Booneville is a city located in Owsley County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Owsley County. With a 2020 population of 186, it is the 463rd largest city in Kentucky and the 24410th largest city in the United States. Booneville is currently growing at a rate of 5.08% annually and its population has increased by 10.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 168 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Booneville has a population density of 129 people per square mile.
The average household income in Booneville is $53,612 with a poverty rate of 8.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Booneville is 34.4 years, 32.9 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Boonevillewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.15%.
100.00% of Booneville residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Booneville is White, with 8.25% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Booneville is Multiple, with 50.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.28%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Booneville
96.12% of Booneville residents were born in the United States, with 75.73% 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 Asia.