McCreary County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for McCreary County is 17,635, a change of -2.42% when compared to 2014. With an area of 426.81 square miles, this works out to a population density of 41.32 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 6,203, with an average household size of 2.54.
McCreary County's 2018 unemployment rate was 15.95%.
The average household income in McCreary County for 2018 was $34,828, while the median was $23,273.

McCreary County Population Trends

McCreary County Employment Type

McCreary County Age Grouping

McCreary County Ethnicity Mix

McCreary County Fertility Rate

247 estimated births

McCreary County Household Characteristics

McCreary County Median Age over Time

McCreary County Households with Children by Age

McCreary County Median Household Income

McCreary County Educational Attainment

McCreary County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

McCreary County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $801

McCreary County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $563

McCreary County Average Commute

McCreary County Primary Transportation

McCreary County Gender Mix

McCreary County Field of Employment

McCreary County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 McCreary County, Kentucky 18,073
2015 McCreary County, Kentucky 18,001
2016 McCreary County, Kentucky 17,850
2017 McCreary County, Kentucky 17,748
2018 McCreary County, Kentucky 17,635