Drakesboro, Kentucky Population 2022

475
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Drakesboro is a city located in Muhlenberg County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 475, it is the 343rd largest city in Kentucky and the 19455th largest city in the United States. Drakesboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -1.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 481 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Drakesboro has a population density of 861 people per square mile.

The average household income in Drakesboro is $58,229 with a poverty rate of 10.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $62,900. The median age in Drakesboro is 46.8 years, 38.1 years for males, and 49.2 years for females.

Drakesboro Demographics

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

  • White: 82.04%
  • Black or African American: 17.96%
  • 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 475 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 481.

Drakesboro, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43482.04%
Black or African American9517.96%
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Drakesboro Population by Race

Drakesboro Population Pyramid 2022

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Drakesboro Median Age

48


Total

42.9


Male

49.6


Female

Drakesboro Adults

There are 463 adults, (55 of whom are seniors) in Drakesboro.

Drakesboro Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Drakesboro Sex Ratio

Female

268

50.66%

Male

261

49.34%

Drakesboro Population by Age

Drakesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Drakesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family92.7%7.3%
All84%16%
Female83.3%16.7%
Married74.6%25.4%

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Drakesboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1693.1384
Married713.8274.6
Male213.05100
Female364.1483.3
Non Family411.192.7

3.67

Average Family Size

3.13

Average Household Size

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Drakesboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5313.66%
9th to 12th Grade6617.01%
High School Graduate19550.26%
Some College4311.08%
Associates Degree307.73%
Bachelors Degree10.26%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Drakesboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Drakesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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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 0.30%.

Drakesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,932$50,694$15,865
Less Than 9th Grade$27,083$$24,750
High School Graduate$$50,294$12,455
Some College$64,091$64,643$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,932

Average Earnings

$50,694

Average Male

$15,865

Average Female

Drakesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Drakesboro Language by Age

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Drakesboro Language

99.41% of Drakesboro residents speak only English, while 0.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Drakesboro Language

Drakesboro Poverty by Race

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10.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.88%

Male Poverty Rate

9.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Drakesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Drakesboro is White, with 13.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Drakesboro is Other, with NaN% 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 2.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.12%.

Drakesboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.24%
High School6.67%
Some College9.59%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Drakesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed20.00%

Drakesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Drakesboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,250$60,973
Families$69,167$69,873
Married Families$75,865-
Non Families$23,194$27,988
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Income by Household Type

Drakesboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

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 35-44.

Drakesboro Marital Status by Race

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Drakesboro Marital Status

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27

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War1
Vietnam7
Korea
World War II

Drakesboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 543
55 to 649
65 to 744
75+5

Drakesboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White256.61%
Black22.35%

Drakesboro Veterans by Race

Drakesboro Veterans by Education

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11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Drakesboro Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Drakesboro Employment by Age

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Drakesboro Employment by Race

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Drakesboro 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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72.78%

Born in Drakesboro

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 72.78% 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.

Drakesboro Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105150.00%
2011512-3-0.58%
2012509-3-0.59%
2013506-3-0.59%
2014503-3-0.59%
2015500-3-0.60%
2016497-3-0.60%
2017494-3-0.60%
2018491-3-0.61%
2019488-3-0.61%
2020481-7-1.43%
2021478-3-0.62%
2022475-3-0.63%

Drakesboro Population by Year