Kentucky Carter County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Carter County, Kentucky. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Kentucky Carter County.

Overview of Carter County, Kentucky

Carter County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 26,889. Its county seat is Grayson, Kentucky.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,067 km² (412 mi²). 1,063 km² (411 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.38% water.

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As of the census of 2000, there are 26,889 people, 10,342 households, and 7,746 families residing in the county. The population density is 25/km² (66/mi²). There are 11,534 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (28/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 99.02% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. 0.59% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10,342 households out of which 33.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.50% are married couples living together, 10.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.10% are non-families. 22.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 2.95.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 10.80% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,427, and the median income for a family is $31,278. Males have a median income of $28,690 versus $20,554 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,442. 22.30% of the population and 19.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 28.90% of those under the age of 18 and 21.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Carter County, Kentucky has the following cities and towns:

  • Denton
  • Grahn
  • Grayson
  • Olive Hill

Map of Carter County Kentucky