|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Prestonsburg is 4,092. Prestonsburg, Kentucky is the 5,383rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Prestonsburg was in 2020, when its population was 4,151. In 2020, Prestonsburg was the 5,336th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,383rd largest city in the US. Prestonsburg is currently 1.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Prestonsburg has grown 5.9% since the 2000. Prestonsburg, Kentucky's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5378||Rice Lake, Minnesota||4,101|
|5379||Rock Valley, Iowa||4,096||42.4%|
|5380||Walhalla, South Carolina||4,095||7.4%|
|5381||North East, Maryland||4,094||47.4%|
|5384||Chester, New York||4,091||16.8%|
|5386||Green Oaks, Illinois||4,080||12.7%|
|5387||North East, Pennsylvania||4,079||-10.2%|
|5388||Valley Grande, Alabama||4,079||1.9%|
|5389||Bosque Farms, New Mexico||4,076||3.3%|
The total voting age population of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,845. The voting age population is 50.9% male and 49.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.4% of the residents of Prestonsburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Prestonsburg are 90.2% White, 6.8% Black, 1.7% Two or more races, 1.0% Asian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 1.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Prestonsburg, 44.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 57.8%. On a per-household basis, 33.8% of families are below the poverty line in Prestonsburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 39.1% of Prestonsburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.8% of Prestonsburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.6% have a bachelor's degree and 6.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Prestonsburg residents aged 5 and older, 1.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Prestonsburg is 12.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Prestonsburg, 22.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Prestonsburg is $26,563.
In Prestonsburg, 48.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 51.1% of housing units in Prestonsburg.
Of all the housing units in Prestonsburg, 7.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Prestonsburg, 8.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 140 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Prestonsburg is $600.
In Prestonsburg, 74.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.