Leitchfield, KY Population

Population: 6,139. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,462 (+5.3% change)
Males: 2,883 (47.0%), Females: 3,256 (53.0%)

Grayson County

Zip codes: 42754.

Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $26,108
Median house value: $66,900

Races in Leitchfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.9%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (36.3%), Irish (9.3%), German (8.3%), English (7.4%), French (1.4%), Dutch (1.3%).

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 8.8 square miles

Map of Leitchfield, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Leitchfield

  • High school or higher: 65.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leitchfield city

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +689 (+12.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Leitchfield:

  • TWINS LAKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (910 WALLACE AV)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Leitchfield:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leitchfield:

  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 38 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Abbreviation: BWG)
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 61 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: SDF)
  • OWENSBORO-DAVIESS COUNTY (about 63 miles; OWENSBORO, KY; Abbreviation: OWB)

Other public-use airports nearest to Leitchfield:

  • GRAYSON COUNTY (about 8 miles; LEITCHFIELD, KY; Abbreviation: M20)
  • ROUGH RIVER STATE PARK (about 17 miles; FALLS-OF-ROUGH, KY; Abbreviation: 2I3)
  • BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY (about 23 miles; HARDINSBURG, KY; Abbreviation: I93)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leitchfield:

  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,217)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 12,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 65 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 15,514)
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,290)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTHEAST (about 66 miles; NEW ALBANY, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,355)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)

Schools

Public high school in Leitchfield:

  • GRAYSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,173; Location: 340 SCHOOLHOUSE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Leitchfield:

  • GRAYSON COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 985; Location: 726 JOHN HILL TAYLOR DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • H W WILKEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 534; Location: 130 WALLACE AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ORAN P LAWLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 174 SCHOOLHOUSE RD; Grades: PK – 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Leitchfield:

  • 1ST BAPTIST CHURCH WEEKDAY EDU (Students: 74; Location: 106 EAST WALNUT STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ST PAUL CATHOLIC ELEM (Students: 34; Location: 1812 ST PAUL ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Leitchfield:

  • GRAYSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $314,777; Location: 130 EAST MARKET STREET; 40,575 books; 550 audio materials; 996 video materials; 55 serial subscriptions)