Kenton County, Kentucky Population 2019

Kenton County, Kentucky's estimated population is 165,410 with a growth rate of 0.45% 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
2018166,0516410.39%
2017165,4107340.45%
2016164,6765840.36%
2015164,0928820.54%
2014163,2105050.31%
2013162,7051,4310.89%
2012161,2749740.61%
2011160,3003460.22%
2010159,95417,92312.62%
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%

How Many People Live in Kenton County, Kentucky?

165,410

Population by Race

Race Population
White148,291
Black or African American7,250
Two or More Races4,056
Some Other Race2,074
Asian2,057
American Indian and Alaska Native183
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander76

Kenton County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Kenton County, Kentucky Median Age

36.9


Total

35.8


Male

38


Female

Kenton County, Kentucky Adults

There are 124,356 adults, (21,556 of whom are seniors) in Kenton County, Kentucky.

Kenton County, Kentucky Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenton County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

82,940

50.58%

Male

81,047

49.42%

Kenton County, Kentucky Households and Families

Kenton County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kenton County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All65.7%34.3%
Male56.3%43.7%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Female44.5%55.5%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All62,9292.5765.7
Married29,3163.284.7
Non Family22,1481.2949.7
Female8,1183.3544.5
Male3,3473.5956.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kenton County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2822.96%
9th to 12th Grade8,2867.47%
High School Graduate32,28129.11%
Some College25,04822.59%
Associates Degree9,1218.22%
Bachelors Degree20,85318.80%
Graduate Degree12,03310.85%

Kenton County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White101,39591,51631,032
Black4,5583,901429
Hispanic2,2981,678451
Asian1,4951,246590
Multiple Races1,1941,093376
Other Race80740850
Native American16210239
Islander532

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 91.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,358$42,925$33,384
Less Than High School$23,509$26,387$16,061
High School Grad$31,256$35,394$24,211
Some College$35,634$41,354$30,432
Bachelors Degree$50,427$60,775$43,026
Graduate Degree$61,379$75,526$53,589

$38,358

Average Earnings

$42,925

Average Male

$33,384

Average Female

Kenton County, Kentucky Language

Kenton County, Kentucky Language by Age

Kenton County, Kentucky Language

96.01% of Kenton County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Kenton County, Kentucky Poverty

Kenton County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White143,36615,59110.87%
Black7,1032,27432.01%
Hispanic4,8451,48430.63%
Multiple4,0261,20629.96%
Other2,0351,05051.60%
Asian2,05733516.29%
Native1713822.22%

12.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.40%

Male Poverty Rate

14.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenton County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenton County, Kentucky is Other, with 51.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenton County, Kentucky is White, with 10.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.69%
High School11.32%
Some College10.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.06%
Male Unemployed34.30%
Female Employed6.58%
Male Employed4.02%

Kenton County, Kentucky Income

Kenton County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,674$76,160
Families$73,318$90,599
Married Families$86,866$106,041
Non Families$35,525$46,353

Kenton County, Kentucky Marital Status

Kenton County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Kenton County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Kenton County, Kentucky Veterans

10,302

Number of Veterans

9,589

Male Veterans

713

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,622
First Gulf War1,863
Second Gulf War1,601
Korea671
World War II482

Kenton County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,7688.53%
Black3496.58%
2 or More15310.19%
Hispanic1023.67%
Asian161.01%
Indian169.88%

Kenton County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

7.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenton County, Kentucky Employment Status

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kenton County, Kentucky Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.39%

Born in Kentucky

97.01%

Native Born

2.99%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.01% of Kenton County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 58.39% having been born in Kentucky. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
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