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County: Wayne County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21231

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 294,029

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.4%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 1,174

Percent Seasonal Housing: 12 Total Forest Acreage: 199,330

Total Housing Units: 10,942

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to micro with town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Manufacturing

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: 17,468 2.6% -2.5% 5.1%

2000: 19,923 14.1% 10.5% 3.6%

2010: 20,813 4.5% 3.1% 1.3%

2013: 20,678 -0.8% -1.2% 0.4%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 9.1% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $31,634 0-to-19: 5,237 25.2%

Persons in Poverty: 24.1% 20-to-44: 6,237 30.0%

Children in Poverty 26.1% 45-to-64: 6,013 28.9%

Median Age: 41.1 65-plus: 3,326 16.0%

Percent Minority: 5.9%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 19,591 94.1% 2.2%

Black: 308 1.5% 7.0%

Hispanic: 601 2.9% 106.5%

Asian: 67 0.3% 252.7%

Native: 36 0.2% 18.2%

Other: 3 0.0%

Multi: 207 1.0%
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