Nicholas County is located in northeast Kentucky. The County Seat is Carlisle and the largest city is Carlisle. The Official Web Site is located at http://nicholascounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,041 and the 2010 census population was 7,128. The land area is 195.17 square miles and there are 36.6 persons per square mile.
98.2% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 1.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 79.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $84,900, there are 2,884 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,450, the median household income is $43,081, and 16% of the persons in Nicholas County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $27,370, and sales per capita were $3,956.
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