Johnson County, Kentucky Population 2018

Johnson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 22,594 with a growth rate of -2.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Johnson County, Kentucky is the 50th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,594-686-2.95%
201623,2804101.79%
201622,870-267-1.15%
201523,137-120-0.52%
201423,257-206-0.88%
201323,463520.22%
201223,411-7-0.03%
201123,418340.15%
201023,3841360.58%
199023,248-1,184-4.85%
198024,4326,89339.30%
197017,539-2,209-11.19%
196019,748-4,098-17.19%
195023,846-1,925-7.47%
194025,7712,80312.20%
193022,9683,34617.05%
192019,6222,14012.24%
191017,4823,75227.33%
190013,7302,70324.51%
189011,0271,87220.45%
18809,1551,66122.16%
18707,4942,18841.24%
18605,3061,43337.00%
18503,8730.00%

Johnson County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,740
Asian172
Two or More Races144
Black or African American103
Some Other Race93
American Indian and Alaska Native28

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

Johnson 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

Johnson County, Kentucky Median Age

41.6


Total

40.8


Male

42.3


Female

Johnson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 17,995 adults, (3,795 of which are seniors) in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Johnson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Johnson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

11,848

50.89%

Male

11,432

49.11%

Johnson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Johnson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Johnson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All74.3%25.7%
Male64.6%35.4%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female55.2%44.8%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Johnson County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8202.5874.3
Married4,7593.1886.4
Non Family2,6721.1360.8
Female9123.4655.2
Male4773.0864.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Johnson County, Kentucky Households

Johnson County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4909.20%
9th to 12th Grade2,12513.11%
High School Graduate5,87736.27%
Some College3,31520.46%
Associates Degree1,4979.24%
Bachelors Degree9555.89%
Graduate Degree9455.83%

Johnson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,88212,2901,836
Asian13413457
Hispanic888823
Black8057
Other Race4848
Native American2828
Multiple Races15157

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 46.67%.

Johnson County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,035$45,524$27,047
Less Than High School$18,750$20,821$12,738
High School Grad$27,342$38,906$19,270
Some College$37,967$50,528$28,665
Bachelors Degree$40,690$56,750$35,303
Graduate Degree$51,155$70,733$46,000

$35,035

Average Earnings

$45,524

Average Male

$27,047

Average Female

Johnson County, Kentucky Language

Johnson County, Kentucky Language by Age

Johnson County, Kentucky Language

98.52% of Johnson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Johnson County, Kentucky Poverty

Johnson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,2725,82626.16%
Hispanic1626137.65%
Other886169.32%
Black724156.94%
Multiple1443625.00%

26.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.23%

Male Poverty Rate

28.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Johnson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Johnson County, Kentucky is Other, with 69.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Johnson County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.00%.

Johnson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.51%
High School20.90%
Some College18.37%
Bachelors or Greater8.33%

Johnson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.61%
Female Unemployed57.65%
Female Employed11.33%
Male Employed7.16%

Johnson County, Kentucky Income

Johnson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,060$46,162
Families$45,169$54,609
Married Families$49,405$
Non Families$17,145$24,969

Johnson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Johnson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Johnson County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Johnson County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Johnson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Johnson County, Kentucky Veterans

Johnson County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,429

Number of Veterans

1,337

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam609
Korea222
First Gulf War169
World War II126
Second Gulf War113

Johnson County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74498
75+391
55 to 64227
35 to 54216
18 to 3497

Johnson County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3907.86%
Black3941.94%

Johnson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

13.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Johnson County, Kentucky Employment Status

Johnson County, Kentucky Employment by Age

42.4%

Labor Force Participation

38.1%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Johnson County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Johnson County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Johnson County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Paintsville42284203-25-0.59%
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