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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 477,470 475,722 473,432 470,795 467,780  
  Boyd & Greenup Counties 85,330 85,077 84,519 84,025 83,497  
 Ashland21,38721,32421,17121,038N/A 
 Flatwoods7,3897,3767,3317,3117,177 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Boyd & Greenup Counties Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 15,862 19.0 88,426 18.9  
  16-24 7,907 9.5 53,205 11.4  
  25-44 19,986 23.9 112,765 24.1  
  45-64 23,234 27.8 126,355 27.0  
  65-84 14,536 17.4 77,124 16.5  
  85 and older 1,972 2.4 9,905 2.1  
  Median Age 42.9   41.3    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Boyd & Greenup Counties Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 79,837 95.6 445,012 95.1  
  Black or African American 1,799 2.2 10,900 2.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 266 0.3 1,438 0.3  
  Asian 485 0.6 3,024 0.6  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 14 0.0 113 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 1,096 1.3 7,293 1.6  
  Hispanic Origin 1,242 1.5 5,734 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  
  Boyd & Greenup Counties 83,387 82,039 80,332 78,333  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Boyd & Greenup Counties $34,681 $36,565 5.4 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $21,251- $40,617 $28,410- $42,222    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Boyd County 19,386 2.40 $44,140  
  Greenup County 14,289 2.51 $46,771  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.