Lawrence County, Kentucky Population 2018

Lawrence County, Kentucky's estimated population is 15,719 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Kentucky is the 72nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,719-151-0.95%
201615,870240.15%
201615,846-16-0.10%
201515,862-27-0.17%
201415,889-14-0.09%
201315,90370.04%
201215,896-46-0.29%
201115,942770.49%
201015,8651,86713.34%
199013,998-123-0.87%
198014,1213,39531.65%
197010,726-1,408-11.60%
196012,134-2,284-15.84%
195014,418-2,857-16.54%
194017,2755623.36%
193016,713-930-5.27%
192017,643-2,424-12.08%
191020,0674552.32%
190019,6121,91010.79%
189017,7024,44033.48%
188013,2624,76556.08%
18708,49789611.79%
18607,6011,32021.02%
18506,2811,55132.79%
18404,73083021.28%
18303,9000.00%

Lawrence County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,513
Two or More Races205
Black or African American71
Asian68
Some Other Race8
American Indian and Alaska Native5

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

Lawrence 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

Lawrence County, Kentucky Median Age

41.1


Total

39.7


Male

41.9


Female

Lawrence County, Kentucky Adults

There are 12,156 adults, (2,492 of which are seniors) in Lawrence County, Kentucky.

Lawrence County, Kentucky Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

7,946

50.07%

Male

7,924

49.93%

Lawrence County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lawrence County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
Male82.3%17.7%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
Female55.9%44.1%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1422.5777.2
Married3,4793.1884.9
Non Family1,8011.0968.2
Female5743.4455.9
Male2882.6682.3

3.1

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Kentucky Households

Lawrence County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,14110.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,29311.86%
High School Graduate4,66142.77%
Some College1,87417.19%
Associates Degree6826.26%
Bachelors Degree6215.70%
Graduate Degree6275.75%

Lawrence County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,6748,2821,164
Multiple Races12310984
Hispanic595915
Black2825
Asian25
Native American55

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 68.29%.

Lawrence County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,870$40,306$23,924
Less Than High School$25,141$26,778$17,163
High School Grad$29,252$38,173$21,613
Some College$28,716$41,792$23,049
Bachelors Degree$42,256$50,000$33,214
Graduate Degree$43,673$41,958$44,337

$30,870

Average Earnings

$40,306

Average Male

$23,924

Average Female

Lawrence County, Kentucky Language

Lawrence County, Kentucky Language by Age

Lawrence County, Kentucky Language

98.25% of Lawrence County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Lawrence County, Kentucky Poverty

Lawrence County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,3013,42422.38%
Multiple2058541.46%
Hispanic1282620.31%

22.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.23%

Male Poverty Rate

25.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 41.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 20.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.27%.

Lawrence County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.30%
High School20.33%
Some College16.55%
Bachelors or Greater8.97%

Lawrence County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.64%
Male Unemployed35.47%
Female Employed5.67%
Male Employed4.49%

Lawrence County, Kentucky Income

Lawrence County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,016$46,418
Families$41,813$55,250
Married Families$49,422$
Non Families$13,656$22,194

Lawrence County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lawrence County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Lawrence County, Kentucky Marriage

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

Lawrence County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Kentucky Veterans

Lawrence County, Kentucky Veterans by War

799

Number of Veterans

773

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam343
Second Gulf War113
First Gulf War104
Korea68
World War II58

Lawrence County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74303
75+161
55 to 64128
18 to 34105
35 to 54102

Lawrence County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7656.42%
2 or More2111.67%
Black1346.43%
Hispanic67.41%

Lawrence County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

10.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Kentucky Employment Status

Lawrence County, Kentucky Employment by Age

44.4%

Labor Force Participation

40.6%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Lawrence County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lawrence County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Louisa2466247370.28%
Blaine474700.00%
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