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Jefferson County, Kansas Facts

Facts
State Kansas
Land area 532.6 square miles
Population Density 35.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 18,813
Population change -1.6%
Under 5 years of age 5.1%
Under 18 23.4%
65 and over 16.9%
Females 49.1%
White 96.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.4
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 0.7%
Native American 1%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 21.3%
Veterans 1,694
Households and Housing
Households 7,421
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.1%
Median household income $56,875
The per capita income $26,280
Live below the poverty line. 7.7%
housing units 8,167
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $125,800
Residents owning their homes. 84.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,528
Women-owned firms 35.9%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $71,260
Retail sales per capita $3,880
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $9,597