Wheelwright, Kentucky Population 2020

486
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Wheelwright is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 486, it is the 304th largest city in Kentucky and the 13442nd largest city in the United States. Wheelwright is currently declining at a rate of -2.41% annually and its population has decreased by -37.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 780 in 2010. Wheelwright reached it's highest population of 1,202 in 2011. Spanning over 2 miles, Wheelwright has a population density of 276 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wheelwright is $26,251 with a poverty rate of 45.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $33,200. The median age in Wheelwright is 41.1 years, 42.5 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 72.0 males.

Wheelwright Demographics

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

  • White: 91.01%
  • Black or African American: 8.99%
  • 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 486, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 510.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 780.

Wheelwright, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58791.01%
Black or African American588.99%
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Wheelwright Population Pyramid 2020

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Wheelwright Median Age

41.1


Total

42.5


Male

40.2


Female

Wheelwright Adults

There are 552 adults, (101 of whom are seniors) in Wheelwright.

Wheelwright Age Dependency

43

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheelwright Sex Ratio

Female

375

58.14%

Male

270

41.86%

Wheelwright Households and Families

Wheelwright Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheelwright Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married66.7%33.3%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
All61.5%38.5%
Female36%64%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2182.0361.5
Non Family107062.6
Married843.166.7
Female252.4836
Male26.5100

2.99

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wheelwright Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade438.69%
9th to 12th Grade8116.36%
High School Graduate15130.51%
Some College15330.91%
Associates Degree5210.51%
Bachelors Degree51.01%
Graduate Degree102.02%
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Wheelwright Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 87.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.43%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$$20,357$6,307
Less Than High School$3,750$$3,750
High School Grad$14,345$30,893$13,289
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

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Average Earnings

$20,357

Average Male

$6,307

Average Female

Wheelwright Language

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 Poverty

Wheelwright Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40118646.38%
Black381334.21%

45.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.90%

Male Poverty Rate

52.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheelwright

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheelwright is White, with 46.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheelwright is Black, with 34.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.83%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School69.84%
Bachelors or Greater37.50%
Some College32.77%
High School30.17%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed45.71%
Male Unemployed38.89%
Male Employed10.20%

Wheelwright Income

Wheelwright Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$15,000$26,251
Families$31,607$39,046
Married Families$43,333-
Non Families$11,250$12,979
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Wheelwright Marital Status

Wheelwright Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wheelwright Marital Status by Race

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Wheelwright Veterans

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23

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War7
Korea3
Vietnam3
World War II
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5414
75+3
65 to 743
55 to 643
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White163.24%
Black712.07%

Wheelwright Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheelwright Employment Status

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17.7%

Labor Force Participation

14.6%

Employment Rate

17.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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75.04%

Born in Kentucky

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 75.04% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020486-12-2.41%
2019498-12-2.35%
2018510-8-1.54%
2017518-12-2.26%
2016530-10-1.85%
2015540-9-1.64%
2014549-8-1.44%
2013557-304-35.31%
2012861-341-28.37%
20111,20280.67%
20101,1940.00%