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County: Powell County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21197

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 115,294

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 13.9%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 15,972

Percent Seasonal Housing: 2.3 Total Forest Acreage: 81,700

Total Housing Units: 5,598

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to small metro with town

Metro Category: Nonmetro adjacent

Economic Type: Manufacturing

Policy Type: Persistent Poverty, Low Employment, Low Education, Housing Stress

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 11,686 5.3% -2.9% 8.2%

2000: 13,237 13.3% 7.1% 6.2%

2010: 12,613 -4.7% -8.2% 3.5%

2013: 12,494 -1.4% -1.6% 0.2%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 11.4% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $39,019 0-to-19: 3,420 27.1%

Persons in Poverty: 25.5% 20-to-44: 4,002 31.7%

Children in Poverty 32.5% 45-to-64: 3,549 28.1%

Median Age: 38.7 65-plus: 1,642 13.0%

Percent Minority: 2.8%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 12,264 97.2% -5.5%

Black: 78 0.6% -4.9%

Hispanic: 132 1.1% 50.0%

Asian: 17 0.1% 183.4%

Native: 18 0.1% 57.1%

Other: 1 0.0%

Multi: 103 0.8%
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