196 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Montgomery County, KS was $90,200, and the homeownership rate was 72.6%.

Most people in Montgomery County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Montgomery County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Montgomery County, KS is home to a population of 31.4k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.72% of Montgomery County, KS residents were born outside of the country (541 people).

In 2022, there were 12.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.5k people) in Montgomery County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.94k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.53k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Montgomery County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Montgomery County, KS was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    24.5k ± 217
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.94k ± 307
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.53k ± 128
7.4%
Hispanic Population
2.33k people

In 2022, there were 12.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.5k people) in Montgomery County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.94k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.53k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.4% of the people in Montgomery County, KS are hispanic (2.33k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Montgomery 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

1.72%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
541 people
1.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
508 people

As of 2022, 1.72% of Montgomery County, KS residents (541 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 Montgomery County, KS was 1.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    597 ± 122
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    226 ± 84
  3. Korea
    173 ± 127

Montgomery County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Montgomery County, KS employs 13.7k people. The largest industries in Montgomery County, KS are Manufacturing (2,722 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,138 people), and Retail Trade (1,618 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,750), Manufacturing ($54,339), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,929).

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

13.7k
2022 Value
± 728
−2.03%
1 Year decline
± 7.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montgomery County, KS declined at a rate of −2.03%, from 14k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montgomery County, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,586 people), Production Occupations (1,560 people), and Management Occupations (1,260 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.7k
2022 Value
± 728
−2.03%
1 Year decline
± 7.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montgomery County, KS declined at a rate of −2.03%, from 14k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montgomery County, KS, are Manufacturing (2,722 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,138 people), and Retail Trade (1,618 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montgomery County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Montgomery 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

$45,454
Median earning men ± $3,012
$25,864
Median earning women ± $3,297

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($63,854), Manufacturing ($60,941), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,935).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($45,608), Public Administration ($42,006), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,964).

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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. 279
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 247
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 220
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Montgomery County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 74% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.99%).

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 Montgomery County, KS awarded 538 degrees. The student population of Montgomery County, KS in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 1,230 male students and 1,053 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Montgomery County, KS are White (303 and 58.7%), followed by Black or African American (98 and 19%), Hispanic or Latino (43 and 8.33%), and Two or More Races (43 and 8.33%).

The largest universities in Montgomery County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Coffeyville Community College (342 and 63.6%) and Independence Community College (196 and 36.4%).

The most popular majors in Montgomery County, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (205 and 38.1%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (73 and 13.6%), and General Studies (70 and 13%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,283 students enrolled in Montgomery County, KS, 53.9% men and 46.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,185 records, of which 52.8% were women and 47.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 205 degrees awarded
  2. 70 degrees awarded
  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Montgomery County, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 205 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 342 degrees awarded
  2. 196 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Coffeyville Community College with 342 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 240 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Montgomery County, KS, which is 0.805 times less than the 298 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 303 degrees mean that there were 3.09 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 98 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,674) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,066) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($938) 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).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Montgomery County, KS was $90,200 in 2022, which is 0.32 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $81,600 to $90,200, a 10.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Montgomery County, KS is 72.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Montgomery County, KS have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Montgomery County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Montgomery County, KS is $51,513. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Montgomery County, KS was Census Tract 9507 with a value of $79,075, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $69,922 and $63,036.

In 2022, 13.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Montgomery County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.07%.

Property

$90,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,502
$9,204
Median Property Taxes
±$605

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 Montgomery County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

72.6%
Homeownership
2022
60.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.6% of the housing units in Montgomery County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9507
  2. Census Tract 9501
  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montgomery County, KS was Census Tract 9507 with a value of $79,075, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $69,922 and $63,036.

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

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Household Income

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$51,513
Median Household Income
± $2,424
12.7k
Number of Households
± 716

In 2022, the median household income of the 12.7k households in Montgomery County, KS grew to $51,513 from the previous year's value of $47,697.

The following chart displays the households in Montgomery 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montgomery 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 (81.8%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.42%)

In 2022, 81.8% of workers in Montgomery County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (3.42%).

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

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montgomery County, KS have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.88% of the workforce in Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Montgomery County, KS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 13.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Montgomery County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.07%.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montgomery County, KS (5.15k out of 30.4k 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 Females 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montgomery 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, 24.8% of the children was living in poverty in Montgomery County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 575 in Montgomery County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 140 per 100,000 population.

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Health

87.6% of the population of Montgomery County, KS has health coverage, with 41.2% on employee plans, 18.7% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.65% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, KS see 3183 patients per year on average, which represents a 18.9% increase from the previous year (2677 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1853 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 477 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,183 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, KS

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, KS see an average of 3,183 patients per year. This represents a 18.9% increase from the previous year (2,677 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery 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 25.8% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.4%
Uninsured
41.2%
Employer Coverage
18.7%
Medicaid
14.9%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
1.65%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montgomery County, KS declined by 0.673% from 12.5% to 12.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Montgomery County, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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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 42.9 in Montgomery 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 41% in Montgomery 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 13.3% in Montgomery County, KS.

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