Rice County , Kansas

Rice County: County in Kansas, United States

Rice County locator map
Location of Rice County on Kansas map.

About

Rice County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,083 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 9,362 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lyons. The county was created 154 years ago in 1867.

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Rice County P5310409
Rice County P5310409 image

Geography

Rice County is located at 38°20'50"N 98°12'4"W (38.3471400, -98.2010300). It has 4 neighbors: Ellsworth County, McPherson County, Reno County and Stafford County.

Rice County map

The largest city of Rice County is Lyons with a population of 3,433. Other cities include, Crawford population 941, Little River population 470, Chase population 429 and Geneseo population 254. See all Rice County cities & populated places.

Rice County Quick Facts

Population : 9,362 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
Different from : Rice County
Area : 1886 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Samuel Allen Rice
Capital : Lyons
Establishment : February 02, 1867
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 12:36:26 (19th October 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.7% (2010-2020)

Rice County has 4 neighbours.

  • Lyons

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rice County decreased by 7.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,083 - census
2011 10,097 0.14% estimation process
2012 9,990 -1.07% estimation process
2013 9,978 -0.12% estimation process
2014 9,971 -0.07% estimation process
2015 9,925 -0.46% estimation process
2016 9,782 -1.46% estimation process
2017 9,563 -2.29% estimation process
2018 9,483 -0.84% estimation process
2019 9,537 0.57% estimation process
2020 9,362 -1.87% estimation process

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People born in Rice County (2)

People born in Rice County, including United States federal judge Joseph Wilson Morris, politician Roy Wilford Riegle, you can see a list of people who born in Rice County.

Other places with the same name (2)

Rice County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rice County.

City Name Population Title
Lyons 3,433 City in Kansas, United States
Crawford 941 Unincorporated community in Rice County, Kansas
Little River 470 City in Rice County, Kansas, United States of America
Chase 429 City in Kansas, USA
Geneseo 254 City in Kansas
Bushton 250 Human settlement in Rice County, Kansas, United States of America
Sterling 204 City in Kansas
Alden 139 City in Kansas, United States of America
Mitchell 118 Unincorporated community in Mitchell Township, Rice County, Kansas
Raymond 75 City in Kansas
Galt 67 Unincorporated community in Rice County, Kansas
Frederick 18 Village in in Rice County, Kansas, United States

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