Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Mccreary County, Kentucky

McCreary County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 17,080. Its county seat is Whitley City. The county is named for James B. McCreary, Governor of Kentucky from 1875 to 1879. It is the only Kentucky county to not have a single incorporated city. Because of this, county government is the sole local government agency for the entire county. Attractions in McCreary County include the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Cumberland Falls State Park, and the Big South Fork Railroad, which tours several former coal camps. The majority of the county is owned by the federal government. 63% is owned and managed by the Daniel Boone National Forest, and 18% owned and managed by the National Park Service as the Big South Fork National River... (from wikipedia)

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Kentucky State$44,271 Average House Value (as of 2000)
16,785 Population (as of 2000)$18,630 Average House Income (as of 2000)
9,494 Population (current)366.0 Square Miles of Land
2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)1.0 Square Miles of Water

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173 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$7,007,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
1,701 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$31,140,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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