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Perry County, KY

Perry County is in the Eastern Coal Field region.The county was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, War of 1812 hero

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Perry County is one of 120 counties in Kentucky. The estimated population in 2004 was 29,762. This was an increase of  1.27% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
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$22,089
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Perry County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Perry County was $20,926. This was an increase of 28.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 68% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Hazard
A leading producer of coal

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4% of Perry County residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Perry County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Perry County include Aims Cemetery, Allen Cemetery, Ary Cemetery, Brewer Cemetery, Campbell and Napier Cemetery, Campbell and Napier Cemetery, Campbell Cemetery, Campbell Cemetery, Caudill Cemetery, Chestnut Gap Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Perry County include Allock, Blue Diamond, Bonnyman, Buckhorn, Christopher, Combs, Cornettsville, Diablock, Dwarf, Hazard ... View communities

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Colleges in Perry County include Hazard Community College ... View colleges

School districts in Perry County include Hazard Independent, Perry County ... View school districts

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Libraries in Perry County include Perry County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Perry County include Hazard Herald ... View newspapers

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

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Travel

Hotels in Perry County include Buckhorn Lake State Resort, Days Inn Hazard, Hampton Inn Suites Hazard, Super 8

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