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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wheelwright is 491. Wheelwright, Kentucky is the 13,257th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wheelwright was in 2000, when its population was 1,042. In 2000, Wheelwright was the 10,011th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,257th largest city in the US. Wheelwright is currently 52.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Wheelwright has shrunk 52.8% since the year 2000. Wheelwright, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Wheelwright, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 587. The voting age population is 34.4% male and 65.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.5% of the residents of Wheelwright are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wheelwright are 95.5% White and 4.5% Black.
In Wheelwright, 43.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 56.6%. On a per-household basis, 44.8% of families are below the poverty line in Wheelwright.
Among those aged 16 and older, 21.2% of Wheelwright residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 72.1% of Wheelwright residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 2.8% have a bachelor's degree and 1.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wheelwright residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wheelwright is 24.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wheelwright, 27.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wheelwright is $20,417.
In Wheelwright, 58.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.5% of housing units in Wheelwright.
Of all the housing units in Wheelwright, 36.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Wheelwright, 2.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wheelwright is $535.
In Wheelwright, 74.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.