Sumner County is located in south-central Kansas. The County Seat is Wellington and the largest city is Wellington. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.sumner.ks.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 23,528 and the 2010 census population was 24,132. The land area is 1,181.94 square miles and there are 20.4 persons per square mile.
94.8% of the population is White, 1.3% is Black or African American, 5.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 1.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 90.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $85,500, there are 9,110 households, an average of 2.58 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,972, the median household income is $47,894, and 13.4% of the persons in Sumner County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,257. Retail sales (in $1000) were $131,407, and sales per capita were $5,531. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19%.
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