Nicholasville, Kentucky Population 2019

Nicholasville, Kentucky's estimated population is 30,829 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Nicholasville, Kentucky is the 10th largest city in Kentucky based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2221.01 people/mi² (857.53 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.7 years, 34.4 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.65 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Nicholasville, Kentucky is $47,669, while the mean household income is $57,109.

Nicholasville Ky Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nicholasville Ky was:

  • White: 90.13%
  • Black or African American: 5.77%
  • Two or more races: 2.09%
  • Asian: 1.26%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Nicholasville, Kentucky?

30,829
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201830,8293251.07%
201730,5046422.15%
201629,8622330.79%
201529,6295141.77%
201429,1154321.51%
201328,6833181.12%
201228,3652760.98%
201128,089-15-0.05%
201028,1048,4243.63%
200019,6806,0773.76%
199013,6033,2032.72%
198010,4004,5715.96%
19705,8291,5543.15%
19604,2758692.30%
19503,4062140.65%
19403,192640.20%
19303,1283421.16%
19202,786-149-0.52%
19102,9355352.03%
19002,4000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,632
Black or African American1,706
Two or More Races617
Asian371
Some Other Race120
American Indian and Alaska Native101

Nicholasville Ky Population Pyramid 2019

Nicholasville Ky Median Age

35.7


Total

34.4


Male

37.2


Female

Nicholasville Ky Adults

There are 21,910 adults, (3,602 of whom are seniors) in Nicholasville Ky.

Nicholasville Ky Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Nicholasville Ky Sex Ratio

Female

15,417

52.18%

Male

14,130

47.82%

Nicholasville Ky Households and Families

Nicholasville Ky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nicholasville Ky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.6%36.4%
All52.8%47.2%
Non Family49%51%
Male40.7%59.3%
Female34.7%65.3%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,0702.6552.8
Married5,3893.0663.6
Non Family2,9281.3749
Female2,2713.2234.7
Male4823.0940.7

2.97

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nicholasville Ky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9615.00%
9th to 12th Grade2,26311.78%
High School Graduate6,35033.06%
Some College3,76619.61%
Associates Degree1,5878.26%
Bachelors Degree2,74614.30%
Graduate Degree1,5357.99%

Nicholasville Ky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,40214,4553,995
Black1,026867148
Hispanic40529749
Asian20920967
Multiple Races19318322
Native American8046
Other Race7333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,361$36,196$25,975
Less Than High School$25,523$26,333$23,235
High School Grad$29,063$32,249$21,571
Some College$29,840$37,105$24,375
Bachelors Degree$38,031$47,417$32,288
Graduate Degree$51,081$53,556$49,690

$31,361

Average Earnings

$36,196

Average Male

$25,975

Average Female

Nicholasville Ky Language

Nicholasville Ky Language by Age

Nicholasville Ky Language

96.31% of Nicholasville Ky residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Nicholasville Ky Poverty

Nicholasville Ky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,7605,35820.80%
Black1,65359536.00%
Multiple60027946.50%
Hispanic84126231.15%
Native1013433.66%
Asian371256.74%
Other971717.53%

22.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.09%

Male Poverty Rate

24.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nicholasville Ky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nicholasville Ky is Multiple, with 46.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nicholasville Ky is Asian, with 6.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.09%
High School16.73%
Some College14.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.35%
Male Unemployed44.38%
Female Employed14.59%
Male Employed8.47%

Nicholasville Ky Income

Nicholasville Ky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,669$57,109
Families$52,485$61,090
Married Families$70,838-
Non Families$32,326$38,351

Nicholasville Ky Marital Status

Nicholasville Ky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Nicholasville Ky Married by Age and Sex

Nicholasville Ky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Nicholasville Ky Marital Status by Race

Nicholasville Ky Veterans

1,523

Number of Veterans

1,422

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam549
First Gulf War366
Korea157
Second Gulf War156
World War II45

Nicholasville Ky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3826.90%
Black928.31%
2 or More298.63%
Asian207.78%
Hispanic142.58%

Nicholasville Ky Veterans by Education

6.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nicholasville Ky Employment Status

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Nicholasville Ky Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.22%

Born in Kentucky

96.10%

Native Born

3.90%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.10% of Nicholasville Ky residents were born in the United States, with 71.22% having been born in Kentucky. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.