Graves County, Kentucky Population 2022

Graves County, Kentucky's estimated population is 37,107 with a growth rate of -0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Graves County, Kentucky is the 28th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 Population was 37,262 and has seen a growth of -0.42% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18302,5040.00%
18407,4654,961198.12%
185011,3973,93252.67%
186016,2334,83642.43%
187019,3983,16519.50%
188024,1384,74024.44%
189028,5344,39618.21%
190033,2044,67016.37%
191033,5393351.01%
192032,483-1,056-3.15%
193030,778-1,705-5.25%
194031,7639853.20%
195031,364-399-1.26%
196030,021-1,343-4.28%
197030,9399183.06%
198034,0493,11010.05%
199033,550-499-1.47%
201037,2623,71211.06%
201137,6133510.94%
201237,566-47-0.12%
201337,406-160-0.43%
201437,5831770.47%
201537,248-335-0.89%
201637,217-31-0.08%
201737,190-27-0.07%
201837,3191290.35%
201937,266-53-0.14%
202037,213-53-0.14%
202137,160-53-0.14%
202237,107-53-0.14%
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Graves County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,02488.95%
Black or African American1,4723.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.12%
Asian1940.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1160.31%
Some Other Race8732.35%
Two or More Races1,4023.78%
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Graves County, Kentucky Population by Race

Graves County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2022

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Graves County, Kentucky Median Age

39.6


Total

38.9


Male

40.4


Female

Graves County, Kentucky Adults

There are 28,207 adults, (6,849 of whom are seniors) in Graves County, Kentucky.

Graves County, Kentucky Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Graves County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

18,972

51.10%

Male

18,153

48.90%

Graves County, Kentucky Population by Age

Graves County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Graves County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All74.2%25.8%
Male65.8%34.2%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Female44.4%55.6%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Graves County, Kentucky Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4022.5374.2
Married7,5293.1787.4
Male6023.3865.8
Female1,2063.9744.4
Non Family5,0651.1562.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Graves County, Kentucky Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0224.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,8107.23%
High School Graduate10,54742.13%
Some College4,91419.63%
Associates Degree2,61210.43%
Bachelors Degree2,3199.26%
Graduate Degree1,8127.24%
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Graves County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Graves County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian987761
Islander343418
2+ Races362322158
Hispanic1,034694254
White22,84020,5023,697
Other Race47630953
Black83471185
Native American4441

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.24%.

Graves County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,100$41,204$27,377
Less Than 9th Grade$30,165$33,199$
High School Graduate$29,823$33,079$25,173
Some College$34,519$45,640$26,919
Bachelors Degree$42,025$49,567$35,000
Graduate Degree$58,365$61,298$52,024

$34,100

Average Earnings

$41,204

Average Male

$27,377

Average Female

Graves County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Graves County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Graves County, Kentucky Language

94.63% of Graves County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Graves County, Kentucky Language

Graves County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native443272.73%
Multiple1,38378256.54%
Black1,37776555.56%
Hispanic2,5511,14544.88%
Asian1944221.65%
White31,3364,96915.86%
Other571NaN%

20.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.08%

Male Poverty Rate

22.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Graves County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Graves County, Kentucky is Native, with 72.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Graves County, Kentucky is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.62%.

Graves County, Kentucky Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.56%
High School17.56%
Some College14.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%

Graves County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.10%
Male Unemployed31.55%
Female Employed8.42%
Female Unemployed53.23%

Graves County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Graves County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,614$62,936
Families$58,246$74,835
Married Families$68,819-
Non Families$22,910$39,004
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Income by Household Type

Graves County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Graves County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Graves 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 35-44.

Graves County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Graves County, Kentucky Marital Status

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1,802

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War297
First Gulf War356
Vietnam745
Korea80
World War II130

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3491
35 to 54363
55 to 64325
65 to 74561
75+462

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6826.56%
Black222.30%
Asian2414.55%
Islander1029.41%
2+ Races649.41%
Hispanic1117.58%

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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14.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Graves County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Graves County, Kentucky Employment by Age

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Graves County, Kentucky Employment by Race

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Graves 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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70.45%

Born in Graves County, Kentucky

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Graves County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 70.45% having been born in Kentucky. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Graves County, Kentucky Place of Birth

  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

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