Breckinridge County, Kentucky Population 2019

Breckinridge County, Kentucky's estimated population is 20,151 with a growth rate of 0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Breckinridge County, Kentucky is the 56th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201820,3882371.18%
201720,1511630.82%
201619,98810.01%
201519,9871000.50%
201419,887-160-0.80%
201320,047-33-0.16%
201220,080-192-0.95%
201120,2722301.15%
201020,0423,73022.87%
199016,312-549-3.26%
198016,8612,07214.01%
197014,789550.37%
196014,734-794-5.11%
195015,528-2,216-12.49%
194017,7443762.16%
193017,368-2,284-11.62%
192019,652-1,382-6.57%
191021,0345002.43%
190020,5341,5588.21%
189018,9761,4908.52%
188017,4864,04630.10%
187013,4402041.54%
186013,2362,64324.95%
185010,5931,64918.44%
18408,9441,59921.77%
18307,345-140-1.87%
18207,4854,055118.22%
18103,4302,623325.03%
18008070.00%

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,112
Two or More Races366
Black or African American348
Asian71
Some Other Race68
American Indian and Alaska Native26

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Median Age

43.3


Total

41.4


Male

44.4


Female

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Adults

There are 15,357 adults, (3,664 of whom are seniors) in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,963

49.84%

Male

10,028

50.16%

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Households and Families

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All78.1%21.9%
Male75%25%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female67.6%32.4%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4672.6478.1
Married4,0523.3186.3
Non Family2,4251.2467.6
Female6423.2667.6
Male3483.3575

3.22

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1508.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,55911.26%
High School Graduate6,18444.67%
Some College2,56318.51%
Associates Degree1,0147.32%
Bachelors Degree7545.45%
Graduate Degree6204.48%

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,25010,7281,312
Black2621878
Multiple Races1609213
Hispanic907221
Asian714520
Other Race31316
Native American1111

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 asian people with a rate of 28.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,327$35,997$22,039
Less Than High School$20,060$20,855$15,625
High School Grad$27,301$35,911$16,723
Some College$28,902$40,400$24,712
Bachelors Degree$35,917$52,770$29,896
Graduate Degree$52,813$78,125$50,510

$29,327

Average Earnings

$35,997

Average Male

$22,039

Average Female

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Language

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Language by Age

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Language

96.93% of Breckinridge County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.08% of the population.

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Poverty

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,5713,23217.40%
Multiple32710732.72%
Black3137925.24%
Hispanic2545019.69%
Other681927.94%

17.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.73%

Male Poverty Rate

18.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Breckinridge County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Breckinridge County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 32.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Breckinridge County, Kentucky is White, with 17.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.20%
High School16.11%
Some College11.04%
Bachelors or Greater1.46%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed61.60%
Female Unemployed51.39%
Male Employed8.15%
Female Employed5.95%

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Income

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,057$54,046
Families$58,692$64,744
Married Families$64,012-
Non Families$24,510$30,167

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Marital Status

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Breckinridge County, Kentucky 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.

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Veterans

1,430

Number of Veterans

1,371

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam561
First Gulf War284
Second Gulf War203
Korea152
World War II15

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2998.80%
Black6523.05%
2 or More4020.51%
Asian2636.62%
Hispanic1912.75%

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Employment Status

54%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Breckinridge County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hardinsburg23382326-12-0.51%
Irvington1174117840.34%
Cloverport1152115530.26%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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