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 population of Carter County, KY is 96.8% White Alone, 0.898% Two or More Races, and 0.851% Hispanic or Latino. 0.962% 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 (221 degrees awarded in 2016).
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.