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County: Spencer County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21215

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: Not Applicable Land Area (Acres): 118,985

Retirement County: Yes Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.1 Total Forest Acreage: 60,862

Total Housing Units: 6,704

Topography: Open Hills

Metro Status: Large metro area of 1+ million residents

Metro Category: Large metro fringe

Economic Type: Nonspecialized

Policy Type: None

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 6,801 14.7% 9.9% 4.8%

2000: 11,766 73.0% 65.6% 7.4%

2010: 17,061 45.0% 38.0% 7.1%

2013: 17,637 3.0% 1.7% 1.3%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 16.3% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $63,065 0-to-19: 4,800 28.1%

Persons in Poverty: 10.7% 20-to-44: 5,466 32.0%

Children in Poverty 14.7% 45-to-64: 5,047 29.6%

Median Age: 38.9 65-plus: 1,748 10.3%

Percent Minority: 4.6%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 16,278 95.4% 43.2%

Black: 256 1.5% 92.6%

Hispanic: 239 1.4% 81.1%

Asian: 70 0.4% 600.5%

Native: 39 0.2% 84.6%

Other: 12 0.1%

Multi: 167 1.0%
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