Larue County is located in central Kentucky. The County Seat is Hodgenville and the largest city is Hodgenville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.laruecounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,180 and the 2010 census population was 14,193. The land area is 261.52 square miles and there are 54.3 persons per square mile.
94.7% of the population is White, 3.1% is Black or African American, 3.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 80.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $101,000, there are 5,221 households, an average of 2.66 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,611, the median household income is $39,753, and 16.9% of the persons in Larue County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,335. Retail sales (in $1000) were $49,171, and sales per capita were $3,621.
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