Nemeha County is located in northeast Kansas. The County Seat is Seneca and the largest city is Sabetha. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.nemaha.kansasgov.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,148 and the 2010 census population was 10,178. The land area is 717.43 square miles and there are 14.2 persons per square mile.
96.9% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 90% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $95,200, there are 4,117 households, an average of 2.36 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,550, the median household income is $47,122, and 11.5% of the persons in Nemeha County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 828. Retail sales (in $1000) were $106,838, and sales per capita were $10,528. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 14.6%.
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