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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 233,734 231,312 228,827 225,963 222,809  
  Knott County 16,124 16,097 15,955 15,700 15,544  
 Hindman763761754742733 
 Pippa Passes605631645643643 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Knott County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 2,855 18.4 42,414 19.0  
  16-24 1,981 12.7 23,133 10.4  
  25-44 3,461 22.3 54,399 24.4  
  45-64 4,600 29.6 64,547 29.0  
  65-84 2,423 15.6 34,737 15.6  
  85 and older 224 1.4 3,579 1.6  
  Median Age 42.4   41.8    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Knott County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 15,199 97.8 217,921 97.8  
  Black or African American 147 0.9 1,775 0.8  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 24 0.2 371 0.2  
  Asian 17 0.1 817 0.4  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 4 0.0 59 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 153 1.0 1,866 0.8  
  Hispanic Origin 153 1.0 1,885 0.8  
  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  
  Knott County 14,841 13,957 12,997 12,015  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Knott County $27,045 $28,652 5.9 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $21,517- $31,893 $25,070- $35,148    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Knott County 6,064 2.51 $28,165  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.