Caldwell County, Kentucky Population 2018

Caldwell County, Kentucky's estimated population is 12,639 with a growth rate of -0.93% 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
201712,639-119-0.93%
201612,7581391.10%
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
White11,805
Black or African American780
Two or More Races148
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander25

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

Caldwell County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Caldwell County, Kentucky Median Age

42.4


Total

41.5


Male

43.1


Female

Caldwell County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,849 adults, (2,373 of which are seniors) in Caldwell County, Kentucky.

Caldwell County, Kentucky Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Caldwell County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,635

52.01%

Male

6,123

47.99%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Households and Families

Caldwell County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Caldwell County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male96.2%3.8%
Married82.8%17.2%
All70%30%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Female36.8%63.2%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Caldwell County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3222.3770
Married2,7892.7982.8
Non Family1,4791.1363.2
Female8972.8736.8
Male1573.5896.2

2.73

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.6%

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 Grade4845.42%
9th to 12th Grade5796.48%
High School Graduate4,15546.49%
Some College1,92821.57%
Associates Degree4314.82%
Bachelors Degree6287.03%
Graduate Degree7338.20%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2687,2861,294
Black53048521
Multiple Races764032
Hispanic646414

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 42.11%.

Caldwell County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,040$41,996$25,502
Less Than High School$31,023$38,464$20,735
High School Grad$27,416$38,750$21,406
Some College$27,052$47,727$18,281
Bachelors Degree$45,250$50,625$41,154
Graduate Degree$53,359$60,714$51,957

$32,040

Average Earnings

$41,996

Average Male

$25,502

Average Female

Caldwell County, Kentucky Language

Caldwell County, Kentucky Language by Age

Caldwell County, Kentucky Language

99.76% of Caldwell County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.24% of the population.

Caldwell County, Kentucky Poverty

Caldwell County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4022,04217.91%
Black77547361.03%
Hispanic1847641.30%
Multiple1365641.18%

21.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.66%

Male Poverty Rate

23.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caldwell County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caldwell County, Kentucky is Black, with 61.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caldwell County, Kentucky is White, with 17.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.88%.

Caldwell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.16%
High School19.62%
Some College15.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.39%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed69.33%
Female Unemployed61.97%
Female Employed11.05%
Male Employed5.66%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Income

Caldwell County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,491$56,693
Families$50,954$66,208
Married Families$58,950$
Non Families$17,141$24,870

Caldwell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Caldwell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

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 55To64.

Caldwell County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Caldwell County, Kentucky Veterans

Caldwell County, Kentucky Veterans by War

836

Number of Veterans

816

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam332
Korea134
Second Gulf War85
First Gulf War77
World War II43

Caldwell County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74290
75+220
55 to 64166
35 to 54108
18 to 3452

Caldwell County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8058.75%
Hawaiian25100.00%
Hispanic1015.63%
2 or More67.06%

Caldwell County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

15.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caldwell County, Kentucky Employment Status

Caldwell County, Kentucky Employment by Age

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

8%

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