Magoffin County is located in Eastern Kentucky. The County Seat is Salyersville and the largest city is Salyersville. The Official Web Site is located at http://magoffincounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,913 and the 2010 census population was 13,333. The land area is 308.44 square miles and there are 43.2 persons per square mile.
98.6% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 0.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 65.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $43,700, there are 4,931 households, an average of 2.64 persons per household. The per capita income is $15,118, the median household income is $26,877, and 28.6% of the persons in Magoffin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 884. Retail sales (in $1000) were $52,924, and sales per capita were $4,022.
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