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County: Morgan County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21175

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 244,043

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 5.4%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 13,089

Percent Seasonal Housing: 4.5 Total Forest Acreage: 190,098

Total Housing Units: 5,830

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to micro with town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Federal/State Government

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: 11,648 -3.8% -8.0% 4.3%

2000: 13,948 19.7% 16.8% 2.9%

2010: 13,923 -0.2% -2.0% 1.9%

2013: 13,380 -2.7% -2.5% -0.2%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 11.1% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $39,750 0-to-19: 3,140 22.6%

Persons in Poverty: 22.9% 20-to-44: 5,118 36.8%

Children in Poverty 34.5% 45-to-64: 3,855 27.7%

Median Age: 38.6 65-plus: 1,810 13.0%

Percent Minority: 6.3%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 13,048 93.7% -0.7%

Black: 598 4.3% -1.6%

Hispanic: 108 0.8% 27.1%

Asian: 42 0.3% 91.0%

Native: 31 0.2% 52.4%

Other: 3 0.0%

Multi: 93 0.7%
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