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County: Lee County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21129

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 134,317

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 6.4%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 8,587

Percent Seasonal Housing: 2.6 Total Forest Acreage: 103,631

Total Housing Units: 3,436

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, Housing Stress

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 7,422 -4.3% -7.8% 3.5%

2000: 7,916 6.7% 6.4% 0.3%

2010: 7,887 -0.4% 2.2% -2.6%

2013: 7,260 -6.9% -5.2% -1.7%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 9.0% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $26,162 0-to-19: 1,712 21.7%

Persons in Poverty: 32.7% 20-to-44: 2,764 35.1%

Children in Poverty 39.1% 45-to-64: 2,368 30.0%

Median Age: 40.9 65-plus: 1,043 13.2%

Percent Minority: 4.1%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 7,564 95.9% 0.7%

Black: 185 2.4% -37.9%

Hispanic: 58 0.7% 100.0%

Asian: 11 0.1% 57.2%

Native: 20 0.3% -9.1%

Other: 1 0.0%

Multi: 48 0.6%
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