Metcalfe County, KY Demographics

The total population of Metcalfe County is estimated to be 10,313 with 5,128 males (49.72%) and 5,185 females (50.28%). There are 57 more females than males in Metcalfe County.
The median household income in Metcalfe County was $46,691 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 922(2.01%) from $45,769 in 2020. This income is 62.58% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Metcalfe County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $66,270. Overall, the median household income for the county of Metcalfe County stands at $46,691.
In Metcalfe County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $29,061 for males and $20,068 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,500 for males and $37,102 for females.
In Metcalfe County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, Black or African American households report a median household income of $81,930, followed by White households at $46,556, and Two or More Races households with a median household income of $27,323.
In 2022, the population of Metcalfe County was 10,370, a 0.07% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Metcalfe County's population was 10,363, an increase of 0.75% compared to a population of 10,286 in 2020.
The median age in Metcalfe County, KY is 43.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.51% were under the age of 15, 16.65% aged 15 to 29, 45.16% aged 30 to 64, 17.71% aged 65 to 84, and 0.96% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Metcalfe County population: 95.32% are White, 2.07% are Black or African American, 0.39% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.17% are Asian, 0.06% are some other race and 2% are multiracial.