Lewis County, Kentucky Population 2018

Lewis County, Kentucky's estimated population is 13,339 with a growth rate of -2.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lewis County, Kentucky is the 81st largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201713,339-307-2.25%
201613,6461711.27%
201613,475-111-0.82%
201513,586-164-1.19%
201413,750740.54%
201313,676-87-0.63%
201213,763-30-0.22%
201113,793-33-0.24%
201013,8267976.12%
199013,029-1,516-10.42%
198014,5452,19017.73%
197012,355-760-5.79%
196013,115-405-3.00%
195013,520-2,166-13.81%
194015,6861,3719.58%
193014,315-1,514-9.56%
192015,829-1,058-6.27%
191016,887-981-5.49%
190017,8683,06520.71%
189014,8031,64912.54%
188013,1544,03944.31%
18709,1157549.02%
18608,3611,15916.09%
18507,20289614.21%
18406,3061,07720.60%
18305,2291,25631.61%
18203,9731,61668.56%
18102,3570.00%

Lewis County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,455
Two or More Races74
American Indian and Alaska Native62
Black or African American55

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

Lewis 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

Lewis County, Kentucky Median Age

40.9


Total

40.2


Male

42


Female

Lewis County, Kentucky Adults

There are 10,617 adults, (2,293 of which are seniors) in Lewis County, Kentucky.

Lewis County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,865

50.31%

Male

6,781

49.69%

Lewis County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lewis County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lewis County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Male66.2%33.8%
Female60.9%39.1%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewis County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4312.4974.3
Married3,0063.0181
Non Family1,5591.1267.7
Female5703.0660.9
Male2963.2866.2

2.94

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lewis County, Kentucky Households

Lewis County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,22712.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,17012.32%
High School Graduate3,89641.01%
Some College1,48315.61%
Associates Degree6246.57%
Bachelors Degree5796.09%
Graduate Degree5215.48%

Lewis County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3747,0231,091
Black5035
Hispanic2915
Native American28189
Multiple Races2712

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 74.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.14%.

Lewis County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,200$30,149$23,686
Less Than High School$21,717$21,786$21,571
High School Grad$24,458$30,545$18,188
Some College$26,033$32,381$24,583
Bachelors Degree$31,612$$31,020
Graduate Degree$52,841$49,286$52,992

$26,200

Average Earnings

$30,149

Average Male

$23,686

Average Female

Lewis County, Kentucky Language

Lewis County, Kentucky Language by Age

Lewis County, Kentucky Language

98.35% of Lewis County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.65% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Lewis County, Kentucky Poverty

Lewis County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,0913,64627.85%
Hispanic965254.17%
Native624470.97%
Multiple743648.65%
Black4636.52%

28.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.02%

Male Poverty Rate

30.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Kentucky is Native, with 70.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Kentucky is Black, with 6.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.72%.

Lewis County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.59%
High School24.08%
Some College21.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%

Lewis County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.02%
Female Unemployed34.75%
Female Employed11.72%
Male Employed8.06%

Lewis County, Kentucky Income

Lewis County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,088$44,109
Families$41,554$52,860
Married Families$45,751$
Non Families$14,163$20,652

Lewis County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lewis County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewis County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Lewis 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.

Lewis County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Lewis County, Kentucky Veterans

Lewis County, Kentucky Veterans by War

858

Number of Veterans

827

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam382
Korea128
First Gulf War109
Second Gulf War61
World War II46

Lewis County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+241
55 to 64236
65 to 74221
35 to 54144
18 to 3416

Lewis County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8448.05%
Indian932.14%
2 or More59.43%

Lewis County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

21.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, Kentucky Employment Status

Lewis County, Kentucky Employment by Age

43.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lewis County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Lewis County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lewis County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Vanceburg14671427-40-2.73%
Concord3534-1-2.86%
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