Phelps, Kentucky Population 2022

734
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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.

Phelps Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Phelpswas:

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Phelps, Kentucky is 734 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 760.

Phelps, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Phelps Population by Race

Phelps Population Pyramid 2022

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Phelps Median Age

55.4


Total

55.3


Male

59.1


Female

Phelps Adults

There are 448 adults, (94 of whom are seniors) in Phelps.

Phelps Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Phelps Sex Ratio

Female

181

40.40%

Male

267

59.60%

Phelps Population by Age

Phelps Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Phelps Household Types

88.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phelps Households and Families

2.44

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Phelps Households by Type

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Phelps Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Phelps Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Phelps Educational Attainment by Race

Phelps Language by Age

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Phelps Language

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.

Phelps Language

Phelps Poverty by Race

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14.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.74%

Male Poverty Rate

22.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phelps

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%.

Phelps Poverty

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Phelps Poverty Rate by Education

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Phelps Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Phelps Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Phelps Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

69.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Phelps Married by Age and Sex

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Phelps 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 45-54.

Phelps Marital Status by Race

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Phelps Marital Status

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40

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Phelps Veterans by War

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Phelps Veterans by Age

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Phelps Veterans by Race

Phelps Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phelps Veterans by Education

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21.4%

Labor Force Participation

6%

Employment Rate

71.9%

Unemployment Rate

Phelps Employment by Age

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Phelps Employment by Race

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Phelps Employment by Education

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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78.13%

Born in Phelps

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Phelps Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Phelps Population by Year