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Raceland is a city in Greenup County, in the Huntington-Ashland metro area.
The community was named for a racetrack that opened near here in 1924
The latitude of Raceland is 38.54N. The longitude is -82.728W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 545 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,388.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Raceland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Greenup County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Huntington-Ashland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41139 ZIP code.
10% of Raceland residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Raceland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Raceland was $15,537, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Raceland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Raceland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $303. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $679.
Greenup County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Raceland political report.
The average commute time for Raceland workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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