Caldwell County is located in western Kentucky. The County Seat is Princeton and the largest city is Princeton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.caldwellcounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,725 and the 2010 census population was 12,984. The land area is 344.79 square miles and there are 37.7 persons per square mile.
92.7% of the population is White, 5.4% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 84% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $86,600, there are 5,232 households, an average of 2.44 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,327, the median household income is $37,127, and 21.4% of the persons in Caldwell County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,094. Retail sales (in $1000) were $151,840, and sales per capita were $11,848.
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