Worthington, Kentucky Population 2024

1,435

Worthington is a city located in Greenup County Kentucky. Worthington has a 2024 population of 1,435. Worthington is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -4.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,500 in 2020.

The average household income in Worthington is $60,920 with a poverty rate of 17.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Worthington is 37.1 years, 28.9 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Worthington Demographics

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

  • White: 91.58%
  • Black or African American: 5.28%
  • Two or more races: 2.09%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,263.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.33% (-65)
The current population of Worthington, Kentucky is 1,435 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,500.

Worthington, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,57791.58%
Black or African American915.28%
Two or more races362.09%
Other race150.87%
Asian30.17%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Worthington Population by Race

Worthington Population Pyramid 2024

Worthington Median Age

37.1

Total

28.9

Male

47

Female

Worthington Adults

There are 1,324 adults, (330 of whom are seniors) in Worthington.

Worthington Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Worthington Sex Ratio

Female87150.58%
Male85149.42%

Worthington Population by Age

Worthington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7612.266436
Non Family3491.0753.346.7
Married2633.28119
Female1223.5259.840.2
Male272.8955.644.4
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Worthington 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

Worthington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Worthington 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Worthington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,094

Average Earnings

$59,375

Average Male

$25,463

Average Female

Worthington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Worthington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Worthington Language

97.73% of Worthington residents speak only English, while 2.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Worthington Language

Worthington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,57123314.83%
Hispanic594474.58%
Black914246.15%
Multiple363391.67%
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17.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.63%

Male Poverty Rate

18.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worthington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worthington is Multiple, with 91.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worthington is White, with 14.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.79%.

Worthington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School20.94%
Bachelors or Greater10.69%
Some College7.03%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Worthington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.18%
Male Employed10.09%
Male Unemployed10%
Female Unemployed
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Worthington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Worthington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Worthington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Worthington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Worthington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Worthington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Worthington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

89

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Worthington Veterans by War

count

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Worthington Veterans by Age

count

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Worthington Veterans by Race

Worthington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worthington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Worthington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Worthington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Worthington 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

63.36%

Born in Worthington

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.72% of Worthington residents were born in the United States, with 63.36% having been born in Kentucky. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Worthington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,350-17-1.24%
20281,367-17-1.23%
20271,384-17-1.21%
20261,401-17-1.2%
20251,418-17-1.18%
20241,435-17-1.17%
20231,452-17-1.16%
20221,469-17-1.14%
20211,486-14-0.93%
20201,500-5-0.33%
20191,505-13-0.86%
20181,518-9-0.59%
20171,527-15-0.97%
20161,542-12-0.77%
20151,554-14-0.89%
20141,568-10-0.63%
20131,578-12-0.75%
20121,590-10-0.62%
20111,600-5-0.31%
20101,605
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Worthington Population by Year