McCreary County

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McCreary County, Kentucky

PO Box 699
Whitley City, KY 42653
Phone: (606) 376-2411
Fax: (606) 376-3898
www.mccrearycounty.com

On the southern border of KY, south of Lexington; organized Mar 12, 1912 from Pulaski, Wayne, and Whitley counties. Name Origin: For Lt. Col. James Bennett McCreary (1838-1918), KY legislator, governor (1875-79; 1911-15), and U.S. senator (1903-09)

Area (sq mi):: 430.64 (land 427.70; water 2.94) Population per square mile: 40.30
Population 2005: 17,233 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 9.50% Population 2000: 17,080 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $9,896; median household $19,348; Population below poverty level: 32.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,655-$15,085
Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.10% Median travel time to work: 28.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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