Johnson County is located in northeast Kansas. The County Seat is Olathe and the largest city is Overland Park. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.jocogov.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 574,272 and the 2010 census population was 544,179. The land area is 473.38 square miles and there are 1149.6 persons per square mile.
87.8% of the population is White, 4.9% is Black or African American, 7.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 4.6% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 95.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 51.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $210,900, there are 216,304 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $38,827, the median household income is $74,717, and 6.5% of the persons in Johnson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 57,046. Retail sales (in $1000) were $9,255,321, and sales per capita were $17,598. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.1%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.3%.
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