Print

Demographics

  Total Population  
N/A
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 193,346 193,270 193,060 192,766 191,573  
  Knox County 31,867 31,735 31,668 31,687 31,227  
 Barbourville3,1803,1493,1693,170 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Knox County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 6,443 20.6 38,759 20.2  
  16-24 3,614 11.6 21,539 11.2  
  25-44 7,678 24.6 47,811 25.0  
  45-64 8,202 26.3 51,809 27.0  
  65-84 4,789 15.3 28,641 15.0  
  85 and older 501 1.6 3,014 1.6  
  Median Age 39.3   39.8    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Knox County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 30,234 96.8 184,934 96.5  
  Black or African American 395 1.3 2,711 1.4  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 81 0.3 581 0.3  
  Asian 107 0.3 792 0.4  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 14 0.0 63 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 396 1.3 2,492 1.3  
  Hispanic Origin 365 1.2 2,670 1.4  
  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  
  Knox County 31,443 30,975 30,310 29,514  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Knox County $25,949 $26,734 3.0 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $23,865- $29,500 $26,734- $32,821    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Knox County 12,333 2.52 $26,553  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.