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County: Estill County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21065

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 162,571

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 3.5%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 5,598

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.8 Total Forest Acreage: 109,910

Total Housing Units: 6,865

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to small metro with town

Metro Category: Nonmetro 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: 14,614 0.8% -3.4% 4.2%

2000: 15,307 4.7% 2.7% 2.0%

2010: 14,672 -4.2% -5.5% 1.3%

2013: 14,488 -1.4% -1.1% -0.4%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 6.7% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $37,713 0-to-19: 3,688 25.1%

Persons in Poverty: 27.9% 20-to-44: 4,447 30.3%

Children in Poverty 35.2% 45-to-64: 4,290 29.2%

Median Age: 41.3 65-plus: 2,247 15.3%

Percent Minority: 1.8%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 14,407 98.2% -4.6%

Black: 28 0.2% 64.8%

Hispanic: 101 0.7% 24.7%

Asian: 14 0.1% 180.1%

Native: 30 0.2% -14.3%

Other: 7 0.0%

Multi: 85 0.6%
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