Owsley County, Kentucky Population 2019

Owsley County, Kentucky's estimated population is 4,416 with a growth rate of -1.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Owsley County, Kentucky is the 118th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20184,472561.27%
20174,416-57-1.27%
20164,473260.58%
20154,447-58-1.29%
20144,505-98-2.13%
20134,603-81-1.73%
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
White4,261
Black or African American184
Some Other Race23
American Indian and Alaska Native15
Two or More Races14

Owsley County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Owsley County, Kentucky Median Age

41.8


Total

39.1


Male

43.1


Female

Owsley County, Kentucky Adults

There are 3,555 adults, (744 of whom are seniors) in Owsley County, Kentucky.

Owsley County, Kentucky Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Owsley County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

2,542

56.53%

Male

1,955

43.47%

Owsley County, Kentucky Households and Families

Owsley County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Owsley County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
Male80.3%19.7%
All73.8%26.2%
Female66.2%33.8%
Non Family63.8%36.2%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6962.6173.8
Married6603.2584.2
Non Family4971.0563.8
Female3823.3766.2
Male1572.9880.3

3.18

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Owsley County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade55317.87%
9th to 12th Grade37111.99%
High School Graduate1,16437.61%
Some College39112.63%
Associates Degree1304.20%
Bachelors Degree2066.66%
Graduate Degree2809.05%

Owsley County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0622,157486
Native American15
Multiple Races1414
Black4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 15.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,715$33,425$26,000
Less Than High School$32,670$33,011$
High School Grad$27,415$29,621$20,917
Some College$23,750$28,214$18,631
Bachelors Degree$34,637$53,750$33,226
Graduate Degree$42,625$34,926$46,625

$29,715

Average Earnings

$33,425

Average Male

$26,000

Average Female

Owsley County, Kentucky Language

Owsley County, Kentucky Language by Age

Owsley County, Kentucky Language

99.13% of Owsley County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Owsley County, Kentucky Poverty

Owsley County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,1451,37433.15%
Hispanic2323100.00%
Other2323100.00%
Black180179.44%
Multiple1414100.00%

32.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.79%

Male Poverty Rate

33.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owsley County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owsley County, Kentucky is Black, with 9.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School55.38%
Some College32.05%
High School27.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.38%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed8.51%
Male Employed7.09%

Owsley County, Kentucky Income

Owsley County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,736$41,811
Families$38,867$46,447
Married Families$56,591-
Non Families$9,508$28,999

Owsley County, Kentucky Marital Status

Owsley County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Owsley County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans

205

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War38
World War II31
First Gulf War27
Vietnam24
Korea6

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

18.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owsley County, Kentucky Employment Status

38.4%

Labor Force Participation

33.6%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Owsley County, Kentucky

  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