Worthington, Kentucky Population 2021

1,477
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Worthington is a city located in Greenup County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,477, it is the 173rd largest city in Kentucky and the 8771st largest city in the United States . Worthington is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -8.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,609 in 2010. Worthington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Worthington has a population density of 1,300 people per square mile.

The average household income in Worthington is $59,582 with a poverty rate of 13.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $795 per month, and the median house value is $99,600. The median age in Worthington is 45.5 years, 44.3 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.

Worthington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Worthingtonwas:

  • White: 97.35%
  • Black or African American: 2.32%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Worthington, Kentucky is 1,477 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,505.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,609.

Worthington, Kentucky Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,50897.35%
Black or African American362.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.32%
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Worthington Population by Race

Worthington Population Pyramid $2021

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Worthington Median Age

45.5


Total

44.3


Male

47.3


Female

Worthington Adults

There are 1,259 adults, (368 of whom are seniors) in Worthington.

Worthington Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Worthington Sex Ratio

Female

810

52.29%

Male

739

47.71%

Worthington Population by Age

Worthington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Worthington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male65.5%34.5%
Female74.8%25.2%
Non Family82.9%17.1%
All84%16%
Married89.5%10.5%

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Worthington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6202.584
Married3132.9289.5
Non Family1751.1782.9
Female1033.4274.8
Male292.6665.5

2.93

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Worthington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade141.23%
9th to 12th Grade857.47%
High School Graduate42337.17%
Some College31627.77%
Associates Degree15513.62%
Bachelors Degree817.12%
Graduate Degree645.62%
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Worthington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Worthington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1281,029140
Black55
Native American555

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Worthington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,677$35,972$26,771
Less Than 9th Grade$$7,083$
High School Graduate$26,146$32,500$25,104
Some College$33,553$40,156$24,531
Bachelors Degree$69,375$80,208$68,750
Graduate Degree$48,958$$55,000

$31,677

Average Earnings

$35,972

Average Male

$26,771

Average Female

Worthington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Worthington Language by Age

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Worthington Language

98.12% of Worthington residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Worthington Language

Worthington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,50517911.89%
Black3636100.00%
Hispanic2424100.00%

13.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.72%

Male Poverty Rate

14.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worthington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worthington is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worthington is White, with 11.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.67%.

Worthington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College11.46%
High School8.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Worthington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.35%
Male Employed10.49%
Female Employed5.48%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Worthington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Worthington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,500$59,582
Families$57,656$68,819
Married Families$71,563-
Non Families$27,639$34,446
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Income by Household Type

Worthington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Worthington Married by Age and Sex

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Worthington 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.

Worthington Marital Status by Race

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Worthington Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

118

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea40
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War15
World War II4

Worthington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+51
65 to 7429
35 to 5420
55 to 6414
18 to 3414

Worthington Veterans by Age

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Worthington Veterans by Race

Worthington Veterans by Education

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5.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worthington Veterans by Education

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50.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Worthington Employment by Age

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Worthington Employment by Race

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Worthington 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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63.07%

Born in Worthington

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.61% of Worthington residents were born in the United States, with 63.07% 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.

Worthington Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,477-14-0.94%
20201,491-14-0.93%
20191,505-14-0.92%
20181,519-10-0.65%
20171,529-15-0.97%
20161,544-9-0.58%
20151,553-17-1.08%
20141,570-10-0.63%
20131,580-11-0.69%
20121,591-12-0.75%
20111,603-3-0.19%
20101,6060.00%

Worthington Population by Year