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County: Nicholas County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21181

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 125,838

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.4 Total Forest Acreage: 57,047

Total Housing Units: 3,261

Topography: Open Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to small metro no town

Metro Category: Nonmetro adjacent

Economic Type: Manufacturing

Policy Type: Low Education

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 6,725 -6.0% -8.7% 2.6%

2000: 6,813 1.3% 0.0% 1.3%

2010: 7,135 4.7% 5.2% -0.5%

2013: 7,039 -1.2% -0.6% -0.6%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 7.3% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $41,711 0-to-19: 1,882 26.4%

Persons in Poverty: 25.7% 20-to-44: 2,160 30.3%

Children in Poverty 39.2% 45-to-64: 1,983 27.8%

Median Age: 40.5 65-plus: 1,110 15.6%

Percent Minority: 3.0%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 6,922 97.0% 3.7%

Black: 41 0.6% -31.6%

Hispanic: 98 1.4% 164.9%

Asian: 16 0.2% 128.7%

Native: 7 0.1% -58.8%

Other: 4 0.1%

Multi: 47 0.7%
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