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Location of Adairville, Kentucky
|• Total||1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)|
|• Land||1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||600 ft (183 m)|
|• Density||704.8/sq mi (272.1/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0485749|
Adairville is a home rule-class city in Logan County, Kentucky, in the United States. Established on 31 January 1833, it was named for Governor John Adair and incorporated by the state assembly on 7 February 1871. The population was 920 at the 2000 census.
Future president Andrew Jackson killed Charles Dickinson as the result of a duel here in 1806.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 920 people, 398 households, and 267 families residing in the city. The population density was 704.8 people per square mile (271.2/km²). There were 431 housing units at an average density of 330.2 per square mile (127.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.13% White, 18.70% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.87% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.61% of the population.
There were 398 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.79.
In the city, the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,266, and the median income for a family was $40,139. Males had a median income of $26,618 versus $20,568 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,490. About 9.6% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 21.1% of those age 65 or over.
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