Meade County is located in north central Kentucky. The County Seat is Brandenburg and the largest city is Brandenburg. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.meadeky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 29,139 and the 2010 census population was 28,597. The land area is 305.42 square miles and there are 93.6 persons per square mile.
91.9% of the population is White, 4% is Black or African American, 3.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 86.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $120,500, there are 10,342 households, an average of 2.79 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,898, the median household income is $46,756, and 16.9% of the persons in Meade County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,962. Retail sales (in $1000) were $170,689, and sales per capita were $6,274. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.9%.
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