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Kentucky Hills
Vanceburg, Kentucky, est. 1797.

In 2021, Vanceburg, KY had a population of 1.43k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $21,179. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Vanceburg, KY grew from 1,385 to 1,430, a 3.25% increase and its median household income grew from $18,264 to $21,179, a 16% increase.


The 5 largest ethnic groups in Vanceburg, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.64%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.629%), Other (Hispanic) (0.49%), and White (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Vanceburg, 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. 99.5% of the residents in Vanceburg, KY are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Vanceburg, KY was $65,000, and the homeownership rate was 49.6%.

Most people in Vanceburg, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Vanceburg, KY was 2 cars per household.

Vanceburg, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.2 times greater than any other conflict. (Data from the Census Bureau ACS 5-year Estimate.)


The economy of Vanceburg, KY employs 249 people. The largest industries in Vanceburg, KY are Manufacturing (70 people), Accommodation & Food Services (33 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (29 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($50,667), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($32,813), and Transportation & Warehousing ($32,813).


From 2020 to 2021, employment in Vanceburg, KY grew at a rate of 6.87%, from 233 employees to 249 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Vanceburg, KY, are Production Occupations (42 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (33 people), and Material Moving Occupations (30 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Vanceburg, KY.

People in Vanceburg, KY have an average commute time of 28.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Vanceburg, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


The median property value in Vanceburg, KY was $65,000 in 2021, which is 0.265 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $62,800 to $65,000, a 3.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Vanceburg, KY is 49.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.


In 2021, the median household income of the 611 households in Vanceburg, KY grew to $21,179 from the previous year's value of $18,264.


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