Ottawa County is located in north-central Kansas. The County Seat is Minneapolis and the largest city is Minneapolis. The Official Web Site is located at http://ottawacounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,065 and the 2010 census population was 6,091. The land area is 720.73 square miles and there are 8.5 persons per square mile.
96.8% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 92.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 21% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $93,400, there are 2,408 households, an average of 2.47 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,614, the median household income is $58,396, and 9.5% of the persons in Ottawa County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 609. Retail sales (in $1000) were $19,295, and sales per capita were $3,232. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 35.6%.
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