Jackson County, Kentucky Population 2018

Jackson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 13,431 with a growth rate of 0.55% 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
201713,431740.55%
201613,357-16-0.12%
201613,373430.32%
201513,330170.13%
201413,313-84-0.63%
201313,397850.64%
201213,312-76-0.57%
201113,388-96-0.71%
201013,4841,52912.79%
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%

Jackson County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,275
Two or More Races60
Black or African American19
American Indian and Alaska Native3

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

Jackson 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

Jackson County, Kentucky Median Age

40.6


Total

40.3


Male

42.1


Female

Jackson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 10,325 adults, (2,057 of which are seniors) in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Jackson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,711

50.24%

Male

6,646

49.76%

Jackson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Jackson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.5%14.5%
Married83.5%16.5%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Female53.3%46.7%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5462.3973.1
Married2,9622.8983.5
Non Family1,5681.1261.1
Female767353.3
Male2492.685.5

2.83

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Kentucky Households

Jackson County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,07111.55%
9th to 12th Grade1,15112.41%
High School Graduate4,13744.61%
Some College1,49316.10%
Associates Degree3834.13%
Bachelors Degree5726.17%
Graduate Degree4665.03%

Jackson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2167,0061,029
Multiple Races42429
Black12
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 native american people with a rate of 21.43%.

Jackson County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,200$35,399$30,166
Less Than High School$43,214$45,540$
High School Grad$27,875$30,769$20,307
Some College$32,702$34,899$31,335
Bachelors Degree$47,292$49,250$45,125
Graduate Degree$50,527$48,920$51,742

$32,200

Average Earnings

$35,399

Average Male

$30,166

Average Female

Jackson County, Kentucky Language

Jackson County, Kentucky Language by Age

Jackson County, Kentucky Language

98.85% of Jackson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Jackson County, Kentucky Poverty

Jackson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1634,35933.12%
Multiple591932.20%
Native33100.00%

33.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.19%

Male Poverty Rate

33.99%

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 32.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.55%.

Jackson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.83%
High School32.23%
Some College22.60%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%

Jackson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.29%
Female Unemployed42.74%
Male Employed9.27%
Female Employed6.58%

Jackson County, Kentucky Income

Jackson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,884$40,405
Families$35,422$46,225
Married Families$41,696$
Non Families$19,224$24,520

Jackson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Jackson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Jackson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Jackson County, Kentucky Veterans

Jackson County, Kentucky Veterans by War

615

Number of Veterans

585

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam240
First Gulf War73
Korea62
World War II39
Second Gulf War30

Jackson County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74235
75+160
55 to 64153
35 to 5467
18 to 34

Jackson County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

14.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Kentucky Employment Status

Jackson County, Kentucky Employment by Age

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

38.9%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Jackson County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jackson County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
McKee805788-17-2.11%
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