Vanceburg, Kentucky Population 2022

1,410
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Vanceburg is a city located in Lewis County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Lewis County. With a 2020 population of 1,410, it is the 198th largest city in Kentucky and the 12925th largest city in the United States. Vanceburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -1.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,428 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Vanceburg has a population density of 1,175 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vanceburg is $25,093 with a poverty rate of 44.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $395 per month, and the median house value is $62,800. The median age in Vanceburg is 43.2 years, 39.4 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Vanceburg Demographics

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

  • White: 96.17%
  • Two or more races: 2.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.65%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Vanceburg, Kentucky is 1,410 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,428.

Vanceburg, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,33296.17%
Black or African American90.65%
Some Other Race70.51%
Two or More Races372.67%
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Vanceburg Population by Race

Vanceburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Vanceburg Median Age

43.4


Total

40


Male

45.2


Female

Vanceburg Adults

There are 1,004 adults, (349 of whom are seniors) in Vanceburg.

Vanceburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Vanceburg Sex Ratio

Female

786

56.75%

Male

599

43.25%

Vanceburg Population by Age

Vanceburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vanceburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
Male77.6%22.4%
All53.1%46.9%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Female21.8%78.2%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vanceburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5882.1253.1
Married1102.9982.7
Male673.4377.6
Female1332.5321.8
Non Family2781.2650.4

2.84

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Vanceburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade22023.66%
9th to 12th Grade576.13%
High School Graduate37840.65%
Some College13414.41%
Associates Degree636.77%
Bachelors Degree333.55%
Graduate Degree454.84%
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Vanceburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vanceburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White89962978
Black99
2+ Races1515
Other Race7
Hispanic7

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 white people with a rate of 8.68%.

Vanceburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,969$20,132$19,732
Less Than 9th Grade$27,955$27,955$
High School Graduate$18,299$17,955$18,839
Some College$$48,167$2,500
Bachelors Degree$2,500$$
Graduate Degree$30,833$$

$19,969

Average Earnings

$20,132

Average Male

$19,732

Average Female

Vanceburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vanceburg Language by Age

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Vanceburg Language

99.37% of Vanceburg residents speak only English, while 0.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Vanceburg Language

Vanceburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,16753045.42%
OtherNaN%
Multiple37821.62%

44.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.84%

Male Poverty Rate

45.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vanceburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vanceburg is White, with 45.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vanceburg is Multiple, with 21.62% 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 61.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.33%.

Vanceburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.33%
High School35.71%
Some College28.41%
Bachelors or Greater21.79%

Vanceburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.59%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed22.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Vanceburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vanceburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$18,264$25,494
Families$20,625$30,005
Married Families$34,167-
Non Families$14,722$19,117
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Income by Household Type

Vanceburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

18.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Vanceburg Married by Age and Sex

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Vanceburg 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 20-34.

Vanceburg Marital Status by Race

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Vanceburg Marital Status

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71

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War19
Vietnam18
Korea13
World War II

Vanceburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 5415
55 to 6411
65 to 7411
75+25

Vanceburg Veterans by Age

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Vanceburg Veterans by Race

Vanceburg Veterans by Education

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27.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vanceburg Veterans by Education

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23.4%

Labor Force Participation

23.1%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Vanceburg Employment by Age

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Vanceburg Employment by Race

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Vanceburg 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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52.56%

Born in Vanceburg

99.49%

Native Born

0.51%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.49% of Vanceburg residents were born in the United States, with 52.56% having been born in Kentucky. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Vanceburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5180.00%
20111,509-9-0.59%
20121,500-9-0.60%
20131,491-9-0.60%
20141,482-9-0.60%
20151,473-9-0.61%
20161,464-9-0.61%
20171,455-9-0.61%
20181,446-9-0.62%
20191,437-9-0.62%
20201,428-9-0.63%
20211,419-9-0.63%
20221,410-9-0.63%

Vanceburg Population by Year