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County: Pike County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21195

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 504,147

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 116

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.1 Total Forest Acreage: 382,361

Total Housing Units: 30,304

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, Low Employment, Low Education

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 72,583 -10.5% -16.3% 5.7%

2000: 68,736 -5.3% -8.6% 3.3%

2010: 65,024 -5.4% -4.9% -0.5%

2013: 63,380 -2.5% -2.0% -0.4%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 12.1% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $40,919 0-to-19: 15,949 24.5%

Persons in Poverty: 22.4% 20-to-44: 20,839 32.1%

Children in Poverty 27.6% 45-to-64: 19,314 29.7%

Median Age: 40.3 65-plus: 8,922 13.7%

Percent Minority: 2.5%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 63,431 97.6% -5.7%

Black: 348 0.5% 11.2%

Hispanic: 446 0.7% -0.9%

Asian: 291 0.5% 2.5%

Native: 67 0.1% -2.6%

Other: 22 0.0%

Multi: 419 0.6%
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