Kentucky
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Kentucky POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Kentucky Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
4,425,092

Age

PEOPLE OF Kentucky DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.29
5 To 17 16.82
18 To 24 9.69
25 To 34 12.87
35 To 54 26.93
55 To 64 13.01
65 Years And Over 14.39

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 84.2
College Graduated 22.3
Attending College 5.5

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Kentucky 24063 22211.35927169511 #E2E41D
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Kentucky 43740 21737.533593007436 #E5E51D
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.9%

Employment Industries in KY

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.5
Manufacturing 14.0
Retail 11.9
Education 9.8
Accommodation 7.3
Construction 5.9
Transportation 4.9
Other 4.7
Public Service 4.5
Finance 4.2
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.1
Administration 3.6
Wholesale 2.5
Information Technology 1.6
Agriculture 1.6
Arts 1.4
Real Estate 1.3
Mining 1.1
Utilities 1.0
Management 0.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 85.6
Black Or African American 7.8
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 1.3
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 1.9
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.3

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 23.7
German 14.5
Irish 12.3
English 10.0
Italian 2.0
Scottish 1.9
French 1.6
Scots-Irish 1.4
Dutch 1.1
European 1.0
Polish 0.9
African 0.7
Welsh 0.5
British 0.4
Swedish 0.4
Norwegian 0.3
Swiss 0.2
Russian 0.2
United States or American 0.2
Hungarian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 94.9
Spanish 2.6
German 0.3
Chinese 0.2
Arabic 0.2
French 0.2
African languages 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Serbo-Croatian 0.1
Japanese 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
Indic languages 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Korean 0.1
Hindi 0.1
Russian 0.1
Gujarathi 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.0
Slavic languages 0.0

Foreign Born KY Residents
3.4%