In 2017, Whitley County, KY had a population of 36k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $34,103. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Whitley County, KY grew from 35,842 to 36,027, a 0.516% increase and its median household income grew from $32,397 to $34,103, a 5.27% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Whitley County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.2%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.12%), White (Hispanic) (0.772%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.38%). N/A% of the people in Whitley County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Whitley County, KY are University of the Cumberlands (2,004 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Whitley County, KY is $83,800, and the homeownership rate is 70.4%. Most people in Whitley County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Whitley County, KY is 2 cars per household.