Knott County, Kentucky Population 2019

Knott County, Kentucky's estimated population is 15,285 with a growth rate of -1.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Knott County, Kentucky is the 73rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201815,126-159-1.04%
201715,285-220-1.42%
201615,505-187-1.19%
201515,692-263-1.65%
201415,955-146-0.91%
201316,101-36-0.22%
201216,137-180-1.10%
201116,317-46-0.28%
201016,363-1,543-8.62%
199017,906-34-0.19%
198017,9403,24222.06%
197014,698-2,664-15.34%
196017,362-2,958-14.56%
195020,3203131.56%
194020,0074,77731.37%
193015,2303,57530.67%
192011,6558648.01%
191010,7912,08723.98%
19008,7043,26660.06%
18905,4380.00%

How Many People Live in Knott County, Kentucky?

15,285

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,368
Two or More Races222
Black or African American64
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16
Asian15
Some Other Race3
American Indian and Alaska Native2

Knott County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Knott County, Kentucky Median Age

41.4


Total

40.3


Male

42.2


Female

Knott County, Kentucky Adults

There are 12,435 adults, (2,531 of whom are seniors) in Knott County, Kentucky.

Knott County, Kentucky Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Knott County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

7,884

50.25%

Male

7,806

49.75%

Knott County, Kentucky Households and Families

Knott County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Knott County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All76.8%23.2%
Male74.8%25.2%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
Female65.7%34.3%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1582.4376.8
Married3,2092.983.1
Non Family1,8041.1570.9
Female8283.2965.7
Male3172.874.8

2.89

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Knott County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,35312.55%
9th to 12th Grade1,51414.04%
High School Graduate3,77735.02%
Some College1,87217.36%
Associates Degree8838.19%
Bachelors Degree6195.74%
Graduate Degree7677.11%

Knott County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,5527,7121,310
Multiple Races13613265
Black52505
Hispanic2422
Islander1616
Asian666
Native American22

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,849$33,832$23,940
Less Than High School$16,303$16,047$17,250
High School Grad$25,460$29,451$21,143
Some College$27,702$36,574$20,230
Bachelors Degree$46,167$53,958$41,250
Graduate Degree$55,617$58,077$55,127

$27,849

Average Earnings

$33,832

Average Male

$23,940

Average Female

Knott County, Kentucky Language

Knott County, Kentucky Language by Age

Knott County, Kentucky Language

98.50% of Knott County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Knott County, Kentucky Poverty

Knott County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5714,68832.17%
Hispanic13811885.51%
Multiple2005628.00%
Black551018.18%
Islander16956.25%

32.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.17%

Male Poverty Rate

34.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knott County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knott County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 85.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knott County, Kentucky is Black, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.18%
High School24.46%
Some College23.20%
Bachelors or Greater6.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.17%
Male Unemployed36.74%
Male Employed13.46%
Female Employed9.29%

Knott County, Kentucky Income

Knott County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,503$42,897
Families$38,472$48,145
Married Families$47,470-
Non Families$16,933$27,830

Knott County, Kentucky Marital Status

Knott County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Knott County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Knott 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 55-64.

Knott County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Knott County, Kentucky Veterans

538

Number of Veterans

530

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam242
First Gulf War60
Korea58
World War II24
Second Gulf War15

Knott County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5334.38%
2 or More53.14%

Knott County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

7.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knott County, Kentucky Employment Status

42.7%

Labor Force Participation

36.8%

Employment Rate

13.6%

Unemployment Rate

Knott County, Kentucky Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.52%

Born in Kentucky

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.55% of Knott County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 84.52% having been born in Kentucky. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Knott County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hindman777733-44-5.66%
Pippa Passes53364311020.64%
Vicco 334318-16-4.79%
  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