Graves County, Kentucky Population 2019

Graves County, Kentucky's estimated population is 37,173 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Graves County, Kentucky is the 27th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201837,3171440.39%
201737,173-2-0.01%
201637,175-55-0.15%
201537,230-345-0.92%
201437,5751750.47%
201337,400-161-0.43%
201237,561-37-0.10%
201137,5983580.96%
201037,2403,69011.00%
199033,550-499-1.47%
198034,0493,11010.05%
197030,9399183.06%
196030,021-1,343-4.28%
195031,364-399-1.26%
194031,7639853.20%
193030,778-1,705-5.25%
192032,483-1,056-3.15%
191033,5393351.01%
190033,2044,67016.37%
189028,5344,39618.21%
188024,1384,74024.44%
187019,3983,16519.50%
186016,2334,83642.43%
185011,3973,93252.67%
18407,4654,961198.12%
18302,5040.00%

Graves County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,726
Black or African American1,742
Two or More Races781
Some Other Race693
Asian176
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander84
American Indian and Alaska Native57

Graves County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Graves County, Kentucky Median Age

40.3


Total

39.2


Male

41.1


Female

Graves County, Kentucky Adults

There are 28,169 adults, (6,563 of whom are seniors) in Graves County, Kentucky.

Graves County, Kentucky Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Graves County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

18,983

50.95%

Male

18,276

49.05%

Graves County, Kentucky Households and Families

Graves County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Graves County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All73.8%26.2%
Male64.4%35.6%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Female38.6%61.4%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2992.5673.8
Married7,4773.2288.8
Non Family4,8391.1663.1
Female1,6123.3438.6
Male3714.1364.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Graves County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6066.37%
9th to 12th Grade2,55810.14%
High School Graduate9,84139.01%
Some College5,08420.15%
Associates Degree2,0458.11%
Bachelors Degree2,4449.69%
Graduate Degree1,6476.53%

Graves County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,89819,2613,818
Hispanic1,004643126
Black98886797
Other Race34317221
Multiple Races24422513
Asian754328
Native American5754
Islander464619

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 41.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,576$40,198$22,216
Less Than High School$20,853$24,821$10,902
High School Grad$25,643$35,367$16,904
Some College$31,135$41,679$22,287
Bachelors Degree$39,712$51,604$31,448
Graduate Degree$52,341$58,220$48,438

$30,576

Average Earnings

$40,198

Average Male

$22,216

Average Female

Graves County, Kentucky Language

Graves County, Kentucky Language by Age

Graves County, Kentucky Language

94.30% of Graves County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Graves County, Kentucky Poverty

Graves County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,0014,81015.03%
Hispanic2,2421,05847.19%
Black1,60284552.75%
Other68359787.41%
Multiple76240352.89%
Asian1763821.59%
Native571221.05%

19.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.30%

Male Poverty Rate

20.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Graves County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Graves County, Kentucky is Other, with 87.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Graves County, Kentucky is White, with 15.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.21%
High School18.31%
Some College12.55%
Bachelors or Greater5.90%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.10%
Male Unemployed44.73%
Male Employed10.63%
Female Employed9.94%

Graves County, Kentucky Income

Graves County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,369$54,958
Families$52,914$66,680
Married Families$61,646-
Non Families$21,855$30,969

Graves County, Kentucky Marital Status

Graves County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Graves County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Graves 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.

Graves County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans

1,955

Number of Veterans

1,818

Male Veterans

137

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam835
First Gulf War385
Second Gulf War147
World War II134
Korea110

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8417.08%
2 or More5216.94%
Black514.40%
Hispanic443.46%
Hawaiian1123.91%

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Graves County, Kentucky Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Graves County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mayfield100249999-25-0.25%
Wingo63263640.63%
Water Valley27928120.72%
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