Blackey, Kentucky Population 2024

96

Blackey is a city located in Letcher County Kentucky. Blackey has a 2024 population of 96. Blackey is currently declining at a rate of -2.04% annually and its population has decreased by -6.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 103 in 2020.

The average household income in Blackey is $32,723 with a poverty rate of 55.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blackey is 38.2 years, 36.5 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Blackey Demographics

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

  • White: 97.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.86%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
219.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.8% (-7)
The current population of Blackey, Kentucky is 96 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 103.

Blackey, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10297.14%
Two or more races32.86%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Blackey Population by Race

Blackey Population Pyramid 2024

Blackey Median Age

38.2

Total

36.5

Male

44.8

Female

Blackey Adults

There are 89 adults, (23 of whom are seniors) in Blackey.

Blackey Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackey Sex Ratio

Female4240%
Male6360%

Blackey Population by Age

Blackey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All482.1970.829.2
Non Family221.1481.818.2
Married182.6166.733.3
Male41.751000
Female46.50100
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blackey 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

Blackey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blackey Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.17%.

Blackey Educational Attainment by Race

Blackey Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blackey Language

100% of Blackey residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Blackey Language

Blackey Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White995555.56%
Hispanic33100%
showing: 2 rows

55.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

58.73%

Male Poverty Rate

50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackey is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackey is White, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.72%.

Blackey Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade82.35%
Some College81.25%
High School50%
Bachelors or Greater10%
showing: 4 rows

Blackey Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed50%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed50%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Blackey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blackey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blackey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackey Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blackey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blackey Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blackey Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1

Number of Veterans

1

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Blackey Veterans by War

count

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Blackey Veterans by Age

count

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Blackey Veterans by Race

Blackey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

24.7%

Labor Force Participation

24.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Blackey Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blackey Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blackey 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

94.29%

Born in Blackey

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Blackey residents were born in the United States, with 94.29% 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.

Blackey Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202986-2-2.27%
202888-2-2.22%
202790-2-2.17%
202692-2-2.13%
202594-2-2.08%
202496-2-2.04%
202398-2-2%
2022100-2-1.96%
2021102-1-0.97%
2020103-40-27.97%
2019143-3-2.05%
2018146-3-2.01%
2017149-4-2.61%
2016153
2015153-4-2.55%
20141571510.56%
201314285.97%
201213475.51%
201112754.1%
2010122
showing: 20 rows

Blackey Population by Year