Burkesville, Kentucky Population 2024

1,390

Burkesville is a city located in Cumberland County Kentucky. Burkesville has a 2024 population of 1,390. It is also the county seat of Cumberland County.Burkesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 1.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,373 in 2020.

The average household income in Burkesville is $42,569 with a poverty rate of 37.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Burkesville is 51.6 years, 48.3 years for males, and 56 years for females.

Burkesville Demographics

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

  • White: 84.33%
  • Black or African American: 10.19%
  • Other race: 2.53%
  • Two or more races: 1.55%
  • Asian: 1.41%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
540.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.24% (17)
The current population of Burkesville, Kentucky is 1,390 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,373.

Burkesville, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,20084.33%
Black or African American14510.19%
Other race362.53%
Two or more races221.55%
Asian201.41%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Burkesville Population by Race

Burkesville Population Pyramid 2024

Burkesville Median Age

51.6

Total

48.3

Male

56

Female

Burkesville Adults

There are 1,207 adults, (360 of whom are seniors) in Burkesville.

Burkesville Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Burkesville Sex Ratio

Female83958.96%
Male58441.04%

Burkesville Population by Age

Burkesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7371.8249.750.3
Non Family4241.0845.354.7
Married1543.1275.324.7
Female1172.4622.277.8
Male422.7976.223.8
showing: 5 rows

2.68

Average Family Size

1.82

Average Household Size

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burkesville 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

Burkesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burkesville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Burkesville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,301

Average Earnings

$39,716

Average Male

$32,901

Average Female

Burkesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burkesville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burkesville Language

93.91% of Burkesville residents speak only English, while 6.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

Burkesville Language

Burkesville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,09343039.34%
Black1453121.38%
Multiple2222100%
Hispanic38615.79%
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37.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.07%

Male Poverty Rate

41.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burkesville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burkesville is Hispanic, with 15.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.37%.

Burkesville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.9%
High School37.41%
Some College28.44%
Bachelors or Greater6.15%
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Burkesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Employed15.79%
Female Employed10.27%
Male Unemployed
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Burkesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burkesville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burkesville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

24.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Burkesville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Burkesville 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.

Burkesville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burkesville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

80

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Burkesville Veterans by War

count

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Burkesville Veterans by Age

count

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Burkesville Veterans by Race

Burkesville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burkesville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.9%

Labor Force Participation

39.9%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Burkesville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burkesville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burkesville 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

79.83%

Born in Burkesville

96.35%

Native Born

3.65%

Foreign Born

3.65%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.35% of Burkesville residents were born in the United States, with 79.83% having been born in Kentucky. 3.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Burkesville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,41550.35%
20281,41050.36%
20271,40550.36%
20261,40050.36%
20251,39550.36%
20241,39050.36%
20231,38550.36%
20221,38050.36%
20211,37520.15%
20201,373-88-6.02%
20191,461-21-1.42%
20181,482-6-0.4%
20171,488-10-0.67%
20161,498-2-0.13%
20151,500-1-0.07%
20141,501-16-1.05%
20131,517-16-1.04%
20121,533-3-0.2%
20111,536-1-0.07%
20101,537
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Burkesville Population by Year