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|People QuickFacts||Simpson County||Kentucky|
|Population, 2013 estimate||17,793||4,395,295|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||17,327||4,339,357|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||2.7%||1.3%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.9%||6.3%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||24.7%||23.1%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||15.4%||14.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.1%||50.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||87.1%||88.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||9.8%||8.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.9%||1.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.9%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||2.1%||3.3%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||85.4%||85.6%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||82.8%||84.9%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||1.1%||3.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||2.5%||4.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||83.2%||82.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||15.2%||21.0%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||20.5||22.7|
|Housing units, 2013||7,529||1,936,565|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||68.0%||68.7%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||13.2%||18.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$115,800||$120,000|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.55||2.49|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$19,997||$23,210|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$40,930||$42,610|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||17.2%||18.6%|
|Business QuickFacts||Simpson County||Kentucky|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||358||89,7951|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||7,261||1,481,3231|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||1.8%||1.2%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||1,180||275,230|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,491||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||1.7%||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||21.7%||25.6%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||1,406,337||119,105,421|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||260,049||74,680,759|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||415,161||50,405,925|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$24,342||$11,843|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||29,682||6,300,866|
|Building permits, 2012||56||9,725|
|Geography QuickFacts||Simpson County||Kentucky|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||234.20||39,486.34|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||74.0||109.9|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|