Powell County, Kentucky Population 2018

Powell County, Kentucky's estimated population is 12,374 with a growth rate of 0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Powell County, Kentucky is the 89th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201712,349-25-0.20%
201712,374790.64%
201612,295590.48%
201512,236-125-1.01%
201412,361-118-0.95%
201312,4790.00%
201212,479-141-1.12%
201112,620-24-0.19%
201012,6449588.20%
199011,6865855.27%
198011,1013,39744.09%
19707,7041,03015.43%
19606,674-138-2.03%
19506,812-859-11.20%
19407,6711,87132.26%
19305,800-945-14.01%
19206,7454777.61%
19106,268-175-2.72%
19006,4431,74537.14%
18904,6981,05929.10%
18803,6391,04040.02%
18702,59934215.15%
18602,2570.00%

Powell County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,937
Two or More Races172
Asian120
Some Other Race62
Black or African American32
American Indian and Alaska Native14
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Powell County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Powell County, Kentucky Median Age

39


Total

38.8


Male

39.3


Female

Powell County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,369 adults, (1,754 of whom are seniors) in Powell County, Kentucky.

Powell County, Kentucky Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Powell County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,274

50.81%

Male

6,075

49.19%

Powell County, Kentucky Households and Families

Powell County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Powell County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All68.6%31.4%
Male61.9%38.1%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female44.9%55.1%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Powell County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8782.4868.6
Married2,2663.186.6
Non Family1,5611.2155.1
Female7413.0644.9
Male3102.9361.9

2.95

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Powell County, Kentucky Households

Powell County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade85310.21%
9th to 12th Grade91110.90%
High School Graduate3,63643.50%
Some College1,41816.97%
Associates Degree4195.01%
Bachelors Degree5756.88%
Graduate Degree5466.53%

Powell County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1136,4011,014
Hispanic91425
Asian898989
Multiple Races767618
Other Race34
Black1916
Islander1212
Native American8

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%.

Powell County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,024$36,568$19,967
Less Than High School$23,750$27,171$10,652
High School Grad$27,065$31,946$16,231
Some College$23,554$47,652$18,355
Bachelors Degree$44,223$43,582$51,111
Graduate Degree$40,625$48,021$40,402

$29,024

Average Earnings

$36,568

Average Male

$19,967

Average Female

Powell County, Kentucky Language

Powell County, Kentucky Language by Age

Powell County, Kentucky Language

98.50% of Powell County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.50% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Powell County, Kentucky Poverty

Powell County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,5112,79824.31%
Hispanic1926433.33%
Islander1212100.00%
Other621117.74%
Native14642.86%
Black2314.35%

24.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.14%

Male Poverty Rate

29.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powell County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powell County, Kentucky is Black, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.11%.

Powell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.79%
High School19.03%
Some College17.63%
Bachelors or Greater6.88%

Powell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.42%
Female Employed14.46%
Male Unemployed13.85%
Male Employed5.32%

Powell County, Kentucky Income

Powell County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,647$48,036
Families$49,564$55,890
Married Families$65,542$
Non Families$16,736$28,197

Powell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Powell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Powell County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Powell County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Powell County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Powell County, Kentucky Veterans

Powell County, Kentucky Veterans by War

671

Number of Veterans

583

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam211
Second Gulf War110
Korea67
First Gulf War48
World War II8

Powell County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64192
65 to 74162
75+141
35 to 54118
18 to 3458

Powell County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6587.24%
2 or More1312.62%

Powell County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

7.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powell County, Kentucky Employment Status

Powell County, Kentucky Employment by Age

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Powell County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Powell County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Powell County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Stanton27352670-65-2.38%
Clay City11251098-27-2.40%
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