|Green County, Kentucky|
Location in the state of Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Nathanael Greene (1742–1786), American Revolutionary War general.|
289 sq mi (748 km²)
289 sq mi (748 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.04%
40/sq mi (15/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Green County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1793. As of 2000, the population is 11,518. Its county seat is Greensburg6. The county is named for Nathaniel Greene. Green is a prohibition or dry county.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 748 km² (289 sq mi). 748 km² (289 sq mi) of it is land and 0 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.04%) is water. Green county is in the central time zone.
Adjacent counties Edit
- LaRue County (north)
- Taylor County (northeast)
- Adair County (southeast)
- Metcalfe County (southwest)
- Hart County (west)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 11,518 people, 4,706 households, and 3,378 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (40/sq mi). There were 5,420 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.19% White, 2.61% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 4,706 households out of which 29.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.87.
In the county the population was spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $25,463, and the median income for a family was $31,852. Males had a median income of $25,764 versus $17,510 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,107. About 15.20% of families and 18.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.10% of those under age 18 and 18.50% of those age 65 or over.
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