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County: Breathitt County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21025

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 316,947

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.9 Total Forest Acreage: 259,636

Total Housing Units: 6,231

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Not adjacent to metro or micro with no town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Federal/State Government

Policy Type: Persistent Poverty, Low Employment, Low Education

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 15,703 -7.7% -12.7% 5.1%

2000: 16,100 2.5% -0.8% 3.3%

2010: 13,878 -13.8% -13.7% -0.1%

2013: 13,545 -2.3% -1.8% -0.5%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 9.2% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $29,625 0-to-19: 3,602 26.0%

Persons in Poverty: 31.1% 20-to-44: 4,307 31.0%

Children in Poverty 39.2% 45-to-64: 4,103 29.6%

Median Age: 40.0 65-plus: 1,866 13.5%

Percent Minority: 2.2%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 13,575 97.8% -14.0%

Black: 43 0.3% -30.6%

Hispanic: 89 0.6% -16.0%

Asian: 67 0.5% 42.6%

Native: 24 0.2% 100.0%

Other: 9 0.1%

Multi: 71 0.5%
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