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County: Mason County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21161

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 154,323

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.7 Total Forest Acreage: 55,947

Total Housing Units: 8,105

Topography: Open Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Micropolitan adjacent to large metro

Metro Category: Nonmetro adjacent

Economic Type: Manufacturing

Policy Type: None

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 16,666 -6.2% -8.3% 2.1%

2000: 16,800 0.8% 0.2% 0.6%

2010: 17,490 4.1% 3.0% 1.1%

2013: 17,278 -1.3% -1.5% 0.2%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 14.7% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $44,676 0-to-19: 4,672 26.7%

Persons in Poverty: 20.0% 20-to-44: 5,241 30.0%

Children in Poverty 26.1% 45-to-64: 4,932 28.2%

Median Age: 40.3 65-plus: 2,645 15.1%

Percent Minority: 10.3%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 15,686 89.7% 3.3%

Black: 1,117 6.4% -8.2%

Hispanic: 248 1.4% 55.0%

Asian: 99 0.6% 59.9%

Native: 34 0.2% 34.6%

Other: 22 0.1%

Multi: 284 1.6%
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