Bracken County is located in northeast Kentucky. The County Seat is Brooksville and the largest city is Augusta. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.brackencounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,406 and the 2010 census population was 8,488. The land area is 205.61 square miles and there are 41.3 persons per square mile.
97.9% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 80.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $90,700, there are 3,252 households, an average of 2.59 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,918, the median household income is $39,196, and 16.8% of the persons in Bracken County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 923. Retail sales (in $1000) were $25,883, and sales per capita were $3,007. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.5%.
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