Casey County, Kentucky


Casey County, Kentucky

Infobox U.S. County
county = Casey County
state = Kentucky


founded year = 1807
founded date =
seat wl = Liberty
area_total_sq_mi = 446
area_total_km2 = convert|1154|km2|sqmi|0|abbr=on
area_land_sq_mi = 446
area_land_km2 = 1154
area_water_sq_mi = 0
area_water_km2 = 0
area percentage = 0.03%
census yr = 2000
pop = 15447
density_sq_mi = 35
density_km2 = 13
time zone = Eastern
UTC offset = -5
DST offset = -4
footnotes =
web = www.libertycaseycounty.com
named for = Colonel William Casey (1754–1816), Revolutionary War soldier.

Casey County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1807. As of 2000, the population was 15,447. Its county seat is Liberty, KentuckyGR|6. The county is named for Colonel William Casey. It is the only Kentucky county entirely in Knobs region. Casey County is home to annual 'Casey County Apple Festival', and is a prohibition or dry county. It is considered part of the Appalachian region of Kentucky.

The highest point in Casey County is Green River Knob (el 1789).

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 446 square miles (1,154 km²), of which, 446 square miles (1,154 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (0 km²) of it (0.03%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Boyle County (north)
*Lincoln County (northeast)
*Pulaski County (southeast)
*Russell County (south)
*Adair County (southwest)
*Taylor County (west)
*Marion County (northwest)

Demographics

USCensusPop
1810= 3285
1820= 4349
1830= 4342
1840= 4939
1850= 6556
1860= 6466
1870= 8884
1880= 10983
1890= 11848
1900= 15144
1910= 15479
1920= 17213
1930= 16747
1940= 19962
1950= 17446
1960= 14327
1970= 12930
1980= 14818
1990= 14211
2000= 15447
estimate=
estyear=
estref=
footnote=http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21045.txt

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 15,447 people, 6,260 households, and 4,419 families residing in the county. The population density was 35 people per square mile (13/km²). There were 7,242 housing units at an average density of 16 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.30% White, 0.33% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 1.28% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,260 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.10% were married couples living together, 10.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% were non-families. 26.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $21,580, and the median income for a family was $27,044. Males had a median income of $22,283 versus $17,885 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,867. About 20.70% of families and 25.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.10% of those under age 18 and 29.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

*Bethelridge
*Clementsville
*Dunnville
*Liberty
*Middleburg
*Phil
*Teddy
*Walltown
*Windsor
*Yosemite

Notable Residents

*Silas Adams, member of the United States House of Representativescite book | title = Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896 | publisher = Marquis Who's Who | location = Chicago | date = 1963]

ee also

*Dry counties

References

External links

* [http://www.kentuckyhighlands.com/kh/counties/casey_county.asp The Kentucky Highlands Project]


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