Kenton County, Kentucky Population 2018

Kenton County, Kentucky's estimated population is 165,399 with a growth rate of 1.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kenton County, Kentucky is the 3rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017165,3992,0061.23%
2016163,393-1,203-0.73%
2016164,5965120.31%
2015164,0848890.54%
2014163,1955350.33%
2013162,6601,3400.83%
2012161,3209120.57%
2011160,4084020.25%
2010160,00617,97512.66%
1990142,0314,9733.63%
1980137,0587,6185.89%
1970129,4408,7407.24%
1960120,70016,44615.77%
1950104,25411,11511.93%
194093,139-395-0.42%
193093,53420,08127.34%
192073,4533,0984.40%
191070,3556,76410.64%
190063,5919,43017.41%
189054,16110,17823.14%
188043,9837,88721.85%
187036,09610,62941.74%
186025,4678,42949.47%
185017,0389,222117.99%
18407,8160.00%

Kenton County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White147,685
Black or African American7,147
Two or More Races4,009
Some Other Race2,284
Asian2,005
American Indian and Alaska Native190
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander73

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

Kenton 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

Kenton County, Kentucky Median Age

36.7


Total

35.8


Male

37.7


Female

Kenton County, Kentucky Adults

There are 123,689 adults, (20,751 of which are seniors) in Kenton County, Kentucky.

Kenton County, Kentucky Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenton County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

82,657

50.59%

Male

80,736

49.41%

Kenton County, Kentucky Households and Families

Kenton County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kenton County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All65.6%34.4%
Male54.3%45.7%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Female43.6%56.4%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kenton County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All62,7462.5765.6
Married28,8383.2284.8
Non Family22,2361.2950.7
Female8,4953.3143.6
Male3,1773.5854.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kenton County, Kentucky Households

Kenton County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7243.38%
9th to 12th Grade8,0367.30%
High School Graduate31,89528.98%
Some College25,57523.24%
Associates Degree8,7998.00%
Bachelors Degree20,66518.78%
Graduate Degree11,35110.31%

Kenton County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White100,81191,00830,427
Black4,5053,738418
Hispanic2,3261,813443
Asian1,347887406
Multiple Races1,054958305
Other Race93958467
Native American17210940
Islander672

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 90.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 30.18%.

Kenton County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,020$42,213$32,117
Less Than High School$20,433$23,955$15,513
High School Grad$31,223$35,035$23,660
Some College$33,408$40,580$28,527
Bachelors Degree$47,671$56,875$42,258
Graduate Degree$60,392$71,992$52,170

$37,020

Average Earnings

$42,213

Average Male

$32,117

Average Female

Kenton County, Kentucky Language

Kenton County, Kentucky Language by Age

Kenton County, Kentucky Language

96.13% of Kenton County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Kenton County, Kentucky Poverty

Kenton County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White143,20116,15711.28%
Black6,9612,58537.14%
Multiple3,9891,45836.55%
Hispanic4,7311,45730.80%
Other2,26987438.52%
Asian2,00524011.97%
Native1767643.18%

13.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.73%

Male Poverty Rate

15.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenton County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenton County, Kentucky is Native, with 43.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenton County, Kentucky is White, with 11.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.82%.

Kenton County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.01%
High School11.04%
Some College10.40%
Bachelors or Greater3.00%

Kenton County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.92%
Male Unemployed30.02%
Female Employed7.17%
Male Employed3.99%

Kenton County, Kentucky Income

Kenton County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,568$72,452
Families$69,429$85,875
Married Families$83,851$101,896
Non Families$35,298$44,816

Kenton County, Kentucky Marital Status

Kenton County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenton County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Kenton 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 45To54.

Kenton County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Kenton County, Kentucky Veterans

Kenton County, Kentucky Veterans by War

10,730

Number of Veterans

9,930

Male Veterans

800

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,614
First Gulf War1,830
Second Gulf War1,502
Korea805
World War II576

Kenton County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,079
55 to 642,309
65 to 742,294
75+2,020
18 to 341,028

Kenton County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,0848.84%
Black4127.87%
2 or More18212.99%
Hispanic1274.65%
Indian4023.26%
Asian120.82%

Kenton County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

7.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenton County, Kentucky Employment Status

Kenton County, Kentucky Employment by Age

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kenton County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Kenton County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kenton County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Covington40511407972860.71%
Independence247572702422679.16%
Erlanger18123188136903.81%
Edgewood860587481431.66%
Elsmere838785201331.59%
Fort Mitchell816482861221.49%
Villa Hills731174681572.15%
Taylor Mill664867561081.62%
Fort Wright56785766881.55%
Ludlow45424524-18-0.40%
Crescent Springs39364009731.85%
Walton 363839272897.94%
Crittenden 38153876611.60%
Crestview Hills311133322217.10%
Park Hills29852999140.47%
Lakeside Park27222770481.76%
Ryland Heights10221036141.37%
Bromley80280420.25%
Fairview14314521.40%
Kenton Vale11011221.82%
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