Lincoln County, Kentucky Population 2018

Lincoln County, Kentucky's estimated population is 24,456 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Kentucky is the 48th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201724,456320.13%
201624,424780.32%
201624,346-14-0.06%
201524,360-87-0.36%
201424,447-11-0.04%
201324,458340.14%
201224,424-313-1.27%
201124,737-3-0.01%
201024,7404,69523.42%
199020,0459925.21%
198019,0532,39014.34%
197016,6631600.97%
196016,503-2,165-11.60%
195018,668-1,191-6.00%
194019,8592,17212.28%
193017,6871,2067.32%
192016,481-1,416-7.91%
191017,8978384.91%
190017,0591,0976.87%
189015,9628825.85%
188015,0804,13337.75%
187010,9473002.82%
186010,6475545.49%
185010,093-94-0.92%
184010,187-815-7.41%
183011,0021,02310.25%
18209,9791,30315.02%
18108,676550.64%
18008,6212,07331.66%
17906,5480.00%

Lincoln County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,232
Black or African American558
Two or More Races535
Some Other Race56
American Indian and Alaska Native31
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8
Asian4

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

Lincoln 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

Lincoln County, Kentucky Median Age

40.5


Total

38.8


Male

42.6


Female

Lincoln County, Kentucky Adults

There are 18,636 adults, (4,128 of which are seniors) in Lincoln County, Kentucky.

Lincoln County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

12,497

51.17%

Male

11,927

48.83%

Lincoln County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lincoln County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lincoln County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All73.7%26.3%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Male56.8%43.2%
Female56.6%43.4%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7212.4973.7
Married4,6513.1485.1
Non Family3,0401.1967.6
Female1,4262.9856.6
Male6042.8256.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, Kentucky Households

Lincoln County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,85111.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,92511.46%
High School Graduate7,44344.30%
Some College2,93417.46%
Associates Degree9915.90%
Bachelors Degree1,0176.05%
Graduate Degree6403.81%

Lincoln County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,97212,3481,543
Black44735538
Hispanic20617775
Multiple Races178164
Other Race4015
Native American3114
Islander88
Asian221

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Lincoln County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,059$36,058$22,405
Less Than High School$21,831$25,675$19,928
High School Grad$27,281$32,433$20,704
Some College$26,550$37,927$21,430
Bachelors Degree$45,385$44,828$45,519
Graduate Degree$52,281$55,234$52,019

$29,059

Average Earnings

$36,058

Average Male

$22,405

Average Female

Lincoln County, Kentucky Language

Lincoln County, Kentucky Language by Age

Lincoln County, Kentucky Language

98.58% of Lincoln County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Lincoln County, Kentucky Poverty

Lincoln County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,6845,40923.85%
Multiple52838272.35%
Hispanic36722260.49%
Black53717131.84%
Other561526.79%
Islander88100.00%

25.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.86%

Male Poverty Rate

26.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Kentucky is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Kentucky is White, with 23.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.98%.

Lincoln County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.47%
Some College22.76%
High School20.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%

Lincoln County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.14%
Female Unemployed43.87%
Female Employed9.90%
Male Employed7.37%

Lincoln County, Kentucky Income

Lincoln County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,185$46,645
Families$41,400$53,031
Married Families$51,930$
Non Families$18,628$28,984

Lincoln County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lincoln County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Lincoln County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lincoln County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, Kentucky Veterans

Lincoln County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,484

Number of Veterans

1,389

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam528
First Gulf War344
Second Gulf War159
Korea115
World War II55

Lincoln County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74400
55 to 64317
35 to 54311
75+299
18 to 34157

Lincoln County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4508.12%
Hispanic4823.30%
2 or More2410.91%
Black102.12%

Lincoln County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

11.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Kentucky Employment Status

Lincoln County, Kentucky Employment by Age

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Lincoln County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lincoln County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Stanford37083662-46-1.24%
Junction City 22432299562.50%
Crab Orchard841831-10-1.19%
Hustonville405397-8-1.98%
Eubank 31932561.88%
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