Population loss by degrees: 80-89%, 70-79%, 60-69%, 50-59%.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
Percentage of population 25 and older with a bachelor's degree:
- 21.9% - Decatur County
- 32.3% - Kansas
- 30.9% - U.S.
Percentage of population 65 and older:
- 27.7% - Decatur County
- 15.4% - Kansas
- 15.6% - U.S.
The last time Decatur County voted for a Democratic candidate for president was in 1936. (Barry Goldwaster won by a margin of 2.5 percentage points over LBJ. George Wallace received 8.4% of the vote in 1968.)
Other Kansas population loss posts:
Cheyenne County/St. Francis. (5/10/2019)
Rawlins County/Atwood. (5/10/2019)