Livingston County is located in western Kentucky. The County Seat is Smithland and the largest city is Salem. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.livingstonco.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,359 and the 2010 census population was 9,519. The land area is 313.13 square miles and there are 30.4 persons per square mile.
97.4% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 82.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $74,400, there are 3,569 households, an average of 2.62 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,795, the median household income is $40,313, and 16.9% of the persons in Livingston County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 708. Retail sales (in $1000) were $29,706, and sales per capita were $3,103.
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