Carter County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Carter County is 27,290, a change of -0.54% when compared to 2014. With an area of 409.50 square miles, this works out to a population density of 66.64 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 9,972, with an average household size of 2.66.
Carter County's 2018 unemployment rate was 7.77%.
The average household income in Carter County for 2018 was $45,726, while the median was $33,067.

Carter County Population Trends

Carter County Employment Type

Carter County Age Grouping

Carter County Ethnicity Mix

Carter County Fertility Rate

262 estimated births

Carter County Household Characteristics

Carter County Median Age over Time

Carter County Households with Children by Age

Carter County Median Household Income

Carter County Educational Attainment

Carter County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Carter County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $977

Carter County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $570

Carter County Average Commute

Carter County Primary Transportation

Carter County Gender Mix

Carter County Field of Employment

Carter County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Carter County, Kentucky 27,439
2015 Carter County, Kentucky 27,326
2016 Carter County, Kentucky 27,292
2017 Carter County, Kentucky 27,385
2018 Carter County, Kentucky 27,290