Carlisle County, Kentucky

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Carlisle County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Carlisle County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
Founded 1886
Named for John G. Carlisle
Seat Bardwell
Largest city Bardwell
Area
 • Total 199.02 sq mi (515 km2)
 • Land 192.49 sq mi (499 km2)
 • Water 6.54 sq mi (17 km2), 3.29
Population
 • (2010) 5,104
 • Density 26/sq mi (10/km²)
Congressional district 1st
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website carlislecounty.org

Carlisle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,104.1 Its county seat is Bardwell, Kentucky2. The county was founded in 1886 and named for John Griffin Carlisle, a Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky.3 Carlisle County is a prohibition or dry county.

Geography

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 199.02 square miles (515.5 km2), of which 192.49 square miles (498.5 km2) (or 96.72%) is land and 6.54 square miles (16.9 km2) (or 3.29%) is water.4

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 7,612
1900 10,195 33.9%
1910 9,048 −11.3%
1920 8,231 −9.0%
1930 7,363 −10.5%
1940 7,650 3.9%
1950 6,206 −18.9%
1960 5,608 −9.6%
1970 5,354 −4.5%
1980 5,487 2.5%
1990 5,238 −4.5%
2000 5,351 2.2%
2010 5,104 −4.6%
Est. 2012 5,034 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census5
2012 Estimate6

As of the census7 of 2000, there were 5,351 people, 2,208 households, and 1,574 families residing in the county. The population density was 28 per square mile (11 /km2). There were 2,490 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 97.78% White, 0.95% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,208 households out of which 30.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.50% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 18.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,087, and the median income for a family was $33,433. Males had a median income of $29,523 versus $19,792 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,276. About 10.50% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.40% of those under age 18 and 11.00% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities

Unincorporated communities

See also


Coordinates: 36°51′N 88°59′W / 36.85°N 88.98°W / 36.85; -88.98

References

  1. ^ "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 1. Kentucky State Historical Society. 1903. p. 34. 
  4. ^ "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved August 1, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Census.gov. Retrieved August 1, 2013. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 







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