Garrard County

Garrard County, Kentucky

15 Public Sq County Courthouse
Lancaster, KY 40444
Phone: (859) 792-3071
Fax: (859) 792-6751

In central KY, south of Lexington; organized Jun 1, 1797 from Madison, Lincoln, and Mercer counties. Name Origin: For James Garrard (1749-1822), KY legislator and governor (1796-1804)

Area (sq mi):: 233.88 (land 231.21; water 2.67) Population per square mile: 71.70
Population 2005: 16,579 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 12.10%; 1990-2000 27.70% Population 2000: 14,792 (White 95.00%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,915; median household $34,284; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,256-$21,375
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 31.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 67.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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