Lawrence County, Kentucky Population 2019

Lawrence County, Kentucky's estimated population is 15,735 with a growth rate of -0.68% 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
201815,571-164-1.04%
201715,735-107-0.68%
201615,842-31-0.20%
201515,873-19-0.12%
201415,892-18-0.11%
201315,910120.08%
201215,898-45-0.28%
201115,943770.49%
201015,8661,86813.34%
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
White15,491
Two or More Races212
Asian70
Black or African American59
Some Other Race6
American Indian and Alaska Native6

Lawrence County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Lawrence County, Kentucky Median Age

40.9


Total

39.3


Male

41.9


Female

Lawrence County, Kentucky Adults

There are 12,157 adults, (2,622 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Kentucky.

Lawrence County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

7,944

50.14%

Male

7,900

49.86%

Lawrence County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lawrence County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
Male79.1%20.9%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female50.9%49.1%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2542.5276.5
Married3,4183.1784.7
Non Family1,9671.1269.4
Female5873.4850.9
Male2822.3479.1

3.08

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0529.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,50213.71%
High School Graduate4,56241.63%
Some College1,89717.31%
Associates Degree6756.16%
Bachelors Degree7156.52%
Graduate Degree5555.06%

Lawrence County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,6798,1741,185
Multiple Races14612885
Hispanic868615
Black2925
Asian27
Native American66

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 58.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,958$35,417$25,478
Less Than High School$25,833$27,278$19,474
High School Grad$28,750$32,352$23,131
Some College$29,556$40,385$25,179
Bachelors Degree$41,332$43,864$34,280
Graduate Degree$44,808$41,820$45,694

$30,958

Average Earnings

$35,417

Average Male

$25,478

Average Female

Lawrence County, Kentucky Language

Lawrence County, Kentucky Language by Age

Lawrence County, Kentucky Language

98.48% of Lawrence County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Lawrence County, Kentucky Poverty

Lawrence County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,2663,74324.52%
Multiple2126932.55%
Hispanic1413524.82%

24.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.69%

Male Poverty Rate

27.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 32.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Kentucky is White, with 24.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.79%
High School20.21%
Some College18.51%
Bachelors or Greater11.42%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.08%
Female Unemployed31.13%
Female Employed7.17%
Male Employed3.83%

Lawrence County, Kentucky Income

Lawrence County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,703$47,182
Families$41,633$57,597
Married Families$50,132-
Non Families$13,916$22,181

Lawrence County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lawrence County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lawrence County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Kentucky Veterans

736

Number of Veterans

696

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam304
Second Gulf War116
First Gulf War94
Korea86
World War II45

Lawrence County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6875.77%
2 or More3718.88%
Hispanic1918.27%
Black1241.38%

Lawrence County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

7.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Kentucky Employment Status

43.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.3%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Lawrence County, Kentucky

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