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County: Rowan County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21205

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 179,738

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 35.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 62,648

Percent Seasonal Housing: 2.3 Total Forest Acreage: 136,007

Total Housing Units: 10,102

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to micro with town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Federal/State Government

Policy Type: Persistent Poverty, Low Employment

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 20,353 6.8% 1.8% 5.0%

2000: 22,094 8.6% 3.9% 4.6%

2010: 23,333 5.6% 2.2% 3.4%

2013: 23,527 0.8% 0.0% 0.8%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 24.2% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $42,294 0-to-19: 6,267 26.9%

Persons in Poverty: 27.4% 20-to-44: 8,959 38.4%

Children in Poverty 31.4% 45-to-64: 5,247 22.5%

Median Age: 31.7 65-plus: 2,860 12.3%

Percent Minority: 4.6%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 22,266 95.4% 5.7%

Black: 341 1.5% -0.8%

Hispanic: 294 1.3% 25.1%

Asian: 178 0.8% -10.5%

Native: 37 0.2% -14.6%

Other: 12 0.1%

Multi: 205 0.9%
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