Drakesboro, Kentucky Population 2020

494
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Drakesboro is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 494, it is the 302nd largest city in Kentucky and the 13362nd largest city in the United States. Drakesboro is currently declining at a rate of -1.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 515 in 2010. Drakesboro reached it's highest population of 515 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Drakesboro has a population density of 895 people per square mile.

The average household income in Drakesboro is $59,999 with a poverty rate of 23.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $827 per month, and the median house value is $68,600. The median age in Drakesboro is 33.8 years, 33.7 years for males, and 33.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.6 males.

Drakesboro Demographics

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

  • White: 91.14%
  • Black or African American: 8.86%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Drakesboro, Kentucky is 494, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 504.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 515.

Drakesboro, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43291.14%
Black or African American428.86%
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Drakesboro Population Pyramid 2020

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Drakesboro Median Age

33.8


Total

33.7


Male

33.8


Female

Drakesboro Adults

There are 377 adults, (53 of whom are seniors) in Drakesboro.

Drakesboro Age Dependency

46.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Drakesboro Sex Ratio

Female

224

47.26%

Male

250

52.74%

Drakesboro Households and Families

Drakesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Drakesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family87.9%12.1%
All75%25%
Female70%30%
Married67.5%32.5%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1443.2975
Married803.9167.5
Non Family331.1587.9
Female204.2570
Male113.45100

3.84

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Drakesboro Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5015.92%
9th to 12th Grade6621.02%
High School Graduate11837.58%
Some College4113.06%
Associates Degree196.05%
Bachelors Degree134.14%
Graduate Degree72.23%
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Drakesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White29618320
Black1515
Hispanic3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.76%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,000$40,938$17,917
Less Than High School$19,028$$
High School Grad$23,333$37,500$18,333
Some College$$58,750$26,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,000

Average Earnings

$40,938

Average Male

$17,917

Average Female

Drakesboro Language

Drakesboro Language by Age

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Drakesboro Language

99.34% of Drakesboro residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Drakesboro Poverty

Drakesboro Poverty by Race

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23.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.80%

Male Poverty Rate

21.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Drakesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Drakesboro is White, with 25.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Drakesboro is White, with 25.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.96%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.59%
High School23.73%
Some College3.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed2.60%
Male Employed0.00%

Drakesboro Income

Drakesboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,750$59,999
Families$50,417$67,498
Married Families$50,833-
Non Families$23,750$29,518
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Drakesboro Marital Status

Drakesboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Drakesboro Married by Age and Sex

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Drakesboro 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 45-54.

Drakesboro Marital Status by Race

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Drakesboro Veterans

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23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7
Second Gulf War5
Korea3
First Gulf War1
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
75+8
55 to 646
18 to 344
65 to 743
35 to 542
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Name Veterans % of Total
White205.87%
Hispanic3100.00%
Black38.33%

Drakesboro Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Drakesboro Employment Status

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53.3%

Labor Force Participation

48%

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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76.58%

Born in Kentucky

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Drakesboro residents were born in the United States, with 76.58% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020494-5-1.00%
2019499-5-0.99%
2018504-1-0.20%
2017505-5-0.98%
20165100.00%
2015510-2-0.39%
201451220.39%
2013510-2-0.39%
2012512-3-0.58%
20115150.00%
20105150.00%