Jessamine County, Kentucky Population 2018

Jessamine County, Kentucky's estimated population is 53,375 with a growth rate of 4.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jessamine County, Kentucky is the 18th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201753,3752,3604.63%
201651,015-1,240-2.37%
201652,2554670.90%
201551,7889401.85%
201450,8487791.56%
201350,0696041.22%
201249,4655701.17%
201148,8952130.44%
201048,68218,17459.57%
199030,5084,36216.68%
198026,1468,71650.01%
197017,4303,80527.93%
196013,6251,1679.37%
195012,4582842.33%
194012,174-257-2.07%
193012,4312261.85%
192012,205-408-3.23%
191012,6136885.77%
190011,9256776.02%
189011,2483843.53%
188010,8642,22625.77%
18708,638-827-8.74%
18609,465-784-7.65%
185010,2498539.08%
18409,396-564-5.66%
18309,9606637.13%
18209,29792010.98%
18108,3772,91653.40%
18005,4610.00%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White46,814
Black or African American1,914
Two or More Races944
Asian685
Some Other Race468
American Indian and Alaska Native168
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

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

Jessamine 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

Jessamine County, Kentucky Median Age

37.6


Total

36.1


Male

38.4


Female

Jessamine County, Kentucky Adults

There are 38,312 adults, (6,887 of which are seniors) in Jessamine County, Kentucky.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jessamine County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

26,024

51.01%

Male

24,991

48.99%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Households and Families

Jessamine County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jessamine County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
All62.7%37.3%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Male41.7%58.3%
Female37.1%62.9%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jessamine County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,4012.6762.7
Married10,2563.0575.5
Non Family4,4161.3153.5
Female2,7983.1737.1
Male9313.4341.7

3

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jessamine County, Kentucky Households

Jessamine County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6605.03%
9th to 12th Grade3,32910.09%
High School Graduate9,60929.11%
Some College6,47919.63%
Associates Degree2,4637.46%
Bachelors Degree5,35816.23%
Graduate Degree4,10912.45%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,64126,1388,840
Black1,103963189
Hispanic56827262
Asian403403265
Multiple Races298248111
Other Race17073
Native American1016225
Islander99

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 65.76%.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,787$37,607$26,318
Less Than High School$22,808$23,925$17,077
High School Grad$26,394$31,765$20,210
Some College$31,334$39,083$25,060
Bachelors Degree$40,205$54,614$32,106
Graduate Degree$58,185$73,444$48,333

$31,787

Average Earnings

$37,607

Average Male

$26,318

Average Female

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language by Age

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language

94.45% of Jessamine County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.55% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,0317,34116.67%
Black1,79467237.46%
Hispanic1,50067144.73%
Other44933574.61%
Multiple85828433.10%
Asian65218227.91%
Native1686941.07%

18.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.84%

Male Poverty Rate

20.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky is Other, with 74.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky is White, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.81%.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.71%
High School15.91%
Some College11.16%
Bachelors or Greater5.35%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.45%
Male Unemployed44.65%
Female Employed12.45%
Male Employed7.05%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Income

Jessamine County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,748$74,506
Families$60,197$83,493
Married Families$75,610$101,811
Non Families$29,368$40,523

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jessamine County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Jessamine 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 55To64.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by War

3,195

Number of Veterans

3,031

Male Veterans

164

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,031
First Gulf War645
Second Gulf War408
Korea396
World War II250

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54845
75+831
65 to 74744
55 to 64478
18 to 34297

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0548.55%
Black907.17%
Hispanic535.92%
2 or More306.25%
Indian118.33%
Asian102.33%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

5.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jessamine County, Kentucky Employment Status

Jessamine County, Kentucky Employment by Age

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Jessamine County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Jessamine County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jessamine County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Nicholasville280413000619657.01%
Wilmore592063123926.62%
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