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County: Lawrence County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21127

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 268,069

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 4 Total Forest Acreage: 218,330

Total Housing Units: 7,286

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to small metro no 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: 13,998 -0.9% -4.6% 3.7%

2000: 15,569 11.2% 9.9% 1.4%

2010: 15,860 1.9% -0.2% 2.0%

2013: 15,856 -0.2% -0.3% 0.1%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

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

Median Family Income: $31,358 0-to-19: 4,122 26.0%

Persons in Poverty: 30.3% 20-to-44: 4,831 30.5%

Children in Poverty 46.4% 45-to-64: 4,662 29.4%

Median Age: 40.1 65-plus: 2,245 14.2%

Percent Minority: 1.8%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 15,582 98.3% 1.4%

Black: 32 0.2% 128.6%

Hispanic: 77 0.5% 20.3%

Asian: 26 0.2% 136.4%

Native: 18 0.1% -57.8%

Other: 2 0.0%

Multi: 123 0.8%
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