Floyd County is located in Eastern Kentucky. The County Seat is Prestonburg and the largest city is Prestonburg. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.floydcountykentucky.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 38,108 and the 2010 census population was 39,451. The land area is 393.35 square miles and there are 100.3 persons per square mile.
98% of the population is White, 1.1% is Black or African American, 0.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 73.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $70,000, there are 15,422 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,716, the median household income is $30,476, and 28.9% of the persons in Floyd County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,192. Retail sales (in $1000) were $403,311, and sales per capita were $9,596. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.7%.
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