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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 478,839 477,470 475,722 473,432 470,795  
  Boyd & Greenup Counties 85,903 85,330 85,077 84,519 84,025  
 Ashland21,55521,38721,32421,17121,038 
 Flatwoods7,4257,3897,3767,3317,311 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Boyd & Greenup Counties Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 16,073 19.1 89,741 19.1  
  16-24 8,021 9.5 53,884 11.4  
  25-44 20,245 24.1 114,335 24.3  
  45-64 23,608 28.1 127,998 27.2  
  65-84 14,203 16.9 75,205 16.0  
  85 and older 1,875 2.2 9,632 2.0  
  Median Age 42.7   41.0    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Boyd & Greenup Counties Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 80,438 95.7 447,951 95.1  
  Black or African American 1,664 2.0 10,935 2.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 286 0.3 1,465 0.3  
  Asian 472 0.6 3,081 0.7  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 13 0.0 124 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 1,152 1.4 7,239 1.5  
  Hispanic Origin 1,206 1.4 5,577 1.2  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Boyd & Greenup Counties 83,387 82,039 80,332 78,333  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Boyd & Greenup Counties $32,836 $36,477 11.1 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $23,817- $37,121 $28,324- $41,923    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Boyd County 19,383 2.41 $42,319  
  Greenup County 14,200 2.54 $45,370  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.