Republic County is located in north-central Kansas. The County Seat is Belleville and the largest city is Belleville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.republiccounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,803 and the 2010 census population was 4,980. The land area is 717.37 square miles and there are 6.9 persons per square mile.
97.8% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 94.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $49,200, there are 2,274 households, an average of 2.12 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,531, the median household income is $39,572, and 12.5% of the persons in Republic County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 348. Retail sales (in $1000) were $43,742, and sales per capita were $8,902.
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