Pottawatomie County is located in northeast Kansas. The County Seat is Westmoreland and the largest city is Wamego. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.pottcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 22,897 and the 2010 census population was 21,604. The land area is 841.02 square miles and there are 25.7 persons per square mile.
94.3% of the population is White, 1.3% is Black or African American, 5.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 0.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 94.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 29.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $153,700, there are 7,974 households, an average of 2.72 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,892, the median household income is $56,854, and 9% of the persons in Pottawatomie County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,463. Retail sales (in $1000) were $283,927, and sales per capita were $14,582.
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