Oldham County

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Oldham County, Kentucky

100 W Jefferson St
LaGrange, KY 40031
Phone: (502) 222-9311
Fax: (502) 222-3208
www.oldhamcounty.net

On the northwestern border of KY, north of Louisville; organized Dec 16, 1823 from Jefferson, Shelby, and Henry counties. Name Origin: For Col. William Oldham (?-1791), officer in the American Revolution, killed in a battle with Indians

Area (sq mi):: 196.54 (land 189.19; water 7.36) Population per square mile: 283.00
Population 2005: 53,533 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 15.90%; 1990-2000 38.80% Population 2000: 46,178 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 4.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $25,374; median household $63,229; Population below poverty level: 4.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $32,342-$33,460
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Oldham County, Texas

PO Box 360
Vega, TX 79092
Phone: (806) 267-2667
Fax: (806) 267-2671
www.co.oldham.tx.us

On the northwestern border of TX panhandle, west of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Williamson Simpson Oldham (1813-68), AR legislator, member of the TX secession convention (1861), and TX senator to the Confederate Congress

Area (sq mi):: 1501.42 (land 1500.63; water 0.79) Population per square mile: 1.40
Population 2005: 2,118 State rank: 236 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.10%; 1990-2000 -4.10% Population 2000: 2,185 (White 84.80%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 11.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 7.10%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 32.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,806; median household $33,713; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,086-$22,661
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.10% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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