Kansas Ancestry and Population Demographic Data

On this page, you'll find details on the largest ethnic ancestries in Kansas, with links to ancestry pages to research more data.

Below, we'll show you the full list of different ancestries reported in Kansas for the past 6 years. These start from the latest figures from the Census Bureau for , back to -5.

To make the surfacing of this data easier, we've listed it in descending order based on the most recent year of data available, which means that past years may not be in the correct descending order.

All ancestry labels below are the grouping terms used by the U.S. Census Bureau and are not labels that Name Census has provided.

Kansas Ancestry Data

Ancestry 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
White 2,464,566 2,468,923 2,465,518 2,460,619 2,455,935 2,416,165
German 351,704 338,322 323,694 306,683 288,848 280,239
Hispanic or Latino 323,218 327,739 334,860 340,616 345,680 351,602
Mexican 271,112 273,150 275,293 278,213 281,161 285,350
American 204,230 189,647 175,955 169,354 161,357 150,015
African American 168,402 167,706 168,470 169,801 170,291 165,837
English 99,624 97,353 93,166 90,990 93,578 106,220
Irish 90,781 88,181 84,704 80,862 78,101 78,363
Asian 75,653 77,605 80,738 83,531 85,794 87,093
Some Other Race 63,183 62,283 65,253 67,588 71,683 78,857
European 37,696 40,964 43,599 48,630 54,399 53,632
Italian 21,369 20,926 20,481 19,542 18,583 17,882
Swedish 20,434 19,476 18,105 17,160 15,630 14,761
Subsaharan African 19,926 19,962 20,621 19,943 19,364 16,692
American Indian 18,899 19,087 18,948 19,871 19,307 18,190
Scottish 18,537 18,711 18,314 17,734 15,917 15,140
French 15,513 14,959 14,070 12,618 11,599 10,714
Asian Indian 14,992 15,714 17,574 19,915 19,943 19,546
Scotch-Irish 13,387 13,037 13,560 12,629 11,717 10,581
African 12,772 13,849 13,437 12,099 11,991 8,954
Chinese 12,295 12,306 12,512 12,408 13,113 13,751
Dutch 12,202 11,716 10,869 10,275 9,436 8,619
Polish 11,851 11,659 11,003 10,117 9,686 9,110
Norwegian 10,546 9,813 9,657 9,552 9,043 8,698
Puerto Rican 10,502 11,005 11,572 12,212 12,518 12,694
Czech 7,328 6,917 6,657 6,202 5,873 5,846
Total Arab 6,700 5,960 6,118 6,318 6,264 6,881
Salvadoran 6,371 6,206 7,270 7,133 7,375 7,466
Guatemalan 5,957 6,054 7,666 8,767 9,832 9,333
Filipino 5,709 5,408 5,809 5,626 5,751 5,440
British 5,464 5,503 5,929 6,371 7,293 6,652
Welsh 5,265 5,216 4,888 4,710 4,811 4,436
Russian 5,172 4,511 3,958 3,759 3,692 3,641
All other Hispanic or Latino 5,016 5,192 6,274 7,070 6,898 7,808
Korean 4,727 5,665 5,581 5,522 5,459 5,835
Laotian 4,262 4,705 4,756 4,741 5,014 5,121
French Canadian 4,068 4,295 4,598 4,226 4,137 3,679
Honduran 3,737 4,626 4,769 4,772 5,385 4,611
Cuban 3,712 4,201 4,482 4,374 4,255 4,517
Danish 3,679 3,719 3,456 3,562 3,329 3,473
Spaniard 3,639 4,168 4,322 4,541 4,332 4,791
Swiss 3,492 3,262 3,061 3,098 3,027 2,629
Colombian 2,458 2,395 2,346 2,352 2,581 1,973
Burmese 2,413 2,396 2,162 2,517 3,112 3,320
Croatian 2,395 2,273 2,170 2,202 1,916 1,555
Scandinavian 2,268 2,170 2,313 2,812 2,898 2,980
Japanese 2,131 2,035 2,124 1,923 2,421 2,209
Northern European 1,961 1,935 1,877 2,300 2,843 3,290
Greek 1,902 1,626 1,565 1,286 1,167 1,353
Kenyan 1,834 1,504 1,804 1,727 1,725 1,635
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 1,796 1,874 1,923 2,143 2,382 2,344
Austrian 1,779 1,721 1,603 1,488 1,384 1,298
Other Arab 1,725 1,383 1,031 1,281 1,397 1,661
Belgian 1,700 1,486 1,296 1,260 1,242 1,427
Spanish 1,672 1,702 1,595 1,823 2,147 2,604
Two or more Asian 1,658 1,858 1,963 2,164 1,862 2,504
Iranian 1,601 1,295 1,164 1,327 1,274 1,269
Hmong 1,575 1,629 1,865 1,919 2,099 2,253
West Indian (except Hispanic groups) 1,558 2,051 2,158 2,460 2,335 2,665
Peruvian 1,551 1,626 1,662 1,478 1,611 1,861
Lebanese 1,539 1,333 1,349 1,157 1,176 1,392
Nigerian 1,525 1,172 1,179 1,240 1,018 1,172
Hungarian 1,501 1,260 1,226 1,151 1,013 1,164
Ecuadorian 1,456 1,371 1,276 1,346 1,048 777
Czechoslovakian 1,441 1,534 1,496 1,384 1,419 1,393
Pakistani 1,422 1,586 1,958 1,758 2,069 2,158
Pennsylvania German 1,411 1,429 1,537 1,566 1,495 1,489
Cambodian 1,405 1,682 1,547 1,523 1,919 1,137
Thai 1,376 1,671 2,165 1,975 2,137 2,357
Somali 1,309 1,047 1,336 1,344 912 523
Taiwanese 1,302 909 613 505 629 448
Eastern European 1,260 1,679 1,810 2,496 2,855 3,316
Ukrainian 1,209 1,223 1,495 1,688 1,910 1,737
Ethiopian 1,124 1,178 1,418 1,695 1,901 1,756
Canadian 1,041 1,129 1,214 1,380 1,267 1,303
Portuguese 1,006 1,003 920 724 499 529
Arab 989 849 1,040 960 796 681
Panamanian 968 853 736 738 626 613
Bangladeshi 924 958 969 756 396 693
Dominican 915 938 1,102 1,304 1,161 1,255
German Russian 877 928 1,058 936 1,002 1,111
Nepalese 876 1,406 1,497 1,670 1,745 1,884
Other Asian, not specified 857 868 874 1,489 1,403 1,894
Jamaican 765 1,064 997 887 857 1,017
Nicaraguan 751 761 1,091 1,050 865 999
Romanian 747 710 854 716 909 799
Egyptian 715 825 862 791 878 767
Iraqi 657 697 737 672 473 876
Chilean 656 535 396 366 159 246
Turkish 650 527 463 396 419 294
Lithuanian 625 718 739 762 707 641
Costa Rican 612 575 424 430 415 334
Other Subsaharan African 541 394 294 520 418 916
Paraguayan 524 467 466 379 384 461
Brazilian 514 852 1,240 1,237 1,506 1,243
Venezuelan 501 638 775 922 1,324 1,402
Sri Lankan 477 418 448 326 315 225
Bolivian 473 474 320 268 368 476
Slovene 449 417 491 447 439 401
Slovak 444 465 475 420 419 360
Alaska Native tribes 428 351 314 126 146 111
Yugoslavian 412 489 493 486 511 493
Argentinean 388 486 638 727 772 1,369
Finnish 371 540 448 447 493 632
Indonesian 350 360 277 303 243 223
Bulgarian 347 280 223 202 248 218
Australian 316 325 232 236 184 149
Slavic 294 267 352 301 281 407
Moroccan 293 234 223 275 210 152
South African 290 281 266 173 233 175
Syrian 275 250 302 274 325 223
Jordanian 272 154 242 573 666 798
Serbian 268 223 182 185 161 134
Afghan 263 373 363 440 380 410
Luxembourger 242 217 246 252 169 121
Palestinian 235 235 332 335 343 331
Haitian 223 432 495 649 612 907
Celtic 212 253 241 257 349 275
Armenian 206 165 177 301 278 286
West Indian 181 168 199 470 467 451
Bhutanese 166 157 125 419 343 225
Malaysian 160 195 196 355 347 230
Albanian 155 129 149 113 99 97
Spanish American 139 109 91 44 51 212
Guyanese 137 78 45 41 19 59
Ghanaian 136 168 430 634 452 578
Sierra Leonean 126 9 10 11 0 0
Latvian 117 97 92 97 120 105
Dutch West Indian 103 76 57 43 24 2
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 100 119 142 92 94 96
Sudanese 94 138 145 218 409 309
Macedonian 88 79 81 73 94 57
Mongolian 87 77 128 61 90 205
Liberian 87 34 43 37 43 42
Cajun 85 96 153 161 186 199
Israeli 66 51 44 41 49 28
Other South American 60 49 97 136 138 147
Cape Verdean 57 37 32 15 13 22
British West Indian 57 66 132 147 132 95
Icelander 50 48 19 36 55 49
United States Virgin Islander 46 25 30 40 36 7
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 44 49 58 14 19 23
Uruguayan 39 96 139 116 216 260
New Zealander 34 32 25 9 18 20
Belizean 34 37 47 39 40 28
Senegalese 31 35 32 62 43 381
Bahamian 31 30 10 13 20 11
Alsatian 26 16 48 58 47 41
Maltese 18 31 22 22 16 17
Cypriot 12 13 12 35 23 19
Barbadian 12 26 49 80 53 51
Okinawan 11 18 18 17 12 12
Other Asian, specified 11 12 41 54 63 135
Basque 10 9 7 47 52 92
Carpatho Rusyn 10 8 0 0 0 0
Other Central American 9 62 58 55 58 43
Bermudan 6 8 0 0 0 0
Estonian 5 25 22 25 27 34

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates, from the United States Census Bureau. The latest year for the ACS is currently .

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