In 2017, Carter County, KY had a population of 27.4k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $35,095. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carter County, KY grew from 27,292 to 27,385, a 0.341% increase and its median household income declined from $37,367 to $35,095, a -6.08% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carter County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.8%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.898%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.844%), White (Hispanic) (0.833%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.413%). N/A% of the people in Carter County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Carter County, KY are Kentucky Christian University (204 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Carter County, KY is $83,300, and the homeownership rate is 77.6%. Most people in Carter County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Carter County, KY is 2 cars per household.