Flatwoods, Kentucky Population 2024

7,161

Flatwoods is a city located in Greenup County Kentucky. Flatwoods has a 2024 population of 7,161. Flatwoods is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,310 in 2020.

The average household income in Flatwoods is $66,740 with a poverty rate of 18.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Flatwoods is 43.7 years, 40.3 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Flatwoods Demographics

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

  • White: 97.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.82%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,197.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.04% (-149)
The current population of Flatwoods, Kentucky is 7,161 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,310.

Flatwoods, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,12697.46%
Two or more races821.12%
Black or African American600.82%
Asian440.6%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Flatwoods Population by Race

Flatwoods Population Pyramid 2024

Flatwoods Median Age

43.7

Total

40.3

Male

46.7

Female

Flatwoods Adults

There are 5,647 adults, (1,632 of whom are seniors) in Flatwoods.

Flatwoods Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Flatwoods Sex Ratio

Female3,70050.6%
Male3,61249.4%

Flatwoods Population by Age

Flatwoods Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9362.4474.825.2
Married1,2673.1681.818.2
Non Family9931.0973.326.7
Female4283.1886.213.8
Male2482.9525.474.6
showing: 5 rows

3.04

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Flatwoods 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

Flatwoods Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Flatwoods 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 hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Flatwoods Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,167

Average Earnings

$41,906

Average Male

$31,469

Average Female

Flatwoods Earnings by Educational Attainment

Flatwoods Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Flatwoods Language

99.4% of Flatwoods residents speak only English, while 0.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.44% of the population.

Flatwoods Language

Flatwoods Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,9401,28618.53%
Multiple8222.44%
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18.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.35%

Male Poverty Rate

19.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Flatwoods

The race most likely to be in poverty in Flatwoods is White, with 18.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Flatwoods is Multiple, with 2.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21%.

Flatwoods Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.07%
Some College19.17%
High School15.92%
Bachelors or Greater1.11%
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Flatwoods Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed82.54%
Female Unemployed17.02%
Female Employed15.85%
Male Employed13.06%
showing: 4 rows

Flatwoods Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Flatwoods Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Flatwoods Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Flatwoods Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Flatwoods 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.

Flatwoods Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Flatwoods Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

466

Number of Veterans

455

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Flatwoods Veterans by War

count

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Flatwoods Veterans by Age

count

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Flatwoods Veterans by Race

Flatwoods Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Flatwoods Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Flatwoods Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Flatwoods Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Flatwoods 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

57.82%

Born in Flatwoods

99.69%

Native Born

0.31%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.69% of Flatwoods residents were born in the United States, with 57.82% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Flatwoods Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,956-41-0.59%
20286,997-41-0.58%
20277,038-41-0.58%
20267,079-41-0.58%
20257,120-41-0.57%
20247,161-41-0.57%
20237,202-41-0.57%
20227,243-41-0.56%
20217,284-26-0.36%
20207,3102042.87%
20197,106-32-0.45%
20187,138-28-0.39%
20177,166-58-0.8%
20167,224-35-0.48%
20157,259-59-0.81%
20147,318-28-0.38%
20137,346-34-0.46%
20127,380-52-0.7%
20117,432-2-0.03%
20107,434-171-2.25%
20007,605-194-2.49%
19907,799-555-6.64%
19808,35497413.2%
19707,3803,63997.27%
19603,741
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Flatwoods Population by Year