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Demographics

  Total Population  
N/A
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 72,662 72,083 71,845 71,497 71,297  
  Lee County 6,838 6,774 6,737 6,580 6,570  
 Beattyville1,2571,2461,2401,214 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Lee County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 1,181 18.0 13,976 19.6  
  16-24 612 9.3 7,083 9.9  
  25-44 1,487 22.6 17,200 24.1  
  45-64 2,080 31.7 20,611 28.9  
  65-84 1,099 16.7 11,375 16.0  
  85 and older 111 1.7 1,052 1.5  
  Median Age 45.1   41.9    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Lee County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 6,387 97.2 69,822 97.9  
  Black or African American 61 0.9 416 0.6  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 34 0.5 206 0.3  
  Asian 15 0.2 162 0.2  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 22 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 73 1.1 669 0.9  
  Hispanic Origin 55 0.8 804 1.1  
  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  
  Lee County 6,433 6,102 5,727 5,318  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Lee County $23,118 $29,449 27.4 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $20,923- $28,088 $25,395- $30,451    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Lee County 2,821 2.19 $21,185  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.