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Population Demographics for Kentucky 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in Kentucky

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population4,339,367100
Black or African American337,5207
Hispanic or Latino132,8363
Two or More Races75,2081
Some Other Race55,5511
American Indian10,120Below 1%
Three or more races4,426Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander2,501Below 1%
Native Hawaiian541Below 1%
Alaska Native tribes111Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population2,134,9522,204,4154,339,367
Black or African American166,932170,588337,520
Hispanic or Latino74,28158,555132,836
Two or More Races37,19438,01475,208
Some Other Race32,34323,20855,551
American Indian5,2514,86910,120
Three or more races2,0182,4084,426
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,3251,1762,501
Native Hawaiian261280541
Alaska Native tribes4269111

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Kentucky

Total Population:4,339,367
Male Population:2,134,952
Female Population:2,204,415

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Kentucky

Both sexes38

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Kentucky

Total Population:4,213,497
Male Population:2,058,237
Under 5 years:144,017
5 to 9 years:144,703
10 to 14 years:145,289
15 to 17 years:88,174
18 and 19 years:52,268
20 years:25,440
21 years:25,607
22 to 24 years:79,008
25 to 29 years:134,856
30 to 34 years:134,078
35 to 39 years:137,627
40 to 44 years:140,506
45 to 49 years:155,261
50 to 54 years:153,150
55 to 59 years:137,682
60 and 61 years:51,009
62 to 64 years:68,675
65 and 66 years:36,969
67 to 69 years:49,596
70 to 74 years:62,780
75 to 79 years:43,861
80 to 84 years:28,708
85 years and over:18,973
Female Population:2,155,260
Under 5 years:138,056
5 to 9 years:137,905
10 to 14 years:138,033
15 to 17 years:83,508
18 and 19 years:49,207
20 years:25,584
21 years:26,312
22 to 24 years:80,915
25 to 29 years:139,726
30 to 34 years:137,271
35 to 39 years:140,385
40 to 44 years:144,448
45 to 49 years:162,651
50 to 54 years:161,940
55 to 59 years:147,344
60 and 61 years:54,394
62 to 64 years:74,439
65 and 66 years:40,693
67 to 69 years:56,194
70 to 74 years:74,215
75 to 79 years:57,928
80 to 84 years:44,593
85 years and over:39,519

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Kentucky

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Kentucky

Family led homes:1,149,905
Husband-wife family:848,324
Other family:301,581
Population of male led with no wife present:82,545
Population female led with no husband present:219,036
Population of Nonfamily homes:570,060
Population living alone:473,447
Population not living alone:96,613

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Kentucky with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:560,330
Population of family homes:553,592
Husband-wife family:359,384
Under 6 years only:85,094
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:77,286
6 to 17 years only:197,004
Other family:194,208
Male householder, no wife present:49,190
Under 6 years only:13,625
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:8,092
6 to 17 years only:27,473
Female led with no husband present:145,018
Under 6 years only:35,570
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:28,356
6 to 17 years only:81,092
Nonfamily households:6,738
Male led households:5,270
Under 6 years only:1,231
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:549
6 to 17 years only:3,490
Female led householder:1,468
Under 6 years only:371
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:112
6 to 17 years only:985
Households with no people under 18 years:1,159,635
Family households:596,313
Husband-wife family:488,940
Other family:107,373
Male led with no wife present:33,355
Female led with no husband present:74,018
Nonfamily households:563,322
Male led householder:261,756
Female led householder:301,566

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Kentucky, by type

Total Home Population:1,719,965
Population of Family homes:1,149,905
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:43,269
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:187,393
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:240,564
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:256,295
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:113,332
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:100,704
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:130,148
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:63,153
Population of 85 year olds and over:15,047
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:570,060
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:43,289
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:74,544
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:62,945
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:103,970
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:56,053
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:52,659
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:80,702
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:65,001
Population of 85 year olds and over:30,897

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Kentucky containing people over 60

Total Population:1,719,965
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:581,776
1-person household:216,427
2-or-more-person household:365,349
Family households:349,510
Nonfamily households:15,839
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:1,138,189
1-person household:257,020
2-or-more-person household:881,169
Family homes:800,395
Nonfamily homes:80,774

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Kentucky with multiple generations.

Total Population:1,719,965
Home has three or more generations:60,179
Home does not have three or more generations:1,659,786

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Kentucky under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:1,018,809
Unmarried partner of home lead present:89,036
In family homes:82,666
Population of male led and male partner homes:2,051
Population of male led and female partner households:34,190
Population of female led and female partner households:3,795
Population of female led and male partner households:42,630
In nonfamily homes:6,370
Population of male led and male partner homes:52
Population of male led and female partner homes:5,567
Population of female led and female partner homes:217
Population of female led and male partner homes:534
No unmarried partner of home lead present:929,773
In family homes:926,615
Population of husband-wife family homes:671,633
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:45,794
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:209,188
In nonfamily homes:3,158

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Kentucky

Total Population:3,424,005
Population Under 18 years:997,385
Population 18 years and over:2,426,620

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Kentucky have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:1,181,271
Family home:868,210
Nonfamily homess:313,061
Male led home:137,349
Living alone:111,830
Not living alone:25,519
Female led home:175,712
Living alone:157,390
Not living alone:18,322
Population of Renter occupied homes:538,694
Family run homes:281,695
Husband-wife family:137,360
Other family:144,335
Male led with no wife present:34,222
Female led with no husband present:110,113
Nonfamily Homes:256,999
Male led homes:129,677
Male living alone:99,375
Male not living alone:30,302
Female led homes:127,322
Females living alone:104,852
Females not living alone:22,470

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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