Stearns, Kentucky Population 2022

1,355
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Stearns is a city located in McCreary County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,355, it is the 201st largest city in Kentucky and the 13148th largest city in the United States. Stearns is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,365 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Stearns has a population density of 337 people per square mile.

The average household income in Stearns is $35,069 with a poverty rate of 24.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $535 per month, and the median house value is $60,100. The median age in Stearns is 39.6 years, 39.7 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Stearns Demographics

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

  • White: 98.22%
  • Two or more races: 1.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Stearns, Kentucky is 1,355 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,365.

Stearns, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,04698.22%
Two or More Races191.78%
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Stearns Population by Race

Stearns Population Pyramid 2022

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Stearns Median Age

41.7


Total

41.1


Male

51.3


Female

Stearns Adults

There are 816 adults, (204 of whom are seniors) in Stearns.

Stearns Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Stearns Sex Ratio

Female

499

46.85%

Male

566

53.15%

Stearns Population by Age

Stearns Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stearns Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Non Family81.2%18.8%
All77.3%22.7%
Married75.1%24.9%
Male0%0%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stearns Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4182.5577.3
Married3172.9475.1
Male00
Female162.94100
Non Family85081.2

2.94

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Stearns Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade749.46%
9th to 12th Grade111.41%
High School Graduate25832.99%
Some College26634.02%
Associates Degree708.95%
Bachelors Degree384.86%
Graduate Degree658.31%
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Stearns Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stearns Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.17%.

Stearns Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,153$33,646$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$40,250$
Some College$32,793$33,229$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,153

Average Earnings

$33,646

Average Male

$

Average Female

Stearns Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stearns Language by Age

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Stearns Language

100.00% of Stearns 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.

Stearns Language

Stearns Poverty by Race

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24.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.08%

Male Poverty Rate

27.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stearns

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stearns is White, with 25.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stearns 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 27.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.65%.

Stearns Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.94%
High School4.26%
Some College34.82%
Bachelors or Greater48.54%

Stearns Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.97%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed16.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Stearns Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stearns Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,100$36,253
Families$34,716$39,608
Married Families$33,807-
Non Families$17,543$23,108
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Income by Household Type

Stearns Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

72.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.7%

Male Marriage Rate

74.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Stearns Married by Age and Sex

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Stearns 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 20-34.

Stearns Marital Status by Race

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Stearns Marital Status

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89

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam44
Korea
World War II

Stearns Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5445
55 to 64
65 to 7444
75+

Stearns Veterans by Age

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Stearns Veterans by Race

Stearns Veterans by Education

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50.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stearns Veterans by Education

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36.3%

Labor Force Participation

36.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Stearns Employment by Age

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Stearns Employment by Race

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Stearns 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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82.35%

Born in Stearns

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Stearns residents were born in the United States, with 82.35% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Stearns Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,4160.00%
20111,411-5-0.35%
20121,406-5-0.35%
20131,401-5-0.36%
20141,396-5-0.36%
20151,391-5-0.36%
20161,386-5-0.36%
20171,381-5-0.36%
20181,376-5-0.36%
20191,371-5-0.36%
20201,365-6-0.44%
20211,360-5-0.37%
20221,355-5-0.37%

Stearns Population by Year