Wyandotte County is located in northeast Kansas. The County Seat is Kansas City and the largest city is Kansas City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.wycokck.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 161,636 and the 2010 census population was 157,505. The land area is 151.60 square miles and there are 1039 persons per square mile.
66.9% of the population is White, 25.1% is Black or African American, 27.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.4% is Asian, 1.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.1% is two or more races. 78.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $93,800, there are 57,291 households, an average of 2.74 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,957, the median household income is $39,402, and 23.9% of the persons in Wyandotte County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,571. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,710,043, and sales per capita were $11,154. The percentage of black-owned firms is 14.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.1%.
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