Powell County, Kentucky Population 2018

Powell County, Kentucky's estimated population is 12,374 with a growth rate of -0.10% 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
201712,374-13-0.10%
201612,387920.75%
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
White12,002
Two or More Races193
Some Other Race68
Black or African American65
Asian33
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16
American Indian and Alaska Native10

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

Powell 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

Powell County, Kentucky Median Age

38.7


Total

38.7


Male

38.8


Female

Powell County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,365 adults, (1,759 of which are seniors) in Powell County, Kentucky.

Powell County, Kentucky Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Powell County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,314

50.97%

Male

6,073

49.03%

Powell County, Kentucky Households and Families

Powell County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Powell County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All69%31%
Male66.1%33.9%
Non Family53.2%46.8%
Female51.9%48.1%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Powell County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7942.5369
Married2,0873.288.3
Non Family1,6231.1753.2
Female7953.2951.9
Male2893.3166.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

7.9%

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 Grade97111.63%
9th to 12th Grade93311.18%
High School Graduate3,48641.77%
Some College1,34416.10%
Associates Degree4325.18%
Bachelors Degree5376.43%
Graduate Degree6437.70%

Powell County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1486,2961,135
Hispanic79303
Multiple Races494912
Black4845
Other Race423
Asian333333
Islander1616
Native American5

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$27,461$35,802$19,119
Less Than High School$13,866$25,337$9,939
High School Grad$28,086$32,791$18,561
Some College$20,538$45,575$17,500
Bachelors Degree$39,188$40,294$37,463
Graduate Degree$40,515$$40,662

$27,461

Average Earnings

$35,802

Average Male

$19,119

Average Female

Powell County, Kentucky Language

Powell County, Kentucky Language by Age

Powell County, Kentucky Language

98.82% of Powell County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.90% of the population.

Powell County, Kentucky Poverty

Powell County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,6082,99225.78%
Hispanic1777542.37%
Black593254.24%
Other682333.82%
Islander1616100.00%
Native10550.00%

25.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.71%

Male Poverty Rate

31.94%

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 White, with 25.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.73%.

Powell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.03%
Some College21.68%
High School19.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%

Powell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.78%
Female Employed17.49%
Male Unemployed9.44%
Male Employed7.94%

Powell County, Kentucky Income

Powell County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,048$45,615
Families$48,545$54,802
Married Families$64,504$
Non Families$14,375$24,517

Powell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Powell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

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

Powell County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Powell County, Kentucky Veterans

Powell County, Kentucky Veterans by War

668

Number of Veterans

587

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam254
Second Gulf War84
Korea50
First Gulf War45
World War II16

Powell County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74199
75+170
55 to 64154
35 to 5482
18 to 3463

Powell County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6597.21%
2 or More912.16%

Powell County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powell County, Kentucky Employment Status

Powell County, Kentucky Employment by Age

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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