Dodge City, KS

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
34,212
0.622% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
32.6
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
11.9%
3.15% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,997
14.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$121,500
11.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
17,165
0.314% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Dodge City, KS had a population of 34.2k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $67,997. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dodge City, KS declined from 34,426 to 34,212, a −0.622% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,578 to $67,997, a 14.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dodge City, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (38.1%), White (Hispanic) (28.6%), Other (Hispanic) (13.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (13.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.09%).

None of the households in Dodge City, 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.

84.5% of the residents in Dodge City, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dodge City, KS are Dodge City Community College (363 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Dodge City, KS was $121,500, and the homeownership rate was 64.3%.

Most people in Dodge City, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 12.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Dodge City, KS was 2 cars per household.

Dodge City, KS borders .

Population & Diversity

Dodge City, KS is home to a population of 34.2k people, from which 84.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 22.8% of Dodge City, KS residents were born outside of the country (7.79k people).

In 2022, there were 1.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13k people) in Dodge City, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.78k White (Hispanic) and 4.49k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.5%
2022 Citizenship
83.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 84.5% of Dodge City, KS residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dodge City, KS was 83.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dodge City, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13k ± 110
  2. White (Hispanic)
    9.78k ± 1.34k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    4.49k ± 1.12k
56.5%
Hispanic Population
19.3k people

In 2022, there were 1.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13k people) in Dodge City, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.78k White (Hispanic) and 4.49k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

56.5% of the people in Dodge City, KS are hispanic (19.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Dodge City, KS as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

22.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.79k people
23.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.22k people

As of 2022, 22.8% of Dodge City, KS residents (7.79k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dodge City, KS was 23.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    258 ± 81
  2. Korea
    135 ± 62
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    127 ± 70

Dodge City, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dodge City, KS employs 17.2k people. The largest industries in Dodge City, KS are Manufacturing (4,935 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,568 people), and Educational Services (1,383 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($74,883), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,087), and Finance & Insurance ($65,481).

Occupations

17.2k
2022 Value
± 1,113
−0.314%
1 Year decline
± 8.98%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dodge City, KS declined at a rate of −0.314%, from 17.2k employees to 17.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dodge City, KS, are Production Occupations (2,878 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,416 people), and Management Occupations (1,354 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dodge City, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

17.2k
2022 Value
± 1,113
−0.314%
1 Year decline
± 8.98%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dodge City, KS declined at a rate of −0.314%, from 17.2k employees to 17.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dodge City, KS, are Manufacturing (4,935 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,568 people), and Educational Services (1,383 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dodge City, KS, though some of these residents may live in Dodge City, 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

$46,193
Median earning men ± $2,668
$34,557
Median earning women ± $3,826

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,068), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($66,719), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,615).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($54,167), Wholesale Trade ($46,743), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,181).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 254
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 235
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 157
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Dodge City, KS awarded 363 degrees. The student population of Dodge City, KS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 821 male students and 849 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dodge City, KS are Hispanic or Latino (189 and 52.6%), followed by White (109 and 30.4%), Black or African American (27 and 7.52%), and Unknown (17 and 4.74%).

The largest universities in Dodge City, KS by number of degrees awarded are Dodge City Community College (363 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Dodge City, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (122 and 33.6%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (85 and 23.4%), and Medication Aide (33 and 9.09%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,670 students enrolled in Dodge City, KS, 49.2% men and 50.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 776 records, of which 54% were women and 46% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 122 degrees awarded
  2. 18 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Dodge City, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 122 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
363 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dodge City Community College with 363 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 151 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dodge City, KS, which is 0.712 times less than the 212 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 189 degrees mean that there were 1.73 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 109 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,410) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($3,120) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Educational Attainment

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dodge City, KS was $121,500 in 2022, which is 0.431 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $108,900 to $121,500, a 11.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Dodge City, KS is 64.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dodge City, KS have an average commute time of 12.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dodge City, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$121,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,928
$7,511
Median Property Taxes
±$663

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 Dodge City, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

64.3%
Homeownership
2022
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.3% of the housing units in Dodge City, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.6%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the counties in Dodge City, 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.
$67,997
Median Household Income
± $6,667
11.7k
Number of Households
± 873

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.7k households in Dodge City, KS grew to $67,997 from the previous year's value of $59,578.

The following chart displays the households in Dodge City, 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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.3%)
  2. Carpooled (14.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.11%)

In 2022, 81.3% of workers in Dodge City, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.6%) and those who worked at home (2.11%).

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

12.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dodge City, KS have a shorter commute time (12.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.72% of the workforce in Dodge City, 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 Dodge City, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dodge City, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dodge City, KS (3.96k out of 33.3k 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 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dodge City, KS is Hispanic, followed by White 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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Health

87.5% of the population of Dodge City, KS has health coverage, with 54.6% on employee plans, 12.5% on Medicaid, 8.83% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 0.32% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.5% under 18 years, 22.2% between 18 and 34 years, 35.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.8% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

12.5%
Uninsured
54.6%
Employer Coverage
12.5%
Medicaid
8.83%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
0.32%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dodge City, KS declined by 10.2% from 13.9% to 12.5%.

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

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