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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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People (Below Poverty)
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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
Oldham County 5.9 3,664 97
Boone County 7.2 9,271 197
Bullitt County 9.0 7,150 465
Nelson County 9.2 4,147 516
Spencer County 9.7 1,799 607
Marshall County 10.4 3,177 746
Shelby County 11.2 5,174 903
Kenton County 11.5 18,716 970
Scott County 11.6 6,111 987
Hancock County 11.8 1,015 1,033
Trigg County 11.8 1,673 1,039
Meade County 12.1 3,369 1,128
Franklin County 12.4 6,015 1,172
Woodford County 13.0 3,375 1,315
Hardin County 13.2 13,938 1,365
Campbell County 13.5 12,081 1,428
Mercer County 14.2 3,032 1,571
Boyle County 14.2 3,801 1,585
Jefferson County 14.2 106,938 1,586
Crittenden County 14.5 1,258 1,625
Livingston County 14.6 1,331 1,648
Larue County 14.6 2,013 1,661
Clark County 14.7 5,205 1,681
Gallatin County 14.8 1,258 1,697
Hickman County 14.9 647 1,713
Muhlenberg County 15.2 4,587 1,793
Washington County 15.2 1,777 1,808
Bourbon County 15.3 3,005 1,818
Ballard County 15.4 1,213 1,833
Simpson County 15.6 2,770 1,883
Anderson County 15.7 3,480 1,891
Garrard County 15.7 2,712 1,898
McCracken County 15.8 10,042 1,904
Lyon County 15.8 1,100 1,907
McLean County 16.1 1,471 1,954
Grant County 16.4 4,012 2,024
Daviess County 16.6 16,174 2,050
Caldwell County 16.8 2,112 2,090
Warren County 16.8 20,285 2,092
Fayette County 16.8 51,715 2,096
Carlisle County 16.8 796 2,105
Greenup County 16.9 5,909 2,108
Jessamine County 16.9 8,651 2,119
Logan County 17.0 4,507 2,129
Trimble County 17.3 1,460 2,179
Harrison County 17.6 3,225 2,222
Mason County 17.8 2,978 2,255
Pendleton County 17.8 2,554 2,259
Bracken County 17.8 1,463 2,262
Taylor County 17.9 4,365 2,269
Green County 18.0 1,953 2,295
Edmonson County 18.2 2,182 2,318
Montgomery County 18.2 5,006 2,330
Henry County 18.3 2,890 2,333
Henderson County 18.5 8,273 2,373
Breckinridge County 18.6 3,674 2,375
Todd County 18.7 2,254 2,400
Allen County 18.7 3,866 2,402
Boyd County 18.9 8,622 2,427
Ohio County 18.9 4,435 2,432
Madison County 18.9 15,901 2,434
Owen County 19.1 2,021 2,467
Butler County 19.3 2,407 2,484
Hopkins County 19.4 8,534 2,492
Christian County 19.6 12,635 2,520
Graves County 19.6 7,165 2,524
Fleming County 19.9 2,877 2,551
Martin County 20.0 2,064 2,559
Rockcastle County 20.0 3,284 2,560
Union County 20.4 2,905 2,603
Bath County 20.4 2,501 2,606
Adair County 20.5 3,655 2,614
Lincoln County 21.3 5,086 2,685
Cumberland County 21.4 1,406 2,693
Powell County 21.4 2,548 2,695
Hart County 21.5 3,944 2,699
Calloway County 21.5 7,541 2,701
Johnson County 22.7 5,003 2,786
Pulaski County 22.7 14,330 2,791
Morgan County 22.7 2,629 2,795
Webster County 23.0 2,897 2,810
Marion County 23.0 4,236 2,813
Metcalfe County 23.2 2,304 2,823
Laurel County 23.2 13,790 2,824
Russell County 23.2 4,054 2,828
Whitley County 23.6 8,037 2,847
Menifee County 23.7 1,507 2,857
Monroe County 23.8 2,493 2,864
Carroll County 24.1 2,474 2,879
Clinton County 24.1 2,423 2,886
Barren County 24.2 10,368 2,892
Lewis County 24.4 3,219 2,905
Pike County 24.9 14,545 2,923
Wayne County 25.3 5,073 2,934
Carter County 25.3 6,674 2,940
Grayson County 25.4 6,585 2,945
Casey County 25.5 3,936 2,947
Perry County 26.1 6,712 2,972
Lawrence County 26.5 4,115 2,983
Robertson County 27.1 522 3,001
Rowan County 27.9 5,991 3,021
Nicholas County 28.0 1,965 3,024
Fulton County 28.2 1,604 3,027
Magoffin County 28.3 3,486 3,031
Wolfe County 29.2 2,058 3,049
Owsley County 30.3 1,305 3,063
Elliott County 30.6 1,808 3,069
Floyd County 30.7 10,973 3,071
Estill County 30.9 4,345 3,075
Knott County 31.2 4,531 3,079
Jackson County 32.0 4,240 3,088
Knox County 33.2 10,113 3,096
McCreary County 33.4 5,330 3,097
Letcher County 33.6 7,409 3,100
Breathitt County 34.4 4,367 3,104
Lee County 34.6 2,236 3,108
Bell County 35.5 9,218 3,117
Harlan County 36.0 9,335 3,120
Clay County 36.6 6,940 3,125
Leslie County 38.0 3,680 3,128
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/18/2022 10:12 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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