Graves County, Kentucky Population 2018

Graves County, Kentucky's estimated population is 37,121 with a growth rate of -0.69% 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
201737,121-258-0.69%
201637,3792310.62%
201637,148-17-0.05%
201537,165-358-0.95%
201437,5231840.49%
201337,339-177-0.47%
201237,516-52-0.14%
201137,5683430.92%
201037,2253,67510.95%
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
White33,979
Black or African American1,690
Two or More Races778
Some Other Race568
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander151
Asian151
American Indian and Alaska Native62

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

Graves 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

Graves County, Kentucky Median Age

40.3


Total

39.1


Male

41.2


Female

Graves County, Kentucky Adults

There are 28,296 adults, (6,429 of which are seniors) in Graves County, Kentucky.

Graves County, Kentucky Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Graves County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

19,070

51.02%

Male

18,309

48.98%

Graves County, Kentucky Households and Families

Graves County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Graves County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All73.2%26.8%
Male67%33%
Non Family61.9%38.1%
Female40.3%59.7%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Graves County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2682.5873.2
Married7,5963.2287.6
Non Family4,6461.1661.9
Female1,6443.340.3
Male3823.8567

3.2

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Graves County, Kentucky Households

Graves County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7496.90%
9th to 12th Grade2,88911.40%
High School Graduate9,43037.23%
Some College5,05919.97%
Associates Degree1,9477.69%
Bachelors Degree2,61310.32%
Graduate Degree1,6446.49%

Graves County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,93318,7933,976
Black99087754
Hispanic984640111
Multiple Races26824627
Other Race2259117
Asian1028371
Islander666618
Native American6257

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 69.61%.

Graves County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,364$40,028$22,659
Less Than High School$19,643$22,242$10,236
High School Grad$25,798$35,611$17,997
Some College$31,177$41,046$23,310
Bachelors Degree$38,417$50,804$32,440
Graduate Degree$49,545$54,054$47,188

$30,364

Average Earnings

$40,028

Average Male

$22,659

Average Female

Graves County, Kentucky Language

Graves County, Kentucky Language by Age

Graves County, Kentucky Language

94.03% of Graves County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.39% of the population.

Graves County, Kentucky Poverty

Graves County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,1194,73214.73%
Hispanic2,18797144.40%
Black1,55482653.15%
Other56252593.42%
Multiple76826434.38%
Native623353.23%
Asian1512315.23%

18.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.64%

Male Poverty Rate

20.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Graves County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Graves County, Kentucky is Other, with 93.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Graves County, Kentucky is White, with 14.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.53%.

Graves County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.62%
High School17.43%
Some College10.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.43%

Graves County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.29%
Male Unemployed38.44%
Female Employed9.73%
Male Employed9.70%

Graves County, Kentucky Income

Graves County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,268$53,296
Families$52,734$64,924
Married Families$61,038$
Non Families$19,565$28,287

Graves County, Kentucky Marital Status

Graves County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

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

Graves County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by War

2,322

Number of Veterans

2,141

Male Veterans

181

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam849
First Gulf War451
World War II202
Second Gulf War177
Korea157

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54682
65 to 74531
55 to 64527
75+429
18 to 34153

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1198.10%
Black15112.89%
Hispanic493.93%
2 or More309.38%
Hawaiian2233.33%

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Graves County, Kentucky Employment Status

Graves County, Kentucky Employment by Age

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Graves County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Graves County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Graves County, Kentucky

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