Breathitt County, Kentucky Population 2018

Breathitt County, Kentucky's estimated population is 12,946 with a growth rate of -3.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Breathitt County, Kentucky is the 84th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201712,946-530-3.93%
201613,4762872.18%
201613,189-172-1.29%
201513,361-1-0.01%
201413,362-162-1.20%
201313,524-84-0.62%
201213,608-177-1.28%
201113,785-71-0.51%
201013,856-1,847-11.76%
199015,703-1,301-7.65%
198017,0042,78319.57%
197014,221-1,269-8.19%
196015,490-4,474-22.41%
195019,964-3,982-16.63%
194023,9462,80313.26%
193021,1435292.57%
192020,6143,07417.53%
191017,5403,21822.47%
190014,3225,61764.53%
18908,70596312.44%
18807,7422,07036.50%
18705,67269213.90%
18604,9801,19531.57%
18503,7851,59072.44%
18402,1950.00%

Breathitt County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,166
Two or More Races134
Black or African American81
Asian60
Some Other Race20
American Indian and Alaska Native15

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

Breathitt 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

Breathitt County, Kentucky Median Age

41


Total

39.9


Male

43.1


Female

Breathitt County, Kentucky Adults

There are 10,579 adults, (2,062 of which are seniors) in Breathitt County, Kentucky.

Breathitt County, Kentucky Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Breathitt County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,734

49.97%

Male

6,742

50.03%

Breathitt County, Kentucky Households and Families

Breathitt County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Breathitt County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
Male77.6%22.4%
All75%25%
Female68.2%31.8%
Non Family66.3%33.7%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Breathitt County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3042.4875
Married2,2773.1784.2
Non Family1,8611.1166.3
Female8453.1568.2
Male3213.7377.6

3.1

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Breathitt County, Kentucky Households

Breathitt County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,17912.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,50616.02%
High School Graduate3,23534.41%
Some College1,62517.29%
Associates Degree7097.54%
Bachelors Degree5656.01%
Graduate Degree5826.19%

Breathitt County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2476,6001,101
Multiple Races5336
Hispanic412517
Asian363629
Other Race171717
Native American1511
Black98

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 100.00%.

Breathitt County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,272$26,669$22,716
Less Than High School$14,500$15,727$
High School Grad$24,881$26,860$19,118
Some College$24,078$30,154$22,754
Bachelors Degree$30,833$34,524$26,563
Graduate Degree$45,694$53,194$42,500

$25,272

Average Earnings

$26,669

Average Male

$22,716

Average Female

Breathitt County, Kentucky Language

Breathitt County, Kentucky Language by Age

Breathitt County, Kentucky Language

98.85% of Breathitt County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Breathitt County, Kentucky Poverty

Breathitt County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,8634,26933.19%
Hispanic1037067.96%
Multiple1325340.15%
Black4040100.00%
Native15426.67%

33.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.22%

Male Poverty Rate

35.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Breathitt County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Breathitt County, Kentucky is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Breathitt County, Kentucky is Native, with 26.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.12%.

Breathitt County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.98%
High School29.31%
Some College23.18%
Bachelors or Greater9.48%

Breathitt County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.93%
Female Unemployed35.71%
Male Employed16.88%
Female Employed12.97%

Breathitt County, Kentucky Income

Breathitt County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,484$38,693
Families$33,247$47,597
Married Families$41,806$
Non Families$12,294$19,933

Breathitt County, Kentucky Marital Status

Breathitt County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Breathitt County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Breathitt 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 45To54.

Breathitt County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Breathitt County, Kentucky Veterans

Breathitt County, Kentucky Veterans by War

575

Number of Veterans

549

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam208
Korea93
First Gulf War82
Second Gulf War65
World War II22

Breathitt County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54155
65 to 74137
55 to 64127
75+122
18 to 3434

Breathitt County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Breathitt County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

14.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Breathitt County, Kentucky Employment Status

Breathitt County, Kentucky Employment by Age

42.5%

Labor Force Participation

37.4%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Breathitt County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Breathitt County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Breathitt County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jackson22282117-111-4.98%
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