Bardwell is a city located in Carlisle County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Carlisle County. With a 2020 population of 712, it is the 288th largest city in Kentucky and the 17028th largest city in the United States. Bardwell is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 714 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Bardwell has a population density of 824 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bardwell is $49,727 with a poverty rate of 28.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $563 per month, and the median house value is $80,700. The median age in Bardwell is 46.9 years, 48.4 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bardwellwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 76.95%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.82%.
98.62% of Bardwell residents speak only English, while 1.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Bardwell is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Bardwell is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.88%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Bardwell
99.86% of Bardwell residents were born in the United States, with 60.56% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.