Chase County is located in east-central Kansas. The County Seat is Cottonwood Falls and the largest city is Cottonwood Falls. The Official Web Site is located at http://chasecountychamber.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 2,692 and the 2010 census population was 2,790. The land area is 773.06 square miles and there are 3.6 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 1.3% is Black or African American, 3.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 90.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $81,100, there are 1,149 households, an average of 2.28 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,775, the median household income is $36,815, and 13.1% of the persons in Chase County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 329. Retail sales (in $1000) were $10,868, and sales per capita were $3,815.
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