Whitley City, Kentucky Population 2022

928
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Whitley City is a city located in McCreary County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of McCreary County. With a 2020 population of 928, it is the 241st largest city in Kentucky and the 15359th largest city in the United States. Whitley City is currently declining at a rate of -2.11% annually and its population has decreased by -43.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,633 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Whitley City has a population density of 402 people per square mile.

The average household income in Whitley City is $23,529 with a poverty rate of 56.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $596 per month, and the median house value is $61,200. The median age in Whitley City is 31.2 years, 28.3 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Whitley City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Whitley Citywas:

  • White: 87.63%
  • Asian: 5.14%
  • Two or more races: 3.92%
  • Black or African American: 2.82%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Whitley City, Kentucky is 928 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,633.

Whitley City, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Whitley City Population by Race

Whitley City Population Pyramid 2022

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Whitley City Median Age

31.4


Total

28.6


Male

42.9


Female

Whitley City Adults

There are 1,172 adults, (279 of whom are seniors) in Whitley City.

Whitley City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitley City Sex Ratio

Female

793

48.56%

Male

840

51.44%

Whitley City Population by Age

Whitley City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whitley City Household Types

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitley City Households and Families

3.51

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Whitley City Households by Type

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Whitley City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whitley City Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Whitley City Educational Attainment by Race

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$14,670

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$15,172

Average Female

Whitley City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitley City Language by Age

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Whitley City Language

90.71% of Whitley City residents speak only English, while 9.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.78% of the population.

Whitley City Language

Whitley City Poverty by Race

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56.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

57.94%

Male Poverty Rate

55.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitley City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitley City is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 37.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 64.07%.

Whitley City Poverty

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Whitley City Poverty Rate by Education

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Whitley City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitley City Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Whitley City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitley City Married by Age and Sex

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Whitley City 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.

Whitley City Marital Status by Race

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Whitley City Marital Status

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78

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Whitley City Veterans by War

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Whitley City Veterans by Age

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Whitley City Veterans by Race

Whitley City Veterans by Education

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38.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitley City Veterans by Education

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32.2%

Labor Force Participation

32.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Whitley City Employment by Age

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Whitley City Employment by Race

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Whitley City 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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76.67%

Born in Whitley City

94.86%

Native Born

5.14%

Foreign Born

5.14%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.86% of Whitley City residents were born in the United States, with 76.67% having been born in Kentucky. 5.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Whitley City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Whitley City Population by Year