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Where is Letcher County, Kentucky?

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Letcher County is a county equivalent area found in Kentucky, USA. The county government of Letcher is found in the county seat of Whitesburg.

With a total 878.09 sq. km of land and water area, Letcher County, Kentucky is the 2765th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 23,359 people, Letcher County has a total 11497 households earning 31200 on average per year.

Letcher County, Kentucky - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 21133
Area Codes 606
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Whitesburg (population: 7,877), Jenkins (population: 5,272), Mayking (population: 1,254), Neon (population: 1,085), Isom (population: 1,047), Jeremiah (population: 955), Ermine (population: 783), McRoberts (population: 771), Eolia (population: 741), Blackey (population: 703)
Land Area 9,019 sq miles
Water Area 338 sq miles
Household Income $31,200
Housing Units 11,497
Median Home Value $54,900
High School Grads 75% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 12% of population
Retail Spending $5,176 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $14,125 per capita
Universities and Colleges Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.