Salyersville, Kentucky Population 2024

1,510

Salyersville is a city located in Magoffin County Kentucky. Salyersville has a 2024 population of 1,510. It is also the county seat of Magoffin County.Salyersville is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -4.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,585 in 2020.

The average household income in Salyersville is $39,980 with a poverty rate of 43.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Salyersville is 49.8 years, 51.3 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Salyersville Demographics

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

  • White: 95.74%
  • Asian: 2.55%
  • Native American: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
611.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.73% (-75)
The current population of Salyersville, Kentucky is 1,510 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,585.

Salyersville, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,80095.74%
Asian482.55%
Native American281.49%
Black or African American40.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Salyersville Population by Race

Salyersville Population Pyramid 2024

Salyersville Median Age

49.8

Total

51.3

Male

44.4

Female

Salyersville Adults

There are 1,415 adults, (481 of whom are seniors) in Salyersville.

Salyersville Age Dependency

101.3

Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Salyersville Sex Ratio

Female93749.84%
Male94350.16%

Salyersville Population by Age

Salyersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7592.3154.845.2
Non Family3611.235.564.5
Married2592.691000
Female91526.473.6
Male483.4610.489.6
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Salyersville 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

Salyersville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Salyersville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 82.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.58%.

Salyersville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,063

Average Earnings

$46,875

Average Male

$34,181

Average Female

Salyersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Salyersville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Salyersville Language

97.24% of Salyersville residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.

Salyersville Language

Salyersville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,59268643.09%
Asian4848100%
Hispanic712332.39%
Native28517.86%
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43.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.05%

Male Poverty Rate

48.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salyersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salyersville is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salyersville is Native, with 17.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.36%.

Salyersville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.24%
High School42.48%
Some College26.49%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%
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Salyersville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed67.86%
Male Employed17.37%
Female Employed9.82%
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Salyersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Salyersville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Salyersville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Salyersville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Salyersville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Salyersville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Salyersville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

92

Number of Veterans

92

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Salyersville Veterans by War

count

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Salyersville Veterans by Age

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Salyersville Veterans by Race

Salyersville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salyersville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

28.6%

Labor Force Participation

26.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Salyersville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Salyersville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Salyersville 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

81.38%

Born in Salyersville

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

2.55%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of Salyersville residents were born in the United States, with 81.38% having been born in Kentucky. 2.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Salyersville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,420-18-1.25%
20281,438-18-1.24%
20271,456-18-1.22%
20261,474-18-1.21%
20251,492-18-1.19%
20241,510-18-1.18%
20231,528-18-1.16%
20221,546-18-1.15%
20211,564-21-1.32%
20201,585-77-4.63%
20191,662-22-1.31%
20181,684-27-1.58%
20171,711-20-1.16%
20161,731-17-0.97%
20151,748-27-1.52%
20141,77530.17%
20131,772-16-0.89%
20121,788-71-3.82%
20111,859-13-0.69%
20101,872
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Salyersville Population by Year