Casey County Land Area
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total
area of (446 mi²). The total area is 0.03% water.
Casey County Demographics
As of the census, there are 15,447 people, 6,260 households,
and 4,419 families residing in the county. The population
density is 13/km² (35/mi²). There are 7,242 housing
units at an average density of 6/km² (16/mi²). The
racial makeup of the county is 98.30% White The United States
Census Bureau uses the federal government's definitions of
race when performing a census. These definitions have and
may change between each census.
There are 6,260 households out of which 31.00% have children
under the age of 18 living with them, 56.10% are married couples
living together, 10.80% have a female householder with no
husband present, and 29.40% are non-families. 26.80% of all
households are made up of individuals and 12.60% have someone
living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average
household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.94.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.50% under
the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44,
24.70% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who are 65 years of age or
older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there
are 95.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there
are 92.60 males.
& Employment Information
The median income for a household in the county is $21,580,
and the median income for a family is $27,044. Males have
a median income of $22,283 versus $17,885 for females. The
per capita income for the county is $12,867. 25.50% of the
population and 20.70% of families are below the poverty line.
Out of the total people living in poverty, 32.10% are under
the age of 18 and 29.60% are 65 or older.