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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 185,126 183,557 181,814 179,434 176,736  
  Floyd County 39,232 38,558 38,139 37,679 37,110  
 Prestonsburg3,6593,6333,5963,5663,541 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Floyd County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 7,168 19.3 33,654 19.0  
  16-24 3,827 10.3 18,699 10.6  
  25-44 9,113 24.6 43,605 24.7  
  45-64 10,571 28.5 50,728 28.7  
  65-84 5,832 15.7 27,226 15.4  
  85 and older 599 1.6 2,824 1.6  
  Median Age 41.8   41.5    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Floyd County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 36,340 97.9 172,298 97.5  
  Black or African American 367 1.0 1,990 1.1  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 57 0.2 305 0.2  
  Asian 91 0.2 599 0.3  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 40 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 255 0.7 1,504 0.9  
  Hispanic Origin 295 0.8 1,811 1.0  
  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  
  Floyd County 36,156 34,308 32,302 30,240  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Floyd County $29,435 $32,592 10.7 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $21,517- $30,778 $25,070- $33,354    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Floyd County 15,418 2.45 $30,096  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.