Dickinson County is located in central Kansas. The County Seat is Abilene and the largest city is Abilene. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.dkcoks.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 19,394 and the 2010 census population was 19,754. The land area is 847.07 square miles and there are 23.3 persons per square mile.
95.5% of the population is White, 1.1% is Black or African American, 4.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 90.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $106,700, there are 7,845 households, an average of 2.47 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,895, the median household income is $48,890, and 10.9% of the persons in Dickinson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,967. Retail sales (in $1000) were $191,407, and sales per capita were $10,143. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.7%.
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