In 2021, McCreary County, KY had a population of 17k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $33,939. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of McCreary County, KY declined from 17,333 to 17,044, a −1.67% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,499 to $33,939, a 15.1% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in McCreary County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.27%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.78%), White (Hispanic) (1.07%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (0.516%).
None of the households in McCreary County, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.7% of the residents in McCreary County, KY are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in McCreary County, KY was $80,300, and the homeownership rate was 69.4%.
Most people in McCreary County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in McCreary County, KY was 2 cars per household.