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COMMUNITY PROFILE

Mayfield is an incorporated place located in Graves County, KY

Latitude 36.742 and Longitude -88.637

Elevation is 476 feet

Central time zone - observes Daylight Savings Time.

Land Area 6.89 sq. miles

Water Area 0.03 sq. miles

Population Density 1,476.92 people per sq. mile.


POPULATION

At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey)

Total Population in Mayfield, KY – 10,075

Male Population – 46.2%

(The national average is 49.10%)

Male Population, Married – 2,205 or 59.7% of men over 15 years old

Female Population – 53.8%

(Compared to the national average of 50.90%)

Female Population, Married – 2,268 or 47.6% of females over 15 years old

(Compared to the national average of 52.10%)


AGE

Median Age in Mayfield, KY – 39.1 years of age

(At the time of the last full census survey)

(The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Mayfield was 749.

There were 7,934 people above the age of 18, which represents 76.7 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ).

21.6 percent of the population (2,238) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

White Population – estimated 8,338, which is 80.6 percent of the total population. (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population - estimated 1,377, which is 13.3 percent of the total population in town. (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population -

In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Mayfield, KY was 22.

Asian Population -

At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 38.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population -

The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Mayfield was an estimated 0.

Other/Multiple Races -

The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 360, while those of “two or more races” was 214 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population -

The Hispanic population in the Mayfield community was 606, or 5.9 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Mayfield, KY – 9,878

Group Quarters Population in Mayfield, KY – 471

Average Household Size in Mayfield, KY – 2.27

(The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size

The average family size in the community is 2.89

(The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Mayfield, KY – 4,907

The number of occupied housing units - 4,358, or 88.8 of the total units in town. Of these, 2,616 were owner-occupied (60), and 1,742 were renter-occupied (40, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 549 vacant homes in Mayfield at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Mayfield, Kentucky

The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 2,422, with a median value in dollars of 57,500.

Monthly Owner Costs

For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $644 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Mayfield, average costs per month were $198 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher – 4,746 or 66.8

(compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher - 1,142 people in Mayfield also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 16.1 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Mayfield, KY - 1,061, or 13.2 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%)

Disability Status in Mayfield, KY - 2,838 people in Mayfield, KY listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Mayfield, KY - 729 people in Mayfield who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 7.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Mayfield, Kentucky - 4,069 in the labor force in Mayfield at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 48.7 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%.

Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes - 18 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Mayfield, KY - $20,400.

The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Mayfield, KY - $27,463. Median family income in the U.S. was $50,046.

Per Capita Income in Mayfield, Kentucky-15,327. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families Below Poverty Level - 633, or 23.4 percent of the population.

The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Mayfield, KY - 2,720, or 27.5 percent.

The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.