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County: Monroe County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21171

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 211,731

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.7 Total Forest Acreage: 114,929

Total Housing Units: 5,204

Topography: Open high Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to micro with town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Manufacturing

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: 11,401 -7.7% -8.8% 1.1%

2000: 11,756 3.1% 2.7% 0.4%

2010: 10,963 -6.8% -6.7% -0.1%

2013: 10,681 -2.7% -1.6% -1.1%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 11.8% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $36,963 0-to-19: 2,821 25.7%

Persons in Poverty: 27.5% 20-to-44: 3,098 28.3%

Children in Poverty 39.1% 45-to-64: 3,164 28.9%

Median Age: 42.1 65-plus: 1,880 17.2%

Percent Minority: 5.9%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 10,314 94.1% -7.8%

Black: 231 2.1% -28.2%

Hispanic: 289 2.6% 70.0%

Asian: 8 0.1% 700.2%

Native: 12 0.1% -20.0%

Other: 2 0.0%

Multi: 107 1.0%
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