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Christian County, Kentucky

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Christian County, Kentucky
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 70,461
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 70,461
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 73,940
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -4.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 73,955
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
9.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
27.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.7%
Female persons, percent
47.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
22.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Two or More Races, percent
3.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
65.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 5,858
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 29,987
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 48.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $117,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,071
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $383
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $854
Building permits, 2019 156
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 25,721
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.52
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 76.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 9.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 86.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 76.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 85.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 18.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 14.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 47.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 49.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 300,439
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,894,832
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,060,433
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,019,897
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,522
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 16.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $43,919
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $23,021
Persons in poverty, percent
18.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 1,312
Total employment, 2019 24,363
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 962,557
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 -0.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,690
All firms, 2012 4,350
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,082
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,464
Minority-owned firms, 2012 718
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,340
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 400
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,534
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 103.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 717.50
FIPS Code 21047
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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