Boyd County is located in northeast Kentucky. The County Seat is Catlettsburg and the largest city is Ashland. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.boydcountyky.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 48,832 and the 2010 census population was 49,538. The land area is 159.86 square miles and there are 309.9 persons per square mile.
94.8% of the population is White, 3% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 87.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $96,900, there are 19,530 households, an average of 2.41 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,530, the median household income is $40,379, and 19.9% of the persons in Boyd County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,966. Retail sales (in $1000) were $934,561, and sales per capita were $19,244. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.8%.
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