Ford County is located in south-central Kansas. The County Seat is Dodge City and the largest city is Dodge City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.fordcounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 34,795 and the 2010 census population was 33,848. The land area is 1,098.27 square miles and there are 30.8 persons per square mile.
91.6% of the population is White, 3.1% is Black or African American, 52% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.7% is Asian, 1.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 69.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,800, there are 11,103 households, an average of 3.02 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,994, the median household income is $51,178, and 15.5% of the persons in Ford County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,235. Retail sales (in $1000) were $395,737, and sales per capita were $12,121. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.3%.
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