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Breathitt County Statistics

Facts

Land area492.4 square miles
Population Density28.2 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)13,545
Population change-2.4%
Under 5 years of age5.5%
Under 1821.4%
65 and over15%
Females50.1%
White98.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race0.7
Asian0.6%
Two or more races0.6%
Black or African American0.5%
Native American0.1%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school64%
Had a bachelor degree or higher9.8%
Veterans566

Households and Housing

Households5,290
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more90%
Median household income$24,045
The Per capita income$14,706
Live below the poverty line32.5%
Housing units6,159
Multi-unit structures6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$47,400
Residents owning their homes75%

Business Facts

Total number of firms0
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$103,735
Retail sales per capita$6,652
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data