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Population Demographics for Letcher County, Kentucky in 2017, 2018

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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population24,519100
Hispanic or Latino124Below 1%
Two or More Races114Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population12,08112,43824,519
Hispanic or Latino7153124
Two or More Races5757114

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Letcher County

Total Population:24,519
Male Population:12,081
Female Population:12,438

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Letcher County

Both sexes41

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Letcher County

Total Population:24,276
Male Population:11,962
Under 5 years:791
5 to 9 years:743
10 to 14 years:768
15 to 17 years:496
18 and 19 years:302
20 years:143
21 years:138
22 to 24 years:448
25 to 29 years:714
30 to 34 years:774
35 to 39 years:763
40 to 44 years:755
45 to 49 years:939
50 to 54 years:952
55 to 59 years:932
60 and 61 years:355
62 to 64 years:483
65 and 66 years:216
67 to 69 years:335
70 to 74 years:410
75 to 79 years:239
80 to 84 years:157
85 years and over:109
Female Population:12,314
Under 5 years:727
5 to 9 years:697
10 to 14 years:737
15 to 17 years:463
18 and 19 years:274
20 years:104
21 years:126
22 to 24 years:380
25 to 29 years:748
30 to 34 years:789
35 to 39 years:780
40 to 44 years:805
45 to 49 years:976
50 to 54 years:981
55 to 59 years:976
60 and 61 years:370
62 to 64 years:467
65 and 66 years:251
67 to 69 years:351
70 to 74 years:509
75 to 79 years:350
80 to 84 years:261
85 years and over:192

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Letcher County

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Letcher County

Family led homes:6,964
Husband-wife family:5,200
Other family:1,764
Population of male led with no wife present:534
Population female led with no husband present:1,230
Population of Nonfamily homes:3,050
Population living alone:2,676
Population not living alone:374

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Letcher County with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:3,155
Population of family homes:3,125
Husband-wife family:2,099
Under 6 years only:508
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:435
6 to 17 years only:1,156
Other family:1,026
Male householder, no wife present:300
Under 6 years only:81
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:45
6 to 17 years only:174
Female led with no husband present:726
Under 6 years only:163
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:136
6 to 17 years only:427
Nonfamily households:30
Male led households:23
Under 6 years only:7
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1
6 to 17 years only:15
Female led householder:7
Under 6 years only:1
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:0
6 to 17 years only:6
Households with no people under 18 years:6,859
Family households:3,839
Husband-wife family:3,101
Other family:738
Male led with no wife present:234
Female led with no husband present:504
Nonfamily households:3,020
Male led householder:1,410
Female led householder:1,610

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Letcher County, by type

Total Home Population:10,014
Population of Family homes:6,964
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:235
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:1,048
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:1,340
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:1,560
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:788
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:740
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:811
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:361
Population of 85 year olds and over:81
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:3,050
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:125
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:277
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:249
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:544
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:367
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:305
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:601
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:409
Population of 85 year olds and over:173

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Letcher County containing people over 60

Total Population:10,014
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:3,732
1-person household:1,403
2-or-more-person household:2,329
Family households:2,230
Nonfamily households:99
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:6,282
1-person household:1,273
2-or-more-person household:5,009
Family homes:4,734
Nonfamily homes:275

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Letcher County with multiple generations.

Total Population:10,014
Home has three or more generations:376
Home does not have three or more generations:9,638

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Letcher County under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:5,415
Unmarried partner of home lead present:424
In family homes:394
Population of male led and male partner homes:16
Population of male led and female partner households:183
Population of female led and female partner households:11
Population of female led and male partner households:184
In nonfamily homes:30
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:28
Population of female led and female partner homes:2
Population of female led and male partner homes:0
No unmarried partner of home lead present:4,991
In family homes:4,984
Population of husband-wife family homes:3,708
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:273
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:1,003
In nonfamily homes:7

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Letcher County

Total Population:20,309
Population Under 18 years:5,310
Population 18 years and over:14,999

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Letcher County have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:7,744
Family home:5,658
Nonfamily homess:2,086
Male led home:938
Living alone:789
Not living alone:149
Female led home:1,148
Living alone:1,066
Not living alone:82
Population of Renter occupied homes:2,270
Family run homes:1,306
Husband-wife family:738
Other family:568
Male led with no wife present:142
Female led with no husband present:426
Nonfamily Homes:964
Male led homes:495
Male living alone:408
Male not living alone:87
Female led homes:469
Females living alone:413
Females not living alone:56

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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