Metcalfe County is located in south central Kentucky. The County Seat is Edmonton and the largest city is Edmonton. The Official Web Site is located at http://metcalfecounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,990 and the 2010 census population was 10,099. The land area is 289.65 square miles and there are 34.9 persons per square mile.
96.9% of the population is White, 1.8% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 69.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $78,800, there are 3,919 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,171, the median household income is $31,750, and 20% of the persons in Metcalfe County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,131. Retail sales (in $1000) were $58,045, and sales per capita were $5,711. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 32.2%.
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