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County: Nelson County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21179

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: Not Applicable Land Area (Acres): 270,520

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.1 Total Forest Acreage: 129,409

Total Housing Units: 18,075

Topography: Open Hills

Metro Status: Large metro area of 1+ million residents

Metro Category: Large metro fringe

Economic Type: Manufacturing

Policy Type: None

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 29,710 7.7% -0.4% 8.2%

2000: 37,477 26.1% 17.7% 8.4%

2010: 43,437 15.9% 9.3% 6.6%

2013: 44,540 2.1% 0.5% 1.6%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 14.9% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $53,881 0-to-19: 12,394 28.5%

Persons in Poverty: 12.0% 20-to-44: 13,854 31.9%

Children in Poverty 16.2% 45-to-64: 12,092 27.8%

Median Age: 37.7 65-plus: 5,097 11.7%

Percent Minority: 9.1%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 39,498 90.9% 14.2%

Black: 2,168 5.0% 5.2%

Hispanic: 888 2.0% 124.8%

Asian: 216 0.5% 14.4%

Native: 57 0.1% 32.7%

Other: 24 0.1%

Multi: 586 1.4%
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