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Blackey is a city in Letcher County.

Blackey is in the Eastern Coal Field region.

The community was named for Blackey Brown, settler

The latitude of Blackey is 37.14N. The longitude is -82.979W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 147.


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Median household income
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$19,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Blackey demographic reports
Blackey is at the confluence of two forks of the Kentucky River
Once a shipping point for coal mines

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blackey was $11,278, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Blackey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Blackey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $188.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $450.


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Letcher County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blackey political report.

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The average commute time for Blackey workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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