Floyd County, Kentucky Population 2019

Floyd County, Kentucky's estimated population is 36,261 with a growth rate of -1.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Floyd County, Kentucky is the 30th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201835,845-416-1.15%
201736,261-718-1.94%
201636,979-556-1.48%
201537,535-475-1.25%
201438,010-476-1.24%
201338,486-661-1.69%
201239,147-608-1.53%
201139,755-176-0.44%
201039,931-3,655-8.39%
199043,586-5,178-10.62%
198048,76412,87535.87%
197035,889-5,753-13.82%
196041,642-11,858-22.16%
195053,5005140.97%
194052,98611,04426.33%
193041,94214,51552.92%
192027,4278,80447.27%
191018,6233,07119.75%
190015,5524,29638.17%
189011,2561,08010.61%
188010,1762,29929.19%
18707,8771,48923.31%
18606,38867411.80%
18505,714-588-9.33%
18406,3021,95544.97%
18304,347-3,860-47.03%
18208,2074,722135.49%
18103,4853,007629.08%
18004780.00%

Floyd County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White36,608
Black or African American335
Two or More Races321
Asian115
Some Other Race37
American Indian and Alaska Native31

Floyd County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Floyd County, Kentucky Median Age

41.4


Total

39.9


Male

43.6


Female

Floyd County, Kentucky Adults

There are 29,285 adults, (6,101 of whom are seniors) in Floyd County, Kentucky.

Floyd County, Kentucky Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Floyd County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

19,133

51.09%

Male

18,314

48.91%

Floyd County, Kentucky Households and Families

Floyd County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Floyd County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All70.4%29.6%
Male69.2%30.8%
Female57.6%42.4%
Non Family56.5%43.5%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1082.4270.4
Married7,3153.0283.3
Non Family4,6611.1556.5
Female2,2552.957.6
Male877369.2

2.93

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Floyd County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,28912.57%
9th to 12th Grade3,26812.49%
High School Graduate9,18735.11%
Some College5,50821.05%
Associates Degree1,6246.21%
Bachelors Degree1,6536.32%
Graduate Degree1,6406.27%

Floyd County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,67219,1803,184
Multiple Races1691111
Black131124
Hispanic1089419
Asian747474
Native American313115

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,067$33,007$26,317
Less Than High School$16,434$20,858$4,818
High School Grad$25,510$35,260$21,028
Some College$29,940$33,388$25,222
Bachelors Degree$41,276$40,579$42,936
Graduate Degree$44,939$44,789$45,136

$30,067

Average Earnings

$33,007

Average Male

$26,317

Average Female

Floyd County, Kentucky Language

Floyd County, Kentucky Language by Age

Floyd County, Kentucky Language

99.13% of Floyd County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Floyd County, Kentucky Poverty

Floyd County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,86710,88930.36%
Black26719271.91%
Multiple32117955.76%
Hispanic2804616.43%
Native311548.39%
Other371027.03%

30.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.77%

Male Poverty Rate

31.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Floyd County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Floyd County, Kentucky is Black, with 71.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Floyd County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 16.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.94%
High School23.22%
Some College22.52%
Bachelors or Greater8.35%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.65%
Male Unemployed33.06%
Male Employed14.87%
Female Employed11.46%

Floyd County, Kentucky Income

Floyd County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,196$45,017
Families$37,897$51,826
Married Families$50,696-
Non Families$16,263$28,234

Floyd County, Kentucky Marital Status

Floyd County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Floyd County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Floyd County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Floyd County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Floyd County, Kentucky Veterans

1,726

Number of Veterans

1,637

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam697
First Gulf War309
Second Gulf War237
Korea172
World War II108

Floyd County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6965.92%
Black155.23%
2 or More126.12%
Indian39.68%

Floyd County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

12.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Floyd County, Kentucky Employment Status

41.5%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Floyd County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Prestonsburg35803541-39-1.09%
Martin627591-36-5.74%
Wheelwright784542-242-30.87%
Wayland426401-25-5.87%
Allen193182-11-5.70%
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