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Palo Alto County Statistics

Facts

Land area563.8 square miles
Population Density16.7 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)9,185
Population change-2.5%
Under 5 years of age5.8%
Under 1821.9%
65 and over21.4%
Females50.2%
White97.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.9
Asian0.5%
Two or more races1%
Black or African American0.7%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school90%
Had a bachelor degree or higher16.5%
Veterans782

Households and Housing

Households3,948
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more88.8%
Median household income$44,663
The Per capita income$25,055
Live below the poverty line9.2%
Housing units4,599
Multi-unit structures12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$83,400
Residents owning their homes77.2%

Business Facts

Total number of firms937
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$65,829
Retail sales per capita$6,988
Manufacturers shipments$401,373
Merchant wholesaler sales$132,484
Source US Census Data