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Ballard County, KY

Ballard County is in the Jackson Purchase region.The county was named for Bland W. Ballard, Indian scout and state legislator

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The county is in the Paducah metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 8,295. This was an increase of  .11% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$32,130
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ballard County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Ballard County was $26,426. This was an increase of 15.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 86% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Wickliffe
Ballard County is at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.

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11% of Ballard County residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ballard County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries in Ballard County include Antioch Cemetery, Barlow Cemetery, Blank Cemetery, Cane Creek Cemetery, Criswell Cemetery, Cross Cemetery, Henderson Cemetery, Hillcrest Cemetery, Hines Cemetery, Holman Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Ballard County include Bandana, Barlow, Blandville, Kevil, La Center, Lovelaceville, Wickliffe ... View communities

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School districts in Ballard County include Ballard County ... View school districts

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    Ballard County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ballard County political report.

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