Salt Lick is a city located in Bath County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 235, it is the 438th largest city in Kentucky and the 23273rd largest city in the United States. Salt Lick is currently declining at a rate of -2.49% annually and its population has decreased by -29.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 332 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Salt Lick has a population density of 301 people per square mile.
The average household income in Salt Lick is $47,748 with a poverty rate of 44.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $552 per month, and the median house value is $82,500. The median age in Salt Lick is 45.2 years, 49.9 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Salt Lickwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.24%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.90%.
100.00% of Salt Lick 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.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Salt Lick is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Salt Lick is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.07%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Salt Lick
99.10% of Salt Lick residents were born in the United States, with 71.69% having been born in Kentucky. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.