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Laurel County, Kentucky

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Population:

  • Total Population: 52,715
  • Males: 25,809
  • Females: 26,906

Ethnicity:

  • White: 51,259
  • Black/African American: 325
  • Hispanic: 215
  • Native American/Eskimo: 163
  • Asian: 139
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 25
  • 2 or more: 589

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (47,925)
  2. Spanish (430)
  3. French (295)
  4. German (70)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 402

  1. Canada (91)
  2. Germany (54)
  3. United Kingdom (41)
  4. Japan (37)
  5. Pakistan (27)
  6. India (23)
  7. Vietnam (14)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (16,255)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (1,066)
  3. Churches of Christ (692)
  4. Assemblies of God (690)
  5. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (681)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 27,419
    • Sensory: 3,320
    • Physical: 7,458
    • Mental: 4,473
    • Self-care: 2,094
    • Go outside home: 4,528
    • Employment: 5,931

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 571

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 20,353
    • Utility gas: 3,234
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,308
    • Electricity: 13,601
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,284
    • Coal or Coke: 224
    • Wood: 592
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 50
    • No fuel used: 60

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 40,252
    • No vehicle: 3,646
    • 1 or more vehicle: 36,606

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 459
    • No High School: 5,768
    • Some High School: 6,218
    • High School: 11,999
    • Some College: 5,235
    • Associate's Degree: 1,086
    • College Degree: 2,178
    • Master's Degree: 964
    • Professional Degree: 452
    • Doctoral Degree: 72

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 20,353
    • Owners with phone: 14,911
    • Owners without phone: 758
    • Renters with phone: 4,022
    • Renters without phone: 662

    10 closest counties:

    1. Knox County, Kentucky
    2. Whitley County, Kentucky
    3. Jackson County, Kentucky
    4. Clay County, Kentucky
    5. Rockcastle County, Kentucky
    6. Owsley County, Kentucky
    7. Pulaski County, Kentucky
    8. McCreary County, Kentucky
    9. Bell County, Kentucky
    10. Estill County, Kentucky

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    40724, 40729, 40737, 40740, 40741, 40742, 40743, 40744, 40745, 40751, 40755

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WVCT (91.5 FM) KEAVY, KY
    • WYGE (92.3 FM) LONDON, KY
    • WWLT (103.1 FM) LONDON, KY
    • WGWM (980 AM) LONDON, KY
    • WWXL (1450 AM) LONDON, KY
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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