Lawrence County is located in Eastern Kentucky. The County Seat is Louisa and the largest city is Louisa. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lawrencecounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 15,804 and the 2010 census population was 15,858. The land area is 415.60 square miles and there are 38.2 persons per square mile.
98.3% of the population is White, 0.4% 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 1% is two or more races. 72.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $80,200, there are 5,823 households, an average of 2.70 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,960, the median household income is $33,525, and 27% of the persons in Lawrence County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 916. Retail sales (in $1000) were $123,575, and sales per capita were $7,568.
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