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County: Union County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21225

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 220,873

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 0.8 Total Forest Acreage: 38,034

Total Housing Units: 6,141

Topography: Open Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to small metro with town

Metro Category: Nonmetro adjacent

Economic Type: Mining

Policy Type: Population Loss

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 16,557 -7.1% -11.6% 4.6%

2000: 15,637 -5.6% -7.8% 2.2%

2010: 15,007 -4.0% -5.5% 1.5%

2013: 15,029 -1.8% -1.6% -0.1%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 13.1% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $51,690 0-to-19: 4,221 28.1%

Persons in Poverty: 20.6% 20-to-44: 4,732 31.5%

Children in Poverty 20.3% 45-to-64: 3,997 26.6%

Median Age: 36.3 65-plus: 2,057 13.7%

Percent Minority: 15.7%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 12,654 84.3% -4.1%

Black: 1,803 12.0% -9.1%

Hispanic: 243 1.6% -0.4%

Asian: 50 0.3% 108.7%

Native: 34 0.2% 64.0%

Other: 24 0.2%

Multi: 199 1.3%
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