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County: Knox County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21121

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 248,115

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 74

Percent Seasonal Housing: 0.9 Total Forest Acreage: 180,552

Total Housing Units: 14,485

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to micro with town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Nonspecialized

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: 29,676 -1.9% -7.2% 5.3%

2000: 31,795 7.1% 2.1% 5.1%

2010: 31,883 0.3% -3.7% 3.9%

2013: 31,790 -0.2% -0.1% -0.1%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 8.5% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $30,584 0-to-19: 8,833 27.7%

Persons in Poverty: 36.8% 20-to-44: 9,927 31.1%

Children in Poverty 49.2% 45-to-64: 8,473 26.6%

Median Age: 38.5 65-plus: 4,650 14.6%

Percent Minority: 3.4%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 30,805 96.6% -0.6%

Black: 344 1.1% 28.4%

Hispanic: 270 0.9% 50.0%

Asian: 67 0.2% 34.1%

Native: 71 0.2% -7.5%

Other: 14 0.0%

Multi: 312 1.0%
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