Wickliffe, Kentucky Population 2024

648

Wickliffe is a city located in Ballard County Kentucky. Wickliffe has a 2024 population of 648. It is also the county seat of Ballard County.Wickliffe is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -2.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 664 in 2020.

The average household income in Wickliffe is $46,758 with a poverty rate of 30.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wickliffe is 42.8 years, 36.1 years for males, and 52.7 years for females.

Wickliffe Demographics

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

  • White: 80.74%
  • Black or African American: 12.38%
  • Two or more races: 6.6%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
567.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.41% (-16)
The current population of Wickliffe, Kentucky is 648 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 664.

Wickliffe, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White58780.74%
Black or African American9012.38%
Two or more races486.6%
Native American20.28%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wickliffe Population by Race

Wickliffe Population Pyramid 2024

Wickliffe Median Age

42.8

Total

36.1

Male

52.7

Female

Wickliffe Adults

There are 593 adults, (184 of whom are seniors) in Wickliffe.

Wickliffe Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

45

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wickliffe Sex Ratio

Female35048.14%
Male37751.86%

Wickliffe Population by Age

Wickliffe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2732.4476.223.8
Non Family1231.1572.427.6
Married843.6989.310.7
Female463.2458.741.3
Male203.38515
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3.41

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wickliffe 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

Wickliffe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wickliffe 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 9.54%.

Wickliffe Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$21,190

Average Earnings

$21,500

Average Male

$17,300

Average Female

Wickliffe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wickliffe Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wickliffe Language

99.28% of Wickliffe residents speak only English, while 0.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Wickliffe Language

Wickliffe Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White54512623.12%
Black7171100%
Multiple48714.58%
Native22100%
Hispanic22100%
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30.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.91%

Male Poverty Rate

29.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wickliffe

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wickliffe is Multiple, with 14.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.73%.

Wickliffe Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School33.14%
Less Than 9th Grade15.91%
Some College13.17%
Bachelors or Greater
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Wickliffe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed15.11%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed18.31%
Female Unemployed
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Wickliffe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wickliffe Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wickliffe Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wickliffe Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wickliffe 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 35-44.

Wickliffe Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wickliffe Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wickliffe Veterans by War

count

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Wickliffe Veterans by Age

count

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Wickliffe Veterans by Race

Wickliffe Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wickliffe Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

34.2%

Labor Force Participation

34.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Wickliffe Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wickliffe Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wickliffe 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

43.47%

Born in Wickliffe

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Wickliffe residents were born in the United States, with 43.47% 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.

Wickliffe Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029623-5-0.8%
2028628-5-0.79%
2027633-5-0.78%
2026638-5-0.78%
2025643-5-0.77%
2024648-5-0.77%
2023653-5-0.76%
2022658-5-0.75%
2021663-1-0.15%
2020664203.11%
2019644-12-1.83%
2018656-4-0.61%
2017660-5-0.75%
2016665-15-2.21%
201568020.29%
2014678-6-0.88%
2013684-4-0.58%
201268810.15%
2011687-2-0.29%
2010689
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Wickliffe Population by Year