Kentucky Ohio County Public Schools

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Ohio County, Kentucky

Ohio county was formed in 1799. It is located in the Western Coal Field region of the state. The elevation in the county ranges from 365 to 800 feet above sea level. In 2000 the county population was 22,916 in a land area of 593.79 square miles, an average of 38.6 people per square mile. The county seat is Hartford.

Ohio County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 593.8 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 39.6 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 22.0%. On the 2000 census form, 99.3% of the population reported only one race, with 0.7% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.0% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.54 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 $29,410. Per capita income grew by 10.8% 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) 23,534 Covered Employment 7,615
Growth (%) since 1990 11.5% Average wage per job $27,841
Households (2000) 8,899 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 36.0%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 12,721 Average wage per job $29,410
Unemployment Rate (2009) 10.0 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 0.7%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $25,875 Average wage per job $37,109
Median Household Income (2008) $35,953 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County 9.9%
Poverty Rate (2008) 19.1 Average wage per job $20,733
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 67.0 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 2.0%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 7.4 Average wage per job $30,327

1. BEAVER DAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 183 Us Hwy 62 E, Beaver Dam, KY 42320
Phone: (270) 274-4478
County: Ohio County
Enrollment: 571
Grades: PK-6

2. FORDSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 359 W Main St, Fordsville, KY 42343
Phone: (270) 276-3601
County: Ohio County
Enrollment: 295
Grades: PK-6

3. HORSE BRANCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 11980 Us Hwy 62 E, Horse Branch, KY 42349
Phone: (270) 274-4662
County: Ohio County
Enrollment: 182
Grades: PK-6

4. OHIO County
Enrollment: AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER
Address: 1406 South Main Street, Hartford, KY 42347
Phone: (270) 274-9612
County: Ohio County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 9-12

5. OHIO County
Enrollment: HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1400 S Main St, Hartford, KY 42347
Phone: (270) 274-3366
County: Ohio County
Enrollment: 1,198
Grades: 9-12

6. OHIO County
Enrollment: MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 1404 S Main St, Hartford, KY 42347
Phone: (270) 274-7893
County: Ohio County
Enrollment: 587
Grades: 7-8

7. SOUTHERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 3836 Us Hwy 231 S, Beaver Dam, KY 42320
Phone: (270) 274-3462
County: Ohio County
Enrollment: 217
Grades: PK-6

8. WAYLAND ALEXANDER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1250 Oakwood Dr, Hartford, KY 42347
Phone: (270) 298-3462
County: Ohio County
Enrollment: 699
Grades: PK-6

9. WESTERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 4008 St Rt 85 E, Centertown, KY 42328
Phone: (270) 274-7643
County: Ohio County
Enrollment: 290
Grades: PK-6