Powderly, Kentucky Population 2024

775

Powderly is a city located in Muhlenberg County Kentucky. Powderly has a 2024 population of 775. Powderly is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 787 in 2020.

The average household income in Powderly is $52,062 with a poverty rate of 13.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Powderly is 46.9 years, 51.4 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Powderly Demographics

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

  • White: 99.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
495.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.52% (-12)
The current population of Powderly, Kentucky is 775 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 787.

Powderly, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White84299.18%
Two or more races70.82%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Powderly Population by Race

Powderly Population Pyramid 2024

Powderly Median Age

46.9

Total

51.4

Male

44.1

Female

Powderly Adults

There are 619 adults, (228 of whom are seniors) in Powderly.

Powderly Age Dependency

117.1

Age Dependency Ratio

58.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Powderly Sex Ratio

Female44352.18%
Male40647.82%

Powderly Population by Age

Powderly Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3212.6484.715.3
Married1673.0391.68.4
Non Family1101.1376.423.6
Male355.294.35.7
Female94.1122.277.8
showing: 5 rows

3.28

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Powderly Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Powderly Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Powderly Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.48%.

Powderly Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,643

Average Earnings

$40,741

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Powderly Earnings by Educational Attainment

Powderly Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Powderly Language

99.4% of Powderly residents speak only English, while 0.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.6% of the population.

Powderly Language

Powderly Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White84211313.42%
showing: 1 rows

13.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.42%

Male Poverty Rate

20.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powderly

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powderly is White, with 13.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powderly is White, with 13.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 5.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.86%.

Powderly Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.26%
High School15.51%
Bachelors or Greater6.98%
Some College3.13%
showing: 4 rows

Powderly Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed40%
Female Employed2.74%
Male Employed
showing: 4 rows

Powderly Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Powderly Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Powderly Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Powderly Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Powderly 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 55-64.

Powderly Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Powderly Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Powderly Veterans by War

count

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Powderly Veterans by Age

count

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Powderly Veterans by Race

Powderly Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powderly Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.1%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Powderly Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Powderly Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Powderly 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

67.84%

Born in Powderly

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Powderly residents were born in the United States, with 67.84% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Powderly Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029750-5-0.66%
2028755-5-0.66%
2027760-5-0.65%
2026765-5-0.65%
2025770-5-0.65%
2024775-5-0.64%
2023780-5-0.64%
2022785-5-0.63%
202179030.38%
2020787527.07%
201973510.14%
201873440.55%
201773020.27%
201672820.28%
2015726-2-0.27%
2014728-1-0.14%
2013729-2-0.27%
2012731-4-0.54%
2011735-2-0.27%
2010737
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Powderly Population by Year