Hyden, Kentucky Population 2024

283

Hyden is a city located in Leslie County Kentucky. Hyden has a 2024 population of 283. It is also the county seat of Leslie County.Hyden is currently declining at a rate of -1.74% annually and its population has decreased by -6.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 303 in 2020.

The average household income in Hyden is $64,304 with a poverty rate of 23.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hyden is 46.9 years, 54.7 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Hyden Demographics

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

  • White: 82.63%
  • Two or more races: 10.6%
  • Asian: 4.75%
  • Black or African American: 2.01%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
218.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.6% (-20)
The current population of Hyden, Kentucky is 283 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 303.

Hyden, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45282.63%
Two or more races5810.6%
Asian264.75%
Black or African American112.01%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Hyden Population by Race

Hyden Population Pyramid 2024

Hyden Median Age

46.9

Total

54.7

Male

40.6

Female

Hyden Adults

There are 472 adults, (173 of whom are seniors) in Hyden.

Hyden Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

57.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hyden Sex Ratio

Female36166%
Male18634%

Hyden Population by Age

Hyden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1942.2562.437.6
Non Family103054.445.6
Female394.2169.230.8
Married302.7766.733.3
Male223.9181.818.2
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3.44

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hyden 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

Hyden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hyden 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Hyden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,307

Average Earnings

$51,250

Average Male

$26,607

Average Female

Hyden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hyden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hyden Language

90.52% of Hyden residents speak only English, while 9.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.65% of the population.

Hyden Language

Hyden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White34510430.14%
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23.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.57%

Male Poverty Rate

16.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hyden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hyden is White, with 30.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hyden is White, with 30.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.01%.

Hyden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade75.51%
High School29.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.6%
Some College4.88%
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Hyden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed10%
Male Employed
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Hyden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hyden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hyden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

15.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.0%

Male Marriage Rate

12.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hyden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hyden 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.

Hyden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hyden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

25

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Hyden Veterans by War

count

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Hyden Veterans by Age

count

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Hyden Veterans by Race

Hyden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hyden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hyden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hyden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hyden 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

91.41%

Born in Hyden

95.25%

Native Born

4.75%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

4.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.25% of Hyden residents were born in the United States, with 91.41% having been born in Kentucky. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hyden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029258-5-1.9%
2028263-5-1.87%
2027268-5-1.83%
2026273-5-1.8%
2025278-5-1.77%
2024283-5-1.74%
2023288-5-1.71%
2022293-5-1.68%
2021298-5-1.65%
2020303-27-8.18%
2019330-7-2.08%
2018337-6-1.75%
2017343-3-0.87%
2016346-5-1.42%
2015351-6-1.68%
2014357-4-1.11%
2013361-5-1.37%
2012366-1-0.27%
2011367-2-0.54%
2010369
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Hyden Population by Year