Cynthiana, Kentucky Population 2024

6,507

Cynthiana is a city located in Harrison County Kentucky. Cynthiana has a 2024 population of 6,507. It is also the county seat of Harrison County.Cynthiana is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 2.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,341 in 2020.

The average household income in Cynthiana is $56,606 with a poverty rate of 23.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cynthiana is 41.8 years, 38.6 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Cynthiana Demographics

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

  • White: 91.74%
  • Two or more races: 4.34%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,482.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.62% (166)
The current population of Cynthiana, Kentucky is 6,507 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,341.

Cynthiana, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,83091.74%
Two or more races2764.34%
Black or African American2103.3%
Other race390.61%
Native American
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

Cynthiana Population by Race

Cynthiana Population Pyramid 2024

Cynthiana Median Age

41.8

Total

38.6

Male

43.8

Female

Cynthiana Adults

There are 4,922 adults, (1,175 of whom are seniors) in Cynthiana.

Cynthiana Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cynthiana Sex Ratio

Female3,46054.45%
Male2,89545.55%

Cynthiana Population by Age

Cynthiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5442.448.751.3
Married1,0773.2169.130.9
Non Family8441.129.170.9
Female4452.9144.955.1
Male1782.4328.171.9
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2.86

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

48.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cynthiana 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

Cynthiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cynthiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.17%.

Cynthiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,479

Average Earnings

$45,114

Average Male

$33,017

Average Female

Cynthiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cynthiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cynthiana Language

99.66% of Cynthiana residents speak only English, while 0.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.34% of the population.

Cynthiana Language

Cynthiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,7351,20621.03%
Black21015975.71%
Multiple2769333.7%
Hispanic1331813.53%
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23.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.65%

Male Poverty Rate

24.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cynthiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cynthiana is Black, with 75.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cynthiana is Hispanic, with 13.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.32%.

Cynthiana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.7%
High School25.34%
Some College8.27%
Bachelors or Greater
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Cynthiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.54%
Female Employed9.46%
Male Employed7.32%
Male Unemployed
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Cynthiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cynthiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cynthiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cynthiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cynthiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cynthiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cynthiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

305

Number of Veterans

260

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

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Cynthiana Veterans by War

count

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Cynthiana Veterans by Age

count

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Cynthiana Veterans by Race

Cynthiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cynthiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cynthiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cynthiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cynthiana 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

85.18%

Born in Cynthiana

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Cynthiana residents were born in the United States, with 85.18% having been born in Kentucky. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cynthiana Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,672330.5%
20286,639330.5%
20276,606330.5%
20266,573330.5%
20256,540330.51%
20246,507330.51%
20236,474330.51%
20226,441330.51%
20216,408671.06%
20206,341550.87%
20196,286240.38%
20186,262-14-0.22%
20176,276370.59%
20166,239-27-0.43%
20156,266-5-0.08%
20146,271150.24%
20136,256-23-0.37%
20126,279-31-0.49%
20116,310-47-0.74%
20106,357991.58%
20006,258-239-3.68%
19906,49761610.47%
19805,881-475-7.47%
19706,35671512.68%
19605,64179416.38%
19504,84770.14%
19404,84045410.35%
19304,38652913.72%
19203,8572547.05%
19103,60334610.62%
19003,2572417.99%
18903,016
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Cynthiana Population by Year