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|People QuickFacts||Mason County||Kentucky|
|Population, 2013 estimate||17,278||4,395,295|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||17,490||4,339,357|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-1.2%||1.3%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.3%||6.3%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.8%||23.1%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||16.0%||14.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.8%||50.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||90.7%||88.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||6.6%||8.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.7%||1.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.8%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||1.5%||3.3%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||89.5%||85.6%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||83.4%||84.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||0.6%||3.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||3.3%||5.0%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||80.2%||83.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||14.8%||21.5%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||23.6||22.8|
|Housing units, 2013||8,100||1,936,565|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||71.2%||68.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||13.6%||18.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$99,000||$120,400|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.60||2.50|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$23,347||$23,462|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$41,137||$43,036|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||19.3%||18.8%|
|Business QuickFacts||Mason County||Kentucky|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||450||89,7951|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||6,887||1,481,3231|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-2.0%||1.2%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||1,160||275,230|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,415||337,600|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||3.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.3%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||1.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.1%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||36.5%||25.6%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||D||119,105,421|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||74,680,759|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||357,976||50,405,925|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$20,831||$11,843|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||36,489||6,300,866|
|Building permits, 2012||45||9,725|
|Geography QuickFacts||Mason County||Kentucky|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||240.13||39,486.34|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||72.8||109.9|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Maysville, KY Micro Area|