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County: Jackson County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21109

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 221,664

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 26.5%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 58,601

Percent Seasonal Housing: 3.3 Total Forest Acreage: 157,265

Total Housing Units: 6,523

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to micro with no town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Manufacturing

Policy Type: Persistent Poverty, Low Employment, Low Education, Housing Stress

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 11,955 -0.3% -5.1% 4.7%

2000: 13,495 12.9% 9.7% 3.2%

2010: 13,494 0.0% -1.8% 1.8%

2013: 13,427 -0.5% -0.5% 0.0%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 9.1% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $31,828 0-to-19: 3,534 26.2%

Persons in Poverty: 29.4% 20-to-44: 4,282 31.7%

Children in Poverty 37.7% 45-to-64: 3,816 28.3%

Median Age: 39.5 65-plus: 1,862 13.8%

Percent Minority: 1.5%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 13,298 98.6% -0.2%

Black: 13 0.1% 85.7%

Hispanic: 84 0.6% 16.7%

Asian: 11 0.1% 450.1%

Native: 17 0.1% -19.0%

Other: 2 0.0%

Multi: 69 0.5%
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