Jackson County, Kentucky Population 2019

Jackson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 13,420 with a growth rate of 0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Kentucky is the 80th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201813,442220.16%
201713,420550.41%
201613,365380.29%
201513,327180.14%
201413,309-84-0.63%
201313,393850.64%
201213,308-76-0.57%
201113,384-96-0.71%
201013,4801,52512.76%
199011,955-41-0.34%
198011,9961,99119.90%
197010,005-672-6.29%
196010,677-2,424-18.50%
195013,101-3,238-19.82%
194016,3395,87256.10%
193010,467-1,220-10.44%
192011,6879538.88%
191010,7341731.64%
190010,5612,30027.84%
18908,2611,58323.70%
18806,6782,13146.87%
18704,5471,46047.30%
18603,0870.00%

How Many People Live in Jackson County, Kentucky?

13,420

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,283
Two or More Races67
Black or African American16
American Indian and Alaska Native3

Jackson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Jackson County, Kentucky Median Age

41


Total

40.6


Male

42.5


Female

Jackson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 10,319 adults, (2,108 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Jackson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,712

50.21%

Male

6,657

49.79%

Jackson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Jackson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male88.1%11.9%
Married85.1%14.9%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Female57.8%42.2%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4352.4474.8
Married2,9292.9685.1
Non Family1,5521.1159.9
Female6513.0257.8
Male3032.9688.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,08311.81%
9th to 12th Grade1,27213.87%
High School Graduate4,04944.14%
Some College1,40615.33%
Associates Degree3994.35%
Bachelors Degree5506.00%
Graduate Degree4144.51%

Jackson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,1146,767951
Multiple Races484813
Black8
Native American33

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 multiple races people with a rate of 27.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,473$34,633$32,183
Less Than High School$30,938$41,711$21,116
High School Grad$28,770$31,165$20,609
Some College$34,677$38,871$33,670
Bachelors Degree$57,818$62,569$57,797
Graduate Degree$49,318$46,641$51,581

$33,473

Average Earnings

$34,633

Average Male

$32,183

Average Female

Jackson County, Kentucky Language

Jackson County, Kentucky Language by Age

Jackson County, Kentucky Language

98.42% of Jackson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Jackson County, Kentucky Poverty

Jackson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1704,34733.01%
Multiple661624.24%
Native33100.00%

32.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.93%

Male Poverty Rate

34.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Kentucky is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 24.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.96%
High School30.80%
Some College17.82%
Bachelors or Greater7.77%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.74%
Male Unemployed47.31%
Male Employed9.33%
Female Employed8.35%

Jackson County, Kentucky Income

Jackson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,055$41,122
Families$38,369$47,896
Married Families$45,268-
Non Families$15,000$23,230

Jackson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Jackson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Jackson 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 35-44.

Jackson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Jackson County, Kentucky Veterans

481

Number of Veterans

449

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam244
First Gulf War72
Korea21
World War II16
Second Gulf War12

Jackson County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

12.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Kentucky Employment Status

43.1%

Labor Force Participation

39.4%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson 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

83.93%

Born in Kentucky

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.56% of Jackson County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 83.93% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Jackson 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