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Kentucky




Mason County, Kentucky

   People QuickFactsMason CountyKentucky
Population, 2005 estimate 17,1404,173,405
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 2.0%3.2%
Population, 2000 16,8004,041,769
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.7%6.5%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 22.5%23.5%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 15.1%12.6%
Female persons, percent, 2005 51.7%50.9%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)91.6%90.4%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)7.0%7.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.5%0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.7%1.0%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)1.1%2.0%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 90.6%88.6%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 59.0%55.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.4%2.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 2.8%3.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 73.3%74.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 14.4%17.1%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 3,779874,156
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 21.523.5
 
Housing units, 2005 7,9681,865,516
Homeownership rate, 2000 67.4%70.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 16.9%17.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $71,900$86,700
 
Households, 2000 6,8471,590,647
Persons per household, 2000 2.412.47
Median household income, 2003 $33,039$36,663
Per capita money income, 1999 $16,589$18,093
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 15.9%14.9%
   Business QuickFactsMason CountyKentucky
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 49091,7971
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 7,5041,489,4971
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -10.9%-1.6%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 1,056256,753
 
Total number of firms, 2002 1,403300,685
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA2.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 38.1%25.7%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) D88,513,497
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 570,86551,838,719
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 266,72740,062,561
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $15,793$9,795
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 25,3114,908,331
Building permits, 2005 021,159
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 93,16131,713,5431
   Geography QuickFactsMason CountyKentucky
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 24139,728
Persons per square mile, 2000 69.7101.7
FIPS Code 16121
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Maysville, KY Micro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:04:46 EST

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