Mayfield, Kentucky Population 2024

9,718

Mayfield is a city located in Graves County Kentucky. Mayfield has a 2024 population of 9,718. It is also the county seat of Graves County.Mayfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.9% annually and its population has decreased by -2.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,979 in 2020.

The average household income in Mayfield is $60,826 with a poverty rate of 32.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mayfield is 36.6 years, 34.8 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Mayfield Demographics

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

  • White: 69.77%
  • Black or African American: 12.19%
  • Two or more races: 9.66%
  • Other race: 7.45%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
7.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,328.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.62% (-261)
The current population of Mayfield, Kentucky is 9,718 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,979.

Mayfield, Kentucky Population 2024

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Mayfield Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,98569.77%
Black or African American1,22012.19%
Two or more races9679.66%
Other race7467.45%
Native American570.57%
Asian360.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mayfield Population by Race

Mayfield Population Pyramid 2024

Mayfield Median Age

36.6

Total

34.8

Male

37.9

Female

Mayfield Adults

There are 7,362 adults, (1,648 of whom are seniors) in Mayfield.

Mayfield Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mayfield Sex Ratio

Female5,12151.15%
Male4,89048.85%

Mayfield Population by Age

Mayfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1752.3358.241.8
Non Family1,8351.133565
Married1,7803.1286.213.8
Female4453.8743.656.4
Male1153.3749.650.4
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mayfield 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

Mayfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mayfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 38.08%.

Mayfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,707

Average Earnings

$44,338

Average Male

$29,559

Average Female

Mayfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mayfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mayfield Language

91.89% of Mayfield residents speak only English, while 8.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.92% of the population.

Mayfield Language

Mayfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,7332,11631.43%
Multiple94964367.76%
Hispanic1,33250037.54%
Black1,19727122.64%
Other74615320.51%
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32.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.91%

Male Poverty Rate

38.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mayfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mayfield is Multiple, with 67.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mayfield is Other, with 20.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.71%.

Mayfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School40.37%
Less Than 9th Grade34.73%
Some College23.83%
Bachelors or Greater0.57%
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Mayfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed76.32%
Male Unemployed24.31%
Female Employed19.32%
Male Employed14.23%
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Mayfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mayfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mayfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mayfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mayfield 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.

Mayfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mayfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

707

Number of Veterans

634

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

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Mayfield Veterans by War

count

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Mayfield Veterans by Age

count

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Mayfield Veterans by Race

Mayfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mayfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mayfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mayfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mayfield 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

61.16%

Born in Mayfield

95.21%

Native Born

4.79%

Foreign Born

2.2%

Non Citizen

2.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.21% of Mayfield residents were born in the United States, with 61.16% having been born in Kentucky. 2.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mayfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,278-88-0.94%
20289,366-88-0.93%
20279,454-88-0.92%
20269,542-88-0.91%
20259,630-88-0.91%
20249,718-88-0.9%
20239,806-88-0.89%
20229,894-88-0.88%
20219,98230.03%
20209,9791701.73%
20199,809-54-0.55%
20189,863-3-0.03%
20179,866-52-0.52%
20169,918-41-0.41%
20159,959-94-0.94%
201410,053190.19%
201310,034-69-0.68%
201210,103-28-0.28%
201110,131670.67%
201010,064-285-2.75%
200010,3494144.17%
19909,935-770-7.19%
198010,705-19-0.18%
197010,724-38-0.35%
196010,7621,77219.71%
19508,9903714.3%
19408,6194425.41%
19308,1771,59424.21%
19206,58366711.27%
19105,9161,83544.96%
19004,0811,17240.29%
18902,909
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Mayfield Population by Year