Ghent, Kentucky Population 2022

371
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Ghent is a city located in Carroll County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 371, it is the 379th largest city in Kentucky and the 20914th largest city in the United States. Ghent is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually but its population has decreased by -33.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 560 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ghent has a population density of 522 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ghent is $53,899 with a poverty rate of 10.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $842 per month, and the median house value is $77,500. The median age in Ghent is 38.4 years, 37.3 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Ghent Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ghentwas:

  • White: 94.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.39%
  • Asian: 1.79%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ghent, Kentucky is 371 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 560.

Ghent, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Ghent Population by Race

Ghent Population Pyramid 2022

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Ghent Median Age

29


Total

38.7


Male

20.5


Female

Ghent Adults

There are 312 adults, (27 of whom are seniors) in Ghent.

Ghent Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

9.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

87

Child Dependency Ratio

Ghent Sex Ratio

Female

290

51.79%

Male

270

48.21%

Ghent Population by Age

Ghent Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ghent Household Types

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ghent Households and Families

4.42

Average Family Size

3.59

Average Household Size

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Ghent Households by Type

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Ghent Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ghent Educational Attainment by Race

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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 100.00%.

Ghent Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,500

Average Earnings

$60,238

Average Male

$20,385

Average Female

Ghent Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ghent Language by Age

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Ghent Language

95.79% of Ghent residents speak only English, while 4.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Ghent Language

Ghent Poverty by Race

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10.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.89%

Male Poverty Rate

12.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ghent

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ghent is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ghent is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.73%.

Ghent Poverty

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Ghent Poverty Rate by Education

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Ghent Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ghent Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Ghent Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ghent Married by Age and Sex

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Ghent Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ghent Marital Status by Race

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Ghent Marital Status

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18

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Ghent Veterans by War

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Ghent Veterans by Age

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Ghent Veterans by Race

Ghent Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ghent Veterans by Education

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72.7%

Labor Force Participation

71.7%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ghent Employment by Age

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Ghent Employment by Race

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Ghent Employment by Education

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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73.21%

Born in Ghent

98.57%

Native Born

1.43%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.57% of Ghent residents were born in the United States, with 73.21% having been born in Kentucky. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ghent Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Ghent Population by Year