Clark County, Kentucky Population 2019

Clark County, Kentucky's estimated population is 35,940 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clark County, Kentucky is the 28th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201836,2493090.86%
201735,940770.21%
201635,8631880.53%
201535,675440.12%
201435,631690.19%
201335,562-133-0.37%
201235,6952580.73%
201135,437-166-0.47%
201035,6036,10720.70%
199029,4961,1744.15%
198028,3224,23217.57%
197024,0903,01514.31%
196021,0752,17711.52%
195018,8989105.06%
194017,9883481.97%
193017,640-261-1.46%
192017,901-86-0.48%
191017,9871,2937.75%
190016,6941,2608.16%
189015,4343,31927.40%
188012,1151,23311.33%
187010,882-602-5.24%
186011,484-1,199-9.45%
185012,6831,88117.41%
184010,802-2,249-17.23%
183013,0511,60213.99%
182011,449-70-0.61%
181011,5193,86650.52%
18007,6530.00%

Clark County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,150
Black or African American1,811
Two or More Races447
Asian177
Some Other Race153
American Indian and Alaska Native19

Clark County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Clark County, Kentucky Median Age

42.3


Total

40.1


Male

43.6


Female

Clark County, Kentucky Adults

There are 27,628 adults, (6,053 of whom are seniors) in Clark County, Kentucky.

Clark County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clark County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

18,331

51.27%

Male

17,426

48.73%

Clark County, Kentucky Households and Families

Clark County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clark County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All65.7%34.3%
Male57.7%42.3%
Non Family51%49%
Female42.4%57.6%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2162.4965.7
Married7,1333.0581.7
Non Family4,4901.351
Female1,8302.9342.4
Male7633.0957.7

2.94

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

9.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clark County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3485.40%
9th to 12th Grade2,1768.72%
High School Graduate8,69334.82%
Some College5,42621.74%
Associates Degree1,9127.66%
Bachelors Degree3,60814.45%
Graduate Degree1,8007.21%

Clark County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,93219,8025,111
Black1,1841,010242
Hispanic49933220
Multiple Races22818829
Other Race11275
Asian101886
Native American1919

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 22.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,622$37,189$30,528
Less Than High School$20,709$20,925$19,781
High School Grad$30,629$32,512$26,557
Some College$31,872$44,750$27,452
Bachelors Degree$49,174$51,286$47,685
Graduate Degree$52,581$62,083$44,125

$33,622

Average Earnings

$37,189

Average Male

$30,528

Average Female

Clark County, Kentucky Language

Clark County, Kentucky Language by Age

Clark County, Kentucky Language

97.44% of Clark County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Clark County, Kentucky Poverty

Clark County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,8294,22013.26%
Hispanic96452154.05%
Black1,76135320.05%
Multiple42019646.67%
Other1401611.43%
Asian17763.39%

14.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clark County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 54.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Kentucky is Asian, with 3.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.02%
High School12.86%
Some College10.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.50%
Male Unemployed34.33%
Female Employed6.06%
Male Employed5.44%

Clark County, Kentucky Income

Clark County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,547$65,497
Families$65,000$77,745
Married Families$77,053$91,191
Non Families$27,904$36,147

Clark County, Kentucky Marital Status

Clark County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Clark County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Clark 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 55-64.

Clark County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Clark County, Kentucky Veterans

2,551

Number of Veterans

2,391

Male Veterans

160

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam833
First Gulf War465
Second Gulf War349
Korea263
World War II136

Clark County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4309.44%
Black896.96%
Other1813.85%
2 or More145.00%
Hispanic122.14%

Clark County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clark County, Kentucky Employment Status

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Clark County, Kentucky

  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