Manchester is a city located in Clay County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Clay County. With a 2020 population of 1,564, it is the 191st largest city in Kentucky and the 12319th largest city in the United States. Manchester is currently growing at a rate of 1.69% annually but its population has decreased by -28.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,195 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Manchester has a population density of 557 people per square mile.
The average household income in Manchester is $41,736 with a poverty rate of 41.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $514 per month, and the median house value is $74,600. The median age in Manchester is 41.1 years, 33.3 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Manchesterwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 46.15%.
99.71% of Manchester residents speak only English, while 0.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Manchester is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Manchester is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 57.59%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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100.00% of Manchester residents were born in the United States, with 89.75% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.