Kentucky: By The Numbers


~ Poverty by Age Update ~



Kentucky: By The Numbers

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The risk of living in poverty changes over the life course. Poverty rates are highest for children and for the elderly when compared to those who are working age. For children, part of the reason is because the risk of poverty is tied to the income of their parents. And, most often, we tend to have children when we are young adults. This is also the time when we are more likely to earn less that we will later in our working years.


This issue of "Kentucky: By the Numbers" provides data on poverty by age groups and is one in a series of several profiles produced by "Kentucky: By the Numbers" examining different aspects of poverty at the county level in Kentucky.


Other "Kentucky: By the Numbers" webpages:

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These publications are available online at the SNARL website at




County Data Sheets


PDF Files:

~ ~ Each Data Sheet is 2 Pages Long ~ ~



To find your county, click on the file that contains your county name. 

All counties are listed alphabetically.


To print your county, scroll down to it and print the current page(s) only.

To print the entire series, print all pages in each file.




Adair County through

Breckinridge County



Knott County through

McCreary County



Bullitt County through

Cumberland County



McLean County through

Muhlenberg County



Daviess County through

Green County



Nelson County through

Russell County



Greenup County through

Kenton County



Scott County through

Woodford County




Data Sources Used


These data were downloaded from the Census Bureau


You can also find Census 2000 data at the Kentucky State Data Center website




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