Mayfield, Kentucky Population 2020

9,802
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Mayfield is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 9,802, it is the 40th largest city in Kentucky and the 3139th largest city in the United States. Mayfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -2.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,024 in 2010. Mayfield reached it's highest population of 10,762 in 1960. Spanning over 7 miles, Mayfield has a population density of 1,340 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mayfield is $41,681 with a poverty rate of 28.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $628 per month, and the median house value is $91,300. The median age in Mayfield is 37.4 years, 32.1 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.3 males.

Mayfield Demographics

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

  • White: 80.03%
  • Black or African American: 13.53%
  • Other race: 3.64%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Mayfield, Kentucky is 9,802, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,874.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,024.

Mayfield, Kentucky Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202037,6051440.38%
201937,4611440.38%
201837,3171440.39%
201737,173-2-0.01%
201637,175-55-0.15%
201537,230-345-0.93%
201437,5751750.47%
201337,400-161-0.43%
201237,561-37-0.10%
201137,5983580.95%
201037,2400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,95580.03%
Black or African American1,34513.53%
Some Other Race3623.64%
Two or More Races2102.11%
Asian570.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.11%
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Mayfield Population Pyramid 2020

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Mayfield Median Age

37.4


Total

32.1


Male

41.1


Female

Mayfield Adults

There are 7,358 adults, (1,566 of whom are seniors) in Mayfield.

Mayfield Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mayfield Sex Ratio

Female

5,196

52.27%

Male

4,744

47.73%

Mayfield Households and Families

Mayfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mayfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.8%26.2%
All47.7%52.3%
Male45.7%54.3%
Non Family38.6%61.4%
Female16.1%83.9%

47.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9592.4347.7
Non Family1,6051.1138.6
Married1,4823.2173.8
Female7563.3116.1
Male116545.7

3.24

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mayfield Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5959.17%
9th to 12th Grade74111.41%
High School Graduate2,31335.63%
Some College1,40221.60%
Associates Degree3605.55%
Bachelors Degree6429.89%
Graduate Degree4396.76%
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Mayfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0674,037876
Black70963172
Hispanic674446122
Other Race1747918
Multiple Races757510
Asian18189

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,600$32,943$23,203
Less Than High School$20,988$21,787$
High School Grad$21,410$26,653$19,662
Some College$32,287$44,118$23,878
Bachelors Degree$32,308$47,031$30,793
Graduate Degree$52,917$44,167$59,861

$27,600

Average Earnings

$32,943

Average Male

$23,203

Average Female

Mayfield Language

Mayfield Language by Age

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Mayfield Language

87.14% of Mayfield residents speak only English, while 12.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.71% of the population.

Mayfield Poverty

Mayfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8821,50821.91%
Black1,27863950.00%
Hispanic1,31658244.22%
Other36231486.74%
Multiple20015276.00%

28.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.04%

Male Poverty Rate

28.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mayfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mayfield is Other, with 86.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mayfield is White, with 21.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.02%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.12%
High School29.39%
Some College21.98%
Bachelors or Greater4.81%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed77.31%
Male Unemployed43.58%
Male Employed12.90%
Female Employed10.33%

Mayfield Income

Mayfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,084$41,681
Families$41,136$54,281
Married Families$62,167-
Non Families$15,680$21,680
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Mayfield Marital Status

Mayfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mayfield Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Mayfield Veterans

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469

Number of Veterans

430

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War126
Vietnam111
Second Gulf War107
World War II36
Korea18
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54177
75+107
65 to 7477
18 to 3475
55 to 6433
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3876.26%
2 or More5472.00%
Hispanic435.06%
Black283.38%

Mayfield Veterans by Education

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12.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mayfield Employment Status

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

16.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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61.26%

Born in Kentucky

93.71%

Native Born

6.29%

Foreign Born

4.35%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.71% of Mayfield residents were born in the United States, with 61.26% having been born in Kentucky. 4.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,802-36-0.37%
20199,838-36-0.36%
20189,87470.07%
20179,867-36-0.36%
20169,903-47-0.47%
20159,950-98-0.98%
201410,048180.18%
201310,030-68-0.67%
201210,098-28-0.28%
201110,126680.68%
201010,058-291-0.28%
200010,3494140.41%
19909,935-770-0.74%
198010,705-19-0.02%
197010,724-38-0.04%
196010,7621,7721.82%
19508,9903710.42%
19408,6194420.53%
19308,1771,5942.19%
19206,5836671.07%
19105,9161,8353.78%
19004,0811,1723.44%
18902,9090.00%