In 2018, Letcher County, KY had a population of 22.7k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $29,856. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Letcher County, KY declined from 23,011 to 22,676, a -1.46% decrease and its median household income declined from $30,293 to $29,856, a -1.44% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Letcher County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (97.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.851%), White (Hispanic) (0.406%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.388%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.251%). NaNk% of the people in Letcher County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99.8% 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 75.5%. Most people in Letcher County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Letcher County, KY is 2 cars per household.