Leavenworth County is located in northeast Kansas. The County Seat is Leavenworth and the largest city is Leavenworth. The Official Web Site is located at http://leavenworthcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 78,797 and the 2010 census population was 76,227. The land area is 462.83 square miles and there are 164.7 persons per square mile.
85.1% of the population is White, 9.8% is Black or African American, 6.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.3% is Asian, 0.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.8% is two or more races. 92.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 28.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $165,800, there are 26,358 households, an average of 2.69 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,017, the median household income is $63,435, and 10.7% of the persons in Leavenworth County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,202. Retail sales (in $1000) were $492,953, and sales per capita were $6,697. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.7%.
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