Graves County is located in western Kentucky. The County Seat is Mayfield and the largest city is Mayfield. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.gravescountyky.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 37,618 and the 2010 census population was 37,121. The land area is 551.74 square miles and there are 67.3 persons per square mile.
92.6% of the population is White, 4.7% is Black or African American, 6.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 80.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $85,900, there are 14,419 households, an average of 2.54 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,746, the median household income is $38,394, and 18.6% of the persons in Graves County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,297. Retail sales (in $1000) were $342,536, and sales per capita were $9,119. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.5%.
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