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County: Russell County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21207

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 162,268

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 17.1 Total Forest Acreage: 88,244

Total Housing Units: 9,993

Topography: Open high Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to micro with no town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Nonspecialized

Policy Type: Persistent Poverty, Low Employment, Low Education

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 14,716 7.4% 5.9% 1.5%

2000: 16,315 10.9% 9.9% 0.9%

2010: 17,565 7.7% 6.8% 0.9%

2013: 17,752 1.2% 0.8% 0.3%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 12.8% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $39,115 0-to-19: 4,310 24.5%

Persons in Poverty: 23.0% 20-to-44: 5,158 29.4%

Children in Poverty 28.4% 45-to-64: 5,047 28.7%

Median Age: 42.2 65-plus: 3,050 17.4%

Percent Minority: 5.1%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 16,676 94.9% 4.5%

Black: 79 0.5% -17.7%

Hispanic: 585 3.3% 317.9%

Asian: 40 0.2% 73.9%

Native: 34 0.2% 61.9%

Other: 1 0.0%

Multi: 150 0.9%
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