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Demographics

The following are general demographic information for Ford County and Dodge City. For additional demographic statistics, please contact the Dodge City Ford County Development Corporation office at 620-227-9501.

Census Reports

The following demographics statistics are sourced from the Census' Factfinder website. Statistics are from the 2009-2013 American Community Survey.

Population

Location2010 CensusEstimate
Ford County 32,727 34,492
Dodge City 26,298 28,875
Source: 2010 U.S. Census, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Households

LocationHouseholds
Ford County 11,145
Dodge City 8,777
Source: U.S. Census, 2012-2016 American Community Survey

Gender

LocationMaleFemale
  PercentagePercentage
Ford County 51.7% 48.3%
Dodge City 52% 48%
Source: U.S. Census, 2012-2016 American Community Survey

Age

 Ford CountyDodge City
  NumberPercentageNumberPercentage
Median Age 31.1 x 29.6 x
18 Years and Older 23,894 69.3% 19,178 68.8%
21 years and over 22,436 22.5% 17,904 64.2%
62 years and over 4,544 13.2% 3,227 11.6%
65 years and over 3,628 9.4% 2,535 9.1%
U.S. Census, 2012-2016 American Community Survey

Race

 Ford CountyDodge City
  NumberPercentageNumberPercentage
White 14,335 41.6% 9,749 34.9%
Black or African American 794 2.3% 777 2.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 102 0.3% 50 0.2%
Asian 460 1.3% 449 1.6%
Other Races 15 0% 15 0.1%
Two or More Races 467 1.4% 357 1.3%
Hispanic or Latino 18,313 53.1% 16,472 59.1%
Source: U.S. Census, 2012-2016 American Community Survey. Percentage change includes rounding. Unless otherwise noted, races are non-Hispanic or Latino.