Metcalfe County, Kentucky Population 2022

Metcalfe County, Kentucky's estimated population is with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Metcalfe County, Kentucky is the 99th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of 2.23% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Population 2022

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Population by Race

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2022

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Median Age

43.6


Total

43


Male

44.2


Female

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Adults

There are 7,692 adults, (1,875 of whom are seniors) in Metcalfe County, Kentucky.

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

5,166

51.34%

Male

4,896

48.66%

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Population by Age

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Household Types

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Households and Families

2.78

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Households by Type

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

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 66.67%.

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,130

Average Earnings

$38,536

Average Male

$28,291

Average Female

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Language

98.12% of Metcalfe County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Language

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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22.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.79%

Male Poverty Rate

26.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Metcalfe County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Metcalfe County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 68.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Metcalfe 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 8.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.01%.

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Poverty

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Metcalfe 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.

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Marital Status

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554

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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14.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Employment by Age

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Metcalfe County, Kentucky Employment by Race

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Metcalfe 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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79.29%

Born in Metcalfe County, Kentucky

99.46%

Native Born

0.54%

Foreign Born

0.09%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.46% of Metcalfe County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 79.29% having been born in Kentucky. 0.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Metcalfe County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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