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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ghent is 363. Ghent, Kentucky is the 14,477th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ghent was in 2000, when its population was 371. In 2000, Ghent was the 14,656th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,477th largest city in the US. Ghent is currently 2.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Ghent has shrunk 2.1% since the year 2000. Ghent, Kentucky is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 71% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
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|14482||Shoal Creek Drive, Missouri||363||5.2%|
The total voting age population of Ghent, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 298. The voting age population is 51.0% male and 49.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.3% of the residents of Ghent are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ghent are 93.1% White, 4.2% Two or more races, 2.2% Asian and 0.5% Black. Additionally, 1.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ghent, 27.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.4%. On a per-household basis, 20.6% of families are below the poverty line in Ghent.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.0% of Ghent residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.2% of Ghent residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.4% have a bachelor's degree and 3.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ghent residents aged 5 and older, 3.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ghent is 11.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ghent, 3.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ghent is $44,444.
In Ghent, 51.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.6% of housing units in Ghent.
Of all the housing units in Ghent, 30.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Ghent, 14.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ghent is $763.
In Ghent, 77.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.