Owsley County, Kentucky Population 2018

Owsley County, Kentucky's estimated population is 4,435 with a growth rate of -2.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Owsley County, Kentucky is the 119th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20174,435-117-2.57%
20164,552571.27%
20164,495481.08%
20154,447-58-1.29%
20144,505-97-2.11%
20134,602-82-1.75%
20124,684-124-2.58%
20114,808601.26%
20104,748-288-5.72%
19905,036-673-11.79%
19805,70968613.66%
19705,023-346-6.44%
19605,369-1,955-26.69%
19507,324-1,633-18.23%
19408,9571,73424.01%
19307,223-597-7.63%
19207,820-159-1.99%
19107,9791,10516.08%
19006,87489915.05%
18905,9751,03320.90%
18804,9421,05327.08%
18703,889-1,446-27.10%
18605,3351,56141.36%
18503,7740.00%

Owsley County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,295
Black or African American123
Two or More Races82
Asian34
Some Other Race9
American Indian and Alaska Native9

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

Owsley County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Owsley County, Kentucky Median Age

41.7


Total

39.5


Male

42.7


Female

Owsley County, Kentucky Adults

There are 3,578 adults, (742 of which are seniors) in Owsley County, Kentucky.

Owsley County, Kentucky Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Owsley County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

2,515

55.25%

Male

2,037

44.75%

Owsley County, Kentucky Households and Families

Owsley County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Owsley County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
Male77.3%22.7%
All72.3%27.7%
Female63.9%36.1%
Non Family61.8%38.2%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Owsley County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6812.6672.3
Married7103.482.7
Non Family4891.0561.8
Female3413.3363.9
Male1412.9177.3

3.27

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

0.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Owsley County, Kentucky Households

Owsley County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade55817.79%
9th to 12th Grade37611.99%
High School Graduate1,18437.76%
Some College35111.19%
Associates Degree1203.83%
Bachelors Degree2387.59%
Graduate Degree3099.85%

Owsley County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0802,159547
Asian3434
Native American9
Multiple Races99
Black4

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 17.76%.

Owsley County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,650$32,534$24,390
Less Than High School$32,731$33,009$
High School Grad$25,878$27,247$18,125
Some College$24,400$30,625$19,643
Bachelors Degree$41,667$54,911$33,319
Graduate Degree$42,070$34,821$47,262

$28,650

Average Earnings

$32,534

Average Male

$24,390

Average Female

Owsley County, Kentucky Language

Owsley County, Kentucky Language by Age

Owsley County, Kentucky Language

98.94% of Owsley County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Owsley County, Kentucky Poverty

Owsley County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,1761,50135.94%
Multiple8282100.00%
Asian3434100.00%
Hispanic1818100.00%
Other99100.00%
Black11986.72%

37.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.18%

Male Poverty Rate

37.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owsley County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owsley County, Kentucky is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owsley County, Kentucky is Black, with 6.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.51%.

Owsley County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School59.93%
Some College30.79%
High School29.66%
Bachelors or Greater6.08%

Owsley County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.85%
Male Unemployed38.27%
Male Employed13.64%
Female Employed9.22%

Owsley County, Kentucky Income

Owsley County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,106$42,018
Families$43,207$48,773
Married Families$58,125$
Non Families$9,664$25,302

Owsley County, Kentucky Marital Status

Owsley County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Owsley County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Owsley 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 35To44.

Owsley County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by War

236

Number of Veterans

209

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War90
Second Gulf War55
World War II37
Vietnam35
Korea

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5479
75+73
55 to 6443
65 to 7434
18 to 347

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2025.87%
Asian34100.00%

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

36.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owsley County, Kentucky Employment Status

Owsley County, Kentucky Employment by Age

38.1%

Labor Force Participation

34.9%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Owsley County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Owsley County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Owsley County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Booneville8176-5-6.17%
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