Wolfe County

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Wolfe County, Kentucky

PO Box 400
Campton, KY 41301
Phone: (606) 668-3515
Fax: (606) 668-3492

In eastern KY, southeast of Lexington; organized Mar 5, 1860 from Breathitt, Morgan, Powell, and Owsley counties. Name Origin: For Nathaniel Wolfe (1810-65), KY legislator (1853-55; 1859-63)

Area (sq mi):: 222.86 (land 222.78; water 0.08) Population per square mile: 31.70
Population 2005: 7,070 State rank: 113 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 8.60% Population 2000: 7,065 (White 98.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $10,321; median household $19,310; Population below poverty level: 35.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,400-$16,523
Unemployment (2004): 9.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 33.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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