Letcher County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Letcher County Population Demographics top

Total Population 24,949
Male Population 12,154
Female Population 12,795
Male Population 48.72 %
Female Population 51.28 %
Median Age 45
Citizen US Born 24,793
Citizen not US Born 89
Not Citizen 67
Citizen US Born 99.37 %
Citizen not US Born 0.36 %
Not Citizen 0.27 %
Moved from Abroad 56
Moved from Same Country 1,401
Moved from Same State 245
Moved from Different State 82
Same House as Last Year 22,907
Moved from Abroad 0.23 %
Moved from Same Country 5.67 %
Moved from Same State 0.99 %
Moved from Different State 0.33 %
Same House as Last Year 92.77 %

Occupational Employment in Letcher County top

White Collar 5,650
Blue Collar 1,964
White Collar 74.21 %
Blue Collar 25.79 %
Self Employees 492
Private Companies 4,637
Governmental Workers 1,571
Not for Profit Companies 914
Self Employees 6.46 %
Private Companies 60.9 %
Governmental Workers 20.63 %
Not for Profit Companies 12 %

Number of Households in Letcher County top

Total Households 10,815
Average People Per Household 2
Family Households 7,391
Non-family Households 3,424
Family Households 68.34 %
Non-family Households 31.66 %
Households with Children 3,351
Households without Children 7,464
Households with Children 30.98 %
Households without Children 69.02 %

Median and Average Income in Letcher County top

Average Household Income $43,536.50
Median Household Income $33,403.00
People below Poverty Level 7,932
People above Poverty Level 16,455

Housing in Letcher County top

Housing Units 13,268
Median Year Built 1979
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,353
Built between 1940 and 1949 860
Built between 1950 and 1959 902
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,182
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,397
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,929
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,202
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,078
Built in 2010 or Later 365
Occupied Housing Units 10,815
Owner Occupied 8,153
Renter Occupied 2,662
Owner Occupied 75.39 %
Renter Occupied 24.61 %
With Mortgage 2,551
Without Mortgage 5,602
Median Value with Mortgage $70,000.00
Median Value without Mortgage $52,800.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $370.00
With Mortgage 31.29 %
Without Mortgage 68.71 %

Letcher County Education Statistics top

No High School 1,855
Some High School 10,301
Some College 4,708
Associate Degree 1,928
Bachelor's Degree 1,091
No High School 9.33 %
Some High School 51.81 %
Some College 23.68 %
Associate Degree 9.7 %
Bachelor's Degree 5.49 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Letcher County top

Never Married 4,550
Married 11,200
Separated 469
Widowed 2,138
Divorced 2,644
Never Married 21.67 %
Married 53.33 %
Separated 2.23 %
Widowed 10.18 %
Divorced 12.59 %

Means of Transport to Work in Letcher County top

Car 6,881
Bus or TrolleyBus 57
Walk 202

Recently added listings in Letcher County top

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2019 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Letcher County is an area in Kentucky with a population of 24,949. There are 12,154 male residents living in Letcher County and 12,795 female residents. The total number of households is 10,815 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 45 with 11,200 people being married and 9,801 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 74.21% white collar employees and 25.79% blue collar employees in Letcher County..
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