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County: Taylor County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21217

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 172,699

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.6 Total Forest Acreage: 81,520

Total Housing Units: 10,864

Topography: Open Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Micropolitan not adjacent to a metro area

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Nonspecialized

Policy Type: None

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 21,146 -0.2% -4.2% 4.0%

2000: 22,927 8.4% 5.9% 2.5%

2010: 24,512 6.9% 5.4% 1.5%

2013: 24,649 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

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

Median Family Income: $43,421 0-to-19: 6,393 26.1%

Persons in Poverty: 20.8% 20-to-44: 7,534 30.7%

Children in Poverty 29.8% 45-to-64: 6,662 27.2%

Median Age: 39.4 65-plus: 3,923 16.0%

Percent Minority: 8.9%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 22,329 91.1% 4.5%

Black: 1,210 4.9% 4.3%

Hispanic: 433 1.8% 129.1%

Asian: 128 0.5% 220.3%

Native: 39 0.2% 63.3%

Other: 21 0.1%

Multi: 352 1.5%
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