Lynch, Kentucky Population 2024

589

Lynch is a city located in Harlan County Kentucky. Lynch has a 2024 population of 589. Lynch is currently declining at a rate of -2.64% annually and its population has decreased by -9.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 654 in 2020.

The average household income in Lynch is $40,502 with a poverty rate of 31.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lynch is 59.1 years, 62.1 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Lynch Demographics

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

  • White: 79.68%
  • Black or African American: 18.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,966.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.94% (-65)
The current population of Lynch, Kentucky is 589 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 654.

Lynch, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White54579.68%
Black or African American12518.27%
Two or more races142.05%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lynch Population by Race

Lynch Population Pyramid 2024

Lynch Median Age

59.1

Total

62.1

Male

50.7

Female

Lynch Adults

There are 610 adults, (194 of whom are seniors) in Lynch.

Lynch Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lynch Sex Ratio

Female38556.29%
Male29943.71%

Lynch Population by Age

Lynch Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2892.3770.229.8
Married1592.6486.813.2
Non Family741.185050
Female343.265050
Male2235050
showing: 5 rows

2.75

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lynch 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

Lynch Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lynch Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 44.72%.

Lynch Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$23,426

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$23,786

Average Female

Lynch Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lynch Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lynch Language

98.36% of Lynch residents speak only English, while 1.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Lynch Language

Lynch Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White53918935.06%
Black1252520%
Multiple14321.43%
showing: 3 rows

31.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.42%

Male Poverty Rate

35.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lynch

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lynch is White, with 35.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lynch is Black, with 20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.68%.

Lynch Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.76%
High School33.33%
Some College21.02%
Bachelors or Greater17%
showing: 4 rows

Lynch Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed21.79%
Female Employed17.27%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Lynch Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lynch Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lynch Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lynch Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lynch 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 20-34.

Lynch Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lynch Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Lynch Veterans by War

count

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Lynch Veterans by Age

count

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Lynch Veterans by Race

Lynch Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lynch Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.5%

Labor Force Participation

35.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lynch Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lynch Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lynch 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

76.32%

Born in Lynch

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Lynch residents were born in the United States, with 76.32% 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.

Lynch Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029509-16-3.05%
2028525-16-2.96%
2027541-16-2.87%
2026557-16-2.79%
2025573-16-2.72%
2024589-16-2.64%
2023605-16-2.58%
2022621-16-2.51%
2021637-17-2.6%
2020654111.71%
2019643-11-1.68%
2018654-11-1.65%
2017665-10-1.48%
2016675-16-2.32%
2015691-15-2.12%
2014706-15-2.08%
2013721-6-0.83%
2012727-14-1.89%
2011741-4-0.54%
2010745
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Lynch Population by Year