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County: Lewis County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21135

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 310,089

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 4.4 Total Forest Acreage: 231,639

Total Housing Units: 6,481

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Micropolitan adjacent to small metro

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: 13,029 -10.4% -14.5% 4.0%

2000: 14,092 8.2% 4.2% 4.0%

2010: 13,870 -1.6% -3.4% 1.8%

2013: 13,806 -0.3% -0.7% 0.4%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 10.1% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $33,525 0-to-19: 3,654 26.3%

Persons in Poverty: 25.1% 20-to-44: 4,181 30.1%

Children in Poverty 25.7% 45-to-64: 3,992 28.8%

Median Age: 40.3 65-plus: 2,043 14.7%

Percent Minority: 1.6%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 13,650 98.4% -1.8%

Black: 35 0.3% 20.7%

Hispanic: 78 0.6% 25.8%

Asian: 8 0.1% 100.0%

Native: 27 0.2% -10.0%

Other: 2 0.0%

Multi: 70 0.5%
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