Whitesburg is located in east Kentucky. Whitesburg is part of Letcher County. Whitesburg has 3.10 square miles of land area and 0.07 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Whitesburg population is 1,832, which has grown 14.50% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 8.45% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Whitesburg median household income is $26,429 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 8.07% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 28.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Whitesburg median house value is $85,800 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -16.10% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 40.25% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Whitesburg is worse than the state average in quality. The Whitesburg area code is 606.