Jackson County is located in northeast Kansas. The County Seat is Holton and the largest city is Holton. The Official Web Site is located at http://ks-jackson.manatron.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 13,539 and the 2010 census population was 13,462. The land area is 656.22 square miles and there are 20.5 persons per square mile.
87.2% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 4.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 8.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.2% is two or more races. 94.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $118,200, there are 5,273 households, an average of 2.51 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,117, the median household income is $54,546, and 9.4% of the persons in Jackson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,112. Retail sales (in $1000) were $91,112, and sales per capita were $6,822.
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