Grant County is located in southwest Kansas. The County Seat is Ulysses and the largest city is Ulysses. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.grantcoks.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,816 and the 2010 census population was 7,829. The land area is 574.80 square miles and there are 13.6 persons per square mile.
95% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 46.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 2.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 76% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $90,900, there are 2,793 households, an average of 2.79 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,370, the median household income is $53,213, and 13% of the persons in Grant County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 617. Retail sales (in $1000) were $66,963, and sales per capita were $8,998. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 33.1%.
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