In 2019, Carter County, KY had a population of 27.2k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $34,736. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Carter County, KY declined from 27,290 to 27,159, a −0.48% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,067 to $34,736, a 5.05% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carter County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.6%), White (Hispanic) (1.33%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.84%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.545%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.46%). 0% of the households in Carter County, KY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.5% 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 2019, the median property value in Carter County, KY was $95,000, and the homeownership rate was 77.4%. Most people in Carter County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Carter County, KY was 3 cars per household.