Daviess County, Kentucky Population 2018

Daviess County, Kentucky's estimated population is 100,374 with a growth rate of 1.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Daviess County, Kentucky is the 7th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017100,3741,6501.67%
201698,724-1,120-1.12%
201699,8444800.48%
201599,3649430.96%
201498,4211320.13%
201398,2894100.42%
201297,8796940.71%
201197,1854700.49%
201096,7159,52610.93%
199087,1891,2401.44%
198085,9496,4638.13%
197079,4868,89812.61%
196070,58813,34723.32%
195057,2414,9069.37%
194052,3358,55619.54%
193043,7793,0467.48%
192040,733-287-0.70%
191041,0202,3536.09%
190038,6675,54716.75%
189033,1205,39019.44%
188027,7307,01633.87%
187020,7145,16533.22%
186015,5493,18725.78%
185012,3624,03148.39%
18408,3313,12259.93%
18305,2091,33334.39%
18203,8760.00%

Daviess County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White90,333
Black or African American4,593
Two or More Races2,137
Asian1,138
Some Other Race387
American Indian and Alaska Native136

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

Daviess 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

Daviess County, Kentucky Median Age

39.1


Total

37.5


Male

40.6


Female

Daviess County, Kentucky Adults

There are 74,635 adults, (15,895 of which are seniors) in Daviess County, Kentucky.

Daviess County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Daviess County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

50,726

51.38%

Male

47,998

48.62%

Daviess County, Kentucky Households and Families

Daviess County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Daviess County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All68.1%31.9%
Female53.9%46.1%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
Male51.2%48.8%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Daviess County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,2822.4468.1
Married19,5783.0683.3
Non Family13,2121.2152.8
Female4,7713.1253.9
Male1,7212.9551.2

3

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Daviess County, Kentucky Households

Daviess County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7344.12%
9th to 12th Grade5,0007.53%
High School Graduate24,01736.17%
Some College14,30521.54%
Associates Degree6,2459.40%
Bachelors Degree8,43512.70%
Graduate Degree5,6658.53%

Daviess County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White61,18954,72413,223
Black2,8992,316406
Hispanic1,196807189
Asian650467231
Multiple Races44136445
Other Race18944
Native American117806

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.54%.

Daviess County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,882$42,391$26,379
Less Than High School$23,382$25,141$20,023
High School Grad$30,089$40,679$20,985
Some College$31,561$42,268$25,066
Bachelors Degree$42,140$62,254$34,949
Graduate Degree$54,703$65,962$49,688

$33,882

Average Earnings

$42,391

Average Male

$26,379

Average Female

Daviess County, Kentucky Language

Daviess County, Kentucky Language by Age

Daviess County, Kentucky Language

96.35% of Daviess County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Daviess County, Kentucky Poverty

Daviess County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White85,73412,02114.02%
Black4,2531,53536.09%
Hispanic2,6291,19545.45%
Multiple2,10354125.73%
Asian1,11726924.08%
Other37411229.95%
Native1262923.02%

16.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.69%

Male Poverty Rate

17.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Daviess County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Daviess County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 45.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Daviess County, Kentucky is White, with 14.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.62%.

Daviess County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.06%
High School14.37%
Some College10.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.06%

Daviess County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.28%
Male Unemployed38.41%
Female Employed8.39%
Male Employed6.20%

Daviess County, Kentucky Income

Daviess County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,675$62,065
Families$60,868$74,588
Married Families$71,951$86,520
Non Families$26,996$34,885

Daviess County, Kentucky Marital Status

Daviess County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Daviess County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Daviess County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Daviess County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Daviess County, Kentucky Veterans

Daviess County, Kentucky Veterans by War

6,609

Number of Veterans

6,144

Male Veterans

465

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,585
First Gulf War1,070
Korea794
Second Gulf War725
World War II281

Daviess County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,708
65 to 741,660
35 to 541,493
55 to 641,248
18 to 34500

Daviess County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,2038.93%
Black35210.20%
2 or More243.59%
Hispanic191.34%
Asian192.62%
Indian119.17%

Daviess County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Daviess County, Kentucky Employment Status

Daviess County, Kentucky Employment by Age

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Daviess County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Daviess County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Daviess County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Owensboro574495927318243.17%
Whitesville552537-15-2.72%
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