Boyd County

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Boyd County, Nebraska

PO Box 26
Butte, NE 68722
Phone: (402) 775-2391
Fax: (402) 775-2146

On the northern border of NE; organized Mar 20, 1891 from Holt County. Name Origin: For James E. Boyd (1834-1906), NE governor (1891; 1892-93)

Area (sq mi):: 544.59 (land 540.05; water 4.54) Population per square mile: 4.20
Population 2005: 2,261 State rank: 74 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.30%; 1990-2000 -14.00% Population 2000: 2,438 (White 98.80%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 43.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,840; median household $26,075; Population below poverty level: 15.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,711-$21,257
Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 15.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Boyd County, Kentucky

PO Box 523
Catlettsburg, KY 41129
Phone: (606) 739-5116
Fax: (606) 739-6357

On eastern border of KY; organized Feb 15, 1860 from Carter, Lawrence, and Greenup counties. Name Origin: For Linn Boyd (1800-59), KY legislator, U.S. representative (1835-37; 1839-55), and Speaker of the House (1851-55)

Area (sq mi):: 161.82 (land 160.17; water 1.65) Population per square mile: 309.60
Population 2005: 49,594 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 -2.70% Population 2000: 49,752 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,212; median household $32,749; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,190-$27,230
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 20.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ashland (21,586)

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    The board of education in Boyd County, Ky., on December 26 decided to ban all school clubs in the district in an effort to shut down the high school's recently formed gay-straight alliance.
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