Jessamine County, Kentucky Population 2018

Jessamine County, Kentucky's estimated population is 53,375 with a growth rate of 2.14% 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
201751,667-1,708-3.20%
201753,3751,1202.14%
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
White47,493
Black or African American2,031
Two or More Races947
Asian719
American Indian and Alaska Native300
Some Other Race173
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Jessamine County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Jessamine County, Kentucky Median Age

37.4


Total

36.2


Male

38.1


Female

Jessamine County, Kentucky Adults

There are 38,850 adults, (7,125 of whom are seniors) in Jessamine County, Kentucky.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jessamine County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

26,454

51.20%

Male

25,213

48.80%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Households and Families

Jessamine County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Jessamine County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
All62.1%37.9%
Non Family52%48%
Male46.1%53.9%
Female37.9%62.1%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jessamine County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,5372.6962.1
Married10,3883.0774.4
Non Family4,4061.2952
Female2,8493.1637.9
Male8943.5846.1

3.01

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

7.5%

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 Grade1,5224.55%
9th to 12th Grade3,0299.05%
High School Graduate9,83429.37%
Some College6,29318.79%
Associates Degree2,7668.26%
Bachelors Degree5,79017.29%
Graduate Degree4,25312.70%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,97126,8679,401
Black1,152971190
Hispanic648418110
Asian394394232
Multiple Races318282110
Native American14010629
Other Race9433

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 58.88%.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,436$41,077$27,061
Less Than High School$25,500$26,829$20,893
High School Grad$29,865$34,290$22,129
Some College$31,397$41,329$25,037
Bachelors Degree$39,444$60,550$31,409
Graduate Degree$56,859$76,354$50,139

$33,436

Average Earnings

$41,077

Average Male

$27,061

Average Female

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language by Age

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language

94.62% of Jessamine County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.38% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,6307,40116.58%
Black1,90475139.44%
Hispanic1,57937123.50%
Multiple87032737.59%
Asian67710515.51%
Native3007224.00%
Other1411712.06%

18.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.26%

Male Poverty Rate

19.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky is Black, with 39.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky is Other, with 12.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.38%.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.35%
High School13.76%
Some College11.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.23%
Male Unemployed44.75%
Female Employed11.73%
Male Employed6.30%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Income

Jessamine County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,450$77,187
Families$63,313$86,589
Married Families$78,873$
Non Families$32,078$40,261

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by War

3,083

Number of Veterans

2,926

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,024
First Gulf War540
Second Gulf War325
Korea307
World War II206

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+831
35 to 54777
65 to 74772
55 to 64445
18 to 34258

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9008.00%
Black1239.53%
Hispanic303.13%
2 or More295.58%
Asian204.18%
Indian115.76%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

5.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jessamine County, Kentucky Employment Status

Jessamine County, Kentucky Employment by Age

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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