Doniphan County, KS

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Population

7,790

0.0385% decline

Poverty Rate

13.7%


Median Age

39.4


Median Household Income

$50,300

1.87% growth

Number of Employees

3,737

1.03% decline

Median Property Value

$95,300

3.59% growth

About

In 2017, Doniphan County, KS had a population of 7.79k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $50,300. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Doniphan County, KS declined from 7,793 to 7,790, a -0.0385% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,375 to $50,300, a 1.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Doniphan County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.75%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.95%), White (Hispanic) (1.85%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.1%). N/A% of the people in Doniphan County, KS speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Doniphan County, KS are Highland Community College (155186) (618 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Doniphan County, KS is $95,300, and the homeownership rate is 72%. Most people in Doniphan County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Doniphan County, KS is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Doniphan County, KS employs 3.74k people. The largest industries in Doniphan County, KS are Manufacturing (581 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (567 people), and Educational Services (501 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,417), Transportation & Warehousing ($50,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,000).

Median household income in Doniphan County, KS is $50,300. Males in Doniphan County, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Doniphan County, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,300

2017 value

± $3,554

1.87%

1 Year Growth

± 11.3%

Households in Doniphan County, KS have a median annual income of $50,300, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,375 in 2016, which represents a 1.87% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kansas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Doniphan County, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 202

  2. Census Tract 203

  3. Census Tract 201

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Doniphan County, KS was Census Tract 202 with a value of $50,677, followed by Census Tract 203 and Census Tract 201, with respective values of $50,189 and $50,179.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Doniphan County, KS (975 out of 7.12k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    865 ± 116

  2. Two Or More

    48 ± 68

  3. Hispanic

    42 ± 76

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

Employment by Occupations

3.74k

2017 Value

± 247

-1.03%

1 Year decline

± 9.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Doniphan County, KS declined at a rate of -1.03%, from 3.78k employees to 3.74k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Doniphan County, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (605 people), Management Occupations (394 people), and Production Occupations (364 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Doniphan County, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Doniphan County, KS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (605 people), Management Occupations (394 people), and Production Occupations (364 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Doniphan County, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.7 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.68 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Doniphan County, KS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($53,333), Legal Occupations ($51,094), and Production Occupations ($48,857).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.74k

2017 Value

± 247

-1.03%

1 Year decline

± 9.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Doniphan County, KS declined at a rate of -1.03%, from 3.78k employees to 3.74k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Doniphan County, KS, are Manufacturing (581 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (567 people), and Educational Services (501 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Doniphan County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Doniphan County, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Doniphan County, KS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (581 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (567 people), and Educational Services (501 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Doniphan County, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.88 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.54 times), and Educational Services (1.45 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Doniphan County, KS, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,417), Transportation & Warehousing ($50,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,000).

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Domestic Trade

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. $30B

  2. $25B

  3. $23.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $30B, followed by Cereal grains ($25B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($23.3B).

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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$265B

2020 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

35% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $265B. This is expected to increase 35% to $357B by 2045.

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. $27.7B

  2. $19.5B

  3. $18.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $27.7B, followed by Texas with $19.5B and Nebraska and $18.5B.

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

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Health

88% of the population of Doniphan County, KS has health coverage, with 47.1% on employee plans, 10.5% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 4.04% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Doniphan County, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Doniphan County, KS see 3898 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.991% decrease from the previous year (3937 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 7664 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 7664 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,898 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Doniphan County, KS see an average of 3,898 patients per year. This represents a 0.991% decrease from the previous year (3,937 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12%

Uninsured

47.1%

Employer Coverage

10.5%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

4.04%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Doniphan County, KS declined by 5.74% from 12.7% to 12%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Doniphan County, KS is home to a population of 7.79k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.899% of Doniphan County, KS residents were born outside of the country (70 people).

In 2017, there were 24.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.03k people) in Doniphan County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 292 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 152 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

26

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Doniphan County, KS was 39.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 26. But people in Doniphan County, KS are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Doniphan County, KS residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.899%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

70 people

0.796%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

62 people

As of 2017, 0.899% of Doniphan County, KS residents (70 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Doniphan County, KS was 0.796%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Kansas residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

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Citizenship

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Doniphan County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Doniphan County, KS was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Doniphan County, KS

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    7.03k ± 15

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    292 ± 64

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    152 ± 77.5

In 2017, there were 24.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.03k people) in Doniphan County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 292 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 152 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    300 ± 69

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    93 ± 46

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    58 ± 36

Doniphan County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Doniphan County, KS awarded 618 degrees. The student population of Doniphan County, KS is skewed towards women, with 1,442 male students and 1,818 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Doniphan County, KS are White (432 and 69.9%), followed by Black or African American (56 and 9.06%), Two or More Races (51 and 8.25%), and Unknown (42 and 6.8%).

The largest universities in Doniphan County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Highland Community College (155186) (618 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Doniphan County, KS are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (210 and 34%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (155 and 25.1%), and Medication Aide (42 and 6.8%).

The median tuition costs in Doniphan County, KS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 210 degrees awarded

  2. 42 degrees awarded

  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Doniphan County, KS was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 210 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Doniphan County, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

618 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Doniphan County, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Highland Community College (155186) with 618 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

231

Degrees Awarded to Men

387

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 231 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Doniphan County, KS, which is 0.597 times less than the 387 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    432 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    56 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    51 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Doniphan County, KS were to White students. These 432 degrees mean that there were 7.71 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 56 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Doniphan County, KS was $95,300 in 2017, which is 0.415 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $92,000 to $95,300, a 3.59% increase. The homeownership rate in Doniphan County, KS is 72%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Doniphan County, KS have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Doniphan County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$95,300

2017 Median

± $8,568

$92,000

2016 Median

± $8,070

In 2017, the median property value in Doniphan County, KS grew to to $95,300 from the previous year's value of $92,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Doniphan County, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Doniphan County, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$50,300

Median Household Income

± $3,554

3.07k

Number of Households

± 212

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.07k households in Doniphan County, KS grew to $50,300 from the previous year's value of $49,375.

The following chart displays the households in Doniphan 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Doniphan County, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Doniphan County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72%

2017 Homeownership

72.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72% of the housing units in Doniphan County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Doniphan County, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Doniphan County, KS have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.06% of the workforce in Doniphan County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.4%

  2. Worked At Home

    6.72%

  3. Carpooled

    4.96%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Doniphan County, KS was Drove Alone (82.4%), followed by those who Worked At Home (6.72%) and those who Carpooled (4.96%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Doniphan County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Doniphan County, KS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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