LaRue County

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LaRue County, Kentucky

209 W High St
Hodgenville, KY 42748
Phone: (270) 358-3544
Fax: (270) 358-4528
www.laruecounty.org

In central western KY, south of Louisville; organized Mar 4, 1843 from Hardin County. Name Origin: For John LaRue, maternal grandfather of John LaRue Helm, a KY governor

Area (sq mi):: 263.72 (land 263.20; water 0.53) Population per square mile: 52.00
Population 2005: 13,699 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 14.50% Population 2000: 13,373 (White 94.00%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,865; median household $32,056; Population below poverty level: 15.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,634-$24,946
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in present-day Larue County, Ky.