Grayson County, Kentucky Population 2018

Grayson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 26,358 with a growth rate of 1.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grayson County, Kentucky is the 44th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201726,3582661.02%
201626,092-48-0.18%
201626,140100.04%
201526,130650.25%
201426,0651120.43%
201325,9531560.60%
201225,797450.17%
201125,752-34-0.13%
201025,7864,73622.50%
199021,0501960.94%
198020,8544,40926.81%
197016,4456113.86%
196015,834-1,229-7.20%
195017,063-499-2.84%
194017,5625072.97%
193017,055-2,872-14.41%
192019,927-31-0.16%
191019,958800.40%
190019,8781,1906.37%
189018,6882,90418.40%
188015,7844,20436.30%
187011,5803,59845.08%
18607,9821,14516.75%
18506,8372,37653.26%
18404,46158114.97%
18303,880-175-4.32%
18204,0551,75476.23%
18102,3010.00%

Grayson County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,112
Black or African American363
Two or More Races220
Some Other Race208
American Indian and Alaska Native122
Asian46
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

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

Grayson 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

Grayson County, Kentucky Median Age

40


Total

39.1


Male

41.2


Female

Grayson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 19,830 adults, (4,201 of which are seniors) in Grayson County, Kentucky.

Grayson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Grayson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

13,063

50.07%

Male

13,029

49.93%

Grayson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Grayson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Grayson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All72.4%27.6%
Male69%31%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Female55.8%44.2%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grayson County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7362.6572.4
Married5,3803.2681.7
Non Family2,9421.1361.1
Female9113.6655.8
Male5033.1969

3.21

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grayson County, Kentucky Households

Grayson County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7109.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,98211.23%
High School Graduate7,54742.76%
Some College3,19818.12%
Associates Degree1,4208.05%
Bachelors Degree9655.47%
Graduate Degree8274.69%

Grayson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,09913,4891,693
Black20115916
Hispanic13411948
Other Race11711736
Multiple Races766027
Native American3829
Asian323220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.50%.

Grayson County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,077$35,429$24,917
Less Than High School$21,951$22,679$18,690
High School Grad$26,355$31,879$15,417
Some College$31,941$37,341$28,605
Bachelors Degree$39,257$61,250$22,321
Graduate Degree$47,788$62,984$46,848

$29,077

Average Earnings

$35,429

Average Male

$24,917

Average Female

Grayson County, Kentucky Language

Grayson County, Kentucky Language by Age

Grayson County, Kentucky Language

98.28% of Grayson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Grayson County, Kentucky Poverty

Grayson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,5205,89824.05%
Black34420058.14%
Multiple2138037.56%
Hispanic3193210.03%
Other208146.73%

24.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.25%

Male Poverty Rate

25.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grayson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grayson County, Kentucky is Black, with 58.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grayson County, Kentucky is Other, with 6.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.93%.

Grayson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.10%
Some College16.64%
High School16.25%
Bachelors or Greater9.21%

Grayson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.34%
Male Unemployed29.69%
Male Employed12.58%
Female Employed11.92%

Grayson County, Kentucky Income

Grayson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,129$52,512
Families$44,778$62,002
Married Families$52,788$
Non Families$22,579$28,960

Grayson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Grayson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Grayson County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Grayson 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 35To44.

Grayson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Grayson County, Kentucky Veterans

Grayson County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,702

Number of Veterans

1,588

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam704
Second Gulf War220
First Gulf War200
Korea137
World War II88

Grayson County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74504
35 to 54403
55 to 64357
75+314
18 to 34124

Grayson County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6888.80%
Hispanic2212.15%
Other84.88%
2 or More67.14%

Grayson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

11.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grayson County, Kentucky Employment Status

Grayson County, Kentucky Employment by Age

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Grayson County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Grayson County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Grayson County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Leitchfield670068741742.60%
Clarkson874885111.26%
Caneyville60961230.49%
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