In 2019, Whitley County, KY had a population of 36.1k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $39,005. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Whitley County, KY grew from 36,089 to 36,131, a 0.116% increase and its median household income grew from $36,897 to $39,005, a 5.71% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Whitley County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (96%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.26%), White (Hispanic) (1.05%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.883%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.343%). 0% of the households in Whitley County, KY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.3% of the residents in Whitley County, KY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Whitley County, KY are University of the Cumberlands (3,430 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Whitley County, KY was $92,500, and the homeownership rate was 68.8%. Most people in Whitley County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Whitley County, KY was 2 cars per household.