In 2017, Letcher County, KY had a population of 23k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $30,293. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Letcher County, KY declined from 23,382 to 23,011, a -1.59% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,181 to $30,293, a 3.81% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Letcher County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (97.7%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.817%), White (Hispanic) (0.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.291%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.248%). N/A% of the people in Letcher County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Letcher County, KY are Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology (10 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Letcher County, KY is $58,500, and the homeownership rate is 74.2%. Most people in Letcher County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Letcher County, KY is 2 cars per household.