Spencer County

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Spencer County, Indiana

PO Box 12
Rockport, IN 47635
Phone: (812) 649-6027
Fax: (812) 649-6030
www.spencerco.org

On the southwestern border of IN, east of Evansville; organized Jan 10, 1818 from Warrick County. Name Origin: For Captain Spier (Spear?) Spencer (?-1811), a KY officer killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe

Area (sq mi):: 401.23 (land 398.69; water 2.55) Population per square mile: 51.50
Population 2005: 20,528 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 4.60% Population 2000: 20,391 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.30
Income 2000: per capita $18,000; median household $42,451; Population below poverty level: 6.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,947-$25,356
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Spencer County, Kentucky

2 W Main St
Taylorsville, KY 40071
Phone: (502) 477-3215
Fax: (502) 477-3216
www.spencercountyky.gov

In northwestern KY, southeast of Louisville; organized Jan 7, 1824 from Nelson, Shelby, and Bullitt counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Spier (Spear) Spencer (?-1811), KY officer killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe

Area (sq mi):: 191.80 (land 185.90; water 5.89) Population per square mile: 84.20
Population 2005: 15,651 State rank: 74 Population change: 2000-20005 33.00%; 1990-2000 73.00% Population 2000: 11,766 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,848; median household $47,042; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,033-$21,130
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 32.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 77.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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