Assessment of the Demographics and Social Economic Characteristics of Carroll County, Ky



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Demographics and Socio-economic factors are those attributes and details specific to the populations in a given area. These details include such factors as race, ethnicity, gender, age, housing, employment, and income. In essence it includes the who, what, when, and where of a given population.

This report will explore these factors and details to help better understand our populations and how we can build-upon those details for a better future.

Carroll County covers approximately 130 sq miles of land and is located in the south-western portion of what is known as Northern Kentucky. It is the confluence where the Kentucky and Ohio Rivers come together and is steeped in rich history and tradition. Founded in 1838 and named for Charles Carroll, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, Carroll County became the 87th designated county in Kentucky.

Today, Carroll County encompasses the townships of Carrollton, the county seat, Easterday, English, Ghent, Locust, Prestonville, Sanders and Worthville. Situated on the I-71 corridor, Carroll County is where the advantages of a rural community meet the accessibility and diversity of more urban areas.

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