Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY

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Population
120,108
0.789% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
Median Age
41.2

Poverty Rate
13.7%

Median Household Income
$55,262
3.49% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$151,300
2.65% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
52,569
0.341% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY had a population of 120k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $55,262. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY grew from 119,168 to 120,108, a 0.789% increase and its median household income grew from $53,396 to $55,262, a 3.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.11%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.42%), White (Hispanic) (1.9%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.39%). 5.01% of the people in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are Kentucky State University (403 degrees awarded in 2017) and Midway University (264 degrees).

The median property value in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is $151,300, and the homeownership rate is 68.2%. Most people in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kentucky, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Kentucky (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Kentucky went to Donald J. Trump with 62.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (32.7%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.79%). The most partisan county was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Kentucky
62.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kentucky
  1. 89.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 88.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kentucky was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Kentucky colored by their party leaning.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Diversity

Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is home to a population of 120k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 3.38% of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY residents were born outside of the country (4.06k people).

In 2018, there were 14.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.33k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.91k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are Spanish (3,543 speakers), German (509 speakers), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (336 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    104k ± 68
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.33k ± 420
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.91k ± 453
3.65%
Hispanic Population
4.39k people

In 2018, there were 14.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.33k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.91k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.65% of the people in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are hispanic (4.39k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,543 speakers (3.13%)
  2. German
    509 speakers (0.45%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    336 speakers (0.297%)

5.01% of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was Spanish. 3.13% of the overall population of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are native Spanish speakers. 0.45% speak German and 0.297% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.38%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
4.06k people
3%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
3.57k people

As of 2018, 3.38% of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY residents (4.06k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was 3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
37
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was 41.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,435 ± 924 people
  2. India
    337 ± 450 people
  3. Canada
    187 ± 335 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was Mexico, the natal country of 1,435 Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY residents, followed by India with 337 and Canada with 187.

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Citizenship

97.6%
2018 Citizenship
97.7%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.6% of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,862 ± 236
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,163 ± 222
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,054 ± 218

Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is $55,262. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was Louisville/Jefferson County (Northeast) PUMA, KY with a value of $87,149, followed by Boone County PUMA, KY and Louisville/Jefferson County (Southeast) PUMA, KY, with respective values of $77,429 and $74,126.

Males in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,132. The income inequality in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.393, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY employs 52.6k people. The largest industries in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are Elementary & secondary schools (3,102 people), Construction (2,954 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,913 people), and the highest paying industries are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($79,641), Rail transportation ($76,699), and Computer Systems Design ($72,473).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,262
2018 value
± $1,649
3.49%
1 Year Growth
± 3.74%

Households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY have a median annual income of $55,262, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,396 in 2017, which represents a 3.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$50,499
Average Male Salary in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY
± $6,574
$41,132
Average Female Salary in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY
± $5,200

In 2017, full-time male employees in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY made 1.23 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY
  1. Other
    $57,355 ± $148,577
  2. Asian
    $47,817 ± $31,630
  3. White
    $41,295 ± $4,029

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY workers was Other. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY.

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Wage Distribution

0.393
2017 Wage GINI in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY
0.4
2016 Wage GINI in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY

In 2017, the income inequality in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was 0.393 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.79% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was Louisville/Jefferson County (Northeast) PUMA, KY with a value of $87,149, followed by Boone County PUMA, KY and Louisville/Jefferson County (Southeast) PUMA, KY, with respective values of $77,429 and $74,126.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY (16.1k out of 117k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    14,132 ± 873
  2. Hispanic
    1,326 ± 283
  3. Black
    803 ± 256

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

52.6k
2017 Value
-0.341%
1 Year decline
± -0.341%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY declined at a rate of -0.341%, from 52.7k employees to 52.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, are Miscellaneous managers (1,516 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,459 people), and Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators (1,344 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (1,516 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,459 people), and Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators (1,344 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents (8.43 times higher than expected), Highway maintenance workers (5.74 times), and Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders (4.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($265,978), Human resources managers ($126,166), and Chief executives & legislators ($111,417).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

52.6k
2017 Value
-0.341%
1 Year decline
± -0.341%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY declined at a rate of -0.341%, from 52.7k employees to 52.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,102 people), Construction (2,954 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,913 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, though some of these residents may live in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,102 people), Construction (2,954 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,913 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY has an unusually high number of Clay building material & refractories manufacturing (11.5 times higher than expected), Animal production & aquaculture (8.62 times), and Beverage manufacturing (7.89 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, by average salary, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($79,641), Rail transportation ($76,699), and Computer Systems Design ($72,473).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $71.4B
  2. $17.1B
  3. $17.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $71.4B, followed by Base metals ($17.1B) and Gasoline ($17.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$282B
2015 Value in Kentucky
$398B
Projected 2045 Value in Kentucky
41.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kentucky trade was $282B. This is expected to increase 41.4% to $398B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $22.9B
  2. $19.1B
  3. $16.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $22.9B, followed by Indiana with $19.1B and Tennessee and $16.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY awarded 667 degrees. The student population of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is skewed towards women, with 1,114 male students and 2,029 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are White (341 and 51.7%), followed by Black or African American (222 and 33.7%), Unknown (53 and 8.04%), and Hispanic or Latino (21 and 3.19%).

The largest universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY by number of degrees awarded are Kentucky State University (403 and 60.4%) and Midway University (264 and 39.6%).

The most popular majors in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are Registered Nursing (98 and 14.7%), General Business Administration & Management (75 and 11.2%), and General Business (55 and 8.25%).

The median tuition costs in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are $23,700 for private four year colleges, and $7,794 and $19,248 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 47 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 40 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 35 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was General Business with 47 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 403 degrees awarded
  2. 264 degrees awarded
$7,794
Median In-State Public
$23,700
Median Private

In 2017, the Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kentucky State University with 403 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

194
Degrees Awarded to Men
473
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 194 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, which is 0.41 times less than the 473 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    341 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    222 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    53 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY were to White students. These 341 degrees mean that there were 1.54 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 222 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was $151,300 in 2018, which is 0.659 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $147,400 to $151,300, a 2.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is 68.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$151,300
2018 Median
± $3,143
$147,400
2017 Median
± $2,464

In 2018, the median property value in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY grew to to $151,300 from the previous year's value of $147,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$55,262
Median Household Income
± $1,649
48.3k
Number of Households
± 1,485

In 2018, the median household income of the 48.3k households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY grew to $55,262 from the previous year's value of $53,396.

The following chart displays the households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.2%
2018 Homeownership
68.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 68.2% of the housing units in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0.87% of the workforce in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    83.9%
  2. Carpooled
    10.3%
  3. Worked At Home
    3.28%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was Drove Alone (83.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.3%) and those who Worked At Home (3.28%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

93.2% of the population of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY has health coverage, with 50.3% on employee plans, 16.5% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.46% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see 1507 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.803% increase from the previous year (1495 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1561 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 525 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18%). Additionally, Leslie County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,507 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kentucky

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see an average of 1,507 patients per year. This represents a 0.803% increase from the previous year (1,495 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Kentucky.
$8,004
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kentucky
$4,551
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,016
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,368
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kentucky (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.11%, from $7,543 to $8,004.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.83%
Uninsured
50.3%
Employer Coverage
16.5%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.46%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY declined by 22.8% from 8.84% to 6.83%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18% prevalence
  2. 17.9% prevalence
  3. 17.8% prevalence

Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky, at 18%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky by county over multiple years.

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