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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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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Kentucky 17.3 747,010 47 of 52
Jefferson County 14.2 106,938 1,586
Fayette County 16.8 51,715 2,096
Warren County 16.8 20,285 2,092
Kenton County 11.5 18,716 970
Daviess County 16.6 16,174 2,050
Madison County 18.9 15,901 2,434
Pike County 24.9 14,545 2,923
Pulaski County 22.7 14,330 2,791
Hardin County 13.2 13,938 1,365
Laurel County 23.2 13,790 2,824
Christian County 19.6 12,635 2,520
Campbell County 13.5 12,081 1,428
Floyd County 30.7 10,973 3,071
Barren County 24.2 10,368 2,892
Knox County 33.2 10,113 3,096
McCracken County 15.8 10,042 1,904
Harlan County 36.0 9,335 3,120
Boone County 7.2 9,271 197
Bell County 35.5 9,218 3,117
Jessamine County 16.9 8,651 2,119
Boyd County 18.9 8,622 2,427
Hopkins County 19.4 8,534 2,492
Henderson County 18.5 8,273 2,373
Whitley County 23.6 8,037 2,847
Calloway County 21.5 7,541 2,701
Letcher County 33.6 7,409 3,100
Graves County 19.6 7,165 2,524
Bullitt County 9.0 7,150 465
Clay County 36.6 6,940 3,125
Perry County 26.1 6,712 2,972
Carter County 25.3 6,674 2,940
Grayson County 25.4 6,585 2,945
Scott County 11.6 6,111 987
Franklin County 12.4 6,015 1,172
Rowan County 27.9 5,991 3,021
Greenup County 16.9 5,909 2,108
McCreary County 33.4 5,330 3,097
Clark County 14.7 5,205 1,681
Shelby County 11.2 5,174 903
Lincoln County 21.3 5,086 2,685
Wayne County 25.3 5,073 2,934
Montgomery County 18.2 5,006 2,330
Johnson County 22.7 5,003 2,786
Muhlenberg County 15.2 4,587 1,793
Knott County 31.2 4,531 3,079
Logan County 17.0 4,507 2,129
Ohio County 18.9 4,435 2,432
Breathitt County 34.4 4,367 3,104
Taylor County 17.9 4,365 2,269
Estill County 30.9 4,345 3,075
Jackson County 32.0 4,240 3,088
Marion County 23.0 4,236 2,813
Nelson County 9.2 4,147 516
Lawrence County 26.5 4,115 2,983
Russell County 23.2 4,054 2,828
Grant County 16.4 4,012 2,024
Hart County 21.5 3,944 2,699
Casey County 25.5 3,936 2,947
Allen County 18.7 3,866 2,402
Boyle County 14.2 3,801 1,585
Leslie County 38.0 3,680 3,128
Breckinridge County 18.6 3,674 2,375
Oldham County 5.9 3,664 97
Adair County 20.5 3,655 2,614
Magoffin County 28.3 3,486 3,031
Anderson County 15.7 3,480 1,891
Woodford County 13.0 3,375 1,315
Meade County 12.1 3,369 1,128
Rockcastle County 20.0 3,284 2,560
Harrison County 17.6 3,225 2,222
Lewis County 24.4 3,219 2,905
Marshall County 10.4 3,177 746
Mercer County 14.2 3,032 1,571
Bourbon County 15.3 3,005 1,818
Mason County 17.8 2,978 2,255
Union County 20.4 2,905 2,603
Webster County 23.0 2,897 2,810
Henry County 18.3 2,890 2,333
Fleming County 19.9 2,877 2,551
Simpson County 15.6 2,770 1,883
Garrard County 15.7 2,712 1,898
Morgan County 22.7 2,629 2,795
Pendleton County 17.8 2,554 2,259
Powell County 21.4 2,548 2,695
Bath County 20.4 2,501 2,606
Monroe County 23.8 2,493 2,864
Carroll County 24.1 2,474 2,879
Clinton County 24.1 2,423 2,886
Butler County 19.3 2,407 2,484
Metcalfe County 23.2 2,304 2,823
Todd County 18.7 2,254 2,400
Lee County 34.6 2,236 3,108
Edmonson County 18.2 2,182 2,318
Caldwell County 16.8 2,112 2,090
Martin County 20.0 2,064 2,559
Wolfe County 29.2 2,058 3,049
Owen County 19.1 2,021 2,467
Larue County 14.6 2,013 1,661
Nicholas County 28.0 1,965 3,024
Green County 18.0 1,953 2,295
Elliott County 30.6 1,808 3,069
Spencer County 9.7 1,799 607
Washington County 15.2 1,777 1,808
Trigg County 11.8 1,673 1,039
Fulton County 28.2 1,604 3,027
Menifee County 23.7 1,507 2,857
McLean County 16.1 1,471 1,954
Bracken County 17.8 1,463 2,262
Trimble County 17.3 1,460 2,179
Cumberland County 21.4 1,406 2,693
Livingston County 14.6 1,331 1,648
Owsley County 30.3 1,305 3,063
Crittenden County 14.5 1,258 1,625
Gallatin County 14.8 1,258 1,697
Ballard County 15.4 1,213 1,833
Lyon County 15.8 1,100 1,907
Hancock County 11.8 1,015 1,033
Carlisle County 16.8 796 2,105
Hickman County 14.9 647 1,713
Robertson County 27.1 522 3,001
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/20/2021 4:19 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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