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County: Perry County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21193

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 218,981

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 1.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 2,151

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.3 Total Forest Acreage: 154,520

Total Housing Units: 12,791

Topography: Low Mountains

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Not adjacent to metro or micro with town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Mining

Policy Type: Population Loss, Persistent Poverty, Low Employment, Low Education

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 30,283 -10.3% -17.5% 7.2%

2000: 29,390 -2.9% -8.8% 5.8%

2010: 28,712 -2.3% -4.2% 1.9%

2013: 28,010 -2.4% -2.2% -0.2%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 12.0% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $39,284 0-to-19: 6,994 24.4%

Persons in Poverty: 27.2% 20-to-44: 9,385 32.7%

Children in Poverty 39.7% 45-to-64: 8,488 29.6%

Median Age: 40.2 65-plus: 3,845 13.4%

Percent Minority: 3.8%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 27,622 96.2% -3.0%

Black: 432 1.5% -10.0%

Hispanic: 185 0.6% 20.1%

Asian: 148 0.5% 2.8%

Native: 40 0.1% 144.4%

Other: 10 0.0%

Multi: 275 1.0%
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