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County: Lyon County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21143

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: Yes Land Area (Acres): 138,082

Retirement County: Yes Percent Land in NF: 33.4%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 45,692

Percent Seasonal Housing: 23.7 Total Forest Acreage: 95,207

Total Housing Units: 4,791

Topography: Open Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to small metro no town

Metro Category: Nonmetro adjacent

Economic Type: Federal/State Government

Policy Type: Low Education

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 6,624 2.1% 6.3% -4.2%

2000: 8,080 22.0% 26.0% -4.0%

2010: 8,314 2.9% 8.6% -5.7%

2013: 8,451 1.6% 3.4% -1.8%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 11.0% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $45,920 0-to-19: 1,426 17.2%

Persons in Poverty: 15.7% 20-to-44: 2,362 28.4%

Children in Poverty 34.3% 45-to-64: 2,784 33.5%

Median Age: 47.9 65-plus: 1,742 21.0%

Percent Minority: 7.7%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 7,672 92.3% 3.7%

Black: 437 5.3% -19.4%

Hispanic: 77 0.9% 30.5%

Asian: 24 0.3% 71.6%

Native: 13 0.2% -41.7%

Other: 9 0.1%

Multi: 82 1.0%
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