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Menifee County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Menifee County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of USA KY
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
Founded 1869
Named for Richard H. Menefee, United States Congressman (1837–1839)
Seat Frenchburg
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

206 sq mi (534 km²)
204 sq mi (528 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), 1.03%
 - (2000)
 - Density

32/sq mi (12/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Menifee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 6,556. Its county seat is Frenchburg6. The county is named for Richard Hickman Menefee, U.S. Congressman. It's a prohibition or dry county.

Geography Edit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 534 km² (206 sq mi). 528 km² (204 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi) of it (1.03%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit

Demographics Edit

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1870 1,986
1880 3,755 89.1%
1890 4,666 24.3%
1900 6,818 46.1%
1910 6,153 −9.8%
1920 5,779 −6.1%
1930 4,958 −14.2%
1940 5,691 14.8%
1950 4,798 −15.7%
1960 4,276 −10.9%
1970 4,050 −5.3%
1980 5,117 26.3%
1990 5,092 −0.5%
2000 6,556 28.8%

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,556 people, 2,537 households, and 1,900 families residing in the county. The population density was 12/km² (32/sq mi). There were 3,710 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.64% White, 1.37% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. 1.11% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,537 households out of which 32.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.40% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.10% were non-families. 22.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 10.10% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 25.20% from 45 to 64, and 11.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $22,064, and the median income for a family was $26,325. Males had a median income of $25,670 versus $17,014 for females. The per capita income for the county was $11,399. About 23.40% of families and 29.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.50% of those under age 18 and 23.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit

See also Edit

External links Edit

Coordinates: 37°57′N 83°36′W / 37.95, -83.60

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