Geary County is located in northeast Kansas. The County Seat is Junction City and the largest city is Junction City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.geary.kansasgov.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 36,713 and the 2010 census population was 34,362. The land area is 384.62 square miles and there are 89.3 persons per square mile.
69.9% of the population is White, 18.7% is Black or African American, 14.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.7% is Asian, 1.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.8% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 5.7% is two or more races. 91% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $136,500, there are 12,532 households, an average of 2.78 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,408, the median household income is $46,908, and 12.1% of the persons in Geary County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,524. Retail sales (in $1000) were $295,149, and sales per capita were $9,992. The percentage of black-owned firms is 16.7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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