Daviess County, Kentucky Population 2019

Daviess County, Kentucky's estimated population is 100,546 with a growth rate of 0.50% 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
2018101,1045580.55%
2017100,5465030.50%
2016100,0435340.54%
201599,5091,0241.04%
201498,4851470.15%
201398,3384540.46%
201297,8847050.73%
201197,1794730.49%
201096,7069,51710.92%
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%

How Many People Live in Daviess County, Kentucky?

100,546

Population by Race

Race Population
White90,620
Black or African American4,467
Two or More Races2,403
Asian1,277
Some Other Race303
American Indian and Alaska Native188

Daviess County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Daviess County, Kentucky Median Age

39


Total

37.7


Male

40.5


Female

Daviess County, Kentucky Adults

There are 75,044 adults, (16,101 of whom are seniors) in Daviess County, Kentucky.

Daviess County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Daviess County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

50,958

51.34%

Male

48,300

48.66%

Daviess County, Kentucky Households and Families

Daviess County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Daviess County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All67.5%32.5%
Male54.8%45.2%
Female51.6%48.4%
Non Family51.1%48.9%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,5312.4367.5
Married19,7603.0783.5
Non Family13,2181.2151.1
Female4,8283.0251.6
Male1,7252.8154.8

2.97

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Daviess County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5383.80%
9th to 12th Grade4,7677.14%
High School Graduate23,65035.40%
Some College14,79422.15%
Associates Degree6,6099.89%
Bachelors Degree8,84313.24%
Graduate Degree5,6028.39%

Daviess County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White61,37755,34313,369
Black2,8722,256364
Hispanic1,269939311
Asian734500297
Multiple Races48743686
Native American1721077
Other Race1314911

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,093$43,786$26,843
Less Than High School$25,318$26,230$23,358
High School Grad$30,899$40,742$22,987
Some College$31,765$45,893$25,303
Bachelors Degree$41,164$56,944$33,333
Graduate Degree$59,831$71,947$51,023

$35,093

Average Earnings

$43,786

Average Male

$26,843

Average Female

Daviess County, Kentucky Language

Daviess County, Kentucky Language by Age

Daviess County, Kentucky Language

95.87% of Daviess County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Daviess County, Kentucky Poverty

Daviess County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White85,81412,03114.02%
Hispanic2,7431,15141.96%
Black4,09399424.29%
Multiple2,33962026.51%
Asian1,26841232.49%
Native1763017.05%
Other247218.50%

15.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.27%

Male Poverty Rate

17.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Daviess County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Daviess County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 41.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Daviess County, Kentucky is Other, with 8.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.73%
High School14.52%
Some College10.07%
Bachelors or Greater5.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.32%
Male Unemployed38.31%
Female Employed8.24%
Male Employed6.98%

Daviess County, Kentucky Income

Daviess County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,371$65,738
Families$62,027$78,143
Married Families$73,978$90,108
Non Families$28,452$38,267

Daviess County, Kentucky Marital Status

Daviess County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Daviess County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Daviess County, Kentucky Veterans

6,301

Number of Veterans

5,829

Male Veterans

472

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,452
First Gulf War1,080
Second Gulf War803
Korea732
World War II250

Daviess County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,8768.44%
Black3469.90%
2 or More385.29%
Hispanic302.05%
Asian283.41%
Indian137.43%

Daviess County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Daviess County, Kentucky Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Daviess County, Kentucky Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.45%

Born in Kentucky

97.27%

Native Born

2.73%

Foreign Born

1.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.27% of Daviess County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 76.45% having been born in Kentucky. 1.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Daviess County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Owensboro574495927318243.17%
Whitesville552537-15-2.72%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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