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



Pendleton County covers approximately 280 sq miles of land and is located in the southeastern portion of what is known as Northern Kentucky. Founded in 1798 and named for Edmund Pendleton, a longtime member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, the Continental Congress, and chief justice of Virginia, Pendleton County became the 28th designated county in Kentucky.

Today, Pendleton County encompasses the towns of Falmouth, the county seat, Auburn, Berry, Butler, DeMossville, Gardnersville, Knoxville, McKinneysburg, Morgan, Peach Grove, and Portland. Situated west of the I-75 interstate and east of the Ohio River, Pendleton County is home to the Kincaid Lake State Park, the Main and South Licking River and bodes a rich history of farming.

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.

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