Stanton, Kentucky Population 2022

3,355
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Stanton is a city located in Powell County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Powell County. With a 2020 population of 3,355, it is the 112th largest city in Kentucky and the 8337th largest city in the United States. Stanton is currently growing at a rate of 1.57% annually and its population has increased by 3.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,251 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Stanton has a population density of 1,493 people per square mile.

The average household income in Stanton is $47,302 with a poverty rate of 27.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $755 per month, and the median house value is $112,500. The median age in Stanton is 36.8 years, 34.6 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Stanton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Asian: 1.78%
  • Native American: 1.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Stanton, Kentucky is 3,355 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,251.

Stanton, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,54594.22%
Black or African American180.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native271.00%
Asian481.78%
Some Other Race80.30%
Two or More Races552.04%
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Stanton Population by Race

Stanton Population Pyramid 2022

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Stanton Median Age

36.4


Total

34.4


Male

37.5


Female

Stanton Adults

There are 2,158 adults, (413 of whom are seniors) in Stanton.

Stanton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Stanton Sex Ratio

Female

1,356

50.20%

Male

1,345

49.80%

Stanton Population by Age

Stanton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stanton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.9%43.1%
All41.9%58.1%
Female36%64%
Non Family29.6%70.4%
Male3.9%96.1%

41.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stanton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9272.6441.9
Married4153.4656.9
Male512.043.9
Female2142.9836
Non Family2471.0929.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Stanton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1578.86%
9th to 12th Grade20111.34%
High School Graduate88850.11%
Some College23313.15%
Associates Degree945.30%
Bachelors Degree1045.87%
Graduate Degree955.36%
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Stanton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stanton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian252525
White1,6771,327173
2+ Races13131
Black99
Native American2727
Hispanic2113
Other Race8

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Stanton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,250$30,081$19,875
Less Than 9th Grade$29,213$29,485$
High School Graduate$16,500$16,813$16,292
Some College$26,250$38,500$
Bachelors Degree$51,538$$
Graduate Degree$45,800$57,583$45,750

$26,250

Average Earnings

$30,081

Average Male

$19,875

Average Female

Stanton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stanton Language by Age

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Stanton Language

95.90% of Stanton residents speak only English, while 4.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Stanton Language

Stanton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11100.00%
Multiple555396.36%
Hispanic282175.00%
White2,28259626.12%
Other8NaN%

27.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.56%

Male Poverty Rate

34.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stanton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stanton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.22%.

Stanton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.19%
High School22.22%
Some College17.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.54%

Stanton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed18.46%
Male Unemployed35.62%
Female Employed35.54%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Stanton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stanton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,464$43,856
Families$32,500$46,115
Married Families$53,315-
Non Families$15,365$30,016
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Income by Household Type

Stanton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Stanton Married by Age and Sex

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Stanton 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.

Stanton Marital Status by Race

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Stanton Marital Status

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124

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War35
Vietnam40
Korea9
World War II4

Stanton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5438
55 to 6413
65 to 7420
75+43

Stanton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1236.04%
2+ Races12.27%
Hispanic1361.90%

Stanton Veterans by Race

Stanton Veterans by Education

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25.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stanton Veterans by Education

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44.3%

Labor Force Participation

40.7%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Stanton Employment by Age

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Stanton Employment by Race

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Stanton 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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82.90%

Born in Stanton

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.78% of Stanton residents were born in the United States, with 82.90% having been born in Kentucky. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Stanton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19802,6910.00%
19902,7951040.38%
20003,0292340.81%
20102,733-296-1.02%
20112,785521.90%
20122,837521.87%
20132,889521.83%
20142,941521.80%
20152,993521.77%
20163,045521.74%
20173,097521.71%
20183,149521.68%
20193,201521.65%
20203,251501.56%
20213,303521.60%
20223,355521.57%

Stanton Population by Year