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

557 sq mi (1,443 km²)
556 sq mi (1,440 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.25%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

26,573
48/sq mi (19/km²)
Founded 1792
Named for Benjamin Logan (1742–1802), military colonel from Virginia.
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Logan County courthouse Kentucky.JPG
Logan County courthouse in Russellville, Kentucky

Logan County is a county located in the southwest area of the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population was 26,573. Its county seat is Russellville[1]. The county is named for Benjamin Logan, a Revolutionary War militia colonel and local leader.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 557 square miles (1,443 km2), of which 556 square miles (1,440 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1800 5,807
1810 12,123 108.8%
1820 14,423 19.0%
1830 13,012 −9.8%
1840 13,615 4.6%
1850 16,581 21.8%
1860 19,021 14.7%
1870 20,429 7.4%
1880 24,358 19.2%
1890 23,812 −2.2%
1900 25,994 9.2%
1910 24,977 −3.9%
1920 23,633 −5.4%
1930 21,875 −7.4%
1940 23,345 6.7%
1950 22,335 −4.3%
1960 20,896 −6.4%
1970 21,793 4.3%
1980 24,138 10.8%
1990 24,416 1.2%
2000 26,573 8.8%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21141.txt

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 26,573 people, 10,506 households, and 7,574 families residing in the county. The population density was 48 per square mile (19 /km2). There were 11,875 housing units at an average density of 21 per square mile (8.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 90.70% White, 7.62% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 10,506 households out of which 33.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% were married couples living together, 11.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.90% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 28.50% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,474, and the median income for a family was $39,307. Males had a median income of $29,750 versus $20,265 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,962. About 10.80% of families and 15.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.50% of those under age 18 and 18.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Attractions

See also

Coordinates: 36°52′N 86°53′W / 36.86°N 86.88°W / 36.86; -86.88

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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Logan County, Kentucky
Map
File:Map of Kentucky highlighting Logan County.png
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the USA highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1792
Seat Russellville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.25%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

26573
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: Benjamin Logan (1742–1802), military general from Virginia.

Logan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population was 26,573. Its county seat is Russellville6. The county is named for Benjamin Logan.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,443 km² (557 sq mi). 1,439 km² (556 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.25%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 26,573 people, 10,506 households, and 7,574 families residing in the county. The population density was 18/km² (48/sq mi). There were 11,875 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (21/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 90.70% White, 7.62% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 10,506 households out of which 33.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% were married couples living together, 11.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.90% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 28.50% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,474, and the median income for a family was $39,307. Males had a median income of $29,750 versus $20,265 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,962. About 10.80% of families and 15.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.50% of those under age 18 and 18.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Attractions

Coordinates: 36°52′N 86°53′W / 36.86, -86.88

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