Owsley County, Kentucky Population 2022

Owsley County, Kentucky's estimated population is 3,911 with a growth rate of -1.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Owsley County, Kentucky is the 119th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 Population was 4,755 and has seen a growth of -17.75% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Owsley County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

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Owsley County, Kentucky Population by Race

Owsley County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2022

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Owsley County, Kentucky Median Age

47.2


Total

43.1


Male

48.1


Female

Owsley County, Kentucky Adults

There are 3,571 adults, (925 of whom are seniors) in Owsley County, Kentucky.

Owsley County, Kentucky Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Owsley County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

2,494

56.48%

Male

1,922

43.52%

Owsley County, Kentucky Population by Age

Owsley County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Owsley County, Kentucky Household Types

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Owsley County, Kentucky Households and Families

3.11

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Owsley County, Kentucky Households by Type

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

Owsley 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 2+ races people with a rate of 91.18%.

Owsley County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,000

Average Earnings

$36,387

Average Male

$22,798

Average Female

Owsley County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Owsley County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Owsley County, Kentucky Language

99.46% of Owsley County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Owsley County, Kentucky Language

Owsley County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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28.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.38%

Male Poverty Rate

29.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owsley County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owsley County, Kentucky is White, with 28.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owsley County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 2.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.94%.

Owsley County, Kentucky Poverty

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Owsley County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Owsley County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Owsley County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Owsley County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Owsley County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Owsley 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 45-54.

Owsley County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Owsley County, Kentucky Marital Status

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147

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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14.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owsley County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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37%

Labor Force Participation

32.9%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Owsley County, Kentucky Employment by Age

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Owsley County, Kentucky Employment by Race

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Owsley 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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87.45%

Born in Owsley County, Kentucky

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Owsley County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 87.45% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Owsley 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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