Breathitt County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Breathitt County is 13,116, a change of -4.00% when compared to 2014. With an area of 492.42 square miles, this works out to a population density of 26.64 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 5,322, with an average household size of 2.4.
Breathitt County's 2018 unemployment rate was 11.63%.
The average household income in Breathitt County for 2018 was $43,243, while the median was $26,376.

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Breathitt County Fertility Rate

163 estimated births

Breathitt County Household Characteristics

Breathitt County Median Age over Time

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Breathitt County Educational Attainment

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Type of Housing

Breathitt County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $927

Breathitt County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $480

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Breathitt County Primary Transportation

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Breathitt County Field of Employment

Breathitt County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Breathitt County, Kentucky 13,663
2015 Breathitt County, Kentucky 13,591
2016 Breathitt County, Kentucky 13,476
2017 Breathitt County, Kentucky 13,276
2018 Breathitt County, Kentucky 13,116