Gray County (Kansas)

Gray County is a county located in the state of Kansas in the United States. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Cimarron.


The County is located in the central southwestern Kansas, is located in the south about 55 miles from Oklahoma and has an area of ​​2252 square kilometers, of which 1 square kilometers of water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Finney County, Hodgeman County, Ford County, Meade County and Haskell County.


Gray County was formed on 13 March 1881. It was named after Alfred Gray, an American politician and later agriculture ministers.

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000 2010

According to the census in 2000, lived in Gray County 5904 people in 2045 households and 1556 families in Gray County. The population density was 3 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 92.31 percent White, 0.19 percent African American, 0.46 percent Native American, 0.10 percent Asian, 0.07 percent of residents from the Pacific Islander and 5.42 percent from other races groups; 1.46 percent were descended from two or more races. 9.81 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 2045 households out of which 42.0 percent of children under 18 who lived with them. 67.7 percent were married couples living together, 5.6 percent were single mothers and 23.9 percent were non-families. 21.2 percent of all households were single-person households and 9.4 percent living alone who is 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.31 persons.

31.6 percent of the population were under 18 years old. 8.3 percent 18 to 24 years 27.3 percent between 25 and 44, 20.2 percent between 45 and 64 years, and 12.7 percent were 65 years of age or older. The average age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 100.1 males. For every 100 adult women 18 years and older 96.2 males.

The median income for a household was $ 40,000, and the median income for a family was $ 45,299. Males have a median income of $ 31,519, women $ 21,563. The per capita income was $ 18,632. 6.5 percent of families and 9.1 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Worth seeing

Worth seeing is the site of the Florida Power and Light that you have created along the U.S. Highway 56, in the northeast of Montezuma, 170 Windernergieanlagen, each about 60 m high with three Rotortblättern, each approximately 24 m long. Also worth seeing is the U.S. Highway 50, in the County of the original Santa Fe Trail follows here.

Places in County

  • Charleston
  • Cimarron
  • Copeland
  • Ensign
  • Haggard
  • Ingalls
  • Montezuma
  • Wettick


  • Cimarron Township
  • Copeland Township
  • East Hess Township
  • Foote Township
  • Ingalls Township
  • Logan Township
  • Montezuma Township