Ballard County, Kentucky Population 2018

Ballard County, Kentucky's estimated population is 8,039 with a growth rate of -2.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ballard County, Kentucky is the 109th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,039-177-2.15%
20168,2161591.97%
20168,057-160-1.95%
20158,217260.32%
20148,191-64-0.78%
20138,255-33-0.40%
20128,288180.22%
20118,27090.11%
20108,2613594.54%
19907,902-896-10.18%
19808,7985226.31%
19708,276-15-0.18%
19608,291-254-2.97%
19508,545-935-9.86%
19409,480-430-4.34%
19309,910-2,135-17.73%
192012,045-645-5.08%
191012,6901,92917.93%
190010,7612,37128.26%
18908,390-5,988-41.65%
188014,3781,80214.33%
187012,5763,88444.68%
18608,6923,19658.15%
18505,4960.00%

Ballard County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,741
Black or African American298
Two or More Races100
Asian38
American Indian and Alaska Native36
Some Other Race3

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Ballard County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ballard County, Kentucky Median Age

42.9


Total

41.5


Male

44.3


Female

Ballard County, Kentucky Adults

There are 6,392 adults, (1,586 of which are seniors) in Ballard County, Kentucky.

Ballard County, Kentucky Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ballard County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

4,135

50.33%

Male

4,081

49.67%

Ballard County, Kentucky Households and Families

Ballard County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ballard County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All81.4%18.6%
Male76.3%23.7%
Non Family74%26%
Female63.2%36.8%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ballard County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2522.4981.4
Married1,7163.0289.8
Non Family1,1181.2874
Female3043.5763.2
Male1143.476.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ballard County, Kentucky Households

Ballard County, Kentucky Education

Ballard County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2223.85%
9th to 12th Grade5749.95%
High School Graduate2,12036.77%
Some College1,43024.80%
Associates Degree5409.37%
Bachelors Degree5249.09%
Graduate Degree3566.17%

Ballard County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4914,754852
Black1761344
Hispanic4040
Multiple Races30134
Asian232320
Native American1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 86.96%.

Ballard County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,153$45,387$25,515
Less Than High School$14,676$22,500$10,972
High School Grad$36,359$46,417$20,789
Some College$30,397$41,023$23,214
Bachelors Degree$43,750$50,500$35,000
Graduate Degree$51,944$$52,500

$35,153

Average Earnings

$45,387

Average Male

$25,515

Average Female

Ballard County, Kentucky Language

Ballard County, Kentucky Language by Age

Ballard County, Kentucky Language

96.91% of Ballard County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.09% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.13% of the population.

Ballard County, Kentucky Poverty

Ballard County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3941,12015.15%
Black2856522.81%
Hispanic963839.58%
Asian3838100.00%
Native362672.22%
Multiple982121.43%

16.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.51%

Male Poverty Rate

19.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ballard County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ballard County, Kentucky is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ballard County, Kentucky is White, with 15.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.26%.

Ballard County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.16%
High School14.35%
Some College11.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.25%

Ballard County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.16%
Male Unemployed20.77%
Female Employed13.23%
Male Employed5.02%

Ballard County, Kentucky Income

Ballard County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,923$59,082
Families$56,761$71,897
Married Families$64,911$
Non Families$24,583$33,535

Ballard County, Kentucky Marital Status

Ballard County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ballard County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Ballard County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Ballard County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Ballard County, Kentucky Veterans

Ballard County, Kentucky Veterans by War

608

Number of Veterans

565

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam210
First Gulf War107
Korea81
Second Gulf War67
World War II24

Ballard County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74187
75+159
35 to 54120
55 to 6490
18 to 3452

Ballard County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5929.72%
Black136.34%
Hispanic713.21%
Asian28.70%
2 or More12.17%

Ballard County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

10.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ballard County, Kentucky Employment Status

Ballard County, Kentucky Employment by Age

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ballard County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Ballard County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ballard County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
La Center1009986-23-2.28%
Wickliffe688672-16-2.33%
Barlow675659-16-2.37%
Kevil 620605-15-2.42%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990