Stevens County is located in southwest Kansas. The County Seat is Hugoton and the largest city is Hugoton. The Official Web Site is located at http://stevenscoks.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,801 and the 2010 census population was 5,724. The land area is 727.29 square miles and there are 7.9 persons per square mile.
96% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 33.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 1.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 80.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $86,200, there are 1,936 households, an average of 2.91 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,950, the median household income is $54,494, and 15.1% of the persons in Stevens County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 529. Retail sales (in $1000) were $40,304, and sales per capita were $7,989. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 17.2%.
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