Harvey County, KS

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2022 Population
33,959
0.138% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.5
3.05% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.69%
0.927% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$70,685
16.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$160,100
20.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
16,775
1.33% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Harvey County, KS had a population of 34k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $70,685. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Harvey County, KS declined from 34,006 to 33,959, a −0.138% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,653 to $70,685, a 16.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harvey County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (81%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.42%), White (Hispanic) (4.28%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.71%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.73%).

None of the households in Harvey 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.

98.5% of the residents in Harvey County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Harvey County, KS are Hesston College (107 degrees awarded in 2022) and Bethel College-North Newton (71 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Harvey County, KS was $160,100, and the homeownership rate was 71.4%.

Most people in Harvey County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Harvey County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Harvey County, KS is home to a population of 34k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.22% of Harvey County, KS residents were born outside of the country (1.1k people).

In 2022, there were 18.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.5k people) in Harvey County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.5k Two+ (Hispanic) and 1.46k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Harvey County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Harvey County, KS was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Harvey County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    27.5k ± 240
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.5k ± 379
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.46k ± 450
12.6%
Hispanic Population
4.27k people

In 2022, there were 18.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.5k people) in Harvey County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.5k Two+ (Hispanic) and 1.46k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.6% of the people in Harvey County, KS are hispanic (4.27k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Harvey 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

3.22%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.1k people
2.42%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
823 people

As of 2022, 3.22% of Harvey County, KS residents (1.1k 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 Harvey County, KS was 2.42%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    613 ± 164
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    480 ± 199
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    372 ± 155

Harvey County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Harvey County, KS employs 16.8k people. The largest industries in Harvey County, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,107 people), Manufacturing (2,855 people), and Educational Services (1,760 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($84,451), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,028), and Wholesale Trade ($59,547).

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

16.8k
2022 Value
± 1,000
−1.33%
1 Year decline
± 8.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harvey County, KS declined at a rate of −1.33%, from 17k employees to 16.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harvey County, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,643 people), Production Occupations (1,621 people), and Management Occupations (1,588 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harvey County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.8k
2022 Value
± 1,000
−1.33%
1 Year decline
± 8.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harvey County, KS declined at a rate of −1.33%, from 17k employees to 16.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harvey County, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,107 people), Manufacturing (2,855 people), and Educational Services (1,760 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harvey County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Harvey 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

$50,988
Median earning men ± $4,208
$32,707
Median earning women ± $2,504

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($83,576), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,688), and Wholesale Trade ($59,504).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($68,333), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,313), and Public Administration ($43,292).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 328
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 277
    Manufacturing
  3. 206
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Harvey County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 58.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.2%).

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 Harvey County, KS awarded 178 degrees. The student population of Harvey County, KS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 408 male students and 414 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Harvey County, KS are White (110 and 67.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (22 and 13.5%), Black or African American (17 and 10.4%), and Two or More Races (5 and 3.07%).

The largest universities in Harvey County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Hesston College (107 and 60.1%) and Bethel College-North Newton (71 and 39.9%).

The most popular majors in Harvey County, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (58 and 32.6%), Registered Nursing (45 and 25.3%), and General Studies (13 and 7.3%).

The median tuition cost in Harvey County, KS for private four year colleges is $30,661.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Harvey County, KS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 97.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 822 (49.6% men and 50.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 822 students enrolled in Harvey County, KS, 49.6% men and 50.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 438 records, of which 57.1% were women and 42.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Harvey County, KS was Registered Nursing with 45 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 107 degrees awarded
  2. 71 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hesston College with 107 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 71 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Harvey County, KS, which is 0.664 times less than the 107 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 110 degrees mean that there were 5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 22 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($30,661) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($360) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,050) 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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harvey County, KS was $160,100 in 2022, which is 0.568 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $132,700 to $160,100, a 20.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Harvey County, KS is 71.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Harvey County, KS have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Harvey County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Harvey County, KS is $70,685. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Harvey County, KS was Census Tract 301 with a value of $72,649, followed by Census Tract 303 and Census Tract 305, with respective values of $72,311 and $68,606.

In 2022, 10% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Harvey County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.451%.

Property

$160,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,953
$9,464
Median Property Taxes
±$755

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

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Rent vs Own

71.4%
Homeownership
2022
63.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.4% of the housing units in Harvey County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 301
  2. Census Tract 303
  3. Census Tract 305

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harvey County, KS was Census Tract 301 with a value of $72,649, followed by Census Tract 303 and Census Tract 305, with respective values of $72,311 and $68,606.

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

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Household Income

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$70,685
Median Household Income
± $4,173
13.2k
Number of Households
± 858

In 2022, the median household income of the 13.2k households in Harvey County, KS grew to $70,685 from the previous year's value of $60,653.

The following chart displays the households in Harvey 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 Harvey 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 (80.9%)
  2. Carpooled (7.15%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.93%)

In 2022, 80.9% of workers in Harvey County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.15%) and those who worked at home (6.93%).

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harvey County, KS have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.25% of the workforce in Harvey 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 Harvey County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Harvey County, KS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 10% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Harvey County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.451%.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.69% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harvey County, KS (3.16k out of 32.6k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harvey 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, 10.2% of the children was living in poverty in Harvey County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 384 in Harvey County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 44 per 100,000 population.

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Health

91.5% of the population of Harvey County, KS has health coverage, with 52.4% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 9.63% on non-group plans, and 1.94% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Harvey County, KS see 1230 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.92% decrease from the previous year (1267 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1633 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 238 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,230 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Harvey County, KS

Primary care physicians in Harvey County, KS see an average of 1,230 patients per year. This represents a 2.92% decrease from the previous year (1,267 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Harvey 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 25.7% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 35.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.52%
Uninsured
52.4%
Employer Coverage
11.7%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
9.63%
Non-Group
1.94%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harvey County, KS grew by 1.29% from 8.41% to 8.52%.

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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 57.2 in Harvey 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 32.8% in Harvey 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 10.8% in Harvey County, KS.

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