Estill County

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Estill County, Kentucky

PO Box 59
Irvine, KY 40336
Phone: (606) 723-5156
Fax: (606) 723-5108
www.estill.net

In east-central KY, southeast of Lexington; organized Jan 27, 1808 from Madison and Clark counties. Name Origin: For Capt. James Estill (1750-92), soldier and early pioneer who established Fort Estill in 1781

Area (sq mi):: 255.70 (land 253.93; water 1.76) Population per square mile: 59.40
Population 2005: 15,089 State rank: 77 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 4.70% Population 2000: 15,307 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $12,285; median household $23,318; Population below poverty level: 26.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,190-$18,133
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 34.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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