Prestonsburg, Kentucky Population 2022

3,767
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Prestonsburg is a city located in Floyd County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Floyd County. With a 2020 population of 3,767, it is the 107th largest city in Kentucky and the 7818th largest city in the United States. Prestonsburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.15% annually and its population has increased by 2.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,681 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Prestonsburg has a population density of 267 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prestonsburg is $47,308 with a poverty rate of 48.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $615 per month, and the median house value is $123,100. The median age in Prestonsburg is 33.6 years, 26 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Prestonsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 90.90%
  • Black or African American: 6.16%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Asian: 0.76%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Prestonsburg, Kentucky is 3,767 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,681.

Prestonsburg, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Prestonsburg Population by Race

Prestonsburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Prestonsburg Median Age

33.1


Total

25.7


Male

39.7


Female

Prestonsburg Adults

There are 2,703 adults, (707 of whom are seniors) in Prestonsburg.

Prestonsburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Prestonsburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,676

47.38%

Male

1,861

52.62%

Prestonsburg Population by Age

Prestonsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prestonsburg Household Types

50.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prestonsburg Households and Families

3.01

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Prestonsburg Households by Type

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Prestonsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prestonsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.81%.

Prestonsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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$42,500

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$41,638

Average Female

Prestonsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prestonsburg Language by Age

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Prestonsburg Language

98.63% of Prestonsburg residents speak only English, while 1.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Prestonsburg Language

Prestonsburg Poverty by Race

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48.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

48.13%

Male Poverty Rate

49.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prestonsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prestonsburg is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prestonsburg 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 68.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.91%.

Prestonsburg Poverty

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Prestonsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Prestonsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prestonsburg Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Prestonsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Prestonsburg Married by Age and Sex

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Prestonsburg 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 35-44.

Prestonsburg Marital Status by Race

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Prestonsburg Marital Status

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80

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Prestonsburg Veterans by War

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Prestonsburg Veterans by Age

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Prestonsburg Veterans by Race

Prestonsburg Veterans by Education

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18.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prestonsburg Veterans by Education

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40.3%

Labor Force Participation

33.6%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

Prestonsburg Employment by Age

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Prestonsburg Employment by Race

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Prestonsburg 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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76.59%

Born in Prestonsburg

99.32%

Native Born

0.68%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.32% of Prestonsburg residents were born in the United States, with 76.59% having been born in Kentucky. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Prestonsburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Prestonsburg Population by Year