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County: Wolfe County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21237

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 142,594

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 11.7%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 16,615

Percent Seasonal Housing: 4.5 Total Forest Acreage: 108,529

Total Housing Units: 3,660

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Not adjacent to metro or micro with no town

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Nonspecialized

Policy Type: Persistent Poverty, Low Employment, Low Education, Housing Stress

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 6,503 -2.9% -9.9% 7.0%

2000: 7,065 8.6% 4.8% 3.8%

2010: 7,355 4.1% 1.6% 2.5%

2013: 7,248 -1.4% -1.1% -0.3%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 8.1% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $27,645 0-to-19: 1,945 26.4%

Persons in Poverty: 41.9% 20-to-44: 2,116 28.8%

Children in Poverty 55.2% 45-to-64: 2,149 29.2%

Median Age: 40.9 65-plus: 1,145 15.6%

Percent Minority: 1.6%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 7,241 98.5% 3.7%

Black: 10 0.1% -41.2%

Hispanic: 41 0.6% 13.9%

Asian: 3 0.0% 50.0%

Native: 21 0.3% 250.0%

Other: 0 0.0%

Multi: 39 0.5%
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