Anderson County, KY

County

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Population
22,214
0.895% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
Median Age
41

Poverty Rate
13.9%

Median Household Income
$54,160
4.8% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$142,200
2.6% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
10,381
0.232% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Anderson County, KY had a population of 22.2k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $54,160. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Anderson County, KY grew from 22,017 to 22,214, a 0.895% increase and its median household income grew from $51,681 to $54,160, a 4.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Anderson County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.55%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.26%), White (Hispanic) (1.19%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.32%). NaNk% of the people in Anderson County, KY speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Anderson County, KY is $142,200, and the homeownership rate is 77.7%. Most people in Anderson County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Anderson County, KY is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kentucky, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Kentucky (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Anderson County, KY went to Donald J. Trump with 72.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (23.1%), followed by Other (4.78%). The most partisan county was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Anderson County, KY
72.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kentucky
  1. 89.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 88.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kentucky was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Kentucky colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Anderson County, KY is home to a population of 22.2k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.36% of Anderson County, KY residents were born outside of the country (302 people).

In 2018, there were 36.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.9k people) in Anderson County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 566 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 281 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Anderson County, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.9k ± 21
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    566 ± 187
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    281 ± 174
1.72%
Hispanic Population
383 people

In 2018, there were 36.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.9k people) in Anderson County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 566 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 281 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.72% of the people in Anderson County, KY are hispanic (383 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Anderson County, KY as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.36%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
302 people
1.69%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
372 people

As of 2018, 1.36% of Anderson County, KY residents (302 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Anderson County, KY was 1.69%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 12.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Anderson County, KY was 41. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Anderson County, KY are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Anderson County, KY residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    32,622 ± 4,418 people
  2. India
    10,932 ± 2,564 people
  3. Cuba
    8,780 ± 2,298 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 32,622 Kentucky residents, followed by India with 10,932 and Cuba with 8,780.

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Citizenship

98.9%
2018 Citizenship
98.7%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.9% of Anderson County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Anderson County, KY was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    507 ± 111
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    286 ± 116
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    230 ± 133

Anderson County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Anderson County, KY is $54,160. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Anderson County, KY was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $62,500, followed by Census Tract 9502.02 and Census Tract 9502.01, with respective values of $55,169 and $54,044.

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,451. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Anderson County, KY employs 10.4k people. The largest industries in Anderson County, KY are Manufacturing (1,811 people), Public Administration (1,471 people), and Retail Trade (1,215 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,628), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,135), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,727).

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,160
2018 value
± $3,933
4.8%
1 Year Growth
± 9.29%

Households in Anderson County, KY have a median annual income of $54,160, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,681 in 2017, which represents a 4.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,557
Average Male Salary in Kentucky
± $1,518
$41,451
Average Female Salary in Kentucky
± $1,092

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kentucky made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kentucky by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kentucky
  1. Asian
    $55,164 ± $10,370
  2. White
    $43,856 ± $923
  3. American Indian
    $34,557 ± $13,648

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kentucky workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kentucky.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Anderson County, KY is from Kentucky.
0.457
2017 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.455
2016 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2017, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.329% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kentucky across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9503
  2. Census Tract 9502.02
  3. Census Tract 9502.01

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Anderson County, KY was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $62,500, followed by Census Tract 9502.02 and Census Tract 9502.01, with respective values of $55,169 and $54,044.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Anderson County, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Anderson County, KY (3.05k out of 22k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    2,765 ± 393
  2. Black
    238 ± 199
  3. Hispanic
    70 ± 129

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Anderson County, KY is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.4k
2018 Value
± 713
0.232%
1 Year growth
± 9.62%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Anderson County, KY grew at a rate of 0.232%, from 10.4k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Anderson County, KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,468 people), Production Occupations (1,059 people), and Management Occupations (1,005 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Anderson County, KY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Anderson County, KY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,468 people), Production Occupations (1,059 people), and Management Occupations (1,005 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Anderson County, KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.78 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.66 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.39 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Anderson County, KY, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($61,538), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($60,625), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($58,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.4k
2018 Value
± 713
0.232%
1 Year growth
± 9.62%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Anderson County, KY grew at a rate of 0.232%, from 10.4k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Anderson County, KY, are Manufacturing (1,811 people), Public Administration (1,471 people), and Retail Trade (1,215 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Anderson County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Anderson County, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Anderson County, KY, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,811 people), Public Administration (1,471 people), and Retail Trade (1,215 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Anderson County, KY has an unusually high number of Public Administration (3.05 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.73 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Anderson County, KY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($77,628), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,135), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,727).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $71.4B
  2. $17.1B
  3. $17.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $71.4B, followed by Base metals ($17.1B) and Gasoline ($17.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$282B
2015 Value in Kentucky
$398B
Projected 2045 Value in Kentucky
41.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kentucky trade was $282B. This is expected to increase 41.4% to $398B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $22.9B
  2. $19.1B
  3. $16.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $22.9B, followed by Indiana with $19.1B and Tennessee and $16.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Anderson County, KY was $142,200 in 2018, which is 0.619 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $138,600 to $142,200, a 2.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Anderson County, KY is 77.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Anderson County, KY have an average commute time of 25.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Anderson County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$142,200
2018 Median
± $5,530
$138,600
2017 Median
± $5,974

In 2018, the median property value in Anderson County, KY grew to to $142,200 from the previous year's value of $138,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Anderson County, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Anderson County, KY the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,160
Median Household Income
± $3,933
8.63k
Number of Households
± 631

In 2018, the median household income of the 8.63k households in Anderson County, KY grew to $54,160 from the previous year's value of $51,681.

The following chart displays the households in Anderson County, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Anderson County, KY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Anderson County, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.7%
2018 Homeownership
76.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 77.7% of the housing units in Anderson County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Anderson County, KY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Anderson County, KY have a longer commute time (25.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.17% of the workforce in Anderson County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    87.9%
  2. Carpooled
    8.96%
  3. Worked At Home
    1.85%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Anderson County, KY was Drove Alone (87.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.96%) and those who Worked At Home (1.85%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Anderson County, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Anderson County, KY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

96% of the population of Anderson County, KY has health coverage, with 53.5% on employee plans, 18.4% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 2.01% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Anderson County, KY see 3140 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.416% increase from the previous year (3127 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2014 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1303 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18%). Additionally, Leslie County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,140 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Anderson County, KY

Primary care physicians in Anderson County, KY see an average of 3,140 patients per year. This represents a 0.416% increase from the previous year (3,127 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Anderson County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,004
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kentucky
$4,551
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,016
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,368
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kentucky (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.11%, from $7,543 to $8,004.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.04%
Uninsured
53.5%
Employer Coverage
18.4%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
2.01%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Anderson County, KY declined by 25.4% from 5.41% to 4.04%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Anderson County, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18% prevalence
  2. 17.9% prevalence
  3. 17.8% prevalence

Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky, at 18%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky by county over multiple years.

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