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7.46% growth
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0.82% decline
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7.26% growth
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28.4% growth


The economy of Hyden, KY employs 133 people. The economy of Hyden, KY is specialized in Utilities; Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 5.07; 4.48; and 2.27 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Hyden, KY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (42), Retail trade (24), and Educational Services (17), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($28,750), Healthcare & Social Assistance ($16,719), and Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction (N/A).

Median household income in Hyden, KY is $20,250. Males in Hyden, KY have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,417. The income inequality of Hyden, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Hyden, KY. In Leslie County, KY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 18 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $13,500. Perry County, KY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Kentucky.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Hyden, KY is from the county of Leslie County, KY.

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Hyden, KY is home to a population of 461 people, from which 97.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Hyden, KY is composed of 420 White residents (91.1%), 37 Asian residents (8.03%), 3 Two+ residents (0.65%), 1 Hispanic residents (0.22%), and 0 Other residents (N/A). The most common foreign languages in Hyden, KY are Other Indo-European (5 speakers), Spanish (4 speakers), and German (3 speakers), but compared to other places, Hyden, KY has a relative high number of Other Indo-European (5 speakers), German (3 speakers), and Tagalog (2 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Hyden, KY awarded 521 degrees. The student population of Hyden, KY is skewed towards females, with 25 male students and 496 female students. Most students in Hyden, KY are White (437 and 83.9%), followed by Black or African American (30 and 5.76%), Hispanic or Latino (17 and 3.26%), and Unknown (17 and 3.26%). The largest universities in Hyden, KY by number of graduates are Frontier Nursing University (521 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Hyden, KY are Family Practice Nurse (237 and 45.5%), Nurse Midwife (169 and 32.4%), and Women's Health Nurse (27 and 5.18%). The median tuition costs in Hyden, KY are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Hyden, KY is $102,700, which is 0.5 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $80,000 to $102,700, a 28.4% increase. The homeownership rate of Hyden, KY is 48.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Hyden, KY have an average commute time of 11 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hyden, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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