Middlesborough, KY

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
24,248
1.73% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.5
0.242% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
26.3%
7.09% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$33,658
4.78% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$76,700
13.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
7,246
0.318% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Middlesborough, KY had a population of 24.2k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $33,658. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Middlesborough, KY declined from 24,674 to 24,248, a −1.73% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,123 to $33,658, a 4.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Middlesborough, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.85%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.93%), White (Hispanic) (1.08%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.276%).

None of the households in Middlesborough, 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.

100% of the residents in Middlesborough, KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlesborough, KY are Clear Creek Baptist Bible College (23 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Middlesborough, KY was $76,700, and the homeownership rate was 63.1%.

Most people in Middlesborough, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Middlesborough, KY was 2 cars per household.

Middlesborough, KY borders London, KY.

Population & Diversity

Middlesborough, KY is home to a population of 24.2k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.206% of Middlesborough, KY residents were born outside of the country (50 people).

In 2022, there were 32.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.6k people) in Middlesborough, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 690 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 469 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Middlesborough, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Middlesborough, KY was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Middlesborough, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.6k ± 37
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    690 ± 98.5
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    469 ± 92
1.36%
Hispanic Population
329 people

In 2022, there were 32.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.6k people) in Middlesborough, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 690 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 469 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.36% of the people in Middlesborough, KY are hispanic (329 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    28,651 ± 4,142 people
  2. Cuba
    14,970 ± 2,999 people
  3. India
    12,312 ± 2,720 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 28,651 Kentucky residents, followed by Cuba with 14,970 and India with 12,312.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.206%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
50 people
0.19%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
47 people

As of 2022, 0.206% of Middlesborough, KY residents (50 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Middlesborough, KY was 0.19%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    365 ± 149
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    155 ± 88
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    67 ± 52

Middlesborough, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Middlesborough, KY employs 7.25k people. The largest industries in Middlesborough, KY are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,120 people), Retail Trade (1,012 people), and Educational Services (886 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,207), Wholesale Trade ($53,810), and Transportation & Warehousing ($47,250).

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,220. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

7.25k
2022 Value
± 644
0.318%
1 Year growth
± 12.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Middlesborough, KY grew at a rate of 0.318%, from 7.22k employees to 7.25k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Middlesborough, KY, are Sales & Related Occupations (761 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (739 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (648 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Middlesborough, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.25k
2022 Value
± 644
0.318%
1 Year growth
± 12.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Middlesborough, KY grew at a rate of 0.318%, from 7.22k employees to 7.25k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Middlesborough, KY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,120 people), Retail Trade (1,012 people), and Educational Services (886 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Middlesborough, KY, though some of these residents may live in Middlesborough, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,063
Median earning men ± $4,196
$24,615
Median earning women ± $2,336

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($101,528), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,188), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($54,141).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($40,395), Public Administration ($35,769), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($34,536).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.51%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.98M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 2.51% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 262
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 144
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 139
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kentucky went to Donald J. Trump with 62.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.23%).

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.

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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Education

In 2022, universities in Middlesborough, KY awarded 23 degrees. The student population of Middlesborough, KY in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 127 male students and 20 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Middlesborough, KY are White (23 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Middlesborough, KY by number of degrees awarded are Clear Creek Baptist Bible College (23 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Middlesborough, KY are Biblical Studies (23 and 100%).

The median tuition cost in Middlesborough, KY for private four year colleges is $9,000.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 147 students enrolled in Middlesborough, KY, 86.4% men and 13.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 132 records, of which 11.4% were women and 88.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Middlesborough, KY was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Middlesborough, KY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Clear Creek Baptist Bible College with 23 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 20 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Middlesborough, KY, which is 6.67 times more than the 3 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 23 degrees mean that there were InfinityM times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($9,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($970) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.821% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.756% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.17M), Some college (766k), and Secondary Education (551k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Middlesborough, KY was $76,700 in 2022, which is 0.272 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $67,800 to $76,700, a 13.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Middlesborough, KY is 63.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Middlesborough, KY have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Middlesborough, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Middlesborough, KY is $33,658. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Middlesborough, KY was Oldham County, KY with a value of $117,334, followed by Spencer County, KY and Boone County, KY, with respective values of $101,118 and $91,697.

Property

$76,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,862
$5,966
Median Property Taxes
±$548

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Middlesborough, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Middlesborough, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

63.1%
Homeownership
2022
69.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.1% of the housing units in Middlesborough, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.8%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Middlesborough, KY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Middlesborough, KY was Oldham County, KY with a value of $117,334, followed by Spencer County, KY and Boone County, KY, with respective values of $101,118 and $91,697.

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

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Household Income

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$33,658
Median Household Income
± $4,253
9.46k
Number of Households
± 732

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.46k households in Middlesborough, KY grew to $33,658 from the previous year's value of $32,123.

The following chart displays the households in Middlesborough, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Middlesborough, KY is from Kentucky.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2022, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.286% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.9%)
  2. Carpooled (16.3%)
  3. Walked (4.32%)

In 2022, 74.9% of workers in Middlesborough, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.3%) and those who walked to work (4.32%).

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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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Middlesborough, KY have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.64% of the workforce in Middlesborough, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Middlesborough, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Middlesborough, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Middlesborough, KY (6.15k out of 23.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Middlesborough, 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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Health

93.8% of the population of Middlesborough, KY has health coverage, with 23.9% on employee plans, 43.7% on Medicaid, 16.5% on Medicare, 9.19% on non-group plans, and 0.452% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see 1536 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.454% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1519 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 388 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,536 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kentucky

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see an average of 1,536 patients per year. This represents a 0.454% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kentucky in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.19%
Uninsured
23.9%
Employer Coverage
43.7%
Medicaid
16.5%
Medicare
9.19%
Non-Group
0.452%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Middlesborough, KY grew by 8.73% from 5.69% to 6.19%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Middlesborough, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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