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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
2015-2019 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 3146 counties)
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Kentucky 27.1 1,166,927 46 of 52
United States 22.0 69,762,719 N/A
Lee County 52.7 3,406 3,122
McCreary County 50.9 8,120 3,117
Clay County 50.8 9,633 3,116
Bell County 50.8 13,180 3,115
Harlan County 50.0 12,966 3,113
Wolfe County 49.6 3,498 3,108
Knott County 49.1 7,126 3,105
Knox County 47.7 14,498 3,095
Breathitt County 47.4 6,012 3,093
Leslie County 46.4 4,495 3,087
Elliott County 45.7 2,703 3,079
Letcher County 45.4 9,996 3,077
Magoffin County 43.9 5,410 3,059
Fulton County 43.6 2,479 3,054
Clinton County 43.5 4,371 3,052
Rowan County 43.5 9,334 3,051
Lewis County 43.1 5,682 3,042
Floyd County 42.5 15,206 3,029
Nicholas County 41.9 2,938 3,021
Jackson County 41.2 5,458 3,008
Estill County 40.9 5,759 2,998
Casey County 40.3 6,233 2,983
Owsley County 40.0 1,722 2,974
Perry County 39.2 10,077 2,953
Lawrence County 39.2 6,077 2,950
Wayne County 38.8 7,800 2,938
Morgan County 38.6 4,461 2,932
Metcalfe County 38.5 3,822 2,928
Pike County 37.7 21,964 2,892
Carter County 37.2 9,793 2,868
Whitley County 36.7 12,509 2,848
Grayson County 36.6 9,474 2,844
Menifee County 36.5 2,318 2,836
Barren County 36.1 15,441 2,817
Hart County 36.0 6,608 2,813
Webster County 35.7 4,507 2,795
Johnson County 35.6 7,855 2,791
Rockcastle County 35.6 5,848 2,789
Cumberland County 35.3 2,322 2,771
Adair County 35.2 6,264 2,765
Laurel County 35.0 20,834 2,752
Marion County 34.5 6,335 2,702
Hickman County 34.3 1,496 2,696
Pulaski County 34.2 21,598 2,686
Monroe County 34.2 3,580 2,683
Christian County 34.1 22,029 2,682
Lincoln County 33.6 8,026 2,652
Powell County 33.2 3,960 2,627
Robertson County 33.0 635 2,611
Green County 32.9 3,560 2,603
Russell County 32.8 5,724 2,594
Edmonson County 32.7 3,921 2,583
Carroll County 32.5 3,337 2,565
Fleming County 31.8 4,606 2,495
Carlisle County 31.8 1,504 2,493
Graves County 31.7 11,580 2,486
Breckinridge County 31.4 6,216 2,456
Calloway County 31.3 10,955 2,440
Bath County 31.2 3,821 2,436
Martin County 31.2 3,227 2,434
Montgomery County 30.9 8,473 2,395
Union County 30.5 4,333 2,353
Butler County 30.4 3,800 2,347
Allen County 30.3 6,267 2,341
Hopkins County 29.8 13,120 2,275
Taylor County 29.7 7,256 2,274
Ohio County 29.6 6,951 2,262
Logan County 29.1 7,723 2,207
Crittenden County 28.9 2,512 2,186
Mason County 28.9 4,831 2,179
Muhlenberg County 28.8 8,704 2,171
Larue County 28.6 3,936 2,156
Owen County 28.4 3,009 2,131
Ballard County 28.3 2,236 2,124
Harrison County 28.2 5,184 2,108
Boyd County 28.1 12,825 2,092
Bourbon County 28.0 5,498 2,084
Bracken County 27.9 2,292 2,081
Madison County 27.6 23,227 2,030
Caldwell County 27.5 3,466 2,017
Warren County 27.3 33,006 1,989
Henderson County 27.1 12,091 1,963
Todd County 27.1 3,262 1,959
Henry County 27.0 4,278 1,957
Grant County 27.0 6,599 1,947
Livingston County 26.9 2,459 1,930
Trimble County 26.7 2,261 1,905
Boyle County 26.6 7,111 1,882
Gallatin County 26.2 2,230 1,829
McCracken County 26.0 16,575 1,807
Garrard County 25.7 4,427 1,749
Daviess County 25.7 25,038 1,746
Greenup County 25.5 8,920 1,714
Fayette County 25.3 77,965 1,705
Jessamine County 25.0 12,766 1,650
McLean County 24.8 2,271 1,627
Clark County 24.4 8,612 1,556
Washington County 24.2 2,817 1,529
Pendleton County 23.5 3,372 1,436
Lyon County 23.2 1,618 1,390
Simpson County 23.0 4,072 1,345
Anderson County 22.9 5,071 1,327
Jefferson County 22.6 170,020 1,297
Mercer County 22.5 4,804 1,274
Hardin County 22.1 23,305 1,227
Hancock County 21.2 1,830 1,091
Meade County 20.5 5,698 993
Franklin County 20.3 9,898 963
Trigg County 19.7 2,803 876
Campbell County 19.5 17,480 848
Shelby County 19.5 9,006 847
Woodford County 19.4 5,016 826
Marshall County 19.2 5,847 800
Kenton County 18.5 30,160 702
Scott County 18.5 9,787 701
Nelson County 16.3 7,339 427
Bullitt County 16.0 12,738 395
Spencer County 15.1 2,799 316
Boone County 12.5 16,194 142
Oldham County 8.7 5,430 30
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/21/2021 8:24 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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