Mayking, Kentucky Population 2024

519

Mayking is a city located in Letcher County Kentucky. Mayking has a 2024 population of 519. Mayking is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually but its population has increased by 1.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 513 in 2020.

The average household income in Mayking is $50,861 with a poverty rate of 41.37%. The median age in Mayking is 54.7 years: 54 years for males, and 54.7 years for females.

Mayking Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
336.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.17% (6)
The current population of Mayking, Kentucky is 519 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 513.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White527100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Mayking Population by Race

Mayking Population Pyramid 2024

Mayking Median Age

54.7

Total

54

Male

54.7

Female

Mayking Adults

There are 393 adults, (118 of whom are seniors) in Mayking.

Mayking Age Dependency

91.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mayking Sex Ratio

Female16932.07%
Male35867.93%

Mayking Population by Age

Mayking Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2592.0370.329.7
Non Family131051.148.9
Married1082.738812
Male205.051000
Female0000

3.09

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mayking Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade133.46%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree10026.6%
Graduate Degree92.39%
High School Graduate17546.54%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College7921.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mayking Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mayking Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White376363109

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.99%.

Mayking Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$35,603$0$0
Some College$36,466$0$0

$35,603

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Mayking Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mayking Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mayking Language

100% of Mayking residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Mayking Language

Mayking Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White52721841.37%

41.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.46%

Male Poverty Rate

39.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mayking

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mayking is White, with 41.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mayking is White, with 41.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.16%.

Mayking Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
Bachelors or Greater44.04%
Some College22.78%
High School11.43%

Mayking Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.92%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Mayking Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mayking Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$70,833$72,479
Households-$50,861
Married Families$100,204$-999,999,999
Non Families-$29,738

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mayking Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

69.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mayking Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mayking Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Mayking Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mayking Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Mayking Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7415
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Mayking Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White153.82%

Mayking Veterans by Race

Mayking Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mayking Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Mayking Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mayking Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mayking 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

84.44%

Born in Mayking

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Mayking residents were born in the United States, with 84.44% having been born in Kentucky. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mayking Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024519-4-0.76%
2023523-4-0.76%
2022527-4-0.75%
2021531183.51%
2020513255.12%
201948812333.7%
201836513155.98%
2017234-1-0.43%
201623541.73%
20152317346.2%
2014158-52-24.76%
2013210-157-42.78%
20123673410.21%
2011333-154-31.62%
201048700%

Mayking Population by Year