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County: Casey County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21045

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 285,207

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 3.2 Total Forest Acreage: 184,822

Total Housing Units: 7,487

Topography: Open Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to micro with no town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Nonspecialized

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: 14,211 -4.1% -7.6% 3.5%

2000: 15,447 8.7% 6.2% 2.5%

2010: 15,955 3.3% 2.8% 0.5%

2013: 16,067 0.6% 0.9% -0.3%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 9.0% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $35,430 0-to-19: 4,099 25.7%

Persons in Poverty: 27.7% 20-to-44: 4,789 30.0%

Children in Poverty 39.8% 45-to-64: 4,494 28.2%

Median Age: 40.6 65-plus: 2,573 16.1%

Percent Minority: 3.9%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 15,326 96.1% 1.6%

Black: 80 0.5% 56.9%

Hispanic: 378 2.4% 90.9%

Asian: 27 0.2% 170.0%

Native: 27 0.2% -25.0%

Other: 2 0.0%

Multi: 115 0.7%
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