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Demographic Data Report for Kentucky by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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(of 3140 counties)
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Kentucky 17.9 772,080 48 of 52
United States 14.1 44,257,979 N/A
Clay County 38.6 7,388 3,118
McCreary County 37.5 6,027 3,115
Bell County 37.1 9,749 3,114
Harlan County 36.2 9,563 3,110
Leslie County 35.6 3,553 3,107
Breathitt County 35.5 4,558 3,106
Owsley County 34.7 1,515 3,099
Lee County 33.5 2,084 3,092
Knox County 33.3 10,171 3,088
Knott County 33.2 4,910 3,085
Estill County 32.7 4,635 3,080
Letcher County 32.4 7,269 3,077
Wolfe County 32.3 2,291 3,076
Floyd County 31.7 11,491 3,074
Jackson County 30.4 4,025 3,056
Elliott County 30.3 1,840 3,055
Fulton County 29.8 1,723 3,045
Lewis County 28.1 3,725 3,005
Magoffin County 27.6 3,456 2,990
Robertson County 27.1 564 2,979
Perry County 27.1 7,059 2,977
Lawrence County 26.7 4,180 2,963
Casey County 26.6 4,093 2,957
Pike County 26.5 15,702 2,951
Martin County 26.3 2,763 2,943
Whitley County 26.0 8,858 2,932
Rowan County 26.0 5,585 2,931
Carter County 25.9 6,861 2,928
Nicholas County 25.8 1,794 2,919
Carroll County 25.7 2,657 2,917
Grayson County 25.3 6,548 2,905
Morgan County 24.7 2,861 2,873
Russell County 24.6 4,301 2,866
Wayne County 24.6 4,965 2,864
Taylor County 24.3 5,913 2,850
Monroe County 24.3 2,546 2,845
Lincoln County 24.1 5,752 2,833
Barren County 23.9 10,204 2,818
Metcalfe County 23.7 2,343 2,800
Laurel County 23.7 14,010 2,797
Pulaski County 23.6 14,859 2,793
Clinton County 23.0 2,316 2,756
Johnson County 22.9 5,119 2,745
Menifee County 22.9 1,438 2,743
Calloway County 22.8 8,004 2,739
Marion County 22.8 4,197 2,736
Union County 22.2 3,196 2,695
Webster County 22.1 2,822 2,688
Powell County 21.9 2,612 2,666
Adair County 21.6 3,866 2,639
Cumberland County 21.5 1,423 2,634
Hart County 21.4 3,918 2,621
Bath County 21.0 2,552 2,588
Rockcastle County 21.0 3,467 2,587
Montgomery County 20.7 5,666 2,557
Ohio County 20.5 4,847 2,534
Christian County 20.2 13,280 2,515
Butler County 19.4 2,411 2,403
Henry County 19.2 3,019 2,374
Boyd County 19.1 8,813 2,363
Allen County 19.1 3,919 2,361
Bracken County 19.1 1,568 2,358
Madison County 19.0 15,836 2,350
Trimble County 19.0 1,595 2,340
Edmonson County 18.8 2,250 2,321
Carlisle County 18.6 887 2,305
Henderson County 18.6 8,365 2,304
Green County 18.2 1,979 2,247
Grant County 18.2 4,419 2,242
Mason County 18.1 3,024 2,223
Todd County 18.0 2,186 2,219
Hopkins County 17.9 7,936 2,206
Fayette County 17.8 54,323 2,187
Fleming County 17.8 2,561 2,186
Graves County 17.7 6,497 2,183
Bourbon County 17.7 3,504 2,179
Jessamine County 17.7 8,912 2,172
Pendleton County 17.6 2,532 2,162
Breckinridge County 17.5 3,450 2,150
Warren County 17.4 20,703 2,135
Muhlenberg County 17.4 5,280 2,119
Logan County 17.3 4,580 2,106
Harrison County 17.2 3,145 2,095
Ballard County 17.0 1,334 2,042
McLean County 16.9 1,552 2,032
Garrard County 16.7 2,864 1,992
Washington County 16.6 1,942 1,982
Owen County 16.4 1,727 1,930
Crittenden County 16.4 1,441 1,924
Daviess County 16.1 15,624 1,853
Mercer County 16.0 3,405 1,838
Caldwell County 15.9 2,006 1,814
Greenup County 15.9 5,590 1,804
McCracken County 15.8 10,050 1,791
Clark County 15.6 5,513 1,748
Simpson County 15.5 2,732 1,736
Larue County 15.5 2,125 1,721
Lyon County 15.4 1,060 1,714
Hickman County 15.4 678 1,712
Gallatin County 15.1 1,281 1,646
Jefferson County 14.8 110,907 1,577
Boyle County 14.4 3,833 1,483
Woodford County 14.2 3,647 1,445
Hardin County 13.9 14,638 1,387
Anderson County 13.9 3,048 1,363
Campbell County 13.8 12,228 1,344
Livingston County 13.6 1,243 1,315
Hancock County 12.8 1,097 1,145
Shelby County 12.6 5,745 1,109
Kenton County 12.6 20,369 1,108
Franklin County 12.3 5,959 1,040
Scott County 12.0 6,226 986
Meade County 11.7 3,252 927
Marshall County 11.4 3,460 850
Nelson County 10.9 4,899 773
Trigg County 10.6 1,492 717
Bullitt County 10.6 8,319 706
Spencer County 8.4 1,523 323
Boone County 7.1 9,080 172
Oldham County 5.5 3,383 62
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 01/16/2021 11:05 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons 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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