Wheelwright, Kentucky Population 2024

474

Wheelwright is a city located in Floyd County Kentucky. Wheelwright has a 2024 population of 474. Wheelwright is currently declining at a rate of -1.46% annually and its population has decreased by -6.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 505 in 2020.

The average household income in Wheelwright is $54,183 with a poverty rate of 32.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wheelwright is 38.6 years, 43.7 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Wheelwright Demographics

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

  • White: 96.35%
  • Black or African American: 2.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
268.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.14% (-31)
The current population of Wheelwright, Kentucky is 474 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 505.

Wheelwright, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White81996.35%
Black or African American202.35%
Two or more races111.29%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wheelwright Population by Race

Wheelwright Population Pyramid 2024

Wheelwright Median Age

38.6

Total

43.7

Male

35.3

Female

Wheelwright Adults

There are 692 adults, (94 of whom are seniors) in Wheelwright.

Wheelwright Age Dependency

42.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheelwright Sex Ratio

Female41148.35%
Male43951.65%

Wheelwright Population by Age

Wheelwright Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2352.5766.833.2
Married1263.1781.718.3
Non Family73038.461.6
Female312.977.422.6
Male58.44060
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wheelwright 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

Wheelwright Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheelwright 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 white people with a rate of 9.53%.

Wheelwright Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,167

Average Earnings

$55,104

Average Male

$29,327

Average Female

Wheelwright Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheelwright Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wheelwright Language

100% of Wheelwright 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.

Wheelwright Language

Wheelwright Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White59018731.69%
Multiple1111100%
showing: 2 rows

32.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.45%

Male Poverty Rate

32.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheelwright

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheelwright is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheelwright is White, with 31.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.36%.

Wheelwright Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.9%
Some College23.08%
High School19.38%
Bachelors or Greater19.05%
showing: 4 rows

Wheelwright Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed17.33%
Male Employed16.98%
Female Unemployed12.5%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wheelwright Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheelwright Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wheelwright Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheelwright Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wheelwright Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

46

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wheelwright Veterans by War

count

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Wheelwright Veterans by Age

count

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Wheelwright Veterans by Race

Wheelwright Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheelwright Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

29.1%

Labor Force Participation

25.6%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wheelwright Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wheelwright Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wheelwright 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

80.94%

Born in Wheelwright

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Wheelwright residents were born in the United States, with 80.94% having been born in Kentucky. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029439-7-1.57%
2028446-7-1.55%
2027453-7-1.52%
2026460-7-1.5%
2025467-7-1.48%
2024474-7-1.46%
2023481-7-1.43%
2022488-7-1.41%
2021495-10-1.98%
202050591.81%
2019496-6-1.2%
2018502-9-1.76%
2017511-11-2.11%
2016522-10-1.88%
2015532-10-1.85%
2014542-7-1.28%
2013549-304-35.64%
2012853-342-28.62%
20111,19580.67%
20101,187
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Wheelwright Population by Year