Hyden, KY

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Population

419

9.11% decline

Median Age

59.9


Median Household Income

$31,250

54.3% growth

Poverty Rate

30.8%


Number of Employees

129

3.01% decline

Median Property Value

$115,400

12.4% growth

About

In 2017, Hyden, KY had a population of 419 people with a median age of 59.9 and a median household income of $31,250. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hyden, KY declined from 461 to 419, a -9.11% decrease and its median household income grew from $20,250 to $31,250, a 54.3% increase.

The population of Hyden, KY is 91.9% White Alone, 6.92% Asian Alone, and 0.716% Two or More Races. 3.57% of the people in Hyden, KY speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hyden, KY are Frontier Nursing University (549 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Hyden, KY is $115,400, and the homeownership rate is 50.3%. Most people in Hyden, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Hyden, KY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hyden, KY employs 129 people. The largest industries in Hyden, KY are Health Care & Social Assistance (35 people), Educational Services (23 people), and Retail Trade (15 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($51,875), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($44,167), and Public Administration ($39,375).

Median household income in Hyden, KY is $31,250. Males in Hyden, KY have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,451. The income inequality in Hyden, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$31,250

2017 value

± $29,234

54.3%

1 Year Growth

± 70.6%

Households in Hyden, KY have a median annual income of $31,250, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $20,250 in 2016, which represents a 54.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,557

Average Male Salary

± $1,518

$41,451

Average Female Salary

± $1,092

In 2017, full-time male employees in Hyden, KY made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $55,164 ± $10,370

  2. White

    $43,856 ± $923

  3. American Indian

    $34,557 ± $13,648

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hyden, KY workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hyden, KY is from Kentucky.

0.457

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.329% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kentucky across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9201

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hyden, KY was Census Tract 9201 with a value of $31,351, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

30.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hyden, KY (98 out of 318 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 65 - 74.

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

    86 ± 55

  2. Asian

    9 ± 55

  3. Two Or More

    3 ± 55

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hyden, KY is White, followed by Asian and Two Or More.

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

129

2017 Value

± 69

-3.01%

1 Year decline

± 78.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hyden, KY declined at a rate of -3.01%, from 133 employees to 129 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hyden, KY, are Sales & Related Occupations (18 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (17 people), and Transportation Occupations (15 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hyden, KY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hyden, KY, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (18 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (17 people), and Transportation Occupations (15 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hyden, KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (3.31 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (3.19 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.37 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hyden, KY, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($250,001), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($250,001), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations ($53,375).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

129

2017 Value

± 69

-3.01%

1 Year decline

± 78.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hyden, KY declined at a rate of -3.01%, from 133 employees to 129 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hyden, KY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (35 people), Educational Services (23 people), and Retail Trade (15 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hyden, KY, though some of these residents may live in Hyden, 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 Hyden, KY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (35 people), Educational Services (23 people), and Retail Trade (15 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hyden, KY has an unusually high number of Utilities (7.6 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.3 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.96 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hyden, KY, by median earnings, are Educational Services ($51,875), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($44,167), and Public Administration ($39,375).

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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 with $17.1B and Gasoline and $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

$398B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

91.8% of the population of Hyden, KY has health coverage, with 30.8% on employee plans, 32.7% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 2.2% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Hyden, KY 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

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).

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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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,004

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

8.18%

Uninsured

30.8%

Employer Coverage

32.7%

Medicaid

15.4%

Medicare

10.7%

Non-Group

2.2%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hyden, KY declined by 20.9% from 10.3% to 8.18%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hyden, 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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Diversity

Hyden, KY is home to a population of 419 people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.92% of Hyden, KY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Hyden, KY is composed of 385 White Alone residents (91.9%), 29 Asian Alone residents (6.92%), 3 Two or More Races residents (0.716%), 2 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.477%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hyden, KY are Other Indo-European Languages (5 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (4 speakers), and German (3 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

60

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.6

72

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 17

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hyden, KY was 59.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 60, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 72. But people in Hyden, KY are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Hyden, KY residents was 60.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.92%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

8.03%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 6.92% of Hyden, KY residents 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 Hyden, KY was 8.03%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    32,622 ± 4,418 people

  2. India

    10,932 ± 2,564 people

  3. Cuba

    8,780 ± 2,298 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hyden, KY was Mexico, the natal country of 32,622 Hyden, KY residents, followed by India with 10,932 and Cuba with 8,780.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

97.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Hyden, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hyden, KY was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    385 ± 144

  2. Asian Alone

    29 ± 41

  3. Two or More Races

    3 ± 13

In 2017, there were 13.3 times more White Alone residents (385 people) in Hyden, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29 Asian Alone and 3 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hyden, KY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Other Indo-European Languages

    5 speakers (1.19%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    4 speakers (0.952%)

  3. German

    3 speakers (0.714%)

3.57% of Hyden, KY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Hyden, KY was Other Indo-European Languages. 1.19% of the overall population of Hyden, KY are native Other Indo-European Languages speakers. 0.952% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 0.714% speak Other Indo-European Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    5 ± 23

  2. Korea

    2 ± 11

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 19

Hyden, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Hyden, KY awarded 549 degrees. The student population of Hyden, KY is skewed towards women, with 94 male students and 1,690 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hyden, KY are White (452 and 82.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (32 and 5.84%), Black or African American (21 and 3.83%), and Unknown (19 and 3.47%).

The largest universities in Hyden, KY by number of degrees awarded are Frontier Nursing University (549 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hyden, KY are Family Practice Nurse (220 and 40.1%), Nurse Midwife (216 and 39.3%), and Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (78 and 14.2%).

The median tuition costs in Hyden, KY are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 22 degrees awarded

  2. 215 degrees awarded

  3. 210 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Hyden, KY was Women's Health Nurse with 22 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Hyden, KY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

549 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Hyden, KY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Frontier Nursing University with 549 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

22

Degrees Awarded to Men

527

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 22 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hyden, KY, which is 0.0417 times less than the 527 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    452 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    32 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    21 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hyden, KY were to White students. These 452 degrees mean that there were 14.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 32 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hyden, KY was $115,400 in 2017, which is 0.53 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $102,700 to $115,400, a 12.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Hyden, KY is 50.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hyden, KY have an average commute time of 11.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hyden, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$31,250

Median Household Income

± $29,234

159

Number of Households

± 52

In 2017, the median household income of the 159 households in Hyden, KY grew to $31,250 from the previous year's value of $20,250.

The following chart displays the households in Hyden, 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$115,400

2017 Median

± $40,423

$102,700

2016 Median

± $36,162

In 2017, the median property value in Hyden, KY grew to to $115,400 from the previous year's value of $102,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hyden, 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 Hyden, KY the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hyden, KY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hyden, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

50.3%

2017 Homeownership

48.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 50.3% of the housing units in Hyden, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 48.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hyden, KY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hyden, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hyden, KY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

11.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hyden, KY have a shorter commute time (11.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Hyden, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.6%

  2. Walked

    10.9%

  3. Carpooled

    0.775%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hyden, KY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Walked and those who Carpooled.

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