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County: Bell County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21013

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 230,899

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 0.8 Total Forest Acreage: 183,179

Total Housing Units: 13,154

Topography: Low Mountains

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Micropolitan not adjacent to a metro area

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Nonspecialized

Policy Type: Population Loss, Persistent Poverty, Low Employment, Low Education

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 31,506 -8.2% -12.7% 4.5%

2000: 30,060 -4.6% -6.7% 2.1%

2010: 28,691 -4.6% -4.5% -0.1%

2013: 27,885 -2.9% -2.8% -0.1%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 11.4% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $31,209 0-to-19: 7,020 24.5%

Persons in Poverty: 32.8% 20-to-44: 8,902 31.0%

Children in Poverty 40.1% 45-to-64: 8,261 28.8%

Median Age: 41.0 65-plus: 4,508 15.7%

Percent Minority: 4.9%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 27,297 95.1% -5.0%

Black: 633 2.2% -13.6%

Hispanic: 198 0.7% 2.1%

Asian: 77 0.3% -23.7%

Native: 51 0.2% -21.7%

Other: 13 0.0%

Multi: 422 1.5%
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