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

289 sq mi (749 km²)
289 sq mi (749 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.04%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

11,518
40/sq mi (15/km²)
Founded 1793
Named for Nathanael Greene (1742–1786), American Revolutionary War general.
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Green county kentucky courthouse.jpg
Green County courthouse in Greensburg, Kentucky
Website www.greensburgonline.com

Green County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1793. As of 2000, the population was 11,518. Its county seat is Greensburg[1]. The county is named for Nathanael Greene. Green is a prohibition or dry county.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 289 square miles (749 km2) essentially all of which is land. Green county is in the central time zone.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1800 6,096
1810 6,735 10.5%
1820 11,943 77.3%
1830 13,138 10.0%
1840 14,212 8.2%
1850 9,060 −36.3%
1860 8,806 −2.8%
1870 9,379 6.5%
1880 11,871 26.6%
1890 11,463 −3.4%
1900 12,255 6.9%
1910 11,871 −3.1%
1920 11,391 −4.0%
1930 11,401 0.1%
1940 12,321 8.1%
1950 11,261 −8.6%
1960 11,249 −0.1%
1970 10,350 −8.0%
1980 11,043 6.7%
1990 10,371 −6.1%
2000 11,518 11.1%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21087.txt

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 11,518 people, 4,706 households, and 3,378 families residing in the county. The population density was 40 per square mile (15 /km2). There were 5,420 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile (7.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 96.19% White, 2.61% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,706 households out of which 29.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,463, and the median income for a family was $31,852. Males had a median income of $25,764 versus $17,510 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,107. About 15.20% of families and 18.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.10% of those under age 18 and 18.50% 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: 37°16′N 85°33′W / 37.26°N 85.55°W / 37.26; -85.55


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Green County, Kentucky
Map
File:Map of Kentucky highlighting Green County.png
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the USA highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1793
Seat Greensburg
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.04%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

11518
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.greensburgky.com
Named for: Nathanael Greene (1742–1786), American Revolutionary War general.

Green County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1793. As of 2000, the population is 11,518. Its county seat is Greensburg6. The county is named for Nathaniel Greene. Green is a prohibition or dry county.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 748 km² (289 sq mi). 748 km² (289 sq mi) of it is land and 0 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.04%) is water. Green county is in the central time zone.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 11,518 people, 4,706 households, and 3,378 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (40/sq mi). There were 5,420 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.19% White, 2.61% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,706 households out of which 29.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,463, and the median income for a family was $31,852. Males had a median income of $25,764 versus $17,510 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,107. About 15.20% of families and 18.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.10% of those under age 18 and 18.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also

External links

Coordinates: 37°16′N 85°33′W / 37.26, -85.55

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