Flatwoods, Kentucky Population 2020

6,958
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Flatwoods is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 6,958, it is the 60th largest city in Kentucky and the 3957th largest city in the United States. Flatwoods is currently declining at a rate of -0.88% annually and its population has decreased by -6.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,423 in 2010. Flatwoods reached it's highest population of 8,354 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Flatwoods has a population density of 2,135 people per square mile.

The average household income in Flatwoods is $62,867 with a poverty rate of 13.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $797 per month, and the median house value is $93,100. The median age in Flatwoods is 43.1 years, 40.7 years for males, and 46.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.6 males.

Flatwoods Demographics

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

  • White: 95.55%
  • Black or African American: 2.07%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Flatwoods, Kentucky is 6,958, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,082.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,423.

Flatwoods, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,86695.55%
Black or African American1492.07%
Two or More Races1091.52%
Asian580.81%
Some Other Race40.06%
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Flatwoods Population Pyramid 2020

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Flatwoods Median Age

43.1


Total

40.7


Male

46.5


Female

Flatwoods Adults

There are 5,822 adults, (1,496 of whom are seniors) in Flatwoods.

Flatwoods Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Flatwoods Sex Ratio

Female

3,731

51.92%

Male

3,455

48.08%

Flatwoods Households and Families

Flatwoods Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Flatwoods Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Female52.6%47.4%
Male44.5%55.5%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9832.3767.7
Married1,4122.9175.5
Non Family1,0561.2265.9
Female3423.2852.6
Male1733.1444.5

2.92

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Flatwoods Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1402.61%
9th to 12th Grade3025.63%
High School Graduate1,92335.83%
Some College1,33724.91%
Associates Degree76114.18%
Bachelors Degree57410.69%
Graduate Degree3306.15%
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Flatwoods Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2054,778847
Multiple Races685320
Black484812
Asian424225
Other Race44

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 asian people with a rate of 59.52%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,735$37,572$26,065
Less Than High School$26,902$26,902$
High School Grad$28,274$31,938$20,781
Some College$31,000$41,500$25,774
Bachelors Degree$46,736$63,631$
Graduate Degree$53,558$66,818$50,313

$32,735

Average Earnings

$37,572

Average Male

$26,065

Average Female

Flatwoods Language

Flatwoods Language by Age

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Flatwoods Language

99.09% of Flatwoods residents speak only English, while 0.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Flatwoods Poverty

Flatwoods Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,74486312.80%
Black13910776.98%

13.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.84%

Male Poverty Rate

16.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Flatwoods

The race most likely to be in poverty in Flatwoods is Black, with 76.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Flatwoods is White, with 12.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.83%.

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Name Poverty
Some College13.74%
Less Than High School13.43%
High School9.35%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.04%
Female Employed10.92%
Male Employed3.23%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Flatwoods Income

Flatwoods Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,563$62,867
Families$61,047$75,410
Married Families$69,022-
Non Families$27,083$37,194
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Flatwoods Marital Status

Flatwoods Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Flatwoods Married by Age and Sex

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Flatwoods Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Flatwoods Marital Status by Race

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Flatwoods Veterans

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458

Number of Veterans

436

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
First Gulf War117
Second Gulf War49
Korea43
World War II15
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74134
35 to 54111
75+100
55 to 6496
18 to 3417
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4437.90%
2 or More1517.24%

Flatwoods Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Flatwoods Employment Status

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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65.31%

Born in Kentucky

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of Flatwoods residents were born in the United States, with 65.31% having been born in Kentucky. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,958-62-0.88%
20197,020-62-0.88%
20187,082-42-0.59%
20177,124-62-0.86%
20167,186-39-0.54%
20157,225-60-0.82%
20147,285-30-0.41%
20137,315-39-0.53%
20127,354-57-0.77%
20117,411-8-0.11%
20107,419-186-0.25%
20007,605-194-0.25%
19907,799-555-0.69%
19808,3549741.25%
19707,3803,6397.03%
19603,7410.00%