Marion County is located in central Kentucky. The County Seat is Lebanon and the largest city is Lebanon. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.marioncounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 20,007 and the 2010 census population was 19,820. The land area is 343.01 square miles and there are 57.8 persons per square mile.
88.8% of the population is White, 8.6% is Black or African American, 2.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 81.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $100,200, there are 7,368 households, an average of 2.52 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,865, the median household income is $38,719, and 17% of the persons in Marion County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,597. Retail sales (in $1000) were $136,155, and sales per capita were $7,093. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 8.5%.
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