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Anderson County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Anderson County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of USA KY
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
Founded 1827
Named for Richard Clough Anderson, Kentucky and United States legislator (1817–1821)
Seat Lawrenceburg
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

204 sq mi (529 km²)
203 sq mi (525 km²)
2 sq mi (4 km²), 0.79%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

19,111
38/sq mi (15/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.kyhometown.com/lawrenceburg

Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1827. As of 2000, the population was 19,111. Its county seat is Lawrenceburg6. The county is named for Richard Clough Anderson, a Kentucky Legislator, U.S. Congressman, and minister to Colombia.

Geography Edit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 529 km² (204 sq mi). 525 km² (203 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.79%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit

Demographics Edit

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1830 4,520
1840 5,452 20.6%
1850 6,260 14.8%
1860 7,404 18.3%
1870 5,449 −26.4%
1880 9,361 71.8%
1890 10,610 13.3%
1900 10,051 −5.3%
1910 10,146 0.9%
1920 9,982 −1.6%
1930 8,494 −14.9%
1940 8,936 5.2%
1950 8,984 0.5%
1960 8,618 −4.1%
1970 9,358 8.6%
1980 12,567 34.3%
1990 14,571 15.9%
2000 19,111 31.2%
Est. 2006 20,885 9.3%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21005.txt

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 19,111 people, 7,320 households, and 5,526 families residing in the county. The population density was 36/km² (94/sq mi). There were 7,752 housing units at an average density of 15/km² (38/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.53% White, 2.35% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. 0.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,320 households out of which 37.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.80% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.50% were non-families. 20.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 32.40% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $45,433, and the median income for a family was $50,837. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $25,053 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,621. About 4.80% of families and 7.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.70% of those under age 18 and 13.10% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit

Coordinates: 38°00′N 84°59′W / 38.00, -84.99

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