Protection, Comanche County, Kansas

Protection: City in Comanche County, Kansas, United States

About

Protection is a city located in the county of Comanche in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 514 and a population density of 209 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 460 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Protection

Population : 460 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Comanche County
Postal code : 67127
Phone Area Codes : 620
Area : 2.46 km2
Altitude : 1,850 feet / 564 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:57:20 (18th August 2022)
Density : 187 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.74% (2010-2020)
Protection locator map
Location of Protection on Kansas map.
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Protection Kansas '1913'
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Geography

Protection is located at 37°12'5"N 99°29'2"W (37.2014100, -99.4840100).

Protection map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Protection decreased by 11.74% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 514 - census
2011 511 -0.59% estimation process
2012 519 1.54% estimation process
2013 522 0.57% estimation process
2014 527 0.95% estimation process
2015 497 -6.04% estimation process
2016 500 0.6% estimation process
2017 480 -4.17% estimation process
2018 473 -1.48% estimation process
2019 465 -1.72% estimation process
2020 460 -1.09% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 55,514
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 48,205
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 15.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 54,539
April 1, 2010 Population : 48,035
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.3%
People over 65 (%) : 14.6%
Female persons, % : 50.7%
White only, percent : 81.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 8.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.8%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 12.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 72.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,985
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 14.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.5%

Protection zip code is 67127. County name: Comanche, County fips: 20033

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $408,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,049
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $676
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,243
2015-2019 Households : 21,233
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 155,842
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 406,685
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 435,277
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,827,127
2012 total retail sales per capita : $36,708
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $79,809
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $40,350
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,613
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,872
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,790
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 809
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,306
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 464
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,493
2010 population per square mile : 4,066.7
2010 land area in square miles : 11.81

People born in Protection (1)

Olympic weightlifter Natalie Burgener was born in Protection

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Protection, KS

Code Name Address Type
DDG Dodge City Central Ave & Wyatt Earp St. RAIL

Post offices near Protection

Post Office Name City ZIP
Protection Post Office Protection (KS) 67127

Other cities in Comanche County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Comanche County , KS.

City Name Population Title
Coldwater 733 City in Kansas, United States of America
Wilmore 47 City in Comanche County, Kansas, United States