Montgomery County, KS

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2020 Population
32,114
1.25% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40.3
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
18.2%
2.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$45,288
0.29% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$78,900
3.54% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
14,077
2.88% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Montgomery County, KS had a population of 32.1k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $45,288. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Montgomery County, KS declined from 32,521 to 32,114, a −1.25% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,157 to $45,288, a 0.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (79%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.25%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.61%), White (Hispanic) (4.31%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.24%).

None of the households in Montgomery County, 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.

99.1% of the residents in Montgomery County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Montgomery County, KS are Coffeyville Community College (395 degrees awarded in 2020) and Independence Community College (166 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Montgomery County, KS was $78,900, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%.

Most people in Montgomery County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Montgomery County, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Montgomery County, KS is home to a population of 32.1k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.67% of Montgomery County, KS residents were born outside of the country (537 people).

In 2020, there were 15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.4k people) in Montgomery County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.48k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2020 Citizenship
98.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.1% of Montgomery County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Montgomery County, KS was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    25.4k ± 74
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.69k ± 147
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.48k ± 251
6.95%
Hispanic Population
2.23k people

In 2020, there were 15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.4k people) in Montgomery County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.48k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.95% of the people in Montgomery County, KS are hispanic (2.23k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    82,530 ± 6,952 people
  2. India
    13,550 ± 2,851 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,869 ± 2,555 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 82,530 Kansas residents, followed by India with 13,550 and Vietnam with 10,869.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.67%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
537 people
2.59%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
842 people

As of 2020, 1.67% of Montgomery County, KS residents (537 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Montgomery County, KS was 2.59%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    794 ± 150
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    321 ± 98
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    189 ± 81

Montgomery County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Montgomery County, KS employs 14.1k people. The largest industries in Montgomery County, KS are Manufacturing (3,117 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,227 people), and Retail Trade (1,535 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($48,321), Manufacturing ($48,273), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,364).

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,975. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

14.1k
2020 Value
± 719
−2.88%
1 Year decline
± 7.26%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Montgomery County, KS declined at a rate of −2.88%, from 14.5k employees to 14.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montgomery County, KS, are Production Occupations (1,819 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,575 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,275 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.1k
2020 Value
± 719
−2.88%
1 Year decline
± 7.26%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Montgomery County, KS declined at a rate of −2.88%, from 14.5k employees to 14.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montgomery County, KS, are Manufacturing (3,117 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,227 people), and Retail Trade (1,535 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montgomery County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Montgomery County, 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

$40,211
Median earning men ± $2,513
$23,920
Median earning women ± $2,111

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($53,649), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,009), and Public Administration ($46,761).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($40,580), Information ($40,536), and Public Administration ($36,469).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kansas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 279
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 247
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 220
    Manufacturing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $712k
    Manufacturing
  2. $129k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $49.6k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $20.2B
  2. $16.7B
  3. $13.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $20.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($16.7B) and Live animals/fish ($13.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$229B
2020 Value in Kansas
$406B
Projected 2050 Value in Kansas
76.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $229B. This is expected to increase 76.8% to $406B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $20.1B
  2. $14.7B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $20.1B, followed by Nebraska with $14.7B and Texas and $14.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Montgomery County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 74% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.99%).

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Montgomery County, KS awarded 561 degrees. The student population of Montgomery County, KS in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 1,170 male students and 996 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Montgomery County, KS are White (286 and 52.2%), followed by Black or African American (123 and 22.4%), Hispanic or Latino (50 and 9.12%), and Two or More Races (42 and 7.66%).

The largest universities in Montgomery County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Coffeyville Community College (395 and 70.4%) and Independence Community College (166 and 29.6%).

The most popular majors in Montgomery County, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (252 and 44.9%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (79 and 14.1%), and General Studies (64 and 11.4%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 2,166 students enrolled in Montgomery County, KS, 54% men and 46% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,138 records, of which 52.3% were women and 47.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 252 degree-majors awarded
  2. 64 degree-majors awarded
  3. 20 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Montgomery County, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 252 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 395 degrees awarded
  2. 166 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Coffeyville Community College with 395 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 255 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Montgomery County, KS, which is 0.833 times less than the 306 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 286 degrees mean that there were 2.33 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 123 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,584) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($2,261) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,158) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.711% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.659% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (593k), Some college (554k), and Bachelors Degree (440k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Montgomery County, KS was $78,900 in 2020, which is 0.343 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $76,200 to $78,900, a 3.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Montgomery County, KS is 69.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Montgomery County, KS have an average commute time of 17.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Montgomery County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Montgomery County, KS is $45,288. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Montgomery County, KS was Census Tract 9507 with a value of $73,786, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9508, with respective values of $63,022 and $59,709.

In 2021, 14% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Montgomery County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 2.69%.

Property

$78,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,691
$9,571
Median Property Taxes
±$552

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 Montgomery County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

69.5%
Homeownership
2020
61.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69.5% of the housing units in Montgomery County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9507
  2. Census Tract 9501
  3. Census Tract 9508

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montgomery County, KS was Census Tract 9507 with a value of $73,786, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9508, with respective values of $63,022 and $59,709.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Montgomery County, 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.
$45,288
Median Household Income
± $2,962
13.8k
Number of Households
± 695

In 2020, the median household income of the 13.8k households in Montgomery County, KS grew to $45,288 from the previous year's value of $45,157.

The following chart displays the households in Montgomery County, 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

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montgomery County, KS is from Kansas.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.458
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.94%)

In 2020, 81.9% of workers in Montgomery County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (2.94%).

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

17.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montgomery County, KS have a shorter commute time (17.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.99% of the workforce in Montgomery County, 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 Montgomery County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Montgomery County, KS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 14% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Montgomery County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 2.69%.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montgomery County, KS (5.69k out of 31.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montgomery County, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 20.7% of the children was living in poverty in Montgomery County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 7.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 575 in Montgomery County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 140 per 100,000 population.

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87% of the population of Montgomery County, KS has health coverage, with 42.2% on employee plans, 17.2% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.72% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kansas was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, KS see 2677 patients per year on average, which represents a 9.56% decrease from the previous year (2960 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1872 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 482 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,677 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, KS

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, KS see an average of 2,677 patients per year. This represents a 9.56% decrease from the previous year (2,960 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery County, KS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

13%
Uninsured
42.2%
Employer Coverage
17.2%
Medicaid
15.3%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.72%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montgomery County, KS grew by 9.26% from 11.9% to 13%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 52.2 in Montgomery County, KS.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 39.4% in Montgomery County, KS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.9% in Montgomery County, KS.

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