Blackey, Kentucky Population 2023

106

Blackey is a city located in Letcher County Kentucky. With a 2023 population of 106, it is the 501st largest city in Kentucky and the 26476th largest city in the United States.Blackey is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -2.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 109 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Blackey has a population density of 242 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blackey is $31,336 with a poverty rate of 38.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blackey is 44.5 years, 36.5 years for males, and 66.3 years for females.

Blackey Demographics

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

  • White: 98.82%
  • Two or more races: 1.18%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of Blackey, Kentucky is 106 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 109.

Blackey, Kentucky Population 2023

Population by Race

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 2023

Blackey Median Age

44.5

Total

36.5

Male

66.3

Female

Blackey Adults

There are 70 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in Blackey.

Blackey Age Dependency

102.4

Age Dependency Ratio

66.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackey Sex Ratio

Female3541.18%
Male5058.82%

Blackey Population by Age

Blackey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.43

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blackey Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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 32.35%.

Blackey Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$36,667

Average Earnings

$36,528

Average Male

$

Average Female

Blackey Earnings by Educational Attainment

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 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Blackey Language

Blackey Poverty by Race

rate

38.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

34%

Male Poverty Rate

28.57%

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 36.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.4%.

Blackey Poverty

Blackey Poverty Rate by Education

Blackey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blackey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blackey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

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 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

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

Blackey Veterans by War

Blackey Veterans by Age

count

Blackey Veterans by Race

Blackey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

25.4%

Labor Force Participation

25.4%

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

77.98%

Born in Blackey

77.98%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.98% of Blackey residents were born in the United States, with 77.98% having been born in Kentucky. 0% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Blackey Population by Year