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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 231,312 228,827 225,963 222,809 217,749  
  Knott County 16,097 15,955 15,700 15,544 15,291  
 Hindman761754742733712 
 Pippa Passes631645643643661 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Knott County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 2,745 18.0 41,471 19.0  
  16-24 1,925 12.6 22,037 10.1  
  25-44 3,398 22.2 52,699 24.2  
  45-64 4,488 29.4 63,032 28.9  
  65-84 2,484 16.2 34,940 16.0  
  85 and older 251 1.6 3,570 1.6  
  Median Age 42.8   42.2    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Knott County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 14,949 97.8 212,768 97.7  
  Black or African American 159 1.0 1,797 0.8  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 24 0.2 391 0.2  
  Asian 17 0.1 813 0.4  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 4 0.0 56 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 138 0.9 1,924 0.9  
  Hispanic Origin 157 1.0 2,036 0.9  
  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  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Knott County $27,426 $28,035 2.2 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $24,606- $32,694 $24,379- $34,532    
  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.