McCreary County, Kentucky Population 2022

McCreary County, Kentucky's estimated population is with a growth rate of -0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McCreary County, Kentucky is the 68th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of -9.30% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

McCreary County, Kentucky Population 2022

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McCreary County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

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McCreary County, Kentucky Population by Race

McCreary County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2022

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McCreary County, Kentucky Median Age

39.7


Total

38.7


Male

42.1


Female

McCreary County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,558 adults, (2,757 of whom are seniors) in McCreary County, Kentucky.

McCreary County, Kentucky Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

McCreary County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

7,978

46.03%

Male

9,355

53.97%

McCreary County, Kentucky Population by Age

McCreary County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McCreary County, Kentucky Household Types

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

McCreary County, Kentucky Households and Families

3.1

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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McCreary County, Kentucky Households by Type

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

McCreary County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

McCreary County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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$25,780

Average Earnings

$30,347

Average Male

$22,781

Average Female

McCreary County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

McCreary County, Kentucky Language by Age

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McCreary County, Kentucky Language

97.11% of McCreary County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

McCreary County, Kentucky Language

McCreary County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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31.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.11%

Male Poverty Rate

30.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McCreary County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in McCreary County, Kentucky is Black, with 70.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McCreary County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 8.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.23%.

McCreary County, Kentucky Poverty

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McCreary County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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McCreary County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McCreary County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

McCreary County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

McCreary County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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McCreary 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.

McCreary County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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McCreary County, Kentucky Marital Status

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1,048

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

McCreary County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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McCreary County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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McCreary County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

McCreary County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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10.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

McCreary County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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38.1%

Labor Force Participation

35.1%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

McCreary County, Kentucky Employment by Age

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McCreary County, Kentucky Employment by Race

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McCreary 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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67.99%

Born in McCreary County, Kentucky

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.99% of McCreary County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 67.99% having been born in Kentucky. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

McCreary County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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