In 2019, McCreary County, KY had a population of 17.5k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $28,105. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of McCreary County, KY declined from 17,635 to 17,465, a −0.964% decrease and its median household income grew from $23,273 to $28,105, a 20.8% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in McCreary County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.66%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.56%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.03%), and White (Hispanic) (0.647%). 0% of the households in McCreary County, KY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.6% of the residents in McCreary County, KY are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in McCreary County, KY was $69,700, and the homeownership rate was 70.1%. Most people in McCreary County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.9 minutes. The average car ownership in McCreary County, KY was 2 cars per household.