Vanceburg, Kentucky Population 2024

1,375

Vanceburg is a city located in Lewis County Kentucky. Vanceburg has a 2024 population of 1,375. It is also the county seat of Lewis County.Vanceburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -3.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,426 in 2020.

The average household income in Vanceburg is $37,715 with a poverty rate of 40.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Vanceburg is 45.5 years, 41.4 years for males, and 51.6 years for females.

Vanceburg Demographics

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

  • White: 97.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,145.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.58% (-51)
The current population of Vanceburg, Kentucky is 1,375 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,426.

Vanceburg, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,27197.54%
Two or more races241.84%
Black or African American40.31%
Other race40.31%
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

Vanceburg Population by Race

Vanceburg Population Pyramid 2024

Vanceburg Median Age

45.5

Total

41.4

Male

51.6

Female

Vanceburg Adults

There are 1,032 adults, (303 of whom are seniors) in Vanceburg.

Vanceburg Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Vanceburg Sex Ratio

Female75858.17%
Male54541.83%

Vanceburg Population by Age

Vanceburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5712.0351.748.3
Non Family3111.2748.251.8
Female1132.8241.658.4
Married872.9460.939.1
Male603.157525
showing: 5 rows

2.88

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Vanceburg 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

Vanceburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vanceburg 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

Vanceburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,880

Average Earnings

$30,000

Average Male

$27,563

Average Female

Vanceburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vanceburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Vanceburg Language

100% of Vanceburg residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Vanceburg Language

Vanceburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,10645541.14%
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40.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.29%

Male Poverty Rate

40.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vanceburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vanceburg is White, with 41.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vanceburg is White, with 41.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.23%.

Vanceburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School37.72%
Less Than 9th Grade31.94%
Some College25.3%
Bachelors or Greater19.23%
showing: 4 rows

Vanceburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed15.44%
Female Employed14.73%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Vanceburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vanceburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Vanceburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

19.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.2%

Male Marriage Rate

15.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Vanceburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Vanceburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Vanceburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Vanceburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

63

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Vanceburg Veterans by War

count

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Vanceburg Veterans by Age

count

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Vanceburg Veterans by Race

Vanceburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vanceburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

27.6%

Labor Force Participation

25.6%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Vanceburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Vanceburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Vanceburg 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

55.26%

Born in Vanceburg

99.69%

Native Born

0.31%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.69% of Vanceburg residents were born in the United States, with 55.26% having been born in Kentucky. 0.31% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,310-13-0.98%
20281,323-13-0.97%
20271,336-13-0.96%
20261,349-13-0.95%
20251,362-13-0.95%
20241,375-13-0.94%
20231,388-13-0.93%
20221,401-13-0.92%
20211,414-12-0.84%
20201,426191.35%
20191,40710.07%
20181,406-15-1.06%
20171,421-15-1.04%
20161,436-16-1.1%
20151,452-15-1.02%
20141,46740.27%
20131,463-8-0.54%
20121,471-2-0.14%
20111,473
20101,473
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Vanceburg Population by Year