Leslie County, Kentucky Population 2020

Leslie County, Kentucky's estimated population is 9,811 with a growth rate of -1.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leslie County, Kentucky is the 100th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20209,811-166-1.66%
20199,977-166-1.64%
201810,143-166-1.61%
201710,309-121-1.16%
201610,430-216-2.03%
201510,646-186-1.72%
201410,832-154-1.40%
201310,986-155-1.39%
201211,141-96-0.85%
201111,237-41-0.36%
201011,278-2,364-17.33%
199013,642-1,240-8.33%
198014,8823,25928.04%
197011,6236826.23%
196010,941-4,596-29.58%
195015,5375563.71%
194014,9814,21639.16%
193010,7656686.62%
192010,0971,12112.49%
19108,9762,22332.92%
19006,7532,78970.36%
18903,9642245.99%
18803,7400.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.66%
County Website
Founded
1878
County Seat
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Leslie County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,22997.68%
Two or More Races1211.16%
Some Other Race720.69%
Asian440.42%
Black or African American60.06%
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Leslie County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Leslie County, Kentucky Median Age

41.8


Total

41.7


Male

41.8


Female

Leslie County, Kentucky Adults

There are 8,189 adults, (1,755 of whom are seniors) in Leslie County, Kentucky.

Leslie County, Kentucky Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Leslie County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

5,405

51.61%

Male

5,067

48.39%

Leslie County, Kentucky Households and Families

Leslie County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leslie County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
Male84.9%15.1%
All80.4%19.6%
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Female65.3%34.7%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2232.4180.4
Married2,1143.187.3
Non Family1,3401.0975.7
Female6032.9265.3
Male1662.4584.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Leslie County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade88611.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,32217.84%
High School Graduate2,86438.64%
Some College1,13515.31%
Associates Degree4876.57%
Bachelors Degree4786.45%
Graduate Degree2403.24%
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Leslie County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3205,118688
Multiple Races5953
Asian303030
Black33
Hispanic11

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,273$36,243$22,258
Less Than High School$21,153$22,182$
High School Grad$32,202$36,162$20,764
Some College$27,399$47,875$25,281
Bachelors Degree$37,977$34,309$43,967
Graduate Degree$51,250$$48,359

$31,273

Average Earnings

$36,243

Average Male

$22,258

Average Female

Leslie County, Kentucky Language

Leslie County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Leslie County, Kentucky Language

99.28% of Leslie County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

Leslie County, Kentucky Poverty

Leslie County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,7613,44235.26%
Hispanic735676.71%
Other725677.78%
Multiple1154740.87%
Asian44818.18%

35.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.19%

Male Poverty Rate

38.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leslie County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leslie County, Kentucky is Other, with 77.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leslie County, Kentucky is Asian, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.32%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.35%
High School32.72%
Some College23.08%
Bachelors or Greater14.04%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed76.95%
Male Employed12.72%
Female Employed10.59%

Leslie County, Kentucky Income

Leslie County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,798$39,783
Families$38,769$47,820
Married Families$40,800-
Non Families$11,231$17,930
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Leslie County, Kentucky Marital Status

Leslie County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Leslie County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Leslie 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 35-44.

Leslie County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Leslie County, Kentucky Veterans

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449

Number of Veterans

441

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam166
First Gulf War66
Korea28
Second Gulf War22
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54140
65 to 74112
75+97
55 to 6495
18 to 345
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4485.57%
Hispanic15.00%
2 or More11.03%

Leslie County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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30.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leslie County, Kentucky Employment Status

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38.2%

Labor Force Participation

34.3%

Employment Rate

10.3%

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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88.96%

Born in Kentucky

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Leslie County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 88.96% having been born in Kentucky. 0.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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