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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Somerset KY General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||11,447||4,395,295|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||11,194||4,339,357|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||2.3%||1.3%|
|Population, 2010 ||11,196||4,339,367|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.6%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||20.9%||23.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||18.9%||13.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||54.0%||50.8% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||92.3%||87.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||3.5%||7.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.2%||0.2%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.7%||1.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.7%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||3.7%||3.1%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||90.4%||86.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||81.7%||84.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||0.7%||3.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||1.3%||5.0%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||80.1%||83.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||17.2%||21.5%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||769||312,365|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||15.2||22.8|
|Housing units, 2010 ||5,491||1,927,164|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||49.0%||68.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||37.2%||18.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$109,000||$120,400|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||5,095||1,694,996|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.06||2.50|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$18,805||$23,462|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$29,697||$43,036|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||27.6%||18.8%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,770||337,600|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.5%||3.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||0.3%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||2.9%||1.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.1%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||14.0%||25.6% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||483,608||119,105,421|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||475,328||74,680,759|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||673,739||50,405,925|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$55,782||$11,843|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||38,630||6,300,866|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||11.32||39,486.34|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||989.4||109.9|
|FIPS Code ||71688||21|
|Counties ||Pulaski County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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