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Letcher County

Population

Total Population

25,996

Population
Growth Rate

0.57%

Median Age

43

Diversity Index

6.100

Housing & Income

Households

10,677

Total Housing Units

12,319


Owner Occupied

8,339

Renter Occupied

2,338

Vacant

1,642

Median Home Value

$69,691


Average Home Value

$86,401

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.63%


Per Capita Income

1.82%

Income Projection

Median Household

$33,030 $35,261


Average Household

$46,762 $51,087


Per Capita

$19,219 $21,028

Workforce

Total Businesses

552

Total Employed

5,131

Workers 16+

6,867

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

50

Employed

1,023

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

116

Employed

920

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

23

Employed

849

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

31

Employed

428

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

52

Employed

421

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

30

Employed

419

Some
High School

2,754

Graduated
High School

5,685

Associates
Degree

2,339

Bachelor's
Degree

1,381

Graduate
Degree

1,097

Average Commute Time

25 min.



Resident Commuters

4,968

Non-Resident Commuters

1,347

Drive Alone

5,874

Carpooled

420

Public

37

Work At Home

256