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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 89,155 87,811 86,919 86,576 85,832  
  Owsley County 4,691 4,603 4,505 4,470 4,491  
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  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Owsley County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 876 19.5 16,434 19.1  
  16-24 415 9.2 8,607 10.0  
  25-44 1,076 24.0 22,172 25.8  
  45-64 1,304 29.0 24,701 28.8  
  65-84 732 16.3 12,699 14.8  
  85 and older 88 2.0 1,219 1.4  
  Median Age 42.8   41.1    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Owsley County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 4,410 98.2 82,976 96.7  
  Black or African American 26 0.6 1,495 1.7  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 14 0.3 189 0.2  
  Asian 3 0.1 275 0.3  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 39 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 38 0.8 858 1.0  
  Hispanic Origin 63 1.4 1,037 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  
  Owsley County 4,300 4,125 3,919 3,685  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Owsley County $23,413 $28,741 22.8 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $21,834- $31,893 $25,214- $35,148    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Owsley County 1,681 2.66 $22,106  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.