Breckinridge County is located in north central Kentucky. The County Seat is Hardinsburg and the largest city is Hardinsburg. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.breckinridgecountyky.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 19,888 and the 2010 census population was 20,053. The land area is 567.17 square miles and there are 35.4 persons per square mile.
95.8% of the population is White, 2.2% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 76.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $82,700, there are 7,213 households, an average of 2.74 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,101, the median household income is $38,907, and 19.6% of the persons in Breckinridge County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,412. Retail sales (in $1000) were $113,835, and sales per capita were $5,968. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.2%.
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