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County: Elliott County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21063

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 149,754

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 4.1 Total Forest Acreage: 117,664

Total Housing Units: 3,371

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Not adjacent to metro or 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: 6,455 -6.6% -9.3% 2.8%

2000: 6,748 4.5% 3.7% 0.8%

2010: 7,852 16.4% 17.0% -0.7%

2013: 7,637 -3.2% -2.4% -0.8%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 8.4% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $34,329 0-to-19: 1,767 22.5%

Persons in Poverty: 33.3% 20-to-44: 2,716 34.6%

Children in Poverty 52.5% 45-to-64: 2,235 28.5%

Median Age: 39.9 65-plus: 1,134 14.4%

Percent Minority: 4.8%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 7,473 95.2% 12.3%

Black: 262 3.3% 13003.4%

Hispanic: 62 0.8% 55.0%

Asian: 4 0.1%

Native: 16 0.2% 283.3%

Other: 2 0.0%

Multi: 33 0.4%
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