Leitchfield, Kentucky Population 2022

6,344
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Leitchfield is a city located in Grayson County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Grayson County. With a 2020 population of 6,344, it is the 73rd largest city in Kentucky and the 5683rd largest city in the United States. Leitchfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -6.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,789 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Leitchfield has a population density of 590 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leitchfield is $46,534 with a poverty rate of 29.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $555 per month, and the median house value is $109,100. The median age in Leitchfield is 38.2 years, 35.3 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Leitchfield Demographics

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

  • White: 96.86%
  • Black or African American: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Two or more races: 0.10%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Leitchfield, Kentucky is 6,344 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,789.

Leitchfield, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Leitchfield Population by Race

Leitchfield Population Pyramid 2022

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Leitchfield Median Age

36.5


Total

34.6


Male

40.1


Female

Leitchfield Adults

There are 5,150 adults, (1,171 of whom are seniors) in Leitchfield.

Leitchfield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Leitchfield Sex Ratio

Female

3,489

51.39%

Male

3,300

48.61%

Leitchfield Population by Age

Leitchfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leitchfield Household Types

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leitchfield Households and Families

3.39

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Leitchfield Households by Type

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Leitchfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leitchfield Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Leitchfield Educational Attainment by Race

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$29,965

Average Earnings

$26,983

Average Male

$30,694

Average Female

Leitchfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leitchfield Language by Age

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Leitchfield Language

98.21% of Leitchfield residents speak only English, while 1.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Leitchfield Language

Leitchfield Poverty by Race

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29.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.12%

Male Poverty Rate

36.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leitchfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leitchfield is Black, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.89%.

Leitchfield Poverty

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Leitchfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Leitchfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leitchfield Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Leitchfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Leitchfield Married by Age and Sex

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Leitchfield 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.

Leitchfield Marital Status by Race

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Leitchfield Marital Status

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287

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Leitchfield Veterans by War

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Leitchfield Veterans by Age

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Leitchfield Veterans by Race

Leitchfield Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leitchfield Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Leitchfield Employment by Age

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Leitchfield Employment by Race

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Leitchfield 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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82.40%

Born in Leitchfield

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.42% of Leitchfield residents were born in the United States, with 82.40% having been born in Kentucky. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Leitchfield Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Leitchfield Population by Year