Lewis

Lewis County is situated in the northeast corner of the state in the Northern Kentucky River Region. It has the longest boundary with the Ohio River of all the counties bordering it. Its 484 square miles make it the thirteenth largest of the 120 counties in the state. The county seat is Vanceburg. Forestry is central to the economy, making this an excellent destination for any business manufacturing wood products. There are two industrial parks where businesses can easily locate - the Lewis County Industrial Park, near the Ohio River east of Vanceburg, has 118 acres, and is 30 minutes from I-64. The Tollesboro Industrial Park has 57 acres and sits on the AA Highway just west of KY 57.

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Lewis County

Population

Total Population

14,217

Population
Growth Rate

0.34%

Median Age

42

Diversity Index

5.000

Housing & Income

Households

5,660

Total Housing Units

6,662


Owner Occupied

4,337

Renter Occupied

1,323

Vacant

1,002

Median Home Value

$70,297


Average Home Value

$99,954

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.40%


Per Capita Income

2.83%

Income Projection

Median Household

$30,290 $34,128


Average Household

$43,216 $49,655


Per Capita

$17,368 $19,969

Workforce

Total Businesses

315

Total Employed

2,343

Workers 16+

4,485

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

6

Employed

10

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

4

Utilities

Businesses

4

Employed

64

Construction

Businesses

13

Employed

109

Manufacturing

Businesses

10

Employed

266

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

12

Employed

106

Some
High School

1,235

Graduated
High School

3,637

Associates
Degree

572

Bachelor's
Degree

598

Graduate
Degree

615

Average Commute Time

32 min.



Resident Commuters

2,168

Non-Resident Commuters

1,603

Drive Alone

3,497

Carpooled

577

Public

37

Work At Home

172


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