Atchison County, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Atchison County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2016 16,380 2,104,509 323,127,513
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 -2.9% 4.4% 6.8%
Median Age, 2015 35.9 35.9 37.8
Land Area (sq. mi.) 431.17 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2015 92.8% 91.2% 87.1%
College Grads, 2015 19.9% 35.8% 30.6%
Labor Force, 2016 6,996 1,126,141 158,968,000
Unemployment Rate, 2016 5.4% 3.8% 4.5%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. Annual education attainment rates are not available for communities under 25,000 population. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

 
Company
Type of Operation
Employees
Atchison County
County government
146
Atchison Hospital
Health care facility
314
Benedictine College
Liberal arts college
381
Blish-Mize Co.
Hardware wholesale
120
Bradken
Steel casting
256
City of Atchison
City Government
107
Fargo Assembly
Electrical wiring harnesses
245
MGP Ingredients
Specialty products & alcohol mfg.
210
USD 409
Public schools
333
Wal-Mart  Retail 193

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