Wheelwright, Kentucky Population 2022

455
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Wheelwright is a city located in Floyd County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 455, it is the 348th largest city in Kentucky and the 19710th largest city in the United States. Wheelwright is currently declining at a rate of -5.60% annually and its population has decreased by -43.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 808 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Wheelwright has a population density of 258 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wheelwright is $34,727 with a poverty rate of 39.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $70,000. The median age in Wheelwright is 38 years, 42.6 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Wheelwright Demographics

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

  • White: 97.40%
  • Black or African American: 2.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Wheelwright, Kentucky is 455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 808.

Wheelwright, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wheelwright Population by Race

Wheelwright Population Pyramid 2022

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Wheelwright Median Age

35.5


Total

38.1


Male

35.3


Female

Wheelwright Adults

There are 625 adults, (95 of whom are seniors) in Wheelwright.

Wheelwright Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheelwright Sex Ratio

Female

539

66.71%

Male

269

33.29%

Wheelwright Population by Age

Wheelwright Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheelwright Household Types

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheelwright Households and Families

3.18

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Wheelwright Households by Type

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Wheelwright Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheelwright Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 74.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.34%.

Wheelwright Educational Attainment by Race

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$19,725

Average Earnings

$50,195

Average Male

$18,000

Average Female

Wheelwright Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheelwright Language by Age

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Wheelwright Language

100.00% of Wheelwright 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.

Wheelwright Language

Wheelwright Poverty by Race

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39.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.71%

Male Poverty Rate

44.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheelwright

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheelwright is White, with 39.23% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.35%.

Wheelwright Poverty

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Wheelwright Poverty Rate by Education

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Wheelwright Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheelwright Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wheelwright Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheelwright Married by Age and Sex

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Wheelwright 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 55-64.

Wheelwright Marital Status by Race

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Wheelwright Marital Status

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17

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wheelwright Veterans by War

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Wheelwright Veterans by Age

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Wheelwright Veterans by Race

Wheelwright Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheelwright Veterans by Education

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27.1%

Labor Force Participation

21.4%

Employment Rate

21.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wheelwright Employment by Age

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Wheelwright Employment by Race

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Wheelwright 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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83.66%

Born in Wheelwright

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wheelwright residents were born in the United States, with 83.66% 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.

Wheelwright Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wheelwright Population by Year