Ballard County, Kentucky Population 2019

Ballard County, Kentucky's estimated population is 8,021 with a growth rate of -0.30% 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
20187,979-42-0.52%
20178,021-24-0.30%
20168,045-171-2.08%
20158,216270.33%
20148,189-65-0.79%
20138,254-33-0.40%
20128,287180.22%
20118,26990.11%
20108,2603584.53%
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
White7,630
Black or African American318
Two or More Races127
American Indian and Alaska Native35
Asian33
Some Other Race9

Ballard County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Ballard County, Kentucky Median Age

43.3


Total

42.2


Male

44.7


Female

Ballard County, Kentucky Adults

There are 6,334 adults, (1,581 of whom are seniors) in Ballard County, Kentucky.

Ballard County, Kentucky Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ballard County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

4,075

49.99%

Male

4,077

50.01%

Ballard County, Kentucky Households and Families

Ballard County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ballard County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
Male79.9%20.1%
All78.5%21.5%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
Female62.6%37.4%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2252.4978.5
Married1,7262.9687.5
Non Family1,0761.3168.2
Female2893.7362.6
Male1343.3479.9

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Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ballard County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2183.82%
9th to 12th Grade62110.88%
High School Graduate2,09036.60%
Some College1,48425.99%
Associates Degree4948.65%
Bachelors Degree4638.11%
Graduate Degree3405.95%

Ballard County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4284,661785
Black1941434
Multiple Races4221
Hispanic32322
Asian141414
Native American1212
Other Race22

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,243$47,411$24,719
Less Than High School$20,514$21,619$13,698
High School Grad$33,056$47,768$18,945
Some College$30,913$46,875$25,366
Bachelors Degree$45,833$52,092$32,083
Graduate Degree$53,313$62,321$52,500

$32,243

Average Earnings

$47,411

Average Male

$24,719

Average Female

Ballard County, Kentucky Language

Ballard County, Kentucky Language by Age

Ballard County, Kentucky Language

96.71% of Ballard County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Ballard County, Kentucky Poverty

Ballard County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3531,27717.37%
Black3015518.27%
Hispanic1004646.00%
Asian333193.94%
Multiple1262620.63%
Native351748.57%

18.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.13%

Male Poverty Rate

21.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ballard County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ballard County, Kentucky is Asian, with 93.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ballard County, Kentucky is White, with 17.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.02%
High School15.83%
Some College12.23%
Bachelors or Greater6.04%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.69%
Female Employed14.91%
Male Unemployed12.62%
Male Employed6.41%

Ballard County, Kentucky Income

Ballard County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,988$61,171
Families$54,776$72,225
Married Families$59,419-
Non Families$28,182$37,876

Ballard County, Kentucky Marital Status

Ballard County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ballard County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Ballard County, Kentucky Veterans

591

Number of Veterans

556

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam180
First Gulf War101
Korea80
Second Gulf War71
World War II21

Ballard County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5749.54%
Black135.75%
2 or More35.36%
Hispanic23.92%
Asian17.14%

Ballard County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

11.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ballard County, Kentucky Employment Status

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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