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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 211,689 210,582 209,940 208,617 208,067  
  Lewis County 13,698 13,760 13,576 13,442 13,339  
 Vanceburg1,4521,4551,4391,4271,410 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Lewis County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 2,559 19.2 39,935 19.2  
  16-24 1,340 10.0 26,135 12.6  
  25-44 3,173 23.8 49,229 23.7  
  45-64 3,860 28.9 55,498 26.7  
  65-84 2,171 16.3 33,045 15.9  
  85 and older 236 1.8 4,225 2.0  
  Median Age 42.7   40.4    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Lewis County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 13,146 98.6 199,019 95.7  
  Black or African American 60 0.4 4,263 2.0  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 36 0.3 766 0.4  
  Asian 8 0.1 976 0.5  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 38 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 89 0.7 3,005 1.4  
  Hispanic Origin 95 0.7 2,730 1.3  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Lewis County 13,434 13,103 12,690 12,210  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Lewis County $21,251 $28,410 33.7 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $21,251- $36,391 $28,410- $37,287    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Lewis County 5,431 2.49 $29,088  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.