Magoffin County, KY

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2022 Population
11,647
1.45% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.4
1.66% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
30.4%
4.87% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$31,927
7.81% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$83,400
7.06% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Magoffin County, KY had a population of 11.6k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $31,927. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Magoffin County, KY declined from 11,818 to 11,647, a −1.45% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,615 to $31,927, a 7.81% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Magoffin County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.996%), White (Hispanic) (0.902%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.412%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.24%).

None of the households in Magoffin County, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.4% of the residents in Magoffin County, KY are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Magoffin County, KY was $83,400, and the homeownership rate was 75.2%.

Most people in Magoffin County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Magoffin County, KY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Magoffin County, KY is home to a population of 11.6k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.618% of Magoffin County, KY residents were born outside of the country (72 people).

In 2022, there were 97.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.3k people) in Magoffin County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 116 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 105 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Magoffin County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Magoffin County, KY was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Magoffin County, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.3k ± 156
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    116 ± 133
  3. White (Hispanic)
    105 ± 68
1.31%
Hispanic Population
152 people

In 2022, there were 97.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.3k people) in Magoffin County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 116 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 105 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.31% of the people in Magoffin County, KY are hispanic (152 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Magoffin County, KY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.618%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
72 people
0.626%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
74 people

As of 2022, 0.618% of Magoffin County, KY residents (72 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Magoffin County, KY was 0.626%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    203 ± 95
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    64 ± 62
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    34 ± 39

Magoffin County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Magoffin County, KY employs 2.98k people. The largest industries in Magoffin County, KY are Health Care & Social Assistance (498 people), Manufacturing (391 people), and Retail Trade (349 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($58,326), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,917), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($51,176).

Occupations

2.98k
2022 Value
± 421
−5.63%
1 Year decline
± 19.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Magoffin County, KY declined at a rate of −5.63%, from 3.16k employees to 2.98k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Magoffin County, KY, are Sales & Related Occupations (266 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (258 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (247 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Magoffin County, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.98k
2022 Value
± 421
−5.63%
1 Year decline
± 19.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Magoffin County, KY declined at a rate of −5.63%, from 3.16k employees to 2.98k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Magoffin County, KY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (498 people), Manufacturing (391 people), and Retail Trade (349 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Magoffin County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Magoffin County, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,350
Median earning men ± $7,489
$31,047
Median earning women ± $7,656

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($89,531), Other Services Except Public Administration ($71,793), and Construction ($58,333).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,026), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,611), and Public Administration ($32,567).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.51%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.98M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 2.51% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 59
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 39
    Retail Trade
  3. 35
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Magoffin County, KY went to Donald J. Trump with 76.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.734%).

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.821% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.756% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.17M), Some college (766k), and Secondary Education (551k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Magoffin County, KY was $83,400 in 2022, which is 0.296 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $77,900 to $83,400, a 7.06% increase. The homeownership rate in Magoffin County, KY is 75.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Magoffin County, KY have an average commute time of 35.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Magoffin County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Magoffin County, KY is $31,927. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Magoffin County, KY was Census Tract 9703 with a value of $40,094, followed by Census Tract 9701 and Census Tract 9704, with respective values of $30,980 and $30,357.

Property

$83,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,293
$3,424
Median Property Taxes
±$372

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Magoffin County, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.2%
Homeownership
2022
60.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.2% of the housing units in Magoffin County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9703
  2. Census Tract 9701
  3. Census Tract 9704

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Magoffin County, KY was Census Tract 9703 with a value of $40,094, followed by Census Tract 9701 and Census Tract 9704, with respective values of $30,980 and $30,357.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Magoffin County, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$31,927
Median Household Income
± $3,222
4.55k
Number of Households
± 483

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.55k households in Magoffin County, KY grew to $31,927 from the previous year's value of $29,615.

The following chart displays the households in Magoffin County, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Magoffin County, KY is from Kentucky.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2022, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.286% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.5%)
  2. Carpooled (11.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.83%)

In 2022, 81.5% of workers in Magoffin County, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.8%) and those who worked at home (2.83%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

35.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Magoffin County, KY have a longer commute time (35.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 10.1% of the workforce in Magoffin County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Magoffin County, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Magoffin County, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

30.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Magoffin County, KY (3.5k out of 11.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Magoffin County, KY is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96% of the population of Magoffin County, KY has health coverage, with 26.3% on employee plans, 46.1% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 6.24% on non-group plans, and 1.12% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Magoffin County, KY see 2432 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.62% decrease from the previous year (2472 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3004 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 632 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,432 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Magoffin County, KY

Primary care physicians in Magoffin County, KY see an average of 2,432 patients per year. This represents a 1.62% decrease from the previous year (2,472 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Magoffin County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.6% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

4%
Uninsured
26.3%
Employer Coverage
46.1%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
6.24%
Non-Group
1.12%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Magoffin County, KY declined by 21% from 5.07% to 4%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 41.5% in Magoffin County, KY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10% in Magoffin County, KY.

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