Cynthiana, Kentucky Population 2022

6,319
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Cynthiana is a city located in Harrison County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Harrison County. With a 2020 population of 6,319, it is the 74th largest city in Kentucky and the 5698th largest city in the United States. Cynthiana is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,333 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Cynthiana has a population density of 1,440 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cynthiana is $44,495 with a poverty rate of 26.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $582 per month, and the median house value is $120,400. The median age in Cynthiana is 42.4 years, 42.9 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Cynthiana Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cynthianawas:

  • White: 90.30%
  • Two or more races: 4.40%
  • Black or African American: 4.00%
  • Other race: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cynthiana, Kentucky is 6,319 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,333.

Cynthiana, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,66290.30%
Black or African American2514.00%
Some Other Race811.29%
Two or More Races2764.40%
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Cynthiana Population by Race

Cynthiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Cynthiana Median Age

40.6


Total

37.2


Male

43.5


Female

Cynthiana Adults

There are 4,853 adults, (1,213 of whom are seniors) in Cynthiana.

Cynthiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cynthiana Sex Ratio

Female

3,399

54.21%

Male

2,871

45.79%

Cynthiana Population by Age

Cynthiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cynthiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.3%33.7%
Male54.5%45.5%
All44.8%55.2%
Female35.6%64.4%
Non Family24.8%75.2%

44.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cynthiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6112.3144.8
Married1,0453.0766.3
Male992.6254.5
Female5562.7235.6
Non Family9111.1524.8

2.78

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Cynthiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3738.68%
9th to 12th Grade48511.29%
High School Graduate1,74840.68%
Some College88720.64%
Associates Degree2385.54%
Bachelors Degree1242.89%
Graduate Degree44210.29%
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Cynthiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cynthiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9333,196566
Black215182
Other Race8137
Hispanic11450
2+ Races3511

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 84.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.39%.

Cynthiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,381$33,949$30,385
Less Than 9th Grade$20,250$24,028$
High School Graduate$25,347$25,451$24,732
Some College$34,773$53,019$26,394
Bachelors Degree$40,500$$
Graduate Degree$34,519$55,772$32,307

$31,381

Average Earnings

$33,949

Average Male

$30,385

Average Female

Cynthiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cynthiana Language by Age

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Cynthiana Language

98.61% of Cynthiana residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Cynthiana Language

Cynthiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black24210342.56%
Multiple27611441.30%
White5,5731,40125.14%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1832010.93%

26.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.57%

Male Poverty Rate

26.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cynthiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cynthiana is Black, with 42.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cynthiana is Hispanic, with 10.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.05%.

Cynthiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.52%
High School21.15%
Some College15.21%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Cynthiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed15.29%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.05%
Female Unemployed30.43%

Cynthiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cynthiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,526$47,710
Families$46,597$56,177
Married Families$61,426-
Non Families$18,494$27,924
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Income by Household Type

Cynthiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cynthiana Married by Age and Sex

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Cynthiana 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.

Cynthiana Marital Status by Race

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Cynthiana Marital Status

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311

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War69
First Gulf War95
Vietnam94
Korea8
World War II

Cynthiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3444
35 to 5467
55 to 64103
65 to 7461
75+36

Cynthiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2906.60%
Black219.77%

Cynthiana Veterans by Race

Cynthiana Veterans by Education

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3.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cynthiana Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Cynthiana Employment by Age

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Cynthiana Employment by Race

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Cynthiana Employment by Education

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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86.25%

Born in Cynthiana

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.60% of Cynthiana residents were born in the United States, with 86.25% having been born in Kentucky. 1.40% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18903,0160.00%
19003,2572410.77%
19103,6033461.01%
19203,8572540.68%
19304,3865291.29%
19404,8404540.99%
19504,84770.01%
19605,6417941.53%
19706,3567151.20%
19805,881-475-0.77%
19906,4976161.00%
20006,258-239-0.37%
20106,4021440.23%
20116,395-7-0.11%
20126,388-7-0.11%
20136,381-7-0.11%
20146,374-7-0.11%
20156,367-7-0.11%
20166,360-7-0.11%
20176,353-7-0.11%
20186,346-7-0.11%
20196,339-7-0.11%
20206,333-6-0.09%
20216,326-7-0.11%
20226,319-7-0.11%

Cynthiana Population by Year