Trigg County is located in southwest Kentucky. The County Seat is Cadiz and the largest city is Cadiz. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.triggcounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,142 and the 2010 census population was 14,334. The land area is 441.43 square miles and there are 32.5 persons per square mile.
89.6% of the population is White, 7.8% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 82.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $115,000, there are 5,935 households, an average of 2.38 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,527, the median household income is $45,629, and 16.1% of the persons in Trigg County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,089. Retail sales (in $1000) were $70,866, and sales per capita were $5,317. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 12.2%.
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