In 2018, Carter County, KY had a population of 27.3k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $33,067. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Carter County, KY declined from 27,385 to 27,290, a -0.347% decrease and its median household income declined from $35,095 to $33,067, a -5.78% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carter County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.978%), White (Hispanic) (0.901%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.839%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.403%). 0% of the households in Carter County, KY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.7% of the residents in Carter County, KY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Carter County, KY are Kentucky Christian University (135 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Carter County, KY was $88,400, and the homeownership rate was 76.9%. Most people in Carter County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Carter County, KY was 3 cars per household.