Trimble County, KY

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Population

8,697

0.617% decline

Median Age

41.9


Median Household Income

$50,998

11% growth

Poverty Rate

15.2%


Number of Employees

3,856

6.26% growth

Median Property Value

$110,500

3.41% decline

About

In 2017, Trimble County, KY had a population of 8.7k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $50,998. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Trimble County, KY declined from 8,751 to 8,697, a -0.617% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,935 to $50,998, a 11% increase.

The population of Trimble County, KY is 94.5% White Alone, 2.85% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.84% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Trimble County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Trimble County, KY is $110,500, and the homeownership rate is 76.8%. Most people in Trimble County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Trimble County, KY is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Trimble County, KY employs 3.86k people. The largest industries in Trimble County, KY are Manufacturing (720 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (606 people), and Retail Trade (321 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($93,293), Utilities ($76,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,739).

Median household income in Trimble County, KY is $50,998. Males in Trimble County, 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 Trimble County, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,998

2017 value

± $5,681

11%

1 Year Growth

± 13.5%

Households in Trimble County, KY have a median annual income of $50,998, 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 $45,935 in 2016, which represents a 11% 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 Kentucky 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 Kentucky 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 Trimble County, 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 1001

  2. Census Tract 1002

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Trimble County, KY was Census Tract 1001 with a value of $50,664, followed by Census Tract 1002 and N/A, with respective values of $46,487 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Trimble County, KY (1.3k out of 8.55k 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 Males < 5, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

    1,295 ± 219

  2. Two Or More

    7 ± 81

  3. Black

    0 ± 82

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

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

3.86k

2017 Value

± 429

6.26%

1 Year growth

± 14.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Trimble County, KY grew at a rate of 6.26%, from 3.63k employees to 3.86k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Trimble County, KY, are Production Occupations (500 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (441 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (391 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Trimble County, KY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Trimble County, KY, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (500 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (441 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (391 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Trimble County, KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.87 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (2.5 times), and Production Occupations (2.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Trimble County, KY, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($105,250), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($72,625), and Production Occupations ($59,657).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.86k

2017 Value

± 429

6.26%

1 Year growth

± 14.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Trimble County, KY grew at a rate of 6.26%, from 3.63k employees to 3.86k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Trimble County, KY, are Manufacturing (720 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (606 people), and Retail Trade (321 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Trimble County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Trimble County, 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 Trimble County, KY, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (720 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (606 people), and Retail Trade (321 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Trimble County, KY has an unusually high number of Utilities (9.38 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.84 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Trimble County, KY, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($93,293), Utilities ($76,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,739).

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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 ($17.1B) and Gasoline ($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

92.6% of the population of Trimble County, KY has health coverage, with 48.5% on employee plans, 18.5% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 0.565% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Trimble County, KY see 4384 patients per year on average, which represents a 49.7% increase from the previous year (2929 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 8620 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4310 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

4,384 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Trimble County, KY see an average of 4,384 patients per year. This represents a 49.7% increase from the previous year (2,929 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Trimble County, KY in comparison to neighboring states.

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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

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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

7.41%

Uninsured

48.5%

Employer Coverage

18.5%

Medicaid

13%

Medicare

12%

Non-Group

0.565%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Trimble County, KY declined by 43.7% from 13.2% to 7.41%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Trimble County, 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

Trimble County, KY is home to a population of 8.7k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.655% of Trimble County, KY residents were born outside of the country (57 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Trimble County, KY is composed of 8.22k White Alone residents (94.5%), 248 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.85%), 160 Two or More Races residents (1.84%), 24 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.276%), 24 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.276%), 15 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.172%), 8 Asian Alone residents (0.092%), and 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Trimble County, KY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

74

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 13.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Trimble County, KY was 41.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 74. But people in Trimble County, KY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Trimble County, KY residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.655%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

57 people

0.526%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

46 people

As of 2017, 0.655% of Trimble County, KY residents (57 people) 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 Trimble County, KY was 0.526%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 32,622 Kentucky residents, followed by India with 10,932 and Cuba with 8,780.

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Citizenship

99.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.6% of Trimble County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Trimble County, KY was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.22k ± 24

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    248 ± 40.4

  3. Two or More Races

    160 ± 52.4

In 2017, there were 33.1 times more White Alone residents (8.22k people) in Trimble County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 248 Hispanic or Latino and 160 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 Trimble County, KY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Trimble County, KY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Trimble County, KY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Trimble County, KY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    273 ± 108

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    112 ± 60

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    87 ± 69

Trimble County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Trimble County, KY was $110,500 in 2017, which is 0.508 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $114,400 to $110,500, a 3.41% decrease. The homeownership rate in Trimble County, KY is 76.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Trimble County, KY have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Trimble County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$50,998

Median Household Income

± $5,681

3.6k

Number of Households

± 400

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.6k households in Trimble County, KY grew to $50,998 from the previous year's value of $45,935.

The following chart displays the households in Trimble County, 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 $50k - $60k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$110,500

2017 Median

± $11,335

$114,400

2016 Median

± $9,029

In 2017, the median property value in Trimble County, KY declined from to $110,500 from the previous year's value of $114,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Trimble County, 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 Trimble County, 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 Trimble County, KY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Trimble County, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.8%

2017 Homeownership

75.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.8% of the housing units in Trimble County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Trimble County, 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 Trimble County, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Trimble County, KY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Trimble County, KY have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.51% of the workforce in Trimble County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.1%

  2. Carpooled

    11.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.88%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Trimble County, KY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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