Atchison, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Atchison Atchison County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2017 10,679 10,679 2,128,912
Population % Ch., 2007-2017 -2.1% -2.1% 7.47%
Median Age, 2016 29.3 29.3 37.4
Land Area (sq. mi.) 7.83 7.83 7,950
High School Grads, 2016 93% 93% 91.4%
College Grads, 2016 22.8% 22.8% 35%
Labor Force, 2017 N/A N/A 1,128,859
Unemployment Rate, 2017 N/A N/A 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. Also, because this community's population is under 25,000, labor force data is not available.
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

Contact Information

City of Atchison

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum