Greenup County, KY

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Population

36,012

0.67% decline

Poverty Rate

16.5%


Median Age

43.3


Median Household Income

$47,517

1.6% growth

Number of Employees

13,651

0.132% decline

Median Property Value

$103,300

3.61% growth

About

In 2017, Greenup County, KY had a population of 36k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $47,517. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Greenup County, KY declined from 36,255 to 36,012, a -0.67% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,771 to $47,517, a 1.6% increase.

The population of Greenup County, KY is 96.3% White Alone, 1.37% Two or More Races, and 1.04% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Greenup County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Greenup County, KY is $103,300, and the homeownership rate is 76.2%. Most people in Greenup County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Greenup County, KY is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of Greenup County, KY employs 13.7k people. The largest industries in Greenup County, KY are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,847 people), Retail Trade (2,113 people), and Educational Services (1,401 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($58,938), Wholesale Trade ($58,125), and Transportation & Warehousing ($57,917).

Median household income in Greenup County, KY is $47,517. Males in Greenup County, KY have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,451. The income inequality in Greenup County, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,517

2017 value

± $2,009

1.6%

1 Year Growth

± 6.27%

Households in Greenup County, KY have a median annual income of $47,517, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,771 in 2016, which represents a 1.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,557

Average Male Salary

± $1,518

$41,451

Average Female Salary

± $1,092

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kentucky made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kentucky by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $55,164 ± $10,370

  2. White

    $43,856 ± $923

  3. American Indian

    $34,557 ± $13,648

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kentucky workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Greenup County, KY is from Kentucky.

0.457

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.329% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kentucky across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 401

  2. Census Tract 402.02

  3. Census Tract 402.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greenup County, KY was Census Tract 401 with a value of $62,213, followed by Census Tract 402.02 and Census Tract 402.01, with respective values of $52,659 and $50,948.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Greenup County, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greenup County, KY (5.85k out of 35.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,503 ± 427

  2. Two Or More

    223 ± 121

  3. Black

    101 ± 123

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greenup County, KY is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

13.7k

2017 Value

± 675

-0.132%

1 Year decline

± 7.07%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greenup County, KY declined at a rate of -0.132%, from 13.7k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greenup County, KY, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,647 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,624 people), and Management Occupations (1,271 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greenup County, KY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Greenup County, KY, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,647 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,624 people), and Management Occupations (1,271 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Greenup County, KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.59 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.88 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Greenup County, KY, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($87,273), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($85,417), and Legal Occupations ($74,808).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

13.7k

2017 Value

± 675

-0.132%

1 Year decline

± 7.07%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greenup County, KY declined at a rate of -0.132%, from 13.7k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greenup County, KY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,847 people), Retail Trade (2,113 people), and Educational Services (1,401 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greenup County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Greenup County, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Greenup County, KY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,847 people), Retail Trade (2,113 people), and Educational Services (1,401 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Greenup County, KY has an unusually high number of Utilities (1.67 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.51 times), and Retail Trade (1.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Greenup County, KY, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($58,938), Wholesale Trade ($58,125), and Transportation & Warehousing ($57,917).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $74.6B

  2. $17.8B

  3. $17.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $74.6B, followed by Base metals ($17.8B) and Gasoline ($17.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$301B

2020 Value

$398B

Projected 2045 Value

32.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kentucky trade was $301B. This is expected to increase 32.3% to $398B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $23.5B

  2. $20.7B

  3. $17.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $23.5B, followed by Indiana with $20.7B and Tennessee and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.5% of the population of Greenup County, KY has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 20% on Medicaid, 17.2% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.08% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Greenup County, KY was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Greenup County, KY see 1639 patients per year on average, which represents a 21.9% increase from the previous year (1345 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2564 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 748 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18%). Additionally, Leslie County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,639 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Greenup County, KY see an average of 1,639 patients per year. This represents a 21.9% increase from the previous year (1,345 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Greenup County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,004

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,551

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,016

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,368

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kentucky (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.11%, from $7,543 to $8,004.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.53%

Uninsured

42.6%

Employer Coverage

20%

Medicaid

17.2%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

1.08%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greenup County, KY declined by 21.5% from 9.59% to 7.53%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greenup County, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18% prevalence

  2. 17.9% prevalence

  3. 17.8% prevalence

Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky, at 18%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Greenup County, KY is home to a population of 36k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.705% of Greenup County, KY residents were born outside of the country (254 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Greenup County, KY is composed of 34.7k White Alone residents (96.3%), 495 Two or More Races residents (1.37%), 375 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.04%), 283 Black or African American Alone residents (0.786%), 137 Asian Alone residents (0.38%), 25 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0694%), 9 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.025%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Greenup County, KY was 43.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Greenup County, KY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Greenup County, KY residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.705%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

254 people

0.789%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

286 people

As of 2017, 0.705% of Greenup County, KY residents (254 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greenup County, KY was 0.789%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    32,622 ± 4,418 people

  2. India

    10,932 ± 2,564 people

  3. Cuba

    8,780 ± 2,298 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 32,622 Kentucky residents, followed by India with 10,932 and Cuba with 8,780.

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Citizenship

99.7%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.7% of Greenup County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Greenup County, KY was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    34.7k ± 14

  2. Two or More Races

    495 ± 91.4

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    375 ± 148

In 2017, there were 70.1 times more White Alone residents (34.7k people) in Greenup County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 495 Two or More Races and 375 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    879 ± 140

  2. Korea

    334 ± 85

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    272 ± 76

Greenup County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greenup County, KY was $103,300 in 2017, which is 0.45 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $99,700 to $103,300, a 3.61% increase. The homeownership rate in Greenup County, KY is 76.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Greenup County, KY have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Greenup County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$103,300

2017 Median

± $5,566

$99,700

2016 Median

± $3,653

In 2017, the median property value in Greenup County, KY grew to to $103,300 from the previous year's value of $99,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Greenup County, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greenup County, KY the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$47,517

Median Household Income

± $2,009

14.1k

Number of Households

± 631

In 2017, the median household income of the 14.1k households in Greenup County, KY grew to $47,517 from the previous year's value of $46,771.

The following chart displays the households in Greenup County, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Greenup County, KY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greenup County, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.2%

2017 Homeownership

76.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.2% of the housing units in Greenup County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Greenup County, KY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greenup County, KY have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.46% of the workforce in Greenup County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.3%

  2. Carpooled

    10.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    1.81%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Greenup County, KY was Drove Alone (86.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.1%) and those who Worked At Home (1.81%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Greenup County, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greenup County, KY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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