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County: Leslie County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21131

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 258,588

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 20.3%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 52,142

Percent Seasonal Housing: 2 Total Forest Acreage: 220,890

Total Housing Units: 5,278

Topography: Low Mountains

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Not adjacent to metro or micro with no town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Mining

Policy Type: Population Loss, Persistent Poverty, Low Employment, Low Education

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 13,642 -8.3% -17.3% 8.9%

2000: 12,401 -9.1% -13.4% 4.3%

2010: 11,310 -8.8% -9.5% 0.7%

2013: 11,019 -2.4% -1.9% -0.5%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 9.6% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $34,219 0-to-19: 2,709 24.0%

Persons in Poverty: 23.5% 20-to-44: 3,584 31.7%

Children in Poverty 16.5% 45-to-64: 3,414 30.2%

Median Age: 41.1 65-plus: 1,603 14.2%

Percent Minority: 1.4%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 11,152 98.6% -8.8%

Black: 22 0.2% 144.5%

Hispanic: 40 0.4% -48.1%

Asian: 15 0.1% -16.6%

Native: 12 0.1% 0.0%

Other: 4 0.0%

Multi: 65 0.6%
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