Crittenden County, KY

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Population

9,154

0.619% decline

Median Age

43.2


Median Household Income

$41,114

6.13% growth

Poverty Rate

17.7%


Number of Employees

3,690

1.99% growth

Median Property Value

$84,600

7.77% growth

About

In 2017, Crittenden County, KY had a population of 9.15k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $41,114. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Crittenden County, KY declined from 9,211 to 9,154, a -0.619% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,739 to $41,114, a 6.13% increase.

The population of Crittenden County, KY is 96.4% White Alone, 1.34% Black or African American Alone, and 1.28% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Crittenden County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Crittenden County, KY is $84,600, and the homeownership rate is 81.2%. Most people in Crittenden County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Crittenden County, KY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Crittenden County, KY employs 3.69k people. The largest industries in Crittenden County, KY are Health Care & Social Assistance (584 people), Manufacturing (581 people), and Retail Trade (351 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($54,886), and Finance & Insurance ($42,708).

Median household income in Crittenden County, KY is $41,114. Males in Crittenden 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 Crittenden County, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,114

2017 value

± $2,805

6.13%

1 Year Growth

± 10.3%

Households in Crittenden County, KY have a median annual income of $41,114, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,739 in 2016, which represents a 6.13% 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.

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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 Crittenden 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 9301

  2. Census Tract 9304

  3. Census Tract 9302

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Crittenden County, KY was Census Tract 9301 with a value of $52,450, followed by Census Tract 9304 and Census Tract 9302, with respective values of $42,401 and $38,801.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Crittenden County, KY (1.58k out of 8.91k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    1,412 ± 192

  2. Black

    111 ± 91

  3. Two Or More

    53 ± 87

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

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

3.69k

2017 Value

± 321

1.99%

1 Year growth

± 12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Crittenden County, KY grew at a rate of 1.99%, from 3.62k employees to 3.69k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Crittenden County, KY, are Production Occupations (411 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (397 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (289 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Crittenden County, KY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Crittenden County, KY, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (411 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (397 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (289 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Crittenden County, KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.82 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.07 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.95 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Crittenden County, KY, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($73,125), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($59,464), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($51,369).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.69k

2017 Value

± 321

1.99%

1 Year growth

± 12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Crittenden County, KY grew at a rate of 1.99%, from 3.62k employees to 3.69k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Crittenden County, KY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (584 people), Manufacturing (581 people), and Retail Trade (351 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Crittenden County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Crittenden 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 Crittenden County, KY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (584 people), Manufacturing (581 people), and Retail Trade (351 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Crittenden County, KY has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (13 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.65 times), and Manufacturing (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Crittenden County, KY, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($54,886), and Finance & Insurance ($42,708).

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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. $71.4B

  2. $17.1B

  3. $17.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $71.4B, followed by Base metals ($17.1B) and Gasoline ($17.1B).

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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$282B

2015 Value

$398B

Projected 2045 Value

41.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kentucky trade was $282B. This is expected to increase 41.4% 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. $22.9B

  2. $19.1B

  3. $16.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $22.9B, followed by Indiana with $19.1B and Tennessee and $16.7B.

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

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Health

87.3% of the population of Crittenden County, KY has health coverage, with 38.6% on employee plans, 20.1% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.12% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Crittenden County, KY see 2296 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.434% decrease from the previous year (2306 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 9188 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 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

2,296 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Crittenden County, KY see an average of 2,296 patients per year. This represents a 0.434% decrease from the previous year (2,306 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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

12.7%

Uninsured

38.6%

Employer Coverage

20.1%

Medicaid

16.2%

Medicare

11.3%

Non-Group

1.12%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Crittenden County, KY declined by 14.6% from 14.9% to 12.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Crittenden 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

Crittenden County, KY is home to a population of 9.15k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.11% of Crittenden County, KY residents were born outside of the country (102 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Crittenden County, KY is composed of 8.82k White Alone residents (96.4%), 123 Black or African American Alone residents (1.34%), 117 Two or More Races residents (1.28%), 89 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.972%), 5 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0546%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Crittenden County, KY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 25.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Crittenden County, KY was 43.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Crittenden County, KY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Crittenden County, KY residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.11%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

102 people

0.89%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

82 people

As of 2017, 1.11% of Crittenden County, KY residents (102 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 Crittenden County, KY was 0.89%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Crittenden County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Crittenden County, KY was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.82k ± 7

  2. Black or African American Alone

    123 ± 67

  3. Two or More Races

    117 ± 68.9

In 2017, there were 71.7 times more White Alone residents (8.82k people) in Crittenden County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 123 Black or African American Alone and 117 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Crittenden County, KY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Crittenden County, KY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Crittenden County, KY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Crittenden County, KY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    278 ± 73

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    115 ± 76

  3. Korea

    91 ± 51

Crittenden County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Crittenden County, KY was $84,600 in 2017, which is 0.389 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $78,500 to $84,600, a 7.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Crittenden County, KY is 81.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Crittenden County, KY have an average commute time of 23.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Crittenden County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$41,114

Median Household Income

± $2,805

3.71k

Number of Households

± 319

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.71k households in Crittenden County, KY grew to $41,114 from the previous year's value of $38,739.

The following chart displays the households in Crittenden 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$84,600

2017 Median

± $7,822

$78,500

2016 Median

± $5,529

In 2017, the median property value in Crittenden County, KY grew to to $84,600 from the previous year's value of $78,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Crittenden 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 Crittenden County, KY the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

81.2%

2017 Homeownership

78.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.2% of the housing units in Crittenden County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

23.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Crittenden County, KY have a shorter commute time (23.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.87% of the workforce in Crittenden County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.9%

  2. Carpooled

    13%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.92%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Crittenden County, KY was Drove Alone (77.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (13%) and those who Worked At Home (3.92%).

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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