Elliott County is located in northeast Kentucky. The County Seat is Sandy Hook and the largest city is Sandy Hook. The Official Web Site is located at http://elliottcounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,672 and the 2010 census population was 7,852. The land area is 234.32 square miles and there are 33.5 persons per square mile.
95.5% of the population is White, 3.5% is Black or African American, 0.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.6% is two or more races. 70% have a high school degree or higher, and 7.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $71,400, there are 2,618 households, an average of 2.59 persons per household. The per capita income is $14,040, the median household income is $24,246, and 31.8% of the persons in Elliott County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 302. Retail sales (in $1000) were $12,169, and sales per capita were $1,489. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 13.6%.
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