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The 2000 Census showed that Chase County had a population of 3,030 people. This represented 0.11% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 93rd most populous county (out of 105 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Chase had a population of 2,798 people. This is a decrease of 7.66% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20102,790-7.92%-0.29% since 2009
20092,798-7.66%-0.82% since 2008
20082,821-6.9%-0.98% since 2007
20072,849-5.97%-3.75% since 2006
20062,960-2.31%-0.47% since 2005
20052,974-1.85%-1.06% since 2004
20043,006-0.79%+1.83% since 2003
20032,952-2.57%-2.25% since 2002
20023,020-0.33%+1.44% since 2001
20012,977-1.75%-1.75% since 2000
20003,030The Last Census

Chase County had 1,529 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Chase County has a total area<3> of 778 square miles [2,015 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (2.12 square miles [5.5 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Chase County had a population density of 3.91 people per square mile [1.51 people/km²], making it the state's 96th most densely populated county (out of 105 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Chase County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Chase and the state of Kansas.

Click here for the Chase County QuickFact (QF-20017).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Chase County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Chase County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
ButlerQF-20015   SW64,08459,4827.74%
GreenwoodQF-20073   SE6,6667,673-13.12%
LyonQF-20111   E33,60135,935-6.5%
MarionQF-20115   W11,98213,361-10.32%
MorrisQF-20127   N5,9946,104-1.8%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Chase. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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