Carter County, Kentucky Population 2022

Carter County, Kentucky's estimated population is with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carter County, Kentucky is the 42nd largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of -4.73% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Carter County, Kentucky Population 2022

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Carter County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

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Carter County, Kentucky Population by Race

Carter County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2022

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Carter County, Kentucky Median Age

41.6


Total

39.3


Male

43.2


Female

Carter County, Kentucky Adults

There are 20,755 adults, (5,036 of whom are seniors) in Carter County, Kentucky.

Carter County, Kentucky Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Carter County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

13,585

50.36%

Male

13,391

49.64%

Carter County, Kentucky Population by Age

Carter County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carter County, Kentucky Household Types

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carter County, Kentucky Households and Families

3.32

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Carter County, Kentucky Households by Type

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

Carter County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 51.28%.

Carter County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,492

Average Earnings

$36,282

Average Male

$23,709

Average Female

Carter County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carter County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Carter County, Kentucky Language

98.91% of Carter County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Carter County, Kentucky Language

Carter County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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24.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.20%

Male Poverty Rate

26.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carter County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 13.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.36%.

Carter County, Kentucky Poverty

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Carter County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Carter County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carter County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Carter County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Carter County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Carter County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Carter County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Carter County, Kentucky Marital Status

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1,015

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Carter County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Carter County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Carter County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Carter County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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5.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carter County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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44.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Carter County, Kentucky Employment by Age

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Carter County, Kentucky Employment by Race

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Carter 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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73.61%

Born in Carter County, Kentucky

99.35%

Native Born

0.65%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.35% of Carter County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 73.61% having been born in Kentucky. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carter County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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