Cumberland County is located in south central Kentucky. The County Seat is Burkesville and the largest city is Burkesville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cumberlandcounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,745 and the 2010 census population was 6,856. The land area is 305.18 square miles and there are 22.5 persons per square mile.
95.5% of the population is White, 2.9% is Black or African American, 1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 73% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $63,400, there are 2,604 households, an average of 2.59 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,697, the median household income is $31,593, and 23.6% of the persons in Cumberland County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 946. Retail sales (in $1000) were $44,182, and sales per capita were $6,484.
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