Wickliffe is a city located in Ballard County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Ballard County. With a 2020 population of 666, it is the 298th largest city in Kentucky and the 17425th largest city in the United States. Wickliffe is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -11.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 756 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Wickliffe has a population density of 583 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wickliffe is $42,824 with a poverty rate of 31.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $379 per month, and the median house value is $53,600. The median age in Wickliffe is 43.3 years, 41.5 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wickliffewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
98.91% of Wickliffe residents speak only English, while 1.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wickliffe is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wickliffe is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.03%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wickliffe
98.54% of Wickliffe residents were born in the United States, with 55.42% having been born in Kentucky. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.