Trimble County, KY

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2019 Population
8,558
0.915% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
43.4
0.93% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
17.3%
8.93% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$53,056
11.8% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$124,000
5% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
3,814
0.131% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Trimble County, KY had a population of 8.56k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $53,056. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Trimble County, KY declined from 8,637 to 8,558, a −0.915% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,470 to $53,056, a 11.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Trimble County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (94%), White (Hispanic) (2.37%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%), Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (0.771%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.701%). 0% of the households in Trimble County, KY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

99% of the residents in Trimble County, KY are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Trimble County, KY was $124,000, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%. Most people in Trimble County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Trimble County, KY was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Trimble County, KY is home to a population of 8.56k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2019, 1.61% of Trimble County, KY residents were born outside of the country (138 people).

In 2019, there were 39.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.04k people) in Trimble County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 203 White (Hispanic) and 113 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Trimble County, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.04k ± 29
  2. White (Hispanic)
    203 ± 76
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    113 ± 60.4
3.07%
Hispanic Population
263 people

In 2019, there were 39.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.04k people) in Trimble County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 203 White (Hispanic) and 113 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.07% of the people in Trimble County, KY are hispanic (263 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Trimble County, KY as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.61%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
138 people
1.29%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
111 people

As of 2019, 1.61% of Trimble County, KY residents (138 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Trimble County, KY was 1.29%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.3
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 14.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Trimble County, KY was 43.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Trimble County, KY are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Trimble County, KY residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    31,769 ± 4,360 people
  2. India
    12,409 ± 2,731 people
  3. Cuba
    11,319 ± 2,609 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 31,769 Kentucky residents, followed by India with 12,409 and Cuba with 11,319.

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Citizenship

99%
2019 Citizenship
98.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99% of Trimble County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Trimble County, KY was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    267 ± 82
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    119 ± 76
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    110 ± 73

Trimble County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kentucky, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Kentucky (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Trimble County, KY is $53,056. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Trimble County, KY was Census Tract 1002 with a value of $54,438, followed by Census Tract 1001 and N/A, with respective values of $48,942 and N/A.

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,437. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Trimble County, KY employs 3.81k people. The largest industries in Trimble County, KY are Manufacturing (800 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (461 people), and Retail Trade (396 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($97,813), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($95,708), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,750).

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,056
2019 value
± $10,296
11.8%
1 Year Growth
± 23%

Households in Trimble County, KY have a median annual income of $53,056, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,470 in 2018, which represents a 11.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,994
Average Male Salary in Kentucky
± $1,633
$44,437
Average Female Salary in Kentucky
± $1,156

In 2019, full-time male employees in Kentucky made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kentucky by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kentucky
  1. Asian
    $58,983 ± $10,861
  2. White
    $46,691 ± $986
  3. American Indian
    $38,377 ± $15,879

In 2019 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 in Kentucky.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Trimble County, KY is from Kentucky.
0.456
2019 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.456
2018 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2019, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.114% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1002
  2. Census Tract 1001
  3. N/A

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Trimble County, KY was Census Tract 1002 with a value of $54,438, followed by Census Tract 1001 and N/A, with respective values of $48,942 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Trimble County, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Trimble County, KY (1.46k out of 8.45k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    1,368 ± 236
  2. Other
    54 ± 85
  3. Hispanic
    54 ± 85

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Trimble County, KY is White, followed by Other and Hispanic.

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

3.81k
2019 Value
± 425
0.131%
1 Year growth
± 15.3%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Trimble County, KY grew at a rate of 0.131%, from 3.81k employees to 3.81k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Trimble County, KY, are Production Occupations (584 people), Sales & Related Occupations (405 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (378 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 (584 people), Sales & Related Occupations (405 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (378 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Trimble County, KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.7 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.59 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (2.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Trimble County, KY, by median earnings, are Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($85,050), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($59,630), and Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($51,979).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.81k
2019 Value
± 425
0.131%
1 Year growth
± 15.3%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Trimble County, KY grew at a rate of 0.131%, from 3.81k employees to 3.81k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Trimble County, KY, are Manufacturing (800 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (461 people), and Retail Trade (396 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 (800 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (461 people), and Retail Trade (396 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Trimble County, KY has an unusually high number of Utilities (7.04 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.1 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.7 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Trimble County, KY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($97,813), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($95,708), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,750).

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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. $85.2B
  2. $36.6B
  3. $29.3B

In 2018, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $85.2B, followed by Electronics ($36.6B) and Machinery ($29.3B).

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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$373B
2018 Value in Kentucky
$703B
Projected 2045 Value in Kentucky
88.6% growth

In 2018, total outbound Kentucky trade was $373B. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $703B 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. $27.8B
  2. $22.6B
  3. $21.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $27.8B, followed by Indiana with $22.6B and California and $21.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Trimble County, KY went to Donald J. Trump with 73% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (23.1%), followed by Other (3.9%). The most partisan county was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Trimble County, KY
73% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kentucky
  1. 89.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 88.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kentucky was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Kentucky colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Trimble County, KY was $124,000 in 2019, which is 0.516 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $118,100 to $124,000, a 5% increase. The homeownership rate in Trimble County, KY is 77.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Trimble County, KY have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Trimble County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$124,000
2019 Median
± $16,921
$118,100
2018 Median
± $12,786

In 2019, the median property value in Trimble County, KY grew to to $124,000 from the previous year's value of $118,100.

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 $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$53,056
Median Household Income
± $10,296
3.5k
Number of Households
± 396

In 2019, the median household income of the 3.5k households in Trimble County, KY grew to $53,056 from the previous year's value of $47,470.

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 $75k - $100k 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

77.1%
2019 Homeownership
75.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 77.1% of the housing units in Trimble County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Trimble County, KY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Trimble County, KY have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0.202% of the workforce in Trimble County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (81%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.61%)

In 2019, 81% of workers in Trimble County, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (5.61%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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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 false.

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Health

94.3% of the population of Trimble County, KY has health coverage, with 43.3% on employee plans, 24.5% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 2.49% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky 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 4258 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.514% decrease from the previous year (4280 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 8471 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4236 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Knott County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21%). Additionally, Owsley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,258 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Trimble County, KY

Primary care physicians in Trimble County, KY see an average of 4,258 patients per year. This represents a 0.514% decrease from the previous year (4,280 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 its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,004
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kentucky
$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

5.67%
Uninsured
43.3%
Employer Coverage
24.5%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
2.49%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Trimble County, KY grew by 8.95% from 5.21% to 5.67%.

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. 21% prevalence
  2. 20.3% prevalence
  3. 20.2% prevalence

Knott County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky, at 21%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky by county over multiple years.

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