Kansas Population Forecast

The Kansas Population Forecast from 2014 to 2064 shows a sizeable shift from rural to metropolitan area residents. While the overall population of the state of Kansas will continue to grow between now and 2064, the Kansas City, Kansas region will see the largest growth in population. Additional population projections, based on age, gender and county, can be seen below.


2016 Article Series:

Summary of Key Findings (February) - 

Metropolitan Areas (March) - 

Regional Growth (April) - 

Elderly Population (May) - 

Micropolitan Areas (June) - 

Working Age Population (September) - 

Rural Population (October) - 

Total Percent Change 2014-2064
Kansas Population Forecast, 2014-2064 MAP

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Customized Forecasts

The Center for Economic Development and Business Research can provide detailed industry, wage, retail, and other customized forecasts upon request.  Contact Jeremy Hill at 316-213-3673 for costs and availability or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   

Research Methodology

The Kansas Population Forecast is based primarily on the age-cohort survival method of forecasting.  For each county, each five year age-gender cohort’s population change was forecasted in five year increments, starting with U.S. Census Population Estimates data for 2014.

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