Manchester, Kentucky Population 2024

1,381

Manchester is a city located in Clay County Kentucky. Manchester has a 2024 population of 1,381. It is also the county seat of Clay County.Manchester is currently declining at a rate of -2.75% annually and its population has decreased by -8.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,516 in 2020.

The average household income in Manchester is $48,021 with a poverty rate of 40.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Manchester is 40.8 years, 41 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Manchester Demographics

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

  • White: 77.36%
  • Black or African American: 15.9%
  • Two or more races: 6.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.46%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
491.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.91% (-135)
The current population of Manchester, Kentucky is 1,381 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,516.

Manchester, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,69877.36%
Black or African American34915.9%
Two or more races1386.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander100.46%
Native American
Asian
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Other race

Manchester Population by Race

Manchester Population Pyramid 2024

Manchester Median Age

40.8

Total

41

Male

40.5

Female

Manchester Adults

There are 1,778 adults, (355 of whom are seniors) in Manchester.

Manchester Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Manchester Sex Ratio

Female1,05047.84%
Male1,14552.16%

Manchester Population by Age

Manchester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7752.8245.254.8
Married2943.7364.335.7
Non Family2861.2225.274.8
Female1293.6441.158.9
Male664.1454.545.5
showing: 5 rows

3.7

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

45.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Manchester 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

Manchester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Manchester 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 hispanic people with a rate of 21.05%.

Manchester Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,935

Average Earnings

$27,875

Average Male

$33,717

Average Female

Manchester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Manchester Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Manchester Language

99.8% of Manchester residents speak only English, while 0.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.2% of the population.

Manchester Language

Manchester Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,69162937.2%
Black34915845.27%
Multiple1387957.25%
Hispanic191263.16%
Islander1010100%
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40.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.48%

Male Poverty Rate

38.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Manchester

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Manchester is White, with 37.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 61.62%.

Manchester Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.52%
Some College37.02%
High School36.22%
Bachelors or Greater16.14%
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Manchester Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed13.46%
Male Employed6.44%
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Manchester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Manchester Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Manchester Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Manchester Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Manchester 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 35-44.

Manchester Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Manchester Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

100

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Manchester Veterans by War

count

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Manchester Veterans by Age

count

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Manchester Veterans by Race

Manchester Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Manchester Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Manchester Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Manchester Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Manchester 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

83.28%

Born in Manchester

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Manchester residents were born in the United States, with 83.28% 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.

Manchester Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,186-39-3.18%
20281,225-39-3.09%
20271,264-39-2.99%
20261,303-39-2.91%
20251,342-39-2.82%
20241,381-39-2.75%
20231,420-39-2.67%
20221,459-39-2.6%
20211,498-18-1.19%
20201,51622217.16%
20191,294-26-1.97%
20181,320-16-1.2%
20171,336-23-1.69%
20161,359-22-1.59%
20151,381-11-0.79%
20141,392-12-0.85%
20131,404-23-1.61%
20121,427-8-0.56%
20111,435-10-0.69%
20101,445
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Manchester Population by Year