Bath County is located in northeast Kentucky. The County Seat is Owingsville and the largest city is Owingsville. The Official Web Site is located at http://bathcounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,206 and the 2010 census population was 11,591. The land area is 278.79 square miles and there are 41.6 persons per square mile.
96.9% of the population is White, 1.4% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 73.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 12% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $65,400, there are 4,447 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,367, the median household income is $30,797, and 28% of the persons in Bath County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 878. Retail sales (in $1000) were $51,512, and sales per capita were $4,474.
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