In 2018, Whitley County, KY had a population of 36.1k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $36,897. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Whitley County, KY grew from 36,027 to 36,089, a 0.172% increase and its median household income grew from $34,103 to $36,897, a 8.19% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Whitley County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (96%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.24%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.998%), White (Hispanic) (0.776%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.432%). NaNk% of the people in Whitley County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99.2% 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 $87,700, and the homeownership rate is 69.3%. Most people in Whitley County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Whitley County, KY is 2 cars per household.