Woodson County is located in southeast Kansas. The County Seat is Yates Center and the largest city is Yates Center. The Official Web Site is located at http://woodsoncounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 3,157 and the 2010 census population was 3,309. The land area is 497.82 square miles and there are 6.6 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 1.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 90.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $50,900, there are 1,517 households, an average of 2.12 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,774, the median household income is $33,839, and 19.6% of the persons in Woodson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 259. Retail sales (in $1000) were $17,184, and sales per capita were $5,223.
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