Morton County is located in southwest Kansas. The County Seat is Elkhart and the largest city is Elkhart. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mtcoks.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 3,110 and the 2010 census population was 3,233. The land area is 729.73 square miles and there are 4.4 persons per square mile.
93.5% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 21.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 2% is Asian, 1.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 85% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $82,100, there are 1,186 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,378, the median household income is $46,607, and 11.3% of the persons in Morton County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 240. Retail sales (in $1000) were $28,557, and sales per capita were $9,251. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 39.6%.
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