Boyd County, Kentucky Population 2019

Boyd County, Kentucky's estimated population is 47,759 with a growth rate of -0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boyd County, Kentucky is the 21st largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201847,240-519-1.09%
201747,759-350-0.73%
201648,109-397-0.82%
201548,506-334-0.68%
201448,840-77-0.16%
201348,917-338-0.69%
201249,255-164-0.33%
201149,419-187-0.38%
201049,606-1,544-3.02%
199051,150-4,363-7.86%
198055,5133,1375.99%
197052,3762130.41%
196052,1632,2144.43%
195049,9494,0118.73%
194045,9382,0894.76%
193043,84914,56849.75%
192029,2815,83724.90%
191023,4444,61024.48%
190018,8344,80134.21%
189014,0331,86815.36%
188012,1653,59241.90%
18708,5732,52941.84%
18606,0440.00%

Boyd County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White45,761
Black or African American1,214
Two or More Races1,164
Asian180
Some Other Race115
American Indian and Alaska Native52

Boyd County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Boyd County, Kentucky Median Age

41.9


Total

40.5


Male

43.9


Female

Boyd County, Kentucky Adults

There are 38,173 adults, (8,858 of whom are seniors) in Boyd County, Kentucky.

Boyd County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Boyd County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

24,306

50.13%

Male

24,180

49.87%

Boyd County, Kentucky Households and Families

Boyd County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boyd County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All69.9%30.1%
Male65.8%34.2%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female51.4%48.6%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,1192.4369.9
Married9,6312.9783.8
Non Family6,2151.255.6
Female2,2553.1551.4
Male1,0183.2365.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boyd County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3223.82%
9th to 12th Grade2,5407.35%
High School Graduate11,73433.94%
Some College8,58824.84%
Associates Degree3,68910.67%
Bachelors Degree4,01211.61%
Graduate Degree2,6867.77%

Boyd County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,53728,8406,326
Black1,05398078
Multiple Races455406104
Hispanic413390111
Asian13313390
Native American4222
Other Race4027

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,701$41,015$24,716
Less Than High School$14,760$20,286$13,720
High School Grad$24,613$35,332$15,790
Some College$30,805$40,136$25,118
Bachelors Degree$42,924$57,652$36,925
Graduate Degree$54,162$59,049$51,932

$31,701

Average Earnings

$41,015

Average Male

$24,716

Average Female

Boyd County, Kentucky Language

Boyd County, Kentucky Language by Age

Boyd County, Kentucky Language

98.44% of Boyd County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Boyd County, Kentucky Poverty

Boyd County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,8498,10318.48%
Multiple1,05054051.43%
Black62923236.88%
Hispanic70613018.41%
Other753445.33%
Native411639.02%

19.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.05%

Male Poverty Rate

20.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boyd County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boyd County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 51.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boyd County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 18.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.15%
High School19.13%
Some College14.27%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.07%
Male Unemployed34.68%
Female Employed11.96%
Male Employed7.14%

Boyd County, Kentucky Income

Boyd County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,543$66,020
Families$58,594$77,857
Married Families$68,660$91,914
Non Families$22,703$39,257

Boyd County, Kentucky Marital Status

Boyd County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Boyd County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Boyd County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Boyd County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Boyd County, Kentucky Veterans

3,999

Number of Veterans

3,806

Male Veterans

193

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,575
First Gulf War794
Second Gulf War455
Korea271
World War II172

Boyd County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,80010.49%
Black12811.42%
2 or More529.79%
Hispanic498.38%
Indian1121.15%
Asian86.02%

Boyd County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

8.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boyd County, Kentucky Employment Status

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Boyd County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ashland2168421038-646-2.98%
Catlettsburg18561803-53-2.86%
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