|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Central City is 5,912. Central City, Kentucky is the 4,365th largest city in the US.
Central City is located entirely in Muhlenberg County.
The peak population of Central City was in 2010, when its population was 5,978. In 2010, Central City was the 4,169th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,365th largest city in the US. Central City is currently 1.1% smaller than it was in 2010.
Central City has grown 0.4% since the 2000. Central City, Kentucky's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Central City has a population density of 1,153.2 people per square mile.
|4359||Kennett Square, Pennsylvania||5,925||12.2%|
|4361||Mount Zion, Illinois||5,920||21.3%|
|4362||Cave Springs, Arkansas||5,916||445.7%|
|4365||Central City, Kentucky||5,912||0.4%|
|4367||Mocksville, North Carolina||5,908||38.9%|
|4368||Mount Arlington, New Jersey||5,905||25.3%|
The total voting age population of Central City, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,284. The voting age population is 44.9% male and 55.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.9% of the residents of Central City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Central City are 88.7% White, 8.1% Black, 2.0% Two or more races and 1.2% Asian. Additionally, 2.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Central City, 17.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.8%. On a per-household basis, 11.9% of families are below the poverty line in Central City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 41.7% of Central City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.5% of Central City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.7% have a bachelor's degree and 7.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Central City residents aged 5 and older, 8.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Central City is 6.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Central City, 12.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Central City is $42,400.
In Central City, 70.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.8% of housing units in Central City.
Of all the housing units in Central City, 9.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Central City, 13.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 350 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Central City is $629.
In Central City, 74.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.