Phelps is a city located in Pike County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 734, it is the 278th largest city in Kentucky and the 16813th largest city in the United States. Phelps is currently declining at a rate of -1.74% annually and its population has decreased by -3.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 760 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Phelps has a population density of 92 people per square mile.
The average household income in Phelps is $35,863 with a poverty rate of 14.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $83,100. The median age in Phelps is 48.7 years, 48.5 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Phelpswas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 77.46%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.25%.
100.00% of Phelps residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Phelps is White, with 14.96% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Phelps is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was NaN%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.91%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Phelps
100.00% of Phelps residents were born in the United States, with 78.13% 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.