Emlyn, Kentucky Population 2024

540

Emlyn is a city located in Whitley County Kentucky. Emlyn has a 2024 population of 540. Emlyn is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -8.47% 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 rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. 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:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
756.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.47% (-50)
The current population of Emlyn, Kentucky is 540 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 590.

Emlyn, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White540100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

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
Male000
showing: 5 rows

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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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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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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$42,830

Average Earnings

$42,647

Average Male

$

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 speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Emlyn Language

Emlyn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5409517.59%
showing: 1 rows

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 . 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 Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Emlyn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Emlyn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emlyn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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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

Female Veterans

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Emlyn Veterans by War

count

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Emlyn Veterans by Age

count

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Emlyn Veterans by Race

Emlyn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

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

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Emlyn residents were born in the United States, with 74.07% 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.

Emlyn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024540
2023540
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%
2010427
showing: 15 rows

Emlyn Population by Year