Bracken County


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Bracken County, Kentucky

PO Box 147
Brooksville, KY 41004
Phone: (606) 735-2952
Fax: (606) 735-2867

On northeastern border of KY, southeast of Cincinnati, OH; established Dec 14, 1796 from Campbell and Mason counties. Name Origin: For two creeks in the county, Big and Little Bracken, named for William Bracken, an early settler

Area (sq mi):: 208.89 (land 203.22; water 5.67) Population per square mile: 42.70
Population 2005: 8,670 State rank: 105 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 8,279 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,478; median household $34,823; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,294-$21,071
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 37.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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