|Union County, Kentucky|
Location in the state of Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
363 sq mi (941 km²)
345 sq mi (894 km²)
18 sq mi (47 km²), 5.04%
45/sq mi (17/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Union County is part of the Western Coal Fields region of Kentucky. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 941 km² (363 sq mi). 894 km² (345 sq mi) of it is land and 47 km² (18 sq mi) of it (5.04%) is water.
Adjacent counties Edit
- Posey County (north, across the Ohio River)
- Henderson County (northeast)
- Webster County (southeast)
- Crittenden County (south)
- Hardin County (west, across the Ohio River)
- Gallatin County (northwest, across the Ohio River)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 15,637 people, 5,710 households, and 4,082 families residing in the county. The population density was 17/km² (45/sq mi). There were 6,234 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 85.04% White, 12.89% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 1.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 5,710 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% were married couples living together, 11.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the county the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 13.80% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $35,018, and the median income for a family was $43,103. Males had a median income of $30,244 versus $20,817 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,465. About 9.30% of families and 17.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.30% of those under age 18 and 11.70% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns Edit
Union County School District Edit
There are three elementary schools in the county, which are located in Morganfield, Sturgis, and Uniontown. The county is served by one middle school and one high school.
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