Boyd County, Kentucky Population 2018

Boyd County, Kentucky's estimated population is 47,979 with a growth rate of -1.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boyd County, Kentucky is the 20th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201747,979-737-1.51%
201648,7165201.08%
201648,196-311-0.64%
201548,507-333-0.68%
201448,840-67-0.14%
201348,907-346-0.70%
201249,253-164-0.33%
201149,417-190-0.38%
201049,607-1,543-3.02%
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
White45,988
Black or African American1,279
Two or More Races1,057
Asian188
Some Other Race119
American Indian and Alaska Native85

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Boyd County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Boyd County, Kentucky Median Age

41.8


Total

40.5


Male

43.5


Female

Boyd County, Kentucky Adults

There are 38,388 adults, (8,671 of which are seniors) in Boyd County, Kentucky.

Boyd County, Kentucky Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Boyd County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

24,552

50.40%

Male

24,164

49.60%

Boyd County, Kentucky Households and Families

Boyd County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boyd County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All69.6%30.4%
Male65%35%
Non Family55.5%44.5%
Female53.8%46.2%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boyd County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,3862.469.6
Married9,7902.9282.7
Non Family6,1791.1955.5
Female2,2713.0253.8
Male1,1463.2665

2.89

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boyd County, Kentucky Households

Boyd County, Kentucky Education

Boyd County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2543.61%
9th to 12th Grade2,5017.20%
High School Graduate12,22435.20%
Some College8,73425.15%
Associates Degree3,3719.71%
Bachelors Degree3,98511.47%
Graduate Degree2,6637.67%

Boyd County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,72829,1576,281
Black1,078968105
Multiple Races427395101
Hispanic35933667
Asian150150106
Native American4829
Other Race2512

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 70.67%.

Boyd County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,809$41,146$24,030
Less Than High School$14,087$19,286$12,269
High School Grad$24,465$32,839$17,083
Some College$28,816$39,213$23,145
Bachelors Degree$47,339$59,455$39,318
Graduate Degree$54,663$67,578$52,667

$30,809

Average Earnings

$41,146

Average Male

$24,030

Average Female

Boyd County, Kentucky Language

Boyd County, Kentucky Language by Age

Boyd County, Kentucky Language

98.54% of Boyd County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Boyd County, Kentucky Poverty

Boyd County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,0108,04318.28%
Multiple94539141.38%
Black66927841.55%
Hispanic59010718.14%
Other943234.04%
Native741216.22%

18.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.21%

Male Poverty Rate

20.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boyd County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boyd County, Kentucky is Black, with 41.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boyd County, Kentucky is Native, with 16.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.09%.

Boyd County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.54%
High School18.23%
Some College14.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.84%

Boyd County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.07%
Male Unemployed39.52%
Female Employed11.26%
Male Employed7.46%

Boyd County, Kentucky Income

Boyd County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,140$64,615
Families$55,634$75,881
Married Families$64,555$89,416
Non Families$23,008$38,007

Boyd County, Kentucky Marital Status

Boyd County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Boyd County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Boyd County, Kentucky Veterans

Boyd County, Kentucky Veterans by War

4,224

Number of Veterans

3,984

Male Veterans

240

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,721
First Gulf War719
Second Gulf War483
Korea328
World War II175

Boyd County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,113
55 to 641,041
65 to 741,040
75+777
18 to 34253

Boyd County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,95210.84%
Black19817.28%
2 or More5511.85%
Hispanic458.62%
Indian1118.33%
Asian85.33%

Boyd County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boyd County, Kentucky Employment Status

Boyd County, Kentucky Employment by Age

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Boyd County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Boyd County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Boyd County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ashland2168421038-646-2.98%
Catlettsburg18561803-53-2.86%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990