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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Owsley County, Kentucky
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.