Coffey County is located in eastern Kansas. The County Seat is Burlington and the largest city is Burlington. The Official Web Site is located at http://coffeycountyks.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,433 and the 2010 census population was 8,601. The land area is 626.95 square miles and there are 13.7 persons per square mile.
96.3% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 92.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $98,200, there are 3,501 households, an average of 2.39 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,627, the median household income is $51,793, and 9.1% of the persons in Coffey County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 885. Retail sales (in $1000) were $102,988, and sales per capita were $12,228. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.5%.
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