Estill County is located in east central Kentucky. The County Seat is Irvine and the largest city is Irvine. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.estillky.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,447 and the 2010 census population was 14,672. The land area is 253.08 square miles and there are 58 persons per square mile.
98.6% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 0.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 72.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $71,900, there are 5,829 households, an average of 2.48 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,435, the median household income is $29,184, and 27.2% of the persons in Estill County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,197. Retail sales (in $1000) were $84,217, and sales per capita were $5,655. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 37.4%.
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