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Demographic Data Report for Kentucky by County
Poverty: Persons below 150% of poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Value (Percent)
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People (<150% Of Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3140 counties)
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Kentucky 28.0 1,202,871 46 of 52
United States 23.0 72,282,772 N/A
McCreary County 55.9 8,983 3,123
Bell County 52.2 13,748 3,113
Harlan County 51.2 13,507 3,108
Clay County 50.9 9,737 3,107
Wolfe County 50.7 3,590 3,105
Lee County 50.0 3,109 3,099
Breathitt County 49.6 6,356 3,096
Knott County 49.6 7,321 3,095
Knox County 48.7 14,863 3,091
Elliott County 44.8 2,721 3,064
Clinton County 44.4 4,462 3,058
Floyd County 44.1 15,987 3,050
Owsley County 43.8 1,914 3,041
Leslie County 43.6 4,360 3,039
Letcher County 43.3 9,713 3,037
Fulton County 43.2 2,498 3,034
Morgan County 43.2 4,995 3,032
Lewis County 42.7 5,665 3,023
Estill County 42.6 6,036 3,021
Casey County 42.5 6,541 3,020
Rowan County 42.0 9,032 3,012
Perry County 41.0 10,690 2,979
Magoffin County 40.7 5,089 2,962
Jackson County 40.7 5,390 2,961
Lawrence County 40.3 6,290 2,946
Pike County 39.4 23,415 2,918
Metcalfe County 39.4 3,894 2,917
Nicholas County 39.4 2,741 2,915
Wayne County 39.2 7,912 2,911
Carter County 38.3 10,126 2,884
Whitley County 37.3 12,714 2,827
Grayson County 37.2 9,617 2,824
Carlisle County 36.9 1,759 2,805
Barren County 36.5 15,566 2,779
Laurel County 36.2 21,444 2,763
Lincoln County 36.1 8,638 2,761
Martin County 36.0 3,785 2,750
Webster County 35.6 4,541 2,726
Hickman County 35.6 1,566 2,724
Taylor County 35.6 8,675 2,722
Bath County 35.4 4,298 2,706
Pulaski County 35.3 22,200 2,698
Christian County 35.1 23,042 2,687
Hart County 35.0 6,400 2,677
Menifee County 35.0 2,196 2,675
Montgomery County 34.9 9,550 2,674
Russell County 34.7 6,076 2,655
Adair County 34.6 6,184 2,639
Rockcastle County 34.5 5,689 2,637
Marion County 34.4 6,339 2,631
Monroe County 34.2 3,587 2,617
Cumberland County 34.2 2,259 2,616
Powell County 34.1 4,070 2,614
Green County 34.0 3,699 2,607
Johnson County 34.0 7,585 2,606
Carroll County 33.4 3,456 2,552
Calloway County 33.3 11,661 2,544
Robertson County 32.8 683 2,512
Edmonson County 32.8 3,940 2,511
Butler County 32.5 4,042 2,468
Union County 32.5 4,674 2,466
Allen County 32.0 6,572 2,429
Fleming County 31.7 4,572 2,392
Muhlenberg County 31.4 9,533 2,354
Larue County 31.3 4,307 2,350
Mason County 31.0 5,189 2,320
Graves County 30.8 11,272 2,287
Crittenden County 30.6 2,698 2,274
Ohio County 30.5 7,207 2,264
Logan County 29.4 7,794 2,130
Grant County 29.1 7,079 2,101
Owen County 29.0 3,060 2,095
Henry County 28.9 4,547 2,078
Trimble County 28.8 2,421 2,064
Boyd County 28.6 13,180 2,042
Boyle County 28.5 7,623 2,040
Bracken County 28.1 2,307 1,983
Bourbon County 28.0 5,543 1,977
Warren County 27.9 33,083 1,951
Gallatin County 27.8 2,360 1,945
Hopkins County 27.8 12,301 1,938
Breckinridge County 27.7 5,453 1,930
Todd County 27.7 3,355 1,925
Henderson County 27.6 12,420 1,914
Madison County 27.6 22,942 1,903
Harrison County 27.0 4,931 1,821
McLean County 26.8 2,455 1,791
Caldwell County 26.7 3,373 1,786
Daviess County 26.4 25,686 1,736
Ballard County 26.4 2,076 1,731
Jessamine County 26.4 13,294 1,727
Fayette County 26.4 80,625 1,726
Livingston County 26.3 2,405 1,718
Greenup County 26.1 9,203 1,690
McCracken County 26.1 16,587 1,685
Washington County 25.7 3,004 1,637
Clark County 25.3 8,942 1,576
Pendleton County 25.2 3,621 1,549
Mercer County 25.1 5,344 1,538
Garrard County 24.4 4,198 1,441
Lyon County 23.6 1,619 1,317
Hancock County 23.4 2,015 1,288
Jefferson County 23.4 175,768 1,287
Hardin County 23.3 24,500 1,276
Simpson County 22.9 4,025 1,221
Anderson County 22.3 4,910 1,137
Marshall County 22.2 6,774 1,126
Shelby County 21.3 9,742 1,003
Meade County 20.9 5,822 949
Campbell County 20.6 18,333 900
Woodford County 20.3 5,221 867
Kenton County 20.0 32,354 827
Franklin County 19.8 9,624 801
Trigg County 19.2 2,700 721
Nelson County 19.0 8,543 696
Scott County 18.8 9,767 654
Bullitt County 17.8 13,999 523
Spencer County 13.4 2,410 170
Boone County 12.9 16,434 151
Oldham County 8.3 5,129 16
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/12/2021 10:55 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below 150% of 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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