Caldwell County, Kentucky Population 2018

Caldwell County, Kentucky's estimated population is 12,639 with a growth rate of 0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Caldwell County, Kentucky is the 86th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201712,7471080.85%
201712,639200.16%
201612,619-128-1.00%
201512,747-100-0.78%
201412,847-35-0.27%
201312,882-106-0.82%
201212,988-32-0.25%
201113,020150.12%
201013,005-227-1.72%
199013,232-241-1.79%
198013,4732942.23%
197013,1791060.81%
196013,073-126-0.95%
195013,199-1,300-8.97%
194014,4997185.21%
193013,781-194-1.39%
192013,975-88-0.63%
191014,063-447-3.08%
190014,5101,32410.04%
189013,1861,90416.88%
188011,2824564.21%
187010,8261,50816.18%
18609,318-3,730-28.59%
185013,0482,68325.89%
184010,3652,04124.52%
18308,324-698-7.74%
18209,0224,754111.39%
18104,2680.00%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,765
Black or African American867
Two or More Races115

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Caldwell County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Caldwell County, Kentucky Median Age

42.6


Total

42


Male

43.3


Female

Caldwell County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,895 adults, (2,481 of whom are seniors) in Caldwell County, Kentucky.

Caldwell County, Kentucky Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Caldwell County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,774

53.14%

Male

5,973

46.86%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Households and Families

Caldwell County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Caldwell County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.6%5.4%
Married85.1%14.9%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Female43.9%56.1%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Caldwell County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3092.3772.9
Married2,8852.8385.1
Non Family1,4971.1262.4
Female7792.8243.9
Male1483.6794.6

2.8

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Caldwell County, Kentucky Households

Caldwell County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4094.54%
9th to 12th Grade5896.54%
High School Graduate4,17146.32%
Some College1,85320.58%
Associates Degree4985.53%
Bachelors Degree6236.92%
Graduate Degree8629.57%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2897,3251,407
Black55754951
Hispanic9292
Multiple Races674127

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40.30%.

Caldwell County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,340$45,120$27,149
Less Than High School$25,438$30,795$21,184
High School Grad$29,056$39,911$21,429
Some College$30,903$50,375$22,782
Bachelors Degree$38,393$52,614$33,803
Graduate Degree$48,429$61,250$44,682

$34,340

Average Earnings

$45,120

Average Male

$27,149

Average Female

Caldwell County, Kentucky Language

Caldwell County, Kentucky Language by Age

Caldwell County, Kentucky Language

99.51% of Caldwell County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Caldwell County, Kentucky Poverty

Caldwell County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4991,62814.16%
Black86354763.38%
Multiple1023938.24%

17.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.19%

Male Poverty Rate

20.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caldwell County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caldwell County, Kentucky is Black, with 63.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caldwell County, Kentucky is White, with 14.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.55%.

Caldwell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.59%
High School18.07%
Some College9.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.99%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed80.56%
Female Unemployed61.03%
Female Employed7.98%
Male Employed2.11%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Income

Caldwell County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,182$60,480
Families$54,840$71,604
Married Families$63,909$
Non Families$18,764$26,589

Caldwell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Caldwell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Caldwell County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Caldwell 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 45To54.

Caldwell County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Caldwell County, Kentucky Veterans

Caldwell County, Kentucky Veterans by War

645

Number of Veterans

622

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam248
Korea121
First Gulf War80
Second Gulf War54
World War II26

Caldwell County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+217
55 to 64164
65 to 74162
35 to 54102
18 to 34

Caldwell County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6216.72%
2 or More1315.12%
Black111.93%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

14.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caldwell County, Kentucky Employment Status

Caldwell County, Kentucky Employment by Age

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Caldwell County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Caldwell County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Caldwell County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Princeton63346119-215-3.39%
Dawson Springs 27642719-45-1.63%
Fredonia401389-12-2.99%
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