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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Leitchfield is 6,409. Leitchfield, Kentucky is the 4,172nd largest city in the US.
Leitchfield is located entirely in Grayson County.
The peak population of Leitchfield was in 2010, when its population was 6,699. In 2010, Leitchfield was the 3,891st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,172nd largest city in the US. Leitchfield is currently 4.3% smaller than it was in 2010.
Leitchfield has grown 2.8% since the 2000. Leitchfield, Kentucky's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Leitchfield has a population density of 617.2 people per square mile.
|4167||Mount Vernon, Indiana||6,426||-14.2%|
|4170||High Springs, Florida||6,415||54.9%|
|4174||New Haven, Michigan||6,405||104.5%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.2% of the residents of Leitchfield are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.3% of Leitchfield residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Leitchfield is 2.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Leitchfield, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Leitchfield is $31,221.
In Leitchfield, 53.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.7% of housing units in Leitchfield.
Of all the housing units in Leitchfield, 2.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Leitchfield, 17.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 540 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Leitchfield is $559.
In Leitchfield, 62.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.