Magoffin County, Kentucky Population 2020

Magoffin County, Kentucky's estimated population is 12,008 with a growth rate of -1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Magoffin County, Kentucky is the 92nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202012,008-177-1.45%
201912,185-177-1.43%
201812,362-177-1.41%
201712,539-126-0.99%
201612,665-116-0.91%
201512,781-201-1.55%
201412,982380.29%
201312,944-123-0.94%
201213,067-155-1.17%
201113,222-86-0.65%
201013,3082311.77%
199013,077-438-3.24%
198013,5153,07229.42%
197010,443-713-6.39%
196011,156-2,683-19.39%
195013,839-3,651-20.87%
194017,4901,77111.27%
193015,7191,86013.42%
192013,8592051.50%
191013,6541,64813.73%
190012,0062,81030.56%
18909,1962,25232.43%
18806,9442,26048.25%
18704,6841,19934.40%
18603,4850.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.45%
County Website
Founded
1860
County Seat
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Magoffin County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,65799.93%
Black or African American50.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.03%
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Magoffin County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Magoffin County, Kentucky Median Age

42.1


Total

41.2


Male

43


Female

Magoffin County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,789 adults, (2,027 of whom are seniors) in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Magoffin County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Magoffin County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,318

49.88%

Male

6,348

50.12%

Magoffin County, Kentucky Households and Families

Magoffin County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Magoffin County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Female61%39%
Male28.4%71.6%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0842.4771.2
Married2,7423.1881
Non Family1,5751.0563.4
Female5562.7661
Male2113.0528.4

3.07

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Magoffin County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,43616.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,28714.58%
High School Graduate2,88232.65%
Some College1,82220.64%
Associates Degree5426.14%
Bachelors Degree4104.65%
Graduate Degree4475.06%
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Magoffin County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8056,099857
Hispanic124
Black5
Native American4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 69.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.73%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,979$41,807$23,967
Less Than High School$23,611$31,893$
High School Grad$30,795$48,947$20,816
Some College$31,614$45,200$27,587
Bachelors Degree$32,448$37,171$28,750
Graduate Degree$56,329$78,914$55,706

$31,979

Average Earnings

$41,807

Average Male

$23,967

Average Female

Magoffin County, Kentucky Language

Magoffin County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Magoffin County, Kentucky Language

99.93% of Magoffin County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.03% of the population.

Magoffin County, Kentucky Poverty

Magoffin County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,4473,44227.65%
Hispanic46510.87%
Black55100.00%
Native44100.00%

27.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.11%

Male Poverty Rate

27.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Magoffin County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Magoffin County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 10.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.80%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.62%
High School22.37%
Some College16.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.09%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.33%
Male Unemployed17.89%
Male Employed13.16%
Female Employed11.45%

Magoffin County, Kentucky Income

Magoffin County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,516$43,877
Families$40,073$52,425
Married Families$44,180-
Non Families$15,450$24,313
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Magoffin County, Kentucky Marital Status

Magoffin County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Magoffin County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Magoffin County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Magoffin County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Magoffin County, Kentucky Veterans

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313

Number of Veterans

296

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam80
Second Gulf War67
Korea58
First Gulf War41
World War II34
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Age Group Veterans
75+118
65 to 7471
35 to 5466
55 to 6435
18 to 3423

Magoffin County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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21.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Magoffin County, Kentucky Employment Status

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40.9%

Labor Force Participation

36.1%

Employment Rate

11.8%

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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84.84%

Born in Kentucky

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Magoffin County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 84.84% having been born in Kentucky. 0.16% 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