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

174 sq mi (451 km²)
173 sq mi (448 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.76%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

39,041
226/sq mi (87/km²)
Founded 1799
Named for Jessamine Creek
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Jessamine County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg
Jessamine County courthouse in Nicholasville, Kentucky
Website www.jessamineco.com

Jessamine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is within the Inner Blue Grass region, which was the center of farming and blooded stock raising, including thoroughbred horses. It was formed in 1799. As of 2000, the population was 39,041. The 2008 population estimate was 46,716. Its county seat is Nicholasville[1]. Jessamine County is part of the Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area.

With regard to the sale of alcohol, it is classified as a "moist county", where alcohol sales are prohibited (a dry county), but that contains a "wet" city, in this case Nicholasville, where package alcohol sales are allowed. The Chrisman Mill Vineyards is also authorized to operate and sell its product in the dry portion of the county.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 174 square miles (451 km2), of which 173 square miles (448 km2) is land and 1 square mile (3 km2) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1800 5,461
1810 8,377 53.4%
1820 9,297 11.0%
1830 9,960 7.1%
1840 9,396 −5.7%
1850 10,249 9.1%
1860 9,465 −7.6%
1870 8,638 −8.7%
1880 10,864 25.8%
1890 11,248 3.5%
1900 11,925 6.0%
1910 12,613 5.8%
1920 12,205 −3.2%
1930 12,431 1.9%
1940 12,174 −2.1%
1950 12,458 2.3%
1960 13,625 9.4%
1970 17,430 27.9%
1980 26,146 50.0%
1990 30,508 16.7%
2000 39,041 28.0%
Est. 2008 46,716 19.7%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21113.txt

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 39,041 people, 13,867 households, and 10,663 families residing in the county. The population density was 226 per square mile (87 /km2). There were 14,646 housing units at an average density of 85 per square mile (33 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 94.44% White, 3.13% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 1.31% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13,867 households out of which 38.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.90% were married couples living together, 11.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.10% were non-families. 18.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.05.

The age distribution was 26.40% under the age of 18, 11.60% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 9.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 96.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,096, and the median income for a family was $46,152. Males had a median income of $32,340 versus $23,771 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,842. About 8.40% of families and 10.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.70% of those under age 18 and 9.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Transportation

The Lexington Area MPO is responsible for transportation planning for Fayette and Jessamine Counties. This includes activities such as carpool matching, administering a commuter vanpool program, air quality forecasting, bicycle and pedestrian planning, congestion management, and developing transportation plans and documents.

See also

References

External links

Coordinates: 37°52′N 84°35′W / 37.87°N 84.58°W / 37.87; -84.58


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Jessamine County, Kentucky
Map
File:Map of Kentucky highlighting Jessamine County.png
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the USA highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1799
Seat Nicholasville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.76%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

39041
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.jessamineco.com
Named for: Jessamine Creek

Jessamine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is within the Inner Blue Grass region, which was the center of farming and blooded stock raising, including thoroughbred horses. It was formed in 1799. As of 2000, the population was 39,041. Its county seat is Nicholasville6.

With regard to the sale of alcohol, it is classified as a moist county—a county in which alcohol sales are prohibited (a dry county), but containing a "wet" city, in this case Nicholasville, where package alcohol sales are allowed. A winery (Chrisman Mill Vineyards) is also authorized to operate and sell its product in the dry portion of the county.[1]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 452 km² (174 sq mi). 448 km² (173 sq mi) of it is land and 3 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.76%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 39,041 people, 13,867 households, and 10,663 families residing in the county. The population density was 87/km² (226/sq mi). There were 14,646 housing units at an average density of 33/km² (85/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 94.44% White, 3.13% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 1.31% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13,867 households out of which 38.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.90% were married couples living together, 11.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.10% were non-families. 18.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.05.

The age distribution was 26.40% under the age of 18, 11.60% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 9.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 96.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,096, and the median income for a family was $46,152. Males had a median income of $32,340 versus $23,771 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,842. About 8.40% of families and 10.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.70% of those under age 18 and 9.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Transportation Planning

The Lexington Area MPO is responsible for transportation planning for Fayette and Jessamine Counties. This includes activities such as carpool matching, administering a commuter vanpool program, air quality forecasting, bicycle and pedestrian planning, congestion management, and developing transportation plans and documents.

Notes and references

  1. ^ {{cite web|url=http://www.abc.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/88403470-8A7E-410C-9816-8B520F7649C8/0/WetDryList.pdf |title=Wet & Dry Counties in Kentucky |publisher=Kentucky Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control |accessmonthday=March 21 |accessyear=2007 |format=PDF

External links

Coordinates: 37°52′N 84°35′W / 37.87, -84.58

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