Cloud County, KS

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2022 Population
9,008
0.321% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
0.518% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12%
4.72% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$51,197
3.6% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$91,100
11.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
4,156
3.82% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Cloud County, KS had a population of 9.01k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $51,197. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Cloud County, KS declined from 9,037 to 9,008, a −0.321% decrease and its median household income declined from $53,110 to $51,197, a −3.6% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cloud County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.01%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.59%), Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.688%).

None of the households in Cloud 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.

97.6% of the residents in Cloud County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cloud County, KS are Cloud County Community College (471 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Cloud County, KS was $91,100, and the homeownership rate was 70.7%.

Most people in Cloud County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16 minutes. The average car ownership in Cloud County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Cloud County, KS is home to a population of 9.01k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.03% of Cloud County, KS residents were born outside of the country (273 people).

In 2022, there were 30.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.15k people) in Cloud County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 271 White (Hispanic) and 233 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of Cloud County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Cloud County, KS was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cloud County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.15k ± 76
  2. White (Hispanic)
    271 ± 52
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    233 ± 108
3.85%
Hispanic Population
347 people

In 2022, there were 30.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.15k people) in Cloud County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 271 White (Hispanic) and 233 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.85% of the people in Cloud County, KS are hispanic (347 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Cloud 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

3.03%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
273 people
1.78%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
161 people

As of 2022, 3.03% of Cloud County, KS residents (273 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 Cloud County, KS was 1.78%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    171 ± 81
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    97 ± 71
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    49 ± 30

Cloud 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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Economy

The economy of Cloud County, KS employs 4.16k people. The largest industries in Cloud County, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (773 people), Retail Trade (530 people), and Manufacturing (411 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,847), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,716), and Transportation & Warehousing ($69,306).

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

4.16k
2022 Value
± 344
−3.82%
1 Year decline
± 12.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cloud County, KS declined at a rate of −3.82%, from 4.32k employees to 4.16k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cloud County, KS, are Management Occupations (543 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (383 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (357 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cloud County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.16k
2022 Value
± 344
−3.82%
1 Year decline
± 12.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cloud County, KS declined at a rate of −3.82%, from 4.32k employees to 4.16k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cloud County, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (773 people), Retail Trade (530 people), and Manufacturing (411 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cloud County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Cloud 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

$44,234
Median earning men ± $3,186
$27,961
Median earning women ± $4,548

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($95,625), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($89,115), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,659).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($250,001), Public Administration ($45,387), and Wholesale Trade ($42,727).

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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. 91
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 75
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 67
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Cloud County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 76% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.37%).

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 Cloud County, KS awarded 471 degrees. The student population of Cloud County, KS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 679 male students and 972 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cloud County, KS are White (330 and 73.8%), followed by Unknown (39 and 8.72%), Hispanic or Latino (31 and 6.94%), and Black or African American (25 and 5.59%).

The largest universities in Cloud County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Cloud County Community College (471 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Cloud County, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (206 and 43.7%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (97 and 20.6%), and Wind Energy System Installation And Repair Technology/Technician (82 and 17.4%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,651 students enrolled in Cloud County, KS, 41.1% men and 58.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,146 records, of which 60.2% were women and 39.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Cloud County, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 206 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
471 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cloud County Community College with 471 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 179 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cloud County, KS, which is 0.613 times less than the 292 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 330 degrees mean that there were 8.46 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 39 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,340) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,050) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) 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 Cloud County, KS was $91,100 in 2022, which is 0.323 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $82,000 to $91,100, a 11.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Cloud County, KS is 70.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Cloud County, KS have an average commute time of 16 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cloud County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cloud County, KS is $51,197. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Cloud County, KS was Census Tract 9774 with a value of $60,703, followed by Census Tract 9771 and Census Tract 9773, with respective values of $54,643 and $53,203.

In 2022, 8.68% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Cloud County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.521%.

Property

$91,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,086
$2,598
Median Property Taxes
±$250

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

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

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Rent vs Own

70.7%
Homeownership
2022
64.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.7% of the housing units in Cloud County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9774
  2. Census Tract 9771
  3. Census Tract 9773

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cloud County, KS was Census Tract 9774 with a value of $60,703, followed by Census Tract 9771 and Census Tract 9773, with respective values of $54,643 and $53,203.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,197
Median Household Income
± $3,669
3.68k
Number of Households
± 330

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.68k households in Cloud County, KS declined from $51,197 from the previous year's value of $53,110.

The following chart displays the households in Cloud 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 Cloud 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 (85.3%)
  2. Carpooled (5.35%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.7%)

In 2022, 85.3% of workers in Cloud County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.35%) and those who worked at home (3.7%).

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Commute Time

16 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cloud County, KS have a shorter commute time (16 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.53% of the workforce in Cloud 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 Cloud County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cloud County, KS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 8.68% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Cloud County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.521%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cloud County, KS (1.02k out of 8.57k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cloud County, KS is White, followed by Pacific Islander 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, 15.3% of the children was living in poverty in Cloud County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 403 in Cloud County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 59.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

88.5% of the population of Cloud County, KS has health coverage, with 45.1% on employee plans, 10.3% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 1.48% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cloud County, KS see 2196 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.642% increase from the previous year (2182 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2881 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 540 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.9% were men and 49.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,196 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cloud County, KS

Primary care physicians in Cloud County, KS see an average of 2,196 patients per year. This represents a 0.642% increase from the previous year (2,182 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cloud 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 25.2% under 18 years, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 34.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.9% were men and 49.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.5%
Uninsured
45.1%
Employer Coverage
10.3%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
1.48%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cloud County, KS grew by 22.4% from 9.43% to 11.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cloud 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 N/A in Cloud 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 36.6% in Cloud 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 9.56% in Cloud County, KS.

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