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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 Census2012 Estimate
Ford County 33,848 34,217
Dodge City 27,340 27,639
Source: 2010 U.S. Census, 2009-2013 American Community Survey

Households/Family

LocationHouseholdsFamilies
Ford County 11,103 8,039
Dodge City 8,713 6,254
Source: U.S. Census, 2009-2013 American Community Survey.

Gender

LocationMaleFemale
  NumberPercentageNumberPercentage
Ford County 17,646 51.6% 16,571 48.4%
Dodge City 14,196 51.4% 13,443 48.6%
Source: U.S. Census, 2009-2013 American Community Survey.

Age

 Ford CountyDodge City
  NumberPercentageNumberPercentage
Median Age 30.3 x 28.9 x
18 Years and Older 23,653 69.1% 18,856 68.2%
20-34 Years Old 7,695 22.5% 6,795 24.6%
35-54 Years Old 8,291 24.2% 6,544 23.7%
55-64 Years Old 3,204 9.4% 2,214 8.0%
65 Years and Older 3,367 9.8% 2,366 8.6%
Source: U.S. Census, 2009-2013 American Community Survey. Number and percentage change includes rounding.

Race

 Ford CountyDodge City
  NumberPercentageNumberPercentage
White 14,787 43.2% 9,816 35.5%
Black or African American 636 1.9% 628 2.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 42 0.1% 29 0.1%
Asian 400 1.2% 363 1.3%
Other Races 0 0% 0 0%
Two or More Races 713 2.1% 499 1.8%
Hispanic or Latino 17,636 51.5% 16,301 59.0%
Source: U.S. Census, 2009-2013 American Community Survey. Percentage change includes rounding. Unless otherwise noted, races are non-Hispanic or Latino.

Educational Attainment

 Ford CountyDodge City
Population 25 Years and Over 19,888 15,576
Less Than High School 6,026 6,901
High School Graduate 4,634 4,574
Some College or Associate's Degree 5,907 5,270
Bachelor's Degree 2,347 2,207
Source: U.S. Census, 2009-2013 American Community Survey