Breckinridge County

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Breckinridge County, Kentucky

PO Box 538
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
Phone: (270) 756-2246
Fax: (270) 756-1569
www.breckinridgecounty.net

On western border of KY, southwest of Louisville; established Dec 9, 1799 from Hardin County. Name Origin: For John Breckinridge (1760-1806), U.S. senator from KY (1801-05) and U.S. attorney general (1805-06)

Area (sq mi):: 585.53 (land 572.41; water 13.12) Population per square mile: 33.70
Population 2005: 19,293 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 14.30% Population 2000: 18,648 (White 95.40%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,402; median household $30,554; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,584-$20,886
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.30% Median travel time to work: 32.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Following its upgrade of Firstar Corporation and its primary operating subsidiary, Fitch IBCA is upgrading the short-term ratings for Breckinridge County, KY, Kentucky Association of Counties' lease program revenue bonds, series 1999 and Jeffersontown, KY, Kentucky League of Cities Funding Trust Lease Program revenue bonds series 2000 to `F1+' from `F1'.