Leslie County is located in southeastern Kentucky. The County Seat is Hyden and the largest city is Hyden. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lesliecounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,918 and the 2010 census population was 11,310. The land area is 400.84 square miles and there are 28.2 persons per square mile.
98.6% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 0.5% 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. 63.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 7.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $44,700, there are 4,206 households, an average of 2.62 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,424, the median household income is $29,293, and 22.6% of the persons in Leslie County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 794. Retail sales (in $1000) were $59,363, and sales per capita were $5,072.
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