Bell County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Bell County is 27,188, a change of -3.70% when compared to 2014. With an area of 359.06 square miles, this works out to a population density of 75.72 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 10,940, with an average household size of 2.4.
Bell County's 2018 unemployment rate was 8.95%.
The average household income in Bell County for 2018 was $36,718, while the median was $24,628.

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Bell County Fertility Rate

298 estimated births

Bell County Household Characteristics

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Type of Housing

Bell County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $876

Bell County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $508

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Bell County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Bell County, Kentucky 28,234
2015 Bell County, Kentucky 27,950
2016 Bell County, Kentucky 27,676
2017 Bell County, Kentucky 27,469
2018 Bell County, Kentucky 27,188