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Livingston County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Livingston County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
Seat Smithland
Largest city Salem
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

342 sq mi (886 km²)
316 sq mi (818 km²)
26 sq mi (67 km²), 7.63%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

9,804
31/sq mi (12/km²)
Founded 1799
Named for Robert Livingston (1746–1813), one of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.livingstonco.ky.gov

Livingston County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population was 9,804. Its county seat is Smithland[1]. The county is named for Robert R. Livingston. It is a prohibition or dry county.

Livingston County is part of the Paducah, KY-IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 342 square miles (886 km2), of which 316 square miles (818 km2) is land and 26 square miles (67 km2) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1800 2,856
1810 3,674 28.6%
1820 5,824 58.5%
1830 5,971 2.5%
1840 9,025 51.1%
1850 6,578 −27.1%
1860 7,213 9.7%
1870 8,200 13.7%
1880 9,165 11.8%
1890 9,474 3.4%
1900 11,354 19.8%
1910 10,627 −6.4%
1920 9,732 −8.4%
1930 8,608 −11.5%
1940 9,127 6.0%
1950 7,184 −21.3%
1960 7,029 −2.2%
1970 7,596 8.1%
1980 9,219 21.4%
1990 9,062 −1.7%
2000 9,804 8.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21139.txt

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 9,804 people, 3,996 households, and 2,893 families residing in the county. The population density was 31 per square mile (12 /km2). There were 4,772 housing units at an average density of 15 per square mile (5.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 98.49% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.75% of the population were Hispanics or Latinos of any race.

There were 3,996 households out of which 29.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.40% were married couples living together, 7.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.60% were non-families. 24.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.86.

The age distribution was 22.30% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 27.00% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,776, and the median income for a family was $39,486. Males had a median income of $33,633 versus $19,617 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,072. About 7.60% of families and 10.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.70% of those under age 18 and 15.80% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities

Census-designated place

See also

References

External links

Coordinates: 37°13′N 88°21′W / 37.21°N 88.35°W / 37.21; -88.35


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Livingston County, Kentucky
Map
File:Map of Kentucky highlighting Livingston County.png
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the USA highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1799
Seat Smithland
Largest City Ledbetter
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 7.63%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

9804
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.livingstonco.ky.gov
Named for: Robert Livingston (1746–1813), one of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence

Livingston County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 9,804. Its county seat is Smithland6. The county is named for Robert R. Livingston. It's a prohibition or dry county.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 886 km² (342 sq mi). 819 km² (316 sq mi) of it is land and 68 km² (26 sq mi) of it (7.63%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major Highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 9,804 people, 3,996 households, and 2,893 families residing in the county. The population density was 12/km² (31/sq mi). There were 4,772 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (15/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.49% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.75% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,996 households out of which 29.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.40% were married couples living together, 7.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.60% were non-families. 24.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.30% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 27.00% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,776, and the median income for a family was $39,486. Males had a median income of $33,633 versus $19,617 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,072. About 7.60% of families and 10.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.70% of those under age 18 and 15.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also

External Links

Livingston County Official Website

Coordinates: 37°13′N 88°21′W / 37.21, -88.35

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