Powderly is a city located in Muhlenberg County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 796, it is the 266th largest city in Kentucky and the 16288th largest city in the United States. Powderly is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually but its population has decreased by -1.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 812 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Powderly has a population density of 509 people per square mile.
The average household income in Powderly is $51,216 with a poverty rate of 8.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $83,900. The median age in Powderly is 47.3 years, 39.4 years for males, and 50.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Powderlywas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.55%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.09%.
99.00% of Powderly residents speak only English, while 1.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Powderly is White, with 9.05% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Powderly 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 8.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.63%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Powderly
100.00% of Powderly residents were born in the United States, with 69.21% 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.