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|Morgan County, Kentucky|
Location in the state of Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Daniel Morgan (1736–1802), Revolutionary War general.|
384 sq mi (994 km²)
381 sq mi (987 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), 0.64%
37/sq mi (14/km²)
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
Adjacent counties Edit
- Rowan County (northwest)
- Elliott County (north)
- Lawrence County (northeast)
- Johnson County (east)
- Magoffin County (southeast)
- Wolfe County (southwest)
- Menifee County (west)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 13,948 people, 4,752 households, and 3,568 families residing in the county. The population density was 14/km² (37/sq mi). There were 5,487 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (14/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 94.59% White, 4.38% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. 0.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 4,752 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.40% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.90% were non-families. 22.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the county the population was spread out with 22.40% under the age of 18, 10.60% from 18 to 24, 32.90% from 25 to 44, 22.30% 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 123.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $21,869, and the median income for a family was $26,135. Males had a median income of $23,966 versus $18,463 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,657. 27.20% of the population and 23.50% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 33.90% are under the age of 18 and 28.50% are 65 or older.
Cities and Towns Edit
- West Liberty
- Cannel City
See also Edit
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