Barbourville, Kentucky Population 2022

3,234
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Barbourville is a city located in Knox County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Knox County. With a 2020 population of 3,234, it is the 116th largest city in Kentucky and the 8495th largest city in the United States. Barbourville is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 0.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,222 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Barbourville has a population density of 1,219 people per square mile.

The average household income in Barbourville is $81,656 with a poverty rate of 28.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $632 per month, and the median house value is $158,000. The median age in Barbourville is 37.1 years, 23.7 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Barbourville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Barbourvillewas:

  • White: 94.20%
  • Black or African American: 3.34%
  • Native American: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Barbourville, Kentucky is 3,234 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,222.

Barbourville, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Barbourville Population by Race

Barbourville Population Pyramid 2022

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Barbourville Median Age

37.9


Total

25.5


Male

48.9


Female

Barbourville Adults

There are 2,774 adults, (603 of whom are seniors) in Barbourville.

Barbourville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Barbourville Sex Ratio

Female

1,684

55.20%

Male

1,367

44.80%

Barbourville Population by Age

Barbourville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Barbourville Household Types

45.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barbourville Households and Families

2.79

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Barbourville Households by Type

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Barbourville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barbourville Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.12%.

Barbourville Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,111

Average Earnings

$38,712

Average Male

$27,813

Average Female

Barbourville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barbourville Language by Age

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Barbourville Language

98.85% of Barbourville residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Barbourville Language

Barbourville Poverty by Race

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28.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.27%

Male Poverty Rate

30.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barbourville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barbourville is White, with 28.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barbourville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.07%.

Barbourville Poverty

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Barbourville Poverty Rate by Education

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Barbourville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barbourville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Barbourville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Barbourville Married by Age and Sex

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Barbourville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Barbourville Marital Status by Race

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Barbourville Marital Status

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165

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Barbourville Veterans by War

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Barbourville Veterans by Age

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Barbourville Veterans by Race

Barbourville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barbourville Veterans by Education

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45%

Labor Force Participation

39.4%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Barbourville Employment by Age

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Barbourville Employment by Race

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Barbourville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.76%

Born in Barbourville

92.04%

Native Born

7.96%

Foreign Born

7.37%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.04% of Barbourville residents were born in the United States, with 70.76% having been born in Kentucky. 7.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Barbourville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Barbourville Population by Year