Greenup County is located in northeast Kentucky. The County Seat is Greenup and the largest city is Flatwoods. The Official Web Site is located at http://greenupcounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 36,308 and the 2010 census population was 36,914. The land area is 344.40 square miles and there are 107.2 persons per square mile.
97.2% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 82.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $92,000, there are 14,465 households, an average of 2.51 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,035, the median household income is $44,060, and 17.9% of the persons in Greenup County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,412. Retail sales (in $1000) were $355,697, and sales per capita were $9,483. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.4%.
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