Powell County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Powell County is 12,321, a change of -1.84% when compared to 2014. With an area of 178.98 square miles, this works out to a population density of 68.84 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 4,831, with an average household size of 2.49.
Powell County's 2018 unemployment rate was 7.03%.
The average household income in Powell County for 2018 was $50,622, while the median was $36,958.

Powell County Population Trends

Powell County Employment Type

Powell County Age Grouping

Powell County Ethnicity Mix

Powell County Fertility Rate

119 estimated births

Powell County Household Characteristics

Powell County Median Age over Time

Powell County Households with Children by Age

Powell County Median Household Income

Powell County Educational Attainment

Powell County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Powell County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $896

Powell County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $664

Powell County Average Commute

Powell County Primary Transportation

Powell County Gender Mix

Powell County Field of Employment

Powell County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Powell County, Kentucky 12,552
2015 Powell County, Kentucky 12,447
2016 Powell County, Kentucky 12,387
2017 Powell County, Kentucky 12,349
2018 Powell County, Kentucky 12,321