Corbin, Kentucky Population 2024

7,896

Corbin is a city located in Knox County and Whitley County Kentucky. Corbin has a 2024 population of 7,896. Corbin is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,839 in 2020.

The average household income in Corbin is $74,186 with a poverty rate of 20.9%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Corbin is 39.1 years, 35.3 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Corbin Demographics

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

  • White: 93.61%
  • Two or more races: 4.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.98%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
7.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,000.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.73% (57)
The current population of Corbin, Kentucky is 7,896 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,839.

Corbin, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,06193.61%
Two or more races3954.59%
Black or African American840.98%
Other race640.74%
Native American70.08%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Corbin Population by Race

Corbin Population Pyramid 2024

Corbin Median Age

39.1

Total

35.3

Male

41.6

Female

Corbin Adults

There are 6,303 adults, (1,728 of whom are seniors) in Corbin.

Corbin Age Dependency

88.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Corbin Sex Ratio

Female4,49452.19%
Male4,11747.81%

Corbin Population by Age

Corbin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9842.7855.444.6
Married1,4603.658218
Non Family9791.1528.871.2
Female4293.3126.173.9
Male1163.4752.647.4
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3.44

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Corbin 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

Corbin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Corbin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.86%.

Corbin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,946

Average Earnings

$60,500

Average Male

$29,067

Average Female

Corbin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Corbin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Corbin Language

99.1% of Corbin residents speak only English, while 0.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Corbin Language

Corbin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,6841,64421.4%
Hispanic1895227.51%
Multiple3954912.41%
Other641625%
Black6111.64%
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20.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.49%

Male Poverty Rate

23.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Corbin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Corbin is Hispanic, with 27.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Corbin is Black, with 1.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.43%.

Corbin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.54%
High School26.84%
Some College16.68%
Bachelors or Greater6.75%
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Corbin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.42%
Male Unemployed11.88%
Male Employed7%
Female Employed5.83%
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Corbin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Corbin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Corbin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Corbin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Corbin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Corbin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Corbin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

391

Number of Veterans

329

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

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Corbin Veterans by War

count

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Corbin Veterans by Age

count

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Corbin Veterans by Race

Corbin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Corbin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Corbin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Corbin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Corbin 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

74.83%

Born in Corbin

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Corbin residents were born in the United States, with 74.83% having been born in Kentucky. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Corbin Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,996200.25%
20287,976200.25%
20277,956200.25%
20267,936200.25%
20257,916200.25%
20247,896200.25%
20237,876200.25%
20227,856200.26%
20217,836-3-0.04%
20207,8396639.24%
20197,176-12-0.17%
20187,188-25-0.35%
20177,213-24-0.33%
20167,237-1-0.01%
20157,238240.33%
20147,214-18-0.25%
20137,232200.28%
20127,212-51-0.7%
20117,263-10-0.14%
20107,273-469-6.06%
20007,7423234.35%
19907,419-656-8.12%
19808,07575810.36%
19707,3171,57427.41%
19605,743-2,001-25.84%
19507,744-149-1.89%
19407,893-143-1.78%
19308,0364,630135.94%
19203,40681731.56%
19102,589
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Corbin Population by Year