Kansas State

Kansas is a US state located in the Midwestern United States.

It is named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area.

The tribe's name is often said to mean "people of the wind" or "people of the south wind," although this was probably not the term's original meaning.

Residents of Kansas are called "Kansans." For thousands of years what is now Kansas was home to numerous and diverse Native American tribes.

Tribes in the Eastern part of the state generally lived in villages along the river valleys.

Tribes in the Western part of the state were semi-nomadic and hunted large herds of bison.

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Kansas Overview

 

As of 2012, Kansas has a total population of 2,795,041 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.98%.

The median home price Kansas is $122,660 with the median age of the buyer being 37. Homes in Kansas have appreciatied over the last by -1.35%.

Public schools in Kansas spend approximately $5,703 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 10.7.

Kansas has an unemployment rate of 6.40%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -0.93% with a projected future job growth of 31.74%.

Kansas has an average commute time of 21 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Kansas is a 6 in violent crime and a 6 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Kansas, 41.570% of people are Democrats, 56.500% are Republicans and 1.938% are registered Independent.

Kansas People

 

In 2012, the population of Kansas was 2,795,041. Kansas has a population density of 34 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Kansas

The median age in Kansas is 36.3, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.54% of the population of Kansas, while females make up 50.46% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Kansas is 2.5 people across 1,085,567. 60.33% of people are married in Kansas while 39.67% are single.

 
Local PopulationKansasUnited States
Population2,795,041311,237,520
Population Density3487
Population Change3.98%9.00%
Median Age36.336.8
Households1,085,567115,306,103
Household Size2.52.59
Male Population49.54%49.34%
Female Population50.46%50.66%
Married Population60.33%57.41%
Single Population39.67%42.59%

Kansas Economy

 
 
Households by IncomeKansasUnited States
Income Less than $15,00011.95%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,00011.19%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00012.02%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00016.71%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00012.04%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,00010.14%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0003.60%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0001.08%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.43%0.70%
Population by OccupationKansasUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations14.44%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations20.64%20.28%
Service14.12%14.73%
Sales and Office25.86%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.93%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance9.60%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving14.41%14.39%
Local EconomyKansasUnited States
Unemployment Rate6.40%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-0.93%-4.06%
Future Job Growth31.74%21.68%
Sales Taxes6.95%6.80%
Income Taxes6.45%6.25%
Income per Capita$24,797$26,372
Household Income$48,268$51,660

Kansas Housing

 

As of 2012, Kansas consisted of 27.12% renters and 62.58% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -1.35% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

 
 
Kansas HousingKansasUnited States
Median Home Cost$122,660$183,450
Median Home Age3733
Home Appreciation-1.35%-5.21%
Homes Owned62.58%60.14%
Housing Vacancy10.30%10.50%
Homes Rented27.12%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$11.96$11.20
Kansas Homes by ValueKansasUnited States
Less Than $20,0004.95%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9997.21%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,99910.02%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,99910.66%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,99910.83%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99923.14%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99914.90%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99911.41%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,9993.74%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9991.42%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9991.13%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more0.25%2.07%
Kansas Homes by Year BuiltKansasUnited States
1939 or Earlier17.66%12.87%
1940 to 19497.23%6.21%
1950 to 195912.82%10.80%
1960 to 196911.17%12.04%
1970 to 197915.51%16.14%
1980 to 198912.00%14.11%
1990 to 19945.30%6.29%
1995 to 19985.82%6.33%
1999 to October 200512.49%15.21%

Kansas Religion

 

47.75% of the people in Kansas declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

 
Kansas ReligionsKansasUnited States
Declared Religious47.75%48.34%
Catholic16.47%21.76%
Protestant0.00%0.00%
LDS0.99%1.66%
Baptist6.20%8.38%
Episcopalian0.42%0.53%
Pentecostal1.53%1.78%
Lutheran3.29%2.49%
Methodist5.98%2.98%
Presbyterian1.59%1.07%
Other Christian10.57%5.20%
Jewish0.52%1.81%
Eastern0.04%0.05%
Islam0.15%0.64%

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