Pine Knot, Kentucky Population 2022

1,332
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Pine Knot is a city located in McCreary County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,332, it is the 204th largest city in Kentucky and the 13251st largest city in the United States. Pine Knot is currently declining at a rate of -1.77% annually and its population has decreased by -3.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,380 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Pine Knot has a population density of 208 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pine Knot is $29,672 with a poverty rate of 57.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $241 per month, and the median house value is $97,000. The median age in Pine Knot is 43.4 years, 35.6 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Pine Knot Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pine Knotwas:

  • White: 80.50%
  • Black or African American: 10.48%
  • Asian: 4.89%
  • Two or more races: 4.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pine Knot, Kentucky is 1,332 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,380.

Pine Knot, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,15280.50%
Black or African American15010.48%
Asian704.89%
Two or More Races594.12%
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Pine Knot Population by Race

Pine Knot Population Pyramid 2022

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Pine Knot Median Age

50.8


Total

45.4


Male

51.7


Female

Pine Knot Adults

There are 1,242 adults, (179 of whom are seniors) in Pine Knot.

Pine Knot Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pine Knot Sex Ratio

Female

577

40.32%

Male

854

59.68%

Pine Knot Population by Age

Pine Knot Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pine Knot Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.7%14.3%
Married72.9%27.1%
All38.1%61.9%
Non Family17.3%82.7%
Female0%100%

38.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pine Knot Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6321.6738.1
Married1552.7672.9
Male702.2385.7
Female154.070
Non Family3921.0517.3

2.69

Average Family Size

1.67

Average Household Size

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Pine Knot Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14314.96%
9th to 12th Grade31032.43%
High School Graduate23925.00%
Some College717.43%
Associates Degree404.18%
Bachelors Degree838.68%
Graduate Degree707.32%
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Pine Knot Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pine Knot Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian707070
White88243383
2+ Races4

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 100.00%.

Pine Knot Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,688$28,594$18,031
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,526$36,250$35,054
Some College$17,906$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,688

Average Earnings

$28,594

Average Male

$18,031

Average Female

Pine Knot Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pine Knot Language by Age

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Pine Knot Language

97.17% of Pine Knot residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Pine Knot Language

Pine Knot Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15013690.67%
White1,07362257.97%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1919100.00%
Multiple551018.18%

57.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

69.40%

Male Poverty Rate

40.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pine Knot

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pine Knot is Black, with 90.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pine Knot is Multiple, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 73.76%.

Pine Knot Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade86.62%
High School8.64%
Some College74.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Pine Knot Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed35.57%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed7.32%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Pine Knot Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pine Knot Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households-$21,010
Families$32,959$32,263
Married Families$34,362-
Non Families$9,779$14,121
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Income by Household Type

Pine Knot Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pine Knot Married by Age and Sex

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Pine Knot 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.

Pine Knot Marital Status by Race

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Pine Knot Marital Status

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50

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam50
Korea
World War II

Pine Knot Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 6428
65 to 7418
75+4

Pine Knot Veterans by Age

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Pine Knot Veterans by Race

Pine Knot Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pine Knot Veterans by Education

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30.5%

Labor Force Participation

27.4%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pine Knot Employment by Age

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Pine Knot Employment by Race

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Pine Knot 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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51.92%

Born in Pine Knot

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

1.47%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of Pine Knot residents were born in the United States, with 51.92% having been born in Kentucky. 1.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Pine Knot Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,6210.00%
20111,597-24-1.48%
20121,573-24-1.50%
20131,549-24-1.53%
20141,525-24-1.55%
20151,501-24-1.57%
20161,477-24-1.60%
20171,453-24-1.62%
20181,429-24-1.65%
20191,405-24-1.68%
20201,380-25-1.78%
20211,356-24-1.74%
20221,332-24-1.77%

Pine Knot Population by Year