Casey County, KY

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2022 Population
15,942
0.498% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.9
1.64% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
26.1%
4.99% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$42,190
11.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$124,300
12.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Casey County, KY had a population of 15.9k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $42,190. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Casey County, KY grew from 15,863 to 15,942, a 0.498% increase and its median household income grew from $37,694 to $42,190, a 11.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Casey County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.54%), White (Hispanic) (1.36%), Other (Hispanic) (0.997%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.916%).

None of the households in Casey County, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Casey County, KY are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Casey County, KY was $124,300, and the homeownership rate was 75.8%.

Most people in Casey County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Casey County, KY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Casey County, KY is home to a population of 15.9k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.91% of Casey County, KY residents were born outside of the country (145 people).

In 2022, there were 61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15k people) in Casey County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 246 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 217 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Casey County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Casey County, KY was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Casey County, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15k ± 15
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    246 ± 92.8
  3. White (Hispanic)
    217 ± 144
3.06%
Hispanic Population
488 people

In 2022, there were 61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15k people) in Casey County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 246 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 217 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.06% of the people in Casey County, KY are hispanic (488 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Casey County, KY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.91%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
145 people
0.927%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
147 people

As of 2022, 0.91% of Casey County, KY residents (145 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Casey County, KY was 0.927%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    365 ± 104
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    170 ± 78
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    43 ± 41

Casey County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Casey County, KY employs 5.49k people. The largest industries in Casey County, KY are Manufacturing (1,163 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (877 people), and Construction (477 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($63,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,250), and Construction ($44,805).

Occupations

5.49k
2022 Value
± 500
0.182%
1 Year growth
± 12.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Casey County, KY grew at a rate of 0.182%, from 5.48k employees to 5.49k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Casey County, KY, are Production Occupations (708 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (604 people), and Management Occupations (562 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Casey County, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.49k
2022 Value
± 500
0.182%
1 Year growth
± 12.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Casey County, KY grew at a rate of 0.182%, from 5.48k employees to 5.49k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Casey County, KY, are Manufacturing (1,163 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (877 people), and Construction (477 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Casey County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Casey County, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,034
Median earning men ± $2,733
$27,740
Median earning women ± $4,293

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,200), Construction ($47,688), and Information ($42,083).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($34,080), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($30,576), and Manufacturing ($28,804).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.51%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.98M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 2.51% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 128
    Manufacturing
  2. 79
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 70
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Casey County, KY went to Donald J. Trump with 86.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (12.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.739%).

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.821% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.756% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.17M), Some college (766k), and Secondary Education (551k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Casey County, KY was $124,300 in 2022, which is 0.441 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $110,700 to $124,300, a 12.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Casey County, KY is 75.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Casey County, KY have an average commute time of 30.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Casey County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Casey County, KY is $42,190. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Casey County, KY was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $43,417, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $41,250 and $39,133.

Property

$124,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,059
$4,568
Median Property Taxes
±$404

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Rent vs Own

75.8%
Homeownership
2022
69.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.8% of the housing units in Casey County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9505
  2. Census Tract 9502
  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Casey County, KY was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $43,417, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $41,250 and $39,133.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Casey County, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$42,190
Median Household Income
± $4,121
6.03k
Number of Households
± 514

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.03k households in Casey County, KY grew to $42,190 from the previous year's value of $37,694.

The following chart displays the households in Casey County, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Casey County, KY is from Kentucky.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2022, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.286% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.6%)
  2. Carpooled (13.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.3%)

In 2022, 76.6% of workers in Casey County, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.3%) and those who worked at home (6.3%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Casey County, KY have a longer commute time (30.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.31% of the workforce in Casey County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Casey County, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Casey County, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Casey County, KY (4.06k out of 15.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Casey County, KY is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

87.1% of the population of Casey County, KY has health coverage, with 26.7% on employee plans, 34.3% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 8.12% on non-group plans, and 1.82% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Casey County, KY see 16159 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.71% increase from the previous year (15888 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 8033 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 846 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

16,159 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Casey County, KY

Primary care physicians in Casey County, KY see an average of 16,159 patients per year. This represents a 1.71% increase from the previous year (15,888 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Casey County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.9% under 18 years, 17% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.9%
Uninsured
26.7%
Employer Coverage
34.3%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
8.12%
Non-Group
1.82%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Casey County, KY grew by 14.5% from 11.2% to 12.9%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Casey County, KY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.1% in Casey County, KY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.8% in Casey County, KY.

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