Kentucky
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Kentucky POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (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
4,454,189

Age

PEOPLE OF Kentucky DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.20
5 To 17 16.69
18 To 24 9.62
25 To 34 12.87
35 To 54 26.21
55 To 64 13.21
65 Years And Over 15.20

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 85.2
College Graduated 23.2
Attending College 5.2

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Kentucky 25888 22142.265387946245 #E2E41D
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Kentucky 46535 21524.01148268924 #E7E61E
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.3%

Employment Industries in KY

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Manufacturing 14.5
Healthcare 14.3
Retail 12.0
Education 9.5
Accommodation 7.2
Construction 5.9
Transportation 5.0
Other 4.7
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.4
Public Service 4.3
Finance 4.2
Administration 3.7
Wholesale 2.5
Information Technology 1.6
Agriculture 1.5
Arts 1.5
Real Estate 1.3
Utilities 1.0
Mining 0.8
Management 0.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 85.1
Black Or African American 7.9
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 1.3
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.4

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 27.5
German 14.1
Irish 11.9
English 9.8
Italian 2.0
Scottish 1.9
French 1.6
Scots-Irish 1.4
European 1.4
Dutch 1.0
Polish 0.9
Welsh 0.6
African 0.5
British 0.5
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 94.7
Spanish 2.6
German 0.5
Indic languages 0.2
African languages 0.2
Arabic 0.2
French 0.2
Chinese 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
Serbo-Croatian 0.1
Russian 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Korean 0.1
Hindi 0.1
Gujarathi 0.1
Japanese 0.1

Foreign Born KY Residents
3.6%