Spencer County is located in north central Kentucky. The County Seat is Taylorsville and the largest city is Taylorsville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.spencercountyky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 17,668 and the 2010 census population was 17,061. The land area is 186.68 square miles and there are 91.4 persons per square mile.
96.3% of the population is White, 1.7% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 88.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $170,300, there are 6,230 households, an average of 2.76 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,666, the median household income is $65,209, and 7.7% of the persons in Spencer County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $68,129, and sales per capita were $4,029.
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