Lincoln County, Kentucky Population 2019

Lincoln County, Kentucky's estimated population is 24,498 with a growth rate of 0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Kentucky is the 47th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201824,6441460.60%
201724,4981220.50%
201624,376330.14%
201524,343-86-0.35%
201424,429-11-0.05%
201324,440340.14%
201224,406-313-1.27%
201124,719-2-0.01%
201024,7214,67623.33%
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%

How Many People Live in Lincoln County, Kentucky?

24,498

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,163
Two or More Races589
Black or African American531
Some Other Race82
American Indian and Alaska Native39
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5
Asian4

Lincoln County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Lincoln County, Kentucky Median Age

40.6


Total

38.6


Male

43.1


Female

Lincoln County, Kentucky Adults

There are 18,640 adults, (4,166 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Kentucky.

Lincoln County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

12,453

51.01%

Male

11,960

48.99%

Lincoln County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lincoln County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lincoln County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All73.5%26.5%
Non Family71.1%28.9%
Female53.1%46.9%
Male41.2%58.8%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7862.4773.5
Married5,1143.0882.7
Non Family3,0011.2371.1
Female1,1862.8953.1
Male4852.7341.2

2.9

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,76910.50%
9th to 12th Grade1,82410.83%
High School Graduate7,21942.86%
Some College3,09518.38%
Associates Degree1,1216.66%
Bachelors Degree1,0626.31%
Graduate Degree7534.47%

Lincoln County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,99412,5911,707
Black46437155
Hispanic21315652
Multiple Races187170
Other Race7013
Native American3916
Islander55
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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,430$35,779$24,339
Less Than High School$25,688$28,324$19,629
High School Grad$27,322$31,678$21,071
Some College$28,342$40,781$21,916
Bachelors Degree$44,420$44,083$45,025
Graduate Degree$49,819$56,471$42,500

$30,430

Average Earnings

$35,779

Average Male

$24,339

Average Female

Lincoln County, Kentucky Language

Lincoln County, Kentucky Language by Age

Lincoln County, Kentucky Language

98.15% of Lincoln County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Lincoln County, Kentucky Poverty

Lincoln County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,5755,08622.53%
Multiple58242272.51%
Hispanic37622259.04%
Black50813526.57%
Other821315.85%
Islander55100.00%

23.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.59%

Male Poverty Rate

25.03%

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 Other, with 15.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.93%
Some College21.74%
High School21.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.81%
Female Unemployed38.16%
Female Employed10.58%
Male Employed9.18%

Lincoln County, Kentucky Income

Lincoln County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,930$48,839
Families$46,332$54,226
Married Families$51,728-
Non Families$21,519$31,689

Lincoln County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lincoln County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lincoln County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, Kentucky Veterans

1,331

Number of Veterans

1,274

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam425
First Gulf War380
Second Gulf War149
Korea119
World War II44

Lincoln County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3127.36%
Hispanic4219.72%
Black193.82%

Lincoln County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Kentucky Employment Status

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln 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

82.10%

Born in Kentucky

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.40% of Lincoln County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 82.10% having been born in Kentucky. 0.46% 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 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%
  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