Ghent, Kentucky Population 2024

361

Ghent is a city located in Carroll County Kentucky. Ghent has a 2024 population of 361. Ghent is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -1.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 367 in 2020.

The average household income in Ghent is $53,637 with a poverty rate of 21.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ghent is 37.5 years, 37.1 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Ghent Demographics

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

  • White: 90.42%
  • Two or more races: 9.58%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
507.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.63% (-6)
The current population of Ghent, Kentucky is 361 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 367.

Ghent, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28390.42%
Two or more races309.58%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ghent Population by Race

Ghent Population Pyramid 2024

Ghent Median Age

37.5

Total

37.1

Male

38.1

Female

Ghent Adults

There are 226 adults, (19 of whom are seniors) in Ghent.

Ghent Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

9.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Ghent Sex Ratio

Female19762.94%
Male11637.06%

Ghent Population by Age

Ghent Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1282.4554.745.3
Married433.2662.837.2
Non Family42054.845.2
Female413.0743.956.1
Male22.51000
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ghent 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

Ghent Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ghent 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 93.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.42%.

Ghent Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,583

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$30,781

Average Female

Ghent Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ghent Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ghent Language

96.67% of Ghent residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.33% of the population.

Ghent Language

Ghent Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2813713.17%
Multiple3030100%
showing: 2 rows

21.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.21%

Male Poverty Rate

27.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ghent

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ghent is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ghent is White, with 13.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.97%.

Ghent Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.47%
Some College8.14%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Ghent Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed29.07%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Ghent Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ghent Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ghent Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ghent Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ghent 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 35-44.

Ghent Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ghent Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ghent Veterans by War

count

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Ghent Veterans by Age

count

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Ghent Veterans by Race

Ghent Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ghent Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ghent Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ghent Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ghent 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

53.99%

Born in Ghent

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ghent residents were born in the United States, with 53.99% 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.

Ghent Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029351-2-0.57%
2028353-2-0.56%
2027355-2-0.56%
2026357-2-0.56%
2025359-2-0.55%
2024361-2-0.55%
2023363-2-0.55%
2022365-2-0.54%
2021367
20203675919.16%
2019308-2-0.65%
2018310
2017310
2016310-2-0.64%
2015312-4-1.27%
2014316-3-0.94%
2013319-4-1.24%
2012323-6-1.82%
201132961.86%
2010323
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Ghent Population by Year