Montgomery County is located in northeast Kentucky. The County Seat is Mount Sterling and the largest city is Mount Sterling. The Official Web Site is located at http://montgomerycounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 27,474 and the 2010 census population was 26,499. The land area is 197.37 square miles and there are 134.3 persons per square mile.
95.2% of the population is White, 3% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 78.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $109,300, there are 10,168 households, an average of 2.59 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,436, the median household income is $37,312, and 25% of the persons in Montgomery County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,567. Retail sales (in $1000) were $355,788, and sales per capita were $14,128. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.1%.
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