Grayson County, Kentucky Population 2019

Grayson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 26,264 with a growth rate of 0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grayson County, Kentucky is the 43rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201826,321570.22%
201726,2641760.67%
201626,088-55-0.21%
201526,143680.26%
201426,0751170.45%
201325,9581580.61%
201225,800450.17%
201125,755-34-0.13%
201025,7894,73922.51%
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
White25,165
Black or African American346
Two or More Races268
Some Other Race164
American Indian and Alaska Native109
Asian62
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

Grayson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Grayson County, Kentucky Median Age

40.2


Total

39.1


Male

41.2


Female

Grayson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 19,803 adults, (4,248 of whom are seniors) in Grayson County, Kentucky.

Grayson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Grayson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

13,050

49.94%

Male

13,079

50.06%

Grayson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Grayson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Grayson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Male53.4%46.6%
Female49.3%50.7%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5942.6971.9
Married5,3303.2583.1
Non Family2,7241.1162.1
Female1,0143.7949.3
Male5263.0653.4

3.23

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grayson County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5028.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,96011.08%
High School Graduate7,71043.59%
Some College3,39319.18%
Associates Degree1,3797.80%
Bachelors Degree8995.08%
Graduate Degree8464.78%

Grayson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,08513,7441,617
Black23716525
Hispanic13110835
Other Race989825
Multiple Races907429
Asian494949
Native American3424

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,182$35,463$22,491
Less Than High School$21,600$22,567$17,885
High School Grad$26,390$31,961$14,968
Some College$30,846$38,292$27,214
Bachelors Degree$41,677$57,311$21,875
Graduate Degree$47,292$53,750$47,153

$29,182

Average Earnings

$35,463

Average Male

$22,491

Average Female

Grayson County, Kentucky Language

Grayson County, Kentucky Language by Age

Grayson County, Kentucky Language

98.57% of Grayson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Grayson County, Kentucky Poverty

Grayson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,5676,41526.11%
Black33110230.82%
Multiple2688230.60%
Hispanic349267.45%
Other164106.10%

25.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.31%

Male Poverty Rate

27.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grayson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grayson County, Kentucky is Black, with 30.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grayson County, Kentucky is Other, with 6.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.40%
Some College20.28%
High School16.80%
Bachelors or Greater7.45%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.42%
Male Unemployed34.85%
Female Employed14.03%
Male Employed13.09%

Grayson County, Kentucky Income

Grayson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,944$49,820
Families$43,815$57,723
Married Families$53,495-
Non Families$21,500$28,493

Grayson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Grayson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Grayson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Grayson County, Kentucky Veterans

1,738

Number of Veterans

1,638

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam708
Second Gulf War224
First Gulf War197
Korea105
World War II79

Grayson County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7319.01%
Hispanic3016.85%
2 or More76.80%

Grayson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

11.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grayson County, Kentucky Employment Status

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Grayson County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Leitchfield670068741742.60%
Clarkson874885111.26%
Caneyville60961230.49%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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