Drakesboro, Kentucky Population 2024

472

Drakesboro is a city located in Muhlenberg County Kentucky. Drakesboro has a 2024 population of 472. Drakesboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -1.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 478 in 2020.

The average household income in Drakesboro is $51,983 with a poverty rate of 35.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Drakesboro is 42.7 years, 48 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Drakesboro Demographics

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

  • White: 87.37%
  • Black or African American: 8.35%
  • Other race: 3.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
855.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.26% (-6)
The current population of Drakesboro, Kentucky is 472 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 478.

Drakesboro, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White42987.37%
Black or African American418.35%
Other race163.26%
Two or more races51.02%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Drakesboro Population by Race

Drakesboro Population Pyramid 2024

Drakesboro Median Age

42.7

Total

48

Male

42.4

Female

Drakesboro Adults

There are 379 adults, (61 of whom are seniors) in Drakesboro.

Drakesboro Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Drakesboro Sex Ratio

Female28257.43%
Male20942.57%

Drakesboro Population by Age

Drakesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1633.0187.712.3
Married652.6390.89.2
Non Family431.078614
Female405.738020
Male1531000
showing: 5 rows

3.67

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

87.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Drakesboro 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

Drakesboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Drakesboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 1.47%.

Drakesboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,625

Average Earnings

$43,281

Average Male

$14,375

Average Female

Drakesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Drakesboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Drakesboro Language

98.25% of Drakesboro residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Drakesboro Language

Drakesboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White41315738.01%
Other1616100%
Hispanic351645.71%
Black4137.32%
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35.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.89%

Male Poverty Rate

35.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Drakesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Drakesboro is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Drakesboro is Black, with 7.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.06%.

Drakesboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.39%
High School21.71%
Some College10.53%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Drakesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.59%
Female Employed8.99%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Drakesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Drakesboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Drakesboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Drakesboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Drakesboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Drakesboro Veterans by War

count

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Drakesboro Veterans by Age

count

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Drakesboro Veterans by Race

Drakesboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

43.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Drakesboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Drakesboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Drakesboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Drakesboro 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

71.89%

Born in Drakesboro

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Drakesboro residents were born in the United States, with 71.89% having been born in Kentucky. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029467-1-0.21%
2028468-1-0.21%
2027469-1-0.21%
2026470-1-0.21%
2025471-1-0.21%
2024472-1-0.21%
2023473-1-0.21%
2022474-1-0.21%
2021475-3-0.63%
2020478-21-4.21%
2019499-1-0.2%
2018500-3-0.6%
2017503-4-0.79%
2016507-1-0.2%
2015508-1-0.2%
2014509-1-0.2%
2013510-2-0.39%
2012512
2011512-3-0.58%
2010515
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Drakesboro Population by Year