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Demographic Data Report for Kentucky by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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Kentucky 17.3 747,010 47 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Robertson County 27.1 522 3,001
Hickman County 14.9 647 1,713
Carlisle County 16.8 796 2,105
Hancock County 11.8 1,015 1,033
Lyon County 15.8 1,100 1,907
Ballard County 15.4 1,213 1,833
Crittenden County 14.5 1,258 1,625
Gallatin County 14.8 1,258 1,697
Owsley County 30.3 1,305 3,063
Livingston County 14.6 1,331 1,648
Cumberland County 21.4 1,406 2,693
Trimble County 17.3 1,460 2,179
Bracken County 17.8 1,463 2,262
McLean County 16.1 1,471 1,954
Menifee County 23.7 1,507 2,857
Fulton County 28.2 1,604 3,027
Trigg County 11.8 1,673 1,039
Washington County 15.2 1,777 1,808
Spencer County 9.7 1,799 607
Elliott County 30.6 1,808 3,069
Green County 18.0 1,953 2,295
Nicholas County 28.0 1,965 3,024
Larue County 14.6 2,013 1,661
Owen County 19.1 2,021 2,467
Wolfe County 29.2 2,058 3,049
Martin County 20.0 2,064 2,559
Caldwell County 16.8 2,112 2,090
Edmonson County 18.2 2,182 2,318
Lee County 34.6 2,236 3,108
Todd County 18.7 2,254 2,400
Metcalfe County 23.2 2,304 2,823
Butler County 19.3 2,407 2,484
Clinton County 24.1 2,423 2,886
Carroll County 24.1 2,474 2,879
Monroe County 23.8 2,493 2,864
Bath County 20.4 2,501 2,606
Powell County 21.4 2,548 2,695
Pendleton County 17.8 2,554 2,259
Morgan County 22.7 2,629 2,795
Garrard County 15.7 2,712 1,898
Simpson County 15.6 2,770 1,883
Fleming County 19.9 2,877 2,551
Henry County 18.3 2,890 2,333
Webster County 23.0 2,897 2,810
Union County 20.4 2,905 2,603
Mason County 17.8 2,978 2,255
Bourbon County 15.3 3,005 1,818
Mercer County 14.2 3,032 1,571
Marshall County 10.4 3,177 746
Lewis County 24.4 3,219 2,905
Harrison County 17.6 3,225 2,222
Rockcastle County 20.0 3,284 2,560
Meade County 12.1 3,369 1,128
Woodford County 13.0 3,375 1,315
Anderson County 15.7 3,480 1,891
Magoffin County 28.3 3,486 3,031
Adair County 20.5 3,655 2,614
Oldham County 5.9 3,664 97
Breckinridge County 18.6 3,674 2,375
Leslie County 38.0 3,680 3,128
Boyle County 14.2 3,801 1,585
Allen County 18.7 3,866 2,402
Casey County 25.5 3,936 2,947
Hart County 21.5 3,944 2,699
Grant County 16.4 4,012 2,024
Russell County 23.2 4,054 2,828
Lawrence County 26.5 4,115 2,983
Nelson County 9.2 4,147 516
Marion County 23.0 4,236 2,813
Jackson County 32.0 4,240 3,088
Estill County 30.9 4,345 3,075
Taylor County 17.9 4,365 2,269
Breathitt County 34.4 4,367 3,104
Ohio County 18.9 4,435 2,432
Logan County 17.0 4,507 2,129
Knott County 31.2 4,531 3,079
Muhlenberg County 15.2 4,587 1,793
Johnson County 22.7 5,003 2,786
Montgomery County 18.2 5,006 2,330
Wayne County 25.3 5,073 2,934
Lincoln County 21.3 5,086 2,685
Shelby County 11.2 5,174 903
Clark County 14.7 5,205 1,681
McCreary County 33.4 5,330 3,097
Greenup County 16.9 5,909 2,108
Rowan County 27.9 5,991 3,021
Franklin County 12.4 6,015 1,172
Scott County 11.6 6,111 987
Grayson County 25.4 6,585 2,945
Carter County 25.3 6,674 2,940
Perry County 26.1 6,712 2,972
Clay County 36.6 6,940 3,125
Bullitt County 9.0 7,150 465
Graves County 19.6 7,165 2,524
Letcher County 33.6 7,409 3,100
Calloway County 21.5 7,541 2,701
Whitley County 23.6 8,037 2,847
Henderson County 18.5 8,273 2,373
Hopkins County 19.4 8,534 2,492
Boyd County 18.9 8,622 2,427
Jessamine County 16.9 8,651 2,119
Bell County 35.5 9,218 3,117
Boone County 7.2 9,271 197
Harlan County 36.0 9,335 3,120
McCracken County 15.8 10,042 1,904
Knox County 33.2 10,113 3,096
Barren County 24.2 10,368 2,892
Floyd County 30.7 10,973 3,071
Campbell County 13.5 12,081 1,428
Christian County 19.6 12,635 2,520
Laurel County 23.2 13,790 2,824
Hardin County 13.2 13,938 1,365
Pulaski County 22.7 14,330 2,791
Pike County 24.9 14,545 2,923
Madison County 18.9 15,901 2,434
Daviess County 16.6 16,174 2,050
Kenton County 11.5 18,716 970
Warren County 16.8 20,285 2,092
Fayette County 16.8 51,715 2,096
Jefferson County 14.2 106,938 1,586
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/28/2021 8:55 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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