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Population of Letcher County

Last official estimated population of Letcher County was 24,571 (year 2014)[1]. This was 0.008% of total US population and 0.6% of total Kentucky state population. Area of Letcher County is 339.0 mi² (=878.1 km²), in this year population density was 72.47 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+0.05%/yr), Letcher County population in 2024 would be 24,701 [0].


Historical population

Historical population of Letcher County for period 1850-2014 [1] , [2] , [3]:

Maps: Population, population density, population changes

Estimated population for 2014[1]. Population density is in p./sq.mi [4]. Changes are for period 2010-2015. Value is %/year. Boundary lines are approx. 2012 [5]. Click on flag to hide it.

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Annual growth rate

[1850-1860] +4.51 %/yr
[1860-1870] +1.67 %/yr
[1870-1880] +3.66 %/yr
[1880-1890] +0.47 %/yr
[1890-1900] +2.86 %/yr
[1900-1910] +1.48 %/yr
[1910-1920] +8.7 %/yr
[1920-1930] +3.85 %/yr
[1930-1940] +1.29 %/yr
[1940-1950] -0.27 %/yr
[1950-1960] -2.69 %/yr
[1960-1970] -2.59 %/yr
[1970-1980] +2.85 %/yr
[1980-1990] -1.27 %/yr
[1990-2000] -0.66 %/yr
[2000-2005] -0.54 %/yr
[2005-2010] -0.05 %/yr
[2010-2014] +0.05 %/yr

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Demography

Population of Letcher County by age groups male (M) and female (F)[1b]

Age Gr. (M) (F) Total
0 to 4 727 662 1,389
5 to 9 757 704 1,461
10 to 14 724 654 1,378
15 to 19 650 575 1,225
20 to 24 661 607 1,268
25 to 29 706 657 1,363
30 to 34 698 749 1,447
35 to 39 745 740 1,485
40 to 44 719 747 1,466
45 to 49 752 801 1,553
50 to 54 873 912 1,785
55 to 59 911 968 1,879
60 to 64 851 908 1,759
65 to 69 696 711 1,407
70 to 74 460 523 983
75 to 79 312 411 723
80 to 84 153 276 429
85+ 138 221 359

Letcher County resident population estimates by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin[1b]. For full list of abbrevations see: population.us/about page.

Race Male Female Total
NH 11442 11756 23,198
WAC 11418 11725 23,143
WA 11349 11655 23,004
NHWAC 11334 11657 22,991
NHWA 11267 11589 22,856
BAC 99 87 186
NHBAC 97 86 183
H 91 70 161
HWAC 84 68 152
HWA 82 66 148
TOM 71 71 142
NHTOM 69 69 138
BA 69 60 129
NHBA 69 60 129
IAC 59 59 118
NHIAC 52 55 107
NHAAC 30 27 57
AAC 30 27 57
AA 20 23 43
NHAA 20 23 43
IA 24 17 41
NHIA 17 15 32
HIAC 7 4 11
HIA 7 2 9
HTOM 2 2 4
HBAC 2 1 3
NHNAC 1 1 2
NAC 1 1 2
HNAC 0 0 0
HAA 0 0 0
NA 0 0 0
HAAC 0 0 0
HBA 0 0 0
NHNA 0 0 0
HNA 0 0 0

Counties near Letcher County

Wise County population 16.5 mi, 126°
Floyd County 31.2 mi, 11°
Harlan County 26.8 mi, 227°
Perry County 21.4 mi, 293°
Lee County 32.4 mi, 207°
Scott County 31.2 mi, 153°
Knott County 17.3 mi, 344°
Dickenson County 28.2 mi, 87°
Leslie County 29.1 mi, 265°
Norton city 18.3 mi, 134°


Sources, notices

[0] Calculated by population.us from last known population growth rate, not official data.

[1] County population - 2014, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[1b] Annual County Resident Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, (used only data for 2014) archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] County population - 2000-2010, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1992, PDF, 15 Mb, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[4] County area, latitude longitude data, retrieved 02/23/2016

[5] County boundaries, CSV files on boundaries.us, retrived 03/18/2016

*Perry, Harlan Kentucky Notes

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