McPherson County is located in central Kansas. The County Seat is McPherson and the largest city is McPherson. The Official Web Site is located at http://mcphersoncountyks.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 29,241 and the 2010 census population was 29,180. The land area is 898.27 square miles and there are 32.5 persons per square mile.
95.5% of the population is White, 1.2% is Black or African American, 3.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 88.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 25.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $124,600, there are 11,540 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,462, the median household income is $54,167, and 8.2% of the persons in McPherson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,170. Retail sales (in $1000) were $382,204, and sales per capita were $13,167. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.2%.
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