Corbin, Kentucky Population 2020

7,225
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Corbin is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 7,225, it is the 57th largest city in Kentucky and the 3883rd largest city in the United States. Corbin is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,304 in 2010. Corbin reached it's highest population of 8,075 in 1980. Spanning over 8 miles, Corbin has a population density of 915 people per square mile.

The average household income in Corbin is $50,821 with a poverty rate of 22.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $574 per month, and the median house value is $102,500. The median age in Corbin is 37.1 years, 34.9 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.9 males.

Corbin Demographics

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

  • White: 98.25%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Two or more races: 0.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Corbin, Kentucky is 7,225, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,261.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,304.

Corbin, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,06898.25%
Some Other Race741.03%
Two or More Races510.71%
Black or African American10.01%
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Corbin Population Pyramid 2020

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Corbin Median Age

37.1


Total

34.9


Male

40


Female

Corbin Adults

There are 5,211 adults, (1,323 of whom are seniors) in Corbin.

Corbin Age Dependency

85

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Corbin Sex Ratio

Female

3,809

52.95%

Male

3,385

47.05%

Corbin Households and Families

Corbin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Corbin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
All54.2%45.8%
Non Family43%57%
Female33.2%66.8%
Male25%75%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7832.4754.2
Married1,1673.2875.8
Non Family1,0201.0843
Female4403.1833.2
Male1563.5825

3.19

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Corbin Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4048.37%
9th to 12th Grade2815.82%
High School Graduate1,65434.27%
Some College1,18224.49%
Associates Degree4759.84%
Bachelors Degree4198.68%
Graduate Degree4128.54%
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Corbin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7524,067808
Hispanic5252
Other Race2323
Multiple Races232323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,425$35,689$23,901
Less Than High School$$$2,500
High School Grad$21,869$29,695$20,425
Some College$26,413$30,078$21,484
Bachelors Degree$39,881$42,418$33,697
Graduate Degree$40,580$$41,027

$28,425

Average Earnings

$35,689

Average Male

$23,901

Average Female

Corbin Language

Corbin Language by Age

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Corbin Language

98.25% of Corbin residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Corbin Poverty

Corbin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,6401,45121.85%
Hispanic1826334.62%
Multiple511835.29%
Black11100.00%

22.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.62%

Male Poverty Rate

25.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Corbin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Corbin is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Corbin is White, with 21.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.75%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.93%
Some College25.24%
High School20.98%
Bachelors or Greater3.21%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.34%
Male Unemployed38.81%
Male Employed8.12%
Female Employed6.46%

Corbin Income

Corbin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,908$50,821
Families$50,742$64,438
Married Families$60,518-
Non Families$20,231$24,566
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Corbin Marital Status

Corbin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Corbin Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Corbin Marital Status by Race

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Corbin Veterans

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327

Number of Veterans

317

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam119
Second Gulf War36
World War II21
First Gulf War13
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6480
35 to 5478
65 to 7476
75+64
18 to 3429
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3276.33%
Hispanic917.31%

Corbin Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Corbin Employment Status

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.06%

Born in Kentucky

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of Corbin residents were born in the United States, with 76.06% having been born in Kentucky. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,225-18-0.25%
20197,243-18-0.25%
20187,261-16-0.22%
20177,277-18-0.25%
20167,29570.10%
20157,288250.34%
20147,263-15-0.21%
20137,278220.30%
20127,256-48-0.66%
20117,304-6-0.08%
20107,310-432-0.57%
20007,7423230.43%
19907,419-656-0.84%
19808,0757580.99%
19707,3171,5742.45%
19605,743-2,001-2.95%
19507,744-149-0.19%
19407,893-143-0.18%
19308,0364,6308.96%
19203,4068172.78%
19102,5890.00%