Green County, Kentucky

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


founded year = 1793
founded date =
seat wl = Greensburg
area_total_sq_mi = 289
area_total_km2 = 748
area_land_sq_mi = 289
area_land_km2 = 748
area_water_sq_mi = 0
area_water_km2 = 0
area percentage = 0.04%
census yr = 2000
pop = 11518
density_sq_mi = 40
density_km2 = 15
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web = www.greensburgonline.com
named for = Nathanael Greene (1742–1786), American Revolutionary War general.

Green County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1793. As of 2000, the population was 11,518. Its county seat is GreensburgGR|6. The county is named for Nathanael Greene. Green is a prohibition or dry county.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 289 square miles (748 km²), of which, 289 square miles (748 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (0 km²) of it (0.04%) is water.Green county is in the central time zone.

Adjacent counties

*LaRue County (north)
*Taylor County (northeast)
*Adair County (southeast)
*Metcalfe County (southwest)
*Hart County (west)

Demographics

USCensusPop
1800= 6096
1810= 6735
1820= 11943
1830= 13138
1840= 14212
1850= 9060
1860= 8806
1870= 9379
1880= 11871
1890= 11463
1900= 12255
1910= 11871
1920= 11391
1930= 11401
1940= 12321
1950= 11261
1960= 11249
1970= 10350
1980= 11043
1990= 10371
2000= 11518
estimate=
estyear=
estref=
footnote=http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21087.txt

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 11,518 people, 4,706 households, and 3,378 families residing in the county. The population density was 40 people per square mile (15/km²). There were 5,420 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.19% White, 2.61% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,706 households out of which 29.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,463, and the median income for a family was $31,852. Males had a median income of $25,764 versus $17,510 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,107. About 15.20% of families and 18.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.10% of those under age 18 and 18.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

*Black Gnat
*Exie
*Greensburg
*Pierce
*Summersville

ee also

*Dry counties

References

External links

* [http://www.greensburgonline.com/ City of Greensburg]


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