Berea is a city located in Madison County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 15,935, it is the 29th largest city in Kentucky and the 2826th largest city in the United States. Berea is currently growing at a rate of 1.26% annually and its population has increased by 2.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,539 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Berea has a population density of 965 people per square mile.
The average household income in Berea is $59,278 with a poverty rate of 21.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $739 per month, and the median house value is $130,000. The median age in Berea is 30.7 years, 30.1 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bereawas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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 black people with a rate of 47.20%.
93.90% of Berea residents speak only English, while 6.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.87% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Berea is Hispanic, with 50.67% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Berea is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.52%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Berea
95.71% of Berea residents were born in the United States, with 68.08% having been born in Kentucky. 3.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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