Bell County, Kentucky Population 2022

Bell County, Kentucky's estimated population is with a growth rate of -1.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bell County, Kentucky is the 50th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of -19.21% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Bell County, Kentucky Population 2022

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Bell County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

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Bell County, Kentucky Population by Race

Bell County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2022

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Bell County, Kentucky Median Age

41.2


Total

38.8


Male

43.5


Female

Bell County, Kentucky Adults

There are 20,839 adults, (4,925 of whom are seniors) in Bell County, Kentucky.

Bell County, Kentucky Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bell County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

13,456

50.92%

Male

12,970

49.08%

Bell County, Kentucky Population by Age

Bell County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bell County, Kentucky Household Types

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bell County, Kentucky Households and Families

3.01

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Bell County, Kentucky Households by Type

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Bell County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bell County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 18.23%.

Bell County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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$24,375

Average Earnings

$28,873

Average Male

$21,193

Average Female

Bell County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bell County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Bell County, Kentucky Language

99.61% of Bell County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Bell County, Kentucky Language

Bell County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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31.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.35%

Male Poverty Rate

31.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bell County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bell County, Kentucky is Native, with 81.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bell County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 26.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.19%.

Bell County, Kentucky Poverty

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Bell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Bell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bell County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Bell County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bell County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Bell County, Kentucky 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.

Bell County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Bell County, Kentucky Marital Status

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955

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Bell County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Bell County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Bell County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Bell County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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17.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bell County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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38.4%

Labor Force Participation

34.7%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bell County, Kentucky Employment by Age

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Bell County, Kentucky Employment by Race

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Bell County, Kentucky 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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77.52%

Born in Bell County, Kentucky

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.03%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.79% of Bell County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 77.52% having been born in Kentucky. 0.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Bell County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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