Beattyville, Kentucky Population 2024

2,074

Beattyville is a city located in Lee County Kentucky. Beattyville has a 2024 population of 2,074. It is also the county seat of Lee County.Beattyville is currently declining at a rate of -1.71% annually and its population has decreased by -4.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,173 in 2020.

The average household income in Beattyville is $37,191 with a poverty rate of 49.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Beattyville is 35.5 years, 33.5 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Beattyville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Beattyville was:

  • White: 87.78%
  • Two or more races: 7.62%
  • Black or African American: 3.89%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
903.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.56% (-99)
The current population of Beattyville, Kentucky is 2,074 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,173.

Beattyville, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,71787.78%
Two or more races1497.62%
Black or African American763.89%
Native American140.72%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Beattyville Population by Race

Beattyville Population Pyramid 2024

Beattyville Median Age

35.5

Total

33.5

Male

41.2

Female

Beattyville Adults

There are 1,546 adults, (204 of whom are seniors) in Beattyville.

Beattyville Age Dependency

45.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Beattyville Sex Ratio

Female63032.21%
Male1,32667.79%

Beattyville Population by Age

Beattyville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4972.6242.157.9
Non Family2471.1718.281.8
Married1554.785.214.8
Female833.2424.175.9
Male121.421000
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4.04

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

42.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Beattyville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Beattyville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Beattyville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Beattyville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$23,846

Average Earnings

$22,612

Average Male

$26,895

Average Female

Beattyville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Beattyville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Beattyville Language

99.26% of Beattyville residents speak only English, while 0.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Beattyville Language

Beattyville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,06964159.96%
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49.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

49.39%

Male Poverty Rate

48.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beattyville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beattyville is White, with 59.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beattyville is White, with 59.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 63.8%.

Beattyville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.55%
Bachelors or Greater62.3%
Some College41.22%
High School27.2%
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Beattyville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed74.19%
Male Employed40.3%
Female Employed4.81%
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Beattyville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Beattyville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Beattyville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Beattyville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Beattyville 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.

Beattyville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Beattyville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Beattyville Veterans by War

count

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Beattyville Veterans by Age

count

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Beattyville Veterans by Race

Beattyville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

47.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beattyville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

28.3%

Labor Force Participation

24.5%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Beattyville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Beattyville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Beattyville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.95%

Born in Beattyville

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.08% of Beattyville residents were born in the United States, with 74.95% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Beattyville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,894-36-1.87%
20281,930-36-1.83%
20271,966-36-1.8%
20262,002-36-1.77%
20252,038-36-1.74%
20242,074-36-1.71%
20232,110-36-1.68%
20222,146-36-1.65%
20212,18290.41%
20202,17369547.02%
20191,47850.34%
20181,473-1-0.07%
20171,474-8-0.54%
20161,482-27-1.79%
20151,509-5-0.33%
20141,514-11-0.72%
20131,525-20-1.29%
20121,545-22-1.4%
20111,567
20101,567
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Beattyville Population by Year