What is the current population of Leitchfield?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Leitchfield is 6,858. Leitchfield, Kentucky is the 3,973rd largest city in the US.

Leitchfield Geography [top]

What county is Leitchfield, Kentucky in?

Leitchfield is located entirely in Grayson County.

What is the size of Leitchfield, Kentucky in square miles?

Leitchfield has an area of 10.8 square miles.

Leitchfield Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Leitchfield?

The current population of Leitchfield (6,858) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Leitchfield growing?

Leitchfield has grown 10.0% since the 2000. Leitchfield, Kentucky's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Leitchfield, Kentucky?

Leitchfield has a population density of 617.2 people per square mile.

Leitchfield Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Leitchfield, Kentucky?

The total voting age population of Leitchfield, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,872. The voting age population is 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

What percentage of Leitchfield, Kentucky residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 18.2% of the residents of Leitchfield are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Leitchfield, Kentucky?

The racial demographics of Leitchfield are 91.7% White, 3.7% Black, 1.7% Other, 1.5% Two or more races and 1.4% American Indian. Additionally, 0.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Leitchfield, Kentucky residents are below the poverty line?

In Leitchfield, 26.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.3%. On a per-household basis, 23.8% of families are below the poverty line in Leitchfield.

What percentage of Leitchfield, Kentucky residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 53.3% of Leitchfield residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Leitchfield, Kentucky residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.7% of Leitchfield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.3% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Leitchfield, Kentucky residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Leitchfield residents aged 5 and older, 2.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

Leitchfield Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Leitchfield, Kentucky?

The unemployment rate in Leitchfield is 2.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Leitchfield, Kentucky residents work for the government?

In Leitchfield, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Leitchfield, Kentucky?

The median household income in Leitchfield is $31,221.

Leitchfield Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Leitchfield, Kentucky?

In Leitchfield, 53.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Leitchfield, Kentucky?

Renters occupy 46.7% of housing units in Leitchfield.

What percentage of Leitchfield, Kentucky housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Leitchfield, 2.1% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Leitchfield, Kentucky housing units were built after 2000?

In Leitchfield, 17.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 540 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Leitchfield, Kentucky?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Leitchfield is $559.

What percentage of households in Leitchfield, Kentucky have broadband internet?

In Leitchfield, 62.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Leitchfield Population By Year

Population Graph For Leitchfield
Year Population Rank in US
2019 6,858 3,973
2018 6,831 3,966
2017 6,889 3,940
2016 6,874 3,925
2015 6,873 3,907
2014 6,872 3,897
2013 6,827 3,887
2012 6,790 3,882
2011 6,774 3,873
2010 6,699 3,891
2000 6,233 3,848
1990 5,435 3,837

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
3963 University Park, Illinois 6,887 2.2%
3964 Mountainside, New Jersey 6,885 4.2%
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3966 La Junta, Colorado 6,881 -8.9%
3967 Perry, Florida 6,879 0.7%
3968 Harrisville, Utah 6,872 85.0%
3969 Huron, Ohio 6,869 -13.4%
3970 Loomis, California 6,866 9.8%
3971 King, North Carolina 6,861 13.7%
3972 Youngtown, Arizona 6,859 127.1%
3973 Leitchfield, Kentucky 6,858 10.0%
3974 Clinton, Illinois 6,857 -8.5%
3975 Milford, Ohio 6,855 8.6%
3976 Greenbrier, Tennessee 6,852 36.6%
3977 Benton, Illinois 6,851 -1.0%
3978 Eldridge, Iowa 6,846 62.2%
3979 Idabel, Oklahoma 6,843 -2.7%
3980 Nappanee, Indiana 6,843 1.4%
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Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
2509 Bardstown 13,253 22.6%
2635 Shepherdsville 12,442 46.1%
2786 Somerset 11,585 1.5%
2793 Lawrenceburg 11,509 25.6%
2802 Campbellsville 11,482 9.7%
2812 Lyndon 11,423 13.1%
3128 Mayfield 9,817 -5.2%
3149 Alexandria 9,715 13.7%
3159 Paris 9,671 5.2%
3221 Versailles 9,318 17.8%
3240 Hillview 9,225 31.0%
3277 Middlesborough 9,084 -12.4%
3290 La Grange 9,031 58.0%
3297 Franklin 9,010 10.6%
3352 Edgewood 8,759 -6.7%
3366 Maysville 8,728 -2.7%
3404 Elsmere 8,595 5.3%
3426 Harrodsburg 8,533 4.5%
3525 Fort Mitchell 8,241 2.0%
3589 London 8,068 8.3%
3652 Middletown 7,877 34.9%
3748 Morehead 7,562 -0.5%
3773 Villa Hills 7,461 -5.9%
3825 Oak Grove 7,320 3.1%
3858 Mount Sterling 7,231 17.9%
3867 Corbin 7,202 -8.6%
3898 Russellville 7,109 -0.6%
3908 Flatwoods 7,079 -5.6%
3912 Highland Heights 7,065 3.5%
3973 Leitchfield 6,858 10.0%
3991 Taylor Mill 6,802 -7.1%
4072 Cold Spring 6,571 66.7%
4080 Pikeville 6,551 1.0%
4128 Vine Grove 6,439 54.6%
4130 Wilmore 6,435 9.0%
4169 Cynthiana 6,337 0.0%
4245 Princeton 6,115 -6.2%
4268 Union 6,034 106.3%
4286 Monticello 5,988 0.0%
4393 Fort Wright 5,745 1.1%
4399 Central City 5,730 -2.6%
4402 Bellevue 5,721 -11.5%
4407 Lebanon 5,708 -3.2%
4410 Douglass Hills 5,707 2.8%
4444 Dayton 5,609 -5.8%
4605 Williamsburg 5,274 6.5%
4702 Crestwood 5,081 94.0%
4801 Prospect 4,905 6.0%
4831 Hazard 4,860 0.0%
4971 Columbia 4,604 4.3%
5011 Scottsville 4,541 4.9%
5043 Ludlow 4,504 2.2%
5068 Benton 4,463 2.6%
5116 Hurstbourne 4,388 13.1%
5254 Greenville 4,204 -4.1%
5353 Crescent Springs 4,058 2.7%
5355 Walton 4,058 62.5%
5386 Southgate 4,013 15.5%
5405 Paintsville 3,990 -3.2%
5464 Williamstown 3,909 20.1%
5472 Grayson 3,894 0.2%
5482 Crittenden 3,876 50.9%
5485 Lancaster 3,867 0.9%
5555 Carrollton 3,780 -1.5%
5635 Stanford 3,662 6.8%
5704 Beaver Dam 3,571 16.0%
5742 Prestonsburg 3,532 -8.5%
5752 West Liberty 3,520 8.3%

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