Mitchell County is located in north-central Kansas. The County Seat is Beloit and the largest city is Beloit. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mcks.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,284 and the 2010 census population was 6,373. The land area is 701.79 square miles and there are 9.1 persons per square mile.
97.8% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 2.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 93.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $74,600, there are 2,804 households, an average of 2.14 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,911, the median household income is $46,667, and 9.7% of the persons in Mitchell County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 642. Retail sales (in $1000) were $98,777, and sales per capita were $15,654. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 15.9%.
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