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Carroll County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Carroll County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
Seat Carrollton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

137 sq mi (355 km²)
130 sq mi (337 km²)
7 sq mi (18 km²), 5.23
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10,155
78/sq mi (30/km²)
Founded 1838
Named for Charles Carroll (1737–1832), last living signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Carroll county kentucky courthouse.jpg
Carroll County Courthouse in Carrollton, Kentucky.
Website www.carrollcountyky.com

Carroll County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1838. The population was 10,155 at the 2000 census. Its county seat is Carrollton, Kentucky[1]. Carroll County is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last living signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 137 square miles (355 km2), of which 130 square miles (337 km2) is land and 7 square miles (18 km2) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1840 3,966
1850 5,526 39.3%
1860 6,578 19.0%
1870 6,189 −5.9%
1880 8,953 44.7%
1890 9,266 3.5%
1900 9,825 6.0%
1910 8,110 −17.5%
1920 8,346 2.9%
1930 8,155 −2.3%
1940 8,657 6.2%
1950 8,517 −1.6%
1960 7,978 −6.3%
1970 8,523 6.8%
1980 9,270 8.8%
1990 9,292 0.2%
2000 10,155 9.3%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21041.txt

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 10,155 people, 3,940 households, and 2,722 families residing in the county. The population density was 78 per square mile (30 /km2). There were 4,439 housing units at an average density of 34 per square mile (13 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 95.16% White, 1.94% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.42% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 3.25% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,940 households out of which 33.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.40% were married couples living together, 11.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% were non-families. 25.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 29.90% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,925, and the median income for a family was $44,037. Males had a median income of $33,588 versus $20,974 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,057. About 10.40% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.80% of those under age 18 and 21.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Coordinates: 38°40′N 85°08′W / 38.67°N 85.13°W / 38.67; -85.13


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Carroll County, Kentucky
Map
File:Map of Kentucky highlighting Carroll County.png
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the USA highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1838
Seat Carrollton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 5.23
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10155
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.carrollcountyky.com
Named for: Charles Carroll (1737–1832), last living signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Carroll County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1838. As of 2000, the population is 10,155. Its county seat is Carrollton6. Carroll County is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last living signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Contents

Geography

Carroll County Courthouse

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 356 km² (137 sq mi). 337 km² (130 sq mi) of it is land and 19 km² (7 sq mi) of it (5.23%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,155 people, 3,940 households, and 2,722 families residing in the county. The population density was 30/km² (78/sq mi). There were 4,439 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (34/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.16% White, 1.94% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.42% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 3.25% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,940 households out of which 33.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.40% were married couples living together, 11.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% were non-families. 25.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 29.90% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,925, and the median income for a family was $44,037. Males had a median income of $33,588 versus $20,974 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,057. About 10.40% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.80% of those under age 18 and 21.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

External links

Coordinates: 38°40′N 85°08′W / 38.67, -85.13

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