Breckinridge County, Kentucky Population 2018

Breckinridge County, Kentucky's estimated population is 20,111 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Breckinridge County, Kentucky is the 57th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,1111110.55%
201620,000460.23%
201619,954-17-0.09%
201519,971930.47%
201419,878-162-0.81%
201320,040-32-0.16%
201220,072-191-0.94%
201120,2632301.15%
201020,0333,72122.81%
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
White19,145
Two or More Races381
Black or African American353
Asian76
Some Other Race45

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

Breckinridge 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

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Median Age

43.2


Total

41.2


Male

44.3


Female

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Adults

There are 15,360 adults, (3,560 of which are seniors) in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,974

49.87%

Male

10,026

50.13%

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Households and Families

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All79.3%20.7%
Male79%21%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Female68.7%31.3%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3432.6879.3
Married4,1173.2986.5
Non Family2,2711.2269.2
Female6273.4868.7
Male3283.6679

3.26

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Households

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2829.24%
9th to 12th Grade1,52711.01%
High School Graduate6,09543.95%
Some College2,51118.11%
Associates Degree9957.18%
Bachelors Degree7905.70%
Graduate Degree6674.81%

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,23710,6221,410
Black2671924
Multiple Races20113315
Hispanic865510
Asian765618
Other Race1919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 23.68%.

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,240$32,213$21,773
Less Than High School$20,010$20,815$13,571
High School Grad$24,936$31,900$15,396
Some College$28,865$38,378$25,746
Bachelors Degree$34,010$51,343$19,400
Graduate Degree$52,939$80,481$50,319

$27,240

Average Earnings

$32,213

Average Male

$21,773

Average Female

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Language

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Language by Age

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Language

96.98% of Breckinridge County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Poverty

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,5913,13416.86%
Multiple3449126.45%
Black3247623.46%
Hispanic2435120.99%
Other451737.78%

17.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.14%

Male Poverty Rate

18.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Breckinridge County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Breckinridge County, Kentucky is Other, with 37.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Breckinridge County, Kentucky is White, with 16.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.64%.

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.71%
High School16.56%
Some College11.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.31%
Female Unemployed50.22%
Male Employed7.48%
Female Employed5.82%

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Income

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,390$52,786
Families$55,938$62,485
Married Families$61,702$
Non Families$24,038$29,041

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Marital Status

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Veterans

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,509

Number of Veterans

1,452

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam568
First Gulf War286
Second Gulf War268
Korea167
World War II23

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74441
35 to 54359
55 to 64318
75+255
18 to 34136

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3859.38%
Black6222.22%
2 or More4219.27%
Asian2026.32%
Hispanic1510.87%

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Employment Status

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Employment by Age

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Breckinridge County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Breckinridge County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hardinsburg23382326-12-0.51%
Irvington1174117840.34%
Cloverport1152115530.26%
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