Kentucky Lewis County Public Schools

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Lewis County, Kentucky

Lewis county was formed in 1807. It is located in the Outer Bluegrass and Eastern Coal Field regions of the state. The elevation in the county ranges from 485 to 1400 feet above sea level. In 2000 the county population was 14,092 in a land area of 484.49 square miles, an average of 29.1 people per square mile. The county seat is Vanceburg.

Lewis County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 484.5 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 28.4 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 14.1%. On the 2000 census form, 99.5% of the population reported only one race, with 0.2% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.4% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.56 persons compared to an average family size of 2.98 persons.

In 2008 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $26,319. Per capita income grew by 6.5% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2009) 13,752 Covered Employment 2,054
Growth (%) since 1990 5.5% Average wage per job $25,801
Households (2000) 5,422 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 19.4%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 5,688 Average wage per job $26,319
Unemployment Rate (2009) 15.3 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 2.1%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $19,539 Average wage per job $29,768
Median Household Income (2008) $28,466 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2008) 26.4 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 57.4 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 3.3%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 6.4 Average wage per job $28,566

1. FOSTER MEADE CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER
Address: Po Box 130, Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-6106
County: Lewis County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 9-12

2. GARRISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Rt 8 Box 547, Garrison, KY 41141
Phone: (606) 757-2122
County: Lewis County
Enrollment: 339
Grades: PK-6

3. LAUREL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 116 Laurel School Road, Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-2214
County: Lewis County
Enrollment: 88
Grades: PK-6

4. LEWIS County
Enrollment: CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 86 Walter Street, Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-2831
County: Lewis County
Enrollment: 507
Grades: PK-5

5. LEWIS County
Enrollment: HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Lions Lane, Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-2823
County: Lewis County
Enrollment: 711
Grades: 9-12

6. LEWIS County
Enrollment: MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 51 Middle School Lane, Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-6228
County: Lewis County
Enrollment: 464
Grades: 6-8

7. TOLLESBORO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 2431 W Ky 10, Tollesboro, KY 41189
Phone: (606) 798-3231
County: Lewis County
Enrollment: 332
Grades: PK-6