Emlyn, Kentucky Population 2024

490

Emlyn is a city located in McCreary County and Whitley County Kentucky. Emlyn has a 2024 population of 490. Emlyn is currently declining at a rate of -4.85% annually and its population has decreased by -16.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 590 in 2020.

The average household income in Emlyn is $81,632 with a poverty rate of 17.59%. The median age in Emlyn is 39.1 years: 23.8 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Emlyn Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
686.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-16.95% (-100)
The current population of Emlyn, Kentucky is 490 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 590.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White540100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Emlyn Population by Race

Emlyn Population Pyramid 2024

Emlyn Median Age

39.1

Total

23.8

Male

45.6

Female

Emlyn Adults

There are 376 adults, (36 of whom are seniors) in Emlyn.

Emlyn Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

10.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Emlyn Sex Ratio

Female25947.96%
Male28152.04%

Emlyn Population by Age

Emlyn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1373.9455.544.5
Married1034.146535
Non Family19047.452.6
Female156.330100
Male0000

4.25

Average Family Size

3.94

Average Household Size

55.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Emlyn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree8929.08%
Graduate Degree7022.88%
High School Graduate8628.1%
Less Than 9th Grade206.54%
Some College4113.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Emlyn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emlyn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White306286159

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 51.96%.

Emlyn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$27,461$0$0
Graduate Degree$44,618$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$42,830$42,647$0
Some College$0$0$0

$42,830

Average Earnings

$42,647

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Emlyn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emlyn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Emlyn Language

100% of Emlyn residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Emlyn Language

Emlyn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5409517.59%

17.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.47%

Male Poverty Rate

5.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emlyn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emlyn is White, with 17.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emlyn is White, with 17.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.

Emlyn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College36.59%
High School23.26%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Emlyn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Emlyn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emlyn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$95,139$82,602
Households$88,125$81,632
Married Families$95,660$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Emlyn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Emlyn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Emlyn Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Emlyn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Emlyn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Emlyn Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5410
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Emlyn Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White102.66%

Emlyn Veterans by Race

Emlyn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emlyn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

16.1%

Unemployment Rate

Emlyn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Emlyn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Emlyn 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

74.07%

Born in Emlyn

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Emlyn residents were born in the United States, with 74.07% having been born in Kentucky. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Emlyn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024490-25-4.85%
2023515-25-4.63%
2022540-141-20.7%
20216819115.42%
2020590325.73%
201955811024.55%
2018448-32-6.67%
20174808320.91%
20163974813.75%
201534910140.73%
20142488249.4%
20131663526.72%
20121316289.86%
201169-358-83.84%
201042700%

Emlyn Population by Year