Seventy-eight counties lost population since ’20, new census estimates show


Seventy-eight Kansas counties have shrunk since 2020, a small improvement from the decennial census, new population estimates show.

New census numbers out this week show that as of July 1 of last year, 27 of the state’s 105 counties had seen population growth since 2020.

Two years ago when the decennial census results were released, 25 Kansas counties grew while 80 lost population during the last decade.

The relatively flat number of counties losing population is consistent with the state's overall population growth, which has been largely stagnant so far since 2020.

New estimates released at the . . .


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