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Demographic Data Report for Kentucky by County
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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County
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Value (Percent)
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Families (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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Kentucky 13.0 147,322 48 of 52
United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
Harlan County 32.5 2,418 3,133
Bell County 30.9 2,147 3,128
Lee County 30.4 477 3,124
Clay County 30.3 1,669 3,123
Letcher County 29.2 1,897 3,118
Estill County 28.6 1,028 3,114
Breathitt County 27.3 979 3,104
Leslie County 26.9 761 3,098
Knox County 26.6 2,092 3,094
McCreary County 26.5 1,137 3,092
Elliott County 26.4 508 3,089
Wolfe County 26.4 475 3,088
Owsley County 25.8 299 3,080
Jackson County 25.2 971 3,069
Knott County 24.5 1,054 3,061
Floyd County 24.4 2,523 3,059
Magoffin County 24.4 856 3,054
Fulton County 23.8 339 3,042
Perry County 22.4 1,728 3,019
Carroll County 22.0 567 3,014
Carter County 21.6 1,427 3,001
Lewis County 21.1 750 2,989
Lawrence County 20.8 819 2,978
Pike County 20.5 3,597 2,972
Grayson County 20.1 1,367 2,958
Rowan County 19.9 1,011 2,948
Whitley County 19.8 1,791 2,946
Morgan County 19.8 646 2,943
Casey County 19.6 768 2,937
Nicholas County 19.4 377 2,928
Russell County 19.3 871 2,909
Wayne County 19.1 1,006 2,899
Rockcastle County 18.6 857 2,881
Metcalfe County 18.5 540 2,874
Cumberland County 18.5 304 2,872
Laurel County 18.4 2,891 2,868
Martin County 18.1 507 2,850
Robertson County 17.8 88 2,827
Clinton County 17.6 439 2,812
Pulaski County 17.5 2,939 2,808
Monroe County 17.2 488 2,780
Johnson County 16.9 963 2,747
Barren County 16.7 1,902 2,733
Webster County 16.4 545 2,700
Powell County 16.4 570 2,698
Hart County 16.3 779 2,685
Lincoln County 16.0 1,084 2,656
Adair County 15.7 762 2,631
Christian County 15.6 2,708 2,614
Butler County 15.6 565 2,612
Trimble County 15.5 355 2,609
Carlisle County 15.3 202 2,595
Marion County 15.3 681 2,594
Allen County 15.3 843 2,586
Hopkins County 15.1 1,873 2,571
Menifee County 14.9 255 2,551
Todd County 14.9 499 2,550
Owen County 14.6 396 2,518
Montgomery County 14.6 1,083 2,508
Boyd County 14.5 1,771 2,499
Bracken County 14.4 309 2,498
Fleming County 14.2 598 2,474
Breckinridge County 14.2 733 2,472
Bath County 13.9 491 2,435
Jessamine County 13.5 1,852 2,374
Ohio County 13.4 873 2,361
Grant County 13.3 898 2,349
Henderson County 13.3 1,633 2,346
Calloway County 13.1 1,172 2,320
Mason County 13.0 581 2,310
Greenup County 13.0 1,321 2,305
Daviess County 13.0 3,481 2,304
McLean County 12.8 353 2,270
Madison County 12.6 2,664 2,225
Graves County 12.5 1,120 2,206
Taylor County 12.5 825 2,200
Ballard County 12.4 263 2,188
Gallatin County 12.2 248 2,145
Logan County 12.2 861 2,137
Anderson County 12.2 721 2,135
Caldwell County 12.1 430 2,126
Henry County 11.8 503 2,058
Green County 11.7 342 2,033
Warren County 11.7 3,567 2,015
Garrard County 11.6 573 2,000
Simpson County 11.4 568 1,975
Pendleton County 11.4 430 1,965
Muhlenberg County 11.3 909 1,941
McCracken County 11.2 1,827 1,937
Clark County 11.1 1,102 1,894
Harrison County 11.0 568 1,874
Larue County 11.0 427 1,872
Washington County 10.8 348 1,836
Fayette County 10.8 8,106 1,833
Bourbon County 10.8 588 1,820
Livingston County 10.6 265 1,764
Trigg County 10.2 401 1,683
Jefferson County 10.2 18,892 1,664
Edmonson County 10.0 339 1,636
Mercer County 9.7 576 1,559
Union County 9.7 367 1,534
Hardin County 9.6 2,720 1,516
Lyon County 9.5 193 1,506
Campbell County 9.4 2,187 1,464
Meade County 9.3 716 1,442
Hancock County 9.0 225 1,360
Boyle County 9.0 629 1,343
Franklin County 8.6 1,088 1,250
Woodford County 8.6 624 1,237
Scott County 8.5 1,285 1,227
Crittenden County 8.3 198 1,156
Kenton County 8.1 3,246 1,101
Shelby County 7.4 887 908
Marshall County 7.1 635 813
Spencer County 6.7 368 719
Nelson County 6.6 805 680
Bullitt County 6.4 1,396 650
Boone County 5.4 1,869 406
Hickman County 5.2 56 377
Oldham County 4.8 826 288
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/18/2021 5:52 am.
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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