Estill County, Kentucky Population 2020

Estill County, Kentucky's estimated population is 14,140 with a growth rate of -0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Estill County, Kentucky is the 79th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202014,140-29-0.20%
201914,169-29-0.20%
201814,198-29-0.20%
201714,227-91-0.64%
201614,318-59-0.41%
201514,377-68-0.47%
201414,445-41-0.28%
201314,486-20-0.14%
201214,506-149-1.02%
201114,655-58-0.39%
201014,713990.68%
199014,6141190.82%
198014,4951,74313.67%
197012,7522862.29%
196012,466-2,211-15.06%
195014,677-3,301-18.36%
194017,9788995.26%
193017,0791,5109.70%
192015,5693,29626.86%
191012,2736045.18%
190011,6698337.69%
189010,8369769.90%
18809,8606627.20%
18709,1982,31233.58%
18606,88690115.05%
18505,9854508.13%
18405,53591719.86%
18304,6181,11131.68%
18203,5071,42568.44%
18102,0820.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.20%
County Website
Founded
1808
County Seat
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Estill County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,97297.62%
Two or More Races2351.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.41%
Black or African American240.17%
Asian120.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.05%
Some Other Race50.03%
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Estill County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Estill County, Kentucky Median Age

43.7


Total

43.2


Male

44.5


Female

Estill County, Kentucky Adults

There are 11,263 adults, (2,602 of whom are seniors) in Estill County, Kentucky.

Estill County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Estill County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

7,209

50.37%

Male

7,104

49.63%

Estill County, Kentucky Households and Families

Estill County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Estill County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All72.4%27.6%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
Female58.6%41.4%
Male43.1%56.9%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5032.5872.4
Married2,5643.2581.3
Non Family1,7841.1670.9
Female8933.3458.6
Male2623.1143.1

3.16

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Estill County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,25112.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,33513.05%
High School Graduate4,64945.46%
Some College1,53615.02%
Associates Degree4414.31%
Bachelors Degree6836.68%
Graduate Degree3323.25%
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Estill County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,9347,4271,009
Multiple Races1881413
Native American49193
Hispanic3028
Black2323
Islander77
Other Race55

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 white people with a rate of 10.16%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,659$34,084$21,620
Less Than High School$20,453$20,795$20,399
High School Grad$24,389$35,135$18,611
Some College$29,681$33,207$26,429
Bachelors Degree$36,694$41,284$
Graduate Degree$52,384$131,111$50,698

$27,659

Average Earnings

$34,084

Average Male

$21,620

Average Female

Estill County, Kentucky Language

Estill County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Estill County, Kentucky Language

99.63% of Estill County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Estill County, Kentucky Poverty

Estill County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,8214,49232.50%
Multiple2259240.89%
Native584475.86%
Islander77100.00%

32.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.33%

Male Poverty Rate

35.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Estill County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Estill County, Kentucky is White, with 32.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.51%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.30%
Some College33.71%
High School26.85%
Bachelors or Greater5.22%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed82.69%
Male Unemployed49.69%
Female Employed15.87%
Male Employed15.26%

Estill County, Kentucky Income

Estill County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,337$43,614
Families$39,912$51,049
Married Families$55,694-
Non Families$17,435$26,079
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Estill County, Kentucky Marital Status

Estill County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Estill County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Estill 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.

Estill County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Estill County, Kentucky Veterans

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696

Number of Veterans

672

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam224
Second Gulf War182
First Gulf War129
Korea68
World War II27
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54183
65 to 74171
75+160
18 to 3495
55 to 6487
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6896.28%
Indian714.29%

Estill County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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15.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Estill County, Kentucky Employment Status

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45%

Labor Force Participation

39.6%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

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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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85.86%

Born in Kentucky

99.94%

Native Born

0.06%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.94% of Estill County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 85.86% having been born in Kentucky. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990