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County: Mercer County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21167

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 160,599

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 4 Total Forest Acreage: 52,873

Total Housing Units: 9,941

Topography: Open Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to small metro with town

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: 19,148 0.7% -2.2% 2.9%

2000: 20,817 8.7% 5.7% 3.0%

2010: 21,331 2.5% 1.2% 1.3%

2013: 21,349 0.1% -0.4% 0.5%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 16.7% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $52,583 0-to-19: 5,515 25.9%

Persons in Poverty: 12.1% 20-to-44: 6,108 28.6%

Children in Poverty 15.2% 45-to-64: 6,313 29.6%

Median Age: 41.7 65-plus: 3,395 15.9%

Percent Minority: 8.1%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 19,614 92.0% 0.9%

Black: 751 3.5% -2.4%

Hispanic: 490 2.3% 84.9%

Asian: 76 0.4% -21.6%

Native: 39 0.2% -3.9%

Other: 17 0.1%

Multi: 344 1.6%
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