89% of the residents in Owsley County KY voted for Donald Trump…
According to the 2010 census reports, Owsley County, Kentucky has the second-highest level of child poverty of any county in the United States. In terms of income per household, the county is the poorest in the nation. Between 1980 and 2014, the rate of death from cancer in the county increased by 45.6 percent, the largest such increase of any county in the United States.
The median income for a household in the county was $15,805, which is the third lowest in the nation and the lowest among counties with a non-Hispanic white majority population, and the median income for a family was $18,034. Males had a median income of $25,100 versus $18,203 for females. The per capita income for the county was $10,742. About 41.7% of families and 45.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 56.3% of those under age 18 and 34.5% of those age 65 or over.
Don’t cut out my food stamps…
In 2009, government benefits accounted for 53.07% of personal income.
The US Census Bureau estimated last year that Owsley county’s 4,461-person population is more than 98 percent white.