Floyd County, KY

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2020 Population
35,931
1.44% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
42.6
0.948% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
28.9%
5.89% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$35,096
7.23% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$74,000
0.538% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
11,076
4.46% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Floyd County, KY had a population of 35.9k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $35,096. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Floyd County, KY declined from 36,456 to 35,931, a −1.44% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,730 to $35,096, a 7.23% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Floyd County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (97%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.98%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.768%), White (Hispanic) (0.395%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.342%).

None of the households in Floyd County, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in Floyd County, KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Floyd County, KY are Big Sandy Community and Technical College (1,380 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Floyd County, KY was $74,000, and the homeownership rate was 71.4%.

Most people in Floyd County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Floyd County, KY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Floyd County, KY is home to a population of 35.9k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.412% of Floyd County, KY residents were born outside of the country (148 people).

In 2020, there were 99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.9k people) in Floyd County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 352 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 276 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.7% of Floyd County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Floyd County, KY was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Floyd County, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.9k ± 26
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    352 ± 164
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    276 ± 138
0.893%
Hispanic Population
321 people

In 2020, there were 99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.9k people) in Floyd County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 352 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 276 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.893% of the people in Floyd County, KY are hispanic (321 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    29,760 ± 4,221 people
  2. India
    12,679 ± 2,761 people
  3. Cuba
    12,635 ± 2,756 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 29,760 Kentucky residents, followed by India with 12,679 and Cuba with 12,635.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.412%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
148 people
0.502%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
183 people

As of 2020, 0.412% of Floyd County, KY residents (148 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Floyd County, KY was 0.502%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    785 ± 206
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    166 ± 126
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    127 ± 97

Floyd County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Floyd County, KY employs 11.1k people. The largest industries in Floyd County, KY are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,066 people), Retail Trade (1,347 people), and Educational Services (1,134 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($60,311), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,193), and Utilities ($54,568).

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,693. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

11.1k
2020 Value
± 900
4.46%
1 Year growth
± 10.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Floyd County, KY grew at a rate of 4.46%, from 10.6k employees to 11.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Floyd County, KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,404 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,243 people), and Management Occupations (941 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Floyd County, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.1k
2020 Value
± 900
4.46%
1 Year growth
± 10.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Floyd County, KY grew at a rate of 4.46%, from 10.6k employees to 11.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Floyd County, KY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,066 people), Retail Trade (1,347 people), and Educational Services (1,134 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Floyd County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Floyd County, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,164
Median earning men ± $4,229
$26,117
Median earning women ± $1,625

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($63,542), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,597), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($47,981).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($47,563), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,165), and Wholesale Trade ($40,893).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 464
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 181
    Retail Trade
  3. 174
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $201k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $72.2k
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. $42.6k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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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. $57B
  2. $34.7B
  3. $31.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $57B, followed by Electronics ($34.7B) and Machinery ($31.1B).

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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$326B
2020 Value in Kentucky
$644B
Projected 2050 Value in Kentucky
97.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kentucky trade was $326B. This is expected to increase 97.4% to $644B by 2050.

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. $24.4B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $17.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Tennessee with $24.4B, followed by Ohio with $18.8B and California and $17.9B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Floyd County, KY went to Donald J. Trump with 74.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.679%).

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.

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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In 2020, universities in Floyd County, KY awarded 1,380 degrees. The student population of Floyd County, KY in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 949 male students and 1,477 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Floyd County, KY are White (1,309 and 94.9%), followed by Unknown (36 and 2.61%), Two or More Races (21 and 1.52%), and Hispanic or Latino (9 and 0.652%).

The largest universities in Floyd County, KY by number of degrees awarded are Big Sandy Community and Technical College (1,380 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Floyd County, KY are Electrician (326 and 23.6%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (251 and 18.2%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (108 and 7.83%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 2,426 students enrolled in Floyd County, KY, 39.1% men and 60.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,291 records, of which 61.9% were women and 38.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 29 degree-majors awarded
  2. 28 degree-majors awarded
  3. 251 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Floyd County, KY was Electrician with 29 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Floyd County, KY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,380 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Big Sandy Community and Technical College with 1,380 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 819 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Floyd County, KY, which is 1.46 times more than the 561 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,309 degrees mean that there were 36.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 36 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,296) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($192) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.764% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.662% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.15M), Some college (792k), and Secondary Education (572k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Floyd County, KY was $74,000 in 2020, which is 0.322 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $74,400 to $74,000, a 0.538% decrease. The homeownership rate in Floyd County, KY is 71.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Floyd County, KY have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Floyd County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Floyd County, KY is $35,096. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Floyd County, KY was Census Tract 9209 with a value of $44,531, followed by Census Tract 9202 and Census Tract 9201, with respective values of $37,446 and $36,118.

In 2021, 16.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Floyd County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 1.68%.

Property

$74,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,246
$10,497
Median Property Taxes
±$795

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Floyd County, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Floyd County, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.4%
Homeownership
2020
63.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.4% of the housing units in Floyd County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9209
  2. Census Tract 9202
  3. Census Tract 9201

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Floyd County, KY was Census Tract 9209 with a value of $44,531, followed by Census Tract 9202 and Census Tract 9201, with respective values of $37,446 and $36,118.

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

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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.
$35,096
Median Household Income
± $3,215
14.7k
Number of Households
± 921

In 2020, the median household income of the 14.7k households in Floyd County, KY grew to $35,096 from the previous year's value of $32,730.

The following chart displays the households in Floyd 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Floyd County, KY is from Kentucky.
0.454
2020 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.456
2019 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2020, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.305% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (88.6%)
  2. Carpooled (6.48%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.24%)

In 2020, 88.6% of workers in Floyd County, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.48%) and those who worked at home (2.24%).

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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Commute Time

24 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Floyd County, KY have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.04% of the workforce in Floyd County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 16.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Floyd County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 1.68%.

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Poverty & Diversity

28.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Floyd County, KY (10.2k out of 35.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Floyd County, KY is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 34.2% of the children was living in poverty in Floyd County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 9.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 51.6 in Floyd County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.1 per 100,000 population.

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95.5% of the population of Floyd County, KY has health coverage, with 29.2% on employee plans, 38.8% on Medicaid, 17.1% on Medicare, 8.55% on non-group plans, and 1.83% 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 Floyd County, KY see 1707 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.52% increase from the previous year (1649 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1483 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 42 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,707 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Floyd County, KY

Primary care physicians in Floyd County, KY see an average of 1,707 patients per year. This represents a 3.52% increase from the previous year (1,649 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 18.6% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.53%
Uninsured
29.2%
Employer Coverage
38.8%
Medicaid
17.1%
Medicare
8.55%
Non-Group
1.83%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Floyd County, KY declined by 5.18% from 4.78% to 4.53%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 53.7 in Floyd County, KY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 40.7% in Floyd County, KY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.48% in Floyd County, KY.

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