As in major -- 50% or more.
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:
- 24.1% - Mitchell County
- 32.3% - Kansas
- 30.9% - U.S.
Percentage of population 65 and older:
- 23.2% - Mitchell County
- 15.4% - Kansas
- 15.6% - U.S.
The last time Mitchell County voted for a Democratic candidate for president was in 1936, when FDR won his 2nd of 4 terms. In 1964, Goldwater beat LBJ by 1.4 percentage points, and third-party candidate George Wallace received 7.5% of the vote in 1968.
The Shrinking Population in Kansas. (KCUR, 4/30/2014)
While the population of the United States continues to grow, new census reports show that more people are moving out of Kansas than are moving in. According to the census reports, Kansas lost more than 10,000 people between 2010 and 2013. This population decrease is most acute in the rural counties of Kansas.
Cheyenne County/St. Francis. (5/10/2019)
Rawlins County/Atwood. (5/10/2019)
Decatur County/Oberlin. (5/11/2019)
Sheridan County/Hoxie. (5 /12/2019)
Gove County/Gove City. (5/12/2019)
Lane County/Dighton. (5/12/2019)
Clark County/Ashland. (5/13/2019)
Hodgeman County/Jetmore. (5/13/2019)
Ness County/Ness City. (5 /13/2019)
Trego County/WaKeeney. (5/13/2019)
Graham County/Hill City. (5/13/2019)
Norton County/Norton. (5/13/2019)
Phillips County/Phillipsburg. (5/14/2019)
Rooks County/Plainville. (5/14/2019)
Edwards County/Kinsley. (5/14/2019)
Kiowa County/Greensburg. (5/14/2019)
Comanche County/Coldwater. (5/15/2019)
Barber County/Medicine Lodge. (5/15/2019)
Stafford County/St. John. (5/16/2019)
Osborne County/Osborne. (5/17/2019)
Smith County/Smith Center. (5/17/2019)
Jewell County/Mankato. (5/17/2019)
Other population loss series: