Grant County is located in Southwest Wisconsin. The County Seat is Lancaster and the largest city is Platteville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.grantcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 51,829 and the 2010 census population was 51,208. The land area is 1,146.85 square miles and there are 44.7 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 1.2% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 89.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $124,800, there are 19,420 households, an average of 2.43 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,705, the median household income is $46,963, and 16.6% of the persons in Grant County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,207. Retail sales (in $1000) were $480,071, and sales per capita were $9,798. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.3%.
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