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Demographic Data Report for Kentucky by County
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Families (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3140 counties)
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Kentucky 13.5 153,631 48 of 52
United States 10.1 7,930,699 N/A
Clay County 32.6 1,828 3,122
Harlan County 32.1 2,474 3,121
Bell County 32.1 2,269 3,119
Owsley County 30.1 348 3,110
Estill County 29.9 1,111 3,109
McCreary County 29.5 1,287 3,106
Breathitt County 29.3 1,079 3,104
Wolfe County 29.2 532 3,103
Lee County 28.1 429 3,094
Letcher County 27.8 1,863 3,089
Knox County 27.7 2,208 3,087
Knott County 27.3 1,199 3,079
Leslie County 26.5 765 3,072
Fulton County 25.8 394 3,063
Floyd County 25.4 2,655 3,059
Jackson County 25.4 1,006 3,058
Elliott County 25.0 492 3,051
Martin County 24.3 698 3,042
Carroll County 24.0 630 3,035
Magoffin County 23.6 829 3,030
Perry County 23.0 1,759 3,017
Lewis County 21.9 815 2,991
Pike County 21.8 3,853 2,983
Lawrence County 21.5 889 2,971
Morgan County 21.2 747 2,961
Carter County 21.1 1,446 2,960
Casey County 20.7 865 2,947
Whitley County 20.6 1,891 2,940
Robertson County 19.5 109 2,894
Russell County 19.2 878 2,884
Rowan County 19.1 1,003 2,877
Wayne County 19.1 942 2,873
Laurel County 19.1 2,971 2,870
Lincoln County 19.0 1,243 2,863
Grayson County 18.9 1,285 2,854
Rockcastle County 18.9 872 2,852
Metcalfe County 18.6 518 2,845
Taylor County 18.3 1,185 2,820
Pulaski County 18.2 3,058 2,808
Cumberland County 18.1 321 2,797
Menifee County 17.9 310 2,792
Johnson County 17.3 1,042 2,724
Montgomery County 17.2 1,289 2,719
Clinton County 17.0 414 2,700
Monroe County 16.9 475 2,685
Barren County 16.5 1,869 2,654
Powell County 16.4 556 2,639
Nicholas County 16.3 318 2,624
Carlisle County 16.0 208 2,604
Webster County 16.0 543 2,593
Trimble County 15.9 375 2,586
Hart County 15.8 763 2,584
Christian County 15.6 2,722 2,568
Butler County 15.6 551 2,564
Adair County 15.5 756 2,557
Allen County 15.4 851 2,552
Todd County 15.3 526 2,539
Ohio County 15.2 985 2,530
Boyd County 14.9 1,878 2,498
Bath County 14.6 496 2,458
Marion County 14.6 666 2,457
Bracken County 14.6 313 2,446
Henry County 14.4 618 2,428
Grant County 14.1 931 2,379
Jessamine County 13.9 1,954 2,357
Breckinridge County 13.8 728 2,348
Fleming County 13.7 585 2,325
Calloway County 13.5 1,177 2,300
Hopkins County 13.4 1,693 2,286
Graves County 13.3 1,245 2,263
Madison County 13.3 2,749 2,252
Muhlenberg County 13.3 1,063 2,250
Garrard County 13.1 661 2,229
Washington County 13.1 407 2,224
Green County 13.0 386 2,203
Henderson County 12.7 1,551 2,144
Gallatin County 12.6 245 2,125
McCracken County 12.4 1,994 2,081
McLean County 12.3 336 2,075
Ballard County 12.3 259 2,070
Warren County 12.3 3,720 2,057
Pendleton County 12.3 474 2,054
Daviess County 12.1 3,205 2,014
Simpson County 12.0 599 1,999
Mason County 12.0 534 1,996
Fayette County 11.8 8,791 1,955
Greenup County 11.8 1,191 1,949
Caldwell County 11.8 415 1,940
Bourbon County 11.8 635 1,929
Logan County 11.7 817 1,920
Owen County 11.6 317 1,891
Clark County 11.4 1,113 1,854
Anderson County 11.0 658 1,763
Harrison County 11.0 548 1,757
Hardin County 10.6 2,954 1,648
Mercer County 10.5 615 1,641
Edmonson County 10.5 356 1,635
Larue County 10.5 406 1,623
Jefferson County 10.5 19,389 1,621
Crittenden County 10.2 250 1,554
Woodford County 10.1 742 1,532
Livingston County 10.0 263 1,503
Union County 9.7 349 1,418
Meade County 9.6 754 1,400
Boyle County 9.6 698 1,392
Kenton County 9.5 3,880 1,378
Lyon County 9.3 182 1,317
Scott County 9.2 1,361 1,296
Campbell County 9.2 2,128 1,291
Hancock County 9.1 227 1,284
Hickman County 9.1 99 1,279
Franklin County 8.7 1,117 1,163
Marshall County 8.2 760 1,036
Shelby County 8.2 957 1,032
Trigg County 8.2 339 1,026
Nelson County 8.2 980 1,024
Bullitt County 7.9 1,697 945
Spencer County 6.6 360 612
Boone County 5.3 1,802 315
Oldham County 4.2 715 169
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/19/2021 1:49 pm.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Families below poverty, see the dictionary.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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