Kansas Population, Area, and Density
The population of Kansas is 2,904,021 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Kansas is ranked number 35 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 49.6% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Kansas is 82,278.3 square miles. There state is 99.4% land and 0.6% water. The population density in Kansas is 35.5 people per square mile (46th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 2,904,021 people ÷ 81,758.6 sq mi
Population Density = 35.5 people per sq mile
|Population||2,904,021 (35th out of 56)||2,853,118 (34th out of 56)||2,688,418 (33rd out of 56)|
|Difference||49.6% below avg||48.9% below avg||47.3% below avg|
|Total Area||82,278.3 mi2||213,100 km2||52,658,076 acres||(15th out of 56)|
|Land Area||81,758.6 mi2||211,754 km2||52,325,472 acres||(99.4%)|
|Water Area||519.7 mi2||1,346 km2||332,603 acres||(0.6%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||35.5 (46th out of 56)||34.9 (46th out of 56)||32.9 (46th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||91.8% below avg||91.6% below avg||91.7% below avg|