is a city located in Harlan County, Kentucky
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 900.
Geography\nLynch is located at 36°57'54" North, 82°54'60" West (36.965133, -82.916569)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 0.9 km²
). 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 900 people, 408 households, and 250 families residing in the city. The population density
is 1,053.0/km² (2,753.1/mi²). There are 514 housing units at an average density of 601.4/km² (1,572.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 73.33% White, 24.89% African American
, 0.33% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 0.33% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 408 households out of which 24.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% are married couples living together, 16.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% are non-families. 36.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 20.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.21 and the average family size is 2.88.
In the city the population is spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 82.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $17,609, and the median income for a family is $21,625. Males have a median income of $31,500 versus $19,038 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,369. 37.8% of the population and 36.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 57.6% are under the age of 18 and 25.9% are 65 or older.