Letcher County, KY has a population of 23,382 people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $29,181. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Letcher County, KY declined from 23,671 to 23,382, a 1.22% decrease and its median household income declined from $30,333 to $29,181, a 3.8% decrease.
The population of Letcher County, KY is 97.9% White, 0.75% Two+, and 0.66% Hispanic. 0.99% of the people in Letcher County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Letcher County, KY are Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology, with 10 graduates, N/A, with N/A graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Letcher County, KY is $57,300, and the homeownership rate is 73.8%. Most people in Letcher County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Letcher County, KY is 2 cars per household.
Letcher County, KY is the 49th most populated county in Kentucky and borders Harlan County, KY; Knott County, KY; Perry County, KY; Pike County, KY; and Wise County, VA.