Science Hill, Kentucky Population 2024

656

Science Hill is a city located in Pulaski County Kentucky. Science Hill has a 2024 population of 656. Science Hill is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 657 in 2020.

The average household income in Science Hill is $49,858 with a poverty rate of 24.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Science Hill is 33.1 years, 28.9 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Science Hill Demographics

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

  • White: 97.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
856.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.15% (-1)
The current population of Science Hill, Kentucky is 656 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 657.

Science Hill, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White69397.06%
Two or more races192.66%
Black or African American10.14%
Other race10.14%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Science Hill Population by Race

Science Hill Population Pyramid 2024

Science Hill Median Age

33.1

Total

28.9

Male

34.8

Female

Science Hill Adults

There are 484 adults, (122 of whom are seniors) in Science Hill.

Science Hill Age Dependency

97.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Science Hill Sex Ratio

Female42559.52%
Male28940.48%

Science Hill Population by Age

Science Hill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2602.7572.327.7
Married1073.6898.11.9
Non Family821.1662.237.8
Female613.1647.552.5
Male103.23070
showing: 5 rows

3.39

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Science Hill 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

Science Hill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Science Hill Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Science Hill Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,929

Average Earnings

$47,361

Average Male

$27,396

Average Female

Science Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Science Hill Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Science Hill Language

99.21% of Science Hill residents speak only English, while 0.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Science Hill Language

Science Hill Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White68616323.76%
Multiple191263.16%
Hispanic11218.18%
Black11100%
showing: 4 rows

24.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.22%

Male Poverty Rate

26.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Science Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Science Hill is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Science Hill is Hispanic, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.59%.

Science Hill Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.38%
High School21.43%
Some College21.16%
Bachelors or Greater9.68%
showing: 4 rows

Science Hill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed10.74%
Male Unemployed9.09%
Male Employed5%
showing: 4 rows

Science Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Science Hill Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Science Hill Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Science Hill Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Science Hill Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Science Hill Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Science Hill Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Science Hill Veterans by War

count

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Science Hill Veterans by Age

count

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Science Hill Veterans by Race

Science Hill Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

47.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Science Hill Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Science Hill Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Science Hill Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Science Hill 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

81.93%

Born in Science Hill

99.86%

Native Born

0.14%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.86% of Science Hill residents were born in the United States, with 81.93% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Science Hill Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029656
2028656
2027656
2026656
2025656
2024656
2023656
2022656
2021656-1-0.15%
2020657-38-5.47%
201969520.29%
201869320.29%
2017691
2016691-1-0.14%
201569210.14%
2014691-2-0.29%
201369310.14%
2012692-2-0.29%
201169420.29%
2010692
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Science Hill Population by Year