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Letcher County, KY

Population 2000: 25,277
Square miles: 339.04


2000 CENSUS DATA
LETCHER COUNTY KY US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 25,277
Square miles (land) 339.04
Population per square mile 74.55 101.74 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 12,366 48.9 48.9 49.1
Female 12,911 51.1 51.1 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 4,794 19.0 20.4 21.4
16-24 3,515 13.9 14.2 13.9
25-44 7,261 28.7 30.0 30.2
45-64 6,524 25.8 23.0 22.0
65+ 3,183 12.6 12.5 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 37.75 36.66 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 24,952 98.7 90.1 75.1
Black or African American 129 0.5 7.3 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 25 0.1 0.2 0.9
Asian 70 0.3 0.7 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 4 0.0 0.0 0.1
Some other race 8 0.0 0.6 5.5
Two or more races 89 0.4 1.1 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 110 0.4 1.5 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.


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