Knott County, Kentucky Population 2018

Knott County, Kentucky's estimated population is 15,291 with a growth rate of -3.73% 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
201715,291-593-3.73%
201615,8843742.41%
201615,510-147-0.94%
201515,657-266-1.67%
201415,923-147-0.91%
201316,070-38-0.24%
201216,108-183-1.12%
201116,291-45-0.28%
201016,336-1,570-8.77%
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%

Knott County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,478
Two or More Races223
Black or African American152
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20
Asian11

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

Knott 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

Knott County, Kentucky Median Age

41.3


Total

40.4


Male

41.9


Female

Knott County, Kentucky Adults

There are 12,564 adults, (2,462 of which are seniors) in Knott County, Kentucky.

Knott County, Kentucky Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Knott County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

7,997

50.35%

Male

7,887

49.65%

Knott County, Kentucky Households and Families

Knott County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Knott County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
Male81.5%18.5%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family73.9%26.1%
Female67.8%32.2%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Knott County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0642.5179.6
Married3,0203.0186.6
Non Family1,8641.1873.9
Female9043.467.8
Male2762.9881.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Knott County, Kentucky Households

Knott County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,61214.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,47513.52%
High School Graduate3,81134.92%
Some College1,68715.46%
Associates Degree9198.42%
Bachelors Degree6876.30%
Graduate Degree7226.62%

Knott County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,6697,6001,314
Multiple Races13412483
Black83755
Islander2020
Hispanic1166
Asian777

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%.

Knott County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,118$35,696$24,962
Less Than High School$16,810$16,298$19,125
High School Grad$25,810$31,346$21,127
Some College$27,833$36,893$20,793
Bachelors Degree$43,000$53,994$35,129
Graduate Degree$55,030$60,417$53,569

$30,118

Average Earnings

$35,696

Average Male

$24,962

Average Female

Knott County, Kentucky Language

Knott County, Kentucky Language by Age

Knott County, Kentucky Language

98.63% of Knott County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.37% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Knott County, Kentucky Poverty

Knott County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,7644,61531.26%
Black1409769.29%
Multiple2134923.00%
Hispanic533566.04%
Islander201365.00%

31.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.02%

Male Poverty Rate

34.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knott County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knott County, Kentucky is Black, with 69.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knott County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 23.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.41%.

Knott County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.15%
High School24.53%
Some College23.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.88%

Knott County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.36%
Male Unemployed35.66%
Male Employed13.16%
Female Employed8.72%

Knott County, Kentucky Income

Knott County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,165$43,304
Families$36,690$49,973
Married Families$49,000$59,300
Non Families$16,667$26,071

Knott County, Kentucky Marital Status

Knott County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

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

Knott County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Knott County, Kentucky Veterans

Knott County, Kentucky Veterans by War

607

Number of Veterans

599

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam265
Korea77
First Gulf War62
World War II47
Second Gulf War19

Knott County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74208
75+184
35 to 54123
55 to 6474
18 to 3418

Knott County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6044.91%
2 or More32.05%

Knott County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

6.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knott County, Kentucky Employment Status

Knott County, Kentucky Employment by Age

42.8%

Labor Force Participation

36.5%

Employment Rate

14.8%

Unemployment Rate

Knott County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Knott County, Kentucky Employment by Education

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%
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