Letcher County Population 2018

Letcher County's estimated population is 22,339 with a growth rate of -1.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Letcher County is the 52nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,339-410-1.80%
201622,749-306-1.33%
201523,055-311-1.33%
201423,366-182-0.77%
201323,548-472-1.97%
201224,020-363-1.49%
201124,383-159-0.65%
201024,542-2,458-9.10%
199027,000-3,687-12.01%
198030,6877,52232.47%
197023,165-6,937-23.04%
196030,102-9,420-23.83%
195039,522-1,070-2.64%
194040,5924,89013.70%
193035,70211,23545.92%
192024,46713,844130.32%
191010,6231,45115.82%
19009,1722,25232.54%
18906,9203194.83%
18806,6011,99343.25%
18704,60870418.03%
18603,9041,39255.41%
18502,5120.00%

Letcher County Population Growth

Population Data via

Letcher County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White22,734101.77%
Two or More Races1440.64%
Black or African American1270.57%
Asian440.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander0.00%

Letcher County Population Pyramid

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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