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Eastern Kentucky: By The Numbers provides profiles of secondary data for each of the 54 Appalachian counties in Eastern Kentucky. 

 

Compiled from 18 different sources, data for more than 60 variables are organized across 10 thematic areas: 

Eastern Kentucky by the Numbers

            • Demographics
            • Youth
            • Income/Earnings
            • Education
            • Agriculture
            • Employment
            • Coal Employment
            • Health
            • Substance Abuse
            • Poverty/Insecurity

County Data Sheets

To find your county, click on the file that contains your county name. All counties are listed alphabetically.


PDF Files

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Adair               Bath            Bell                  Boyd               Breathitt      Carter         Casey         Clark

Clay                Clinton        Cumberland    Edmonson     Elliott           Estill            Fleming      Floyd

Garrard          Green          Greenup          Harlan             Hart             Jackson      Johnson     Knott

Knox               Laurel         Lawrence         Lee                 Leslie           Letcher        Lewis         Lincoln

McCreary       Madison      Magoffin          Martin            Menifee       Metcalfe     Monroe     Montgomery

Morgan          Nicholas      Owsley            Perry               Pike             Powell        Pulaski       Robertson

Rockcastle     Rowan        Russell             Wayne            Whitley        Wolfe    

State Profile


Selected Maps

1. Percent Food Insecure               2. Percent Land in Farms               3. Median Household Income

    

4. Number of Households with Own Children               5. Percent of Establishments with 1-9 Employees

                    

6. Direct Employment at Coal Mines

   

7. Percent of Adults Reporting a Time in the Past Year they Needed to See A Doctor but Could Not Because of the Cost

   

All Maps


  

Eastern Kentucky: By The Numbers is a collaboration between the Appalachian Center and the Kentucky: By The Numbers Cooperative Extension program run by Dr. Julie N. Zimmerman in the Department of Community and Leadership Development.  Data for Eastern Kentucky: By The Numbers were compiled by Dr. Julie N. Zimmerman and Cameron McAlister.  Additional resources and other issues of the Kentucky: By The Numbers data series are available at https://kybtn.ca.uky.edu/

 

Data Sources 

Data used in these profiles are from multiple sources.

2010 Decennial Census. U.S. Census Bureau. American FactFinder. https://factfinder.census.gov

2018 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. American FactFinder. https://factfinder.census.gov

Population Projections – Vintage 2016. Kentucky State Data Center. http://ksdc.louisville.edu/

2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. American FactFinder. https://factfinder.census.gov

2019 Early Childhood Profile. Kentucky Center for Statistics. https://kystats.ky.gov/

2017 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE). U.S. Census Bureau. https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/saipe.html

2017 High School Feedback Report. Kentucky Center for Statistics. https://kystats.ky.gov/ 

2017 Census of Agriculture. National Agricultural Statistics Service. U.S. Department of Agriculture. https://www.nass.usda.gov/Publications/AgCensus/2017/index.php

Regional Economic Accounts. Bureau of Economic Analysis. https://apps.bea.gov/itable/iTable.cfm?ReqID=70&step=1

County Business Patterns. U.S. Census Bureau. American FactFinder.  https://factfinder.census.gov

NonEmployer Statistics. U.S. Census Bureau. American FactFinder.  https://factfinder.census.gov

Kentucky Coal Facts. 12th Edition. Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Department for Energy Development and Independence, and Kentucky Coal Association.  https://eec.ky.gov/Energy/News-Publications/Pages/Coal-Facts.aspx

Kentucky Coal Facts 17th Edition. Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Department for Energy Development and Independence, and Kentucky Coal Association.  https://eec.ky.gov/Energy/News-Publications/Pages/Coal-Facts.aspx

Kentucky Health Facts. Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.  http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/

County Profiles for Drug‐related Inpatient Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits. Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPCR).  http://www.mc.uky.edu/kiprc/pubs/overdose/county-profiles.html

Kentucky Resident Drug Overdose Deaths by County of Residence, 2013‐2017. Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPCR).  http://www.mc.uky.edu/kiprc/Files/drug/2018/KY_OD_DeathsxCounty_2013‐2017.pdf

Map the Meal Gap. Feeding America.  http://map.feedingamerica.org/

Kids Count Data Center. https://datacenter.kidscount.org/