Mason County, Kentucky Population 2018

Mason County, Kentucky's estimated population is 17,174 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mason County, Kentucky is the 68th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,167-7-0.04%
201717,174160.09%
201617,1581220.72%
201517,036-101-0.59%
201417,137-193-1.11%
201317,330-137-0.78%
201217,467-81-0.46%
201117,548430.25%
201017,5058395.03%
199016,666-1,099-6.19%
198017,7654922.85%
197017,273-1,181-6.40%
196018,454-32-0.17%
195018,486-580-3.04%
194019,0662041.08%
193018,8621,1026.20%
192017,760-851-4.57%
191018,611-1,835-8.97%
190020,446-327-1.57%
189020,7733041.49%
188020,4692,34312.93%
187018,126-96-0.53%
186018,222-122-0.67%
185018,3442,62516.70%
184015,719-480-2.96%
183016,1992,61119.22%
182013,5881,1299.06%
181012,4592772.27%
180012,1829,453346.39%
17902,7290.00%

Mason County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,473
Black or African American1,003
Two or More Races554
Asian116
Some Other Race16
American Indian and Alaska Native5

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Mason County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Mason County, Kentucky Median Age

40.7


Total

39.5


Male

43.4


Female

Mason County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,146 adults, (2,916 of whom are seniors) in Mason County, Kentucky.

Mason County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,738

50.90%

Male

8,429

49.10%

Mason County, Kentucky Households and Families

Mason County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Mason County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
All67.8%32.2%
Male64.2%35.8%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female48.8%51.2%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7372.5167.8
Married3,4483.181.5
Non Family2,0991.1454.1
Female9023.2348.8
Male2883.0864.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mason County, Kentucky Households

Mason County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6195.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,0258.77%
High School Graduate4,45838.14%
Some College2,30019.68%
Associates Degree1,1309.67%
Bachelors Degree1,1099.49%
Graduate Degree1,0488.97%

Mason County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,7289,2722,001
Black58354190
Multiple Races19612421
Asian887835
Hispanic7395
Other Race1616
Native American555

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 100.00%.

Mason County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,692$39,550$27,249
Less Than High School$22,980$24,475$17,222
High School Grad$29,527$34,028$22,713
Some College$29,454$45,879$25,054
Bachelors Degree$46,146$60,337$39,630
Graduate Degree$54,740$73,125$52,756

$33,692

Average Earnings

$39,550

Average Male

$27,249

Average Female

Mason County, Kentucky Language

Mason County, Kentucky Language by Age

Mason County, Kentucky Language

96.52% of Mason County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Mason County, Kentucky Poverty

Mason County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,9772,83018.90%
Black9519910.41%
Multiple5476010.97%
Hispanic1211714.05%
Native55100.00%

17.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.65%

Male Poverty Rate

19.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Kentucky is Black, with 10.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.69%.

Mason County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.64%
Some College14.84%
High School14.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.20%

Mason County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.79%
Female Unemployed23.12%
Female Employed7.38%
Male Employed6.22%

Mason County, Kentucky Income

Mason County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,082$63,333
Families$57,585$79,051
Married Families$70,964$
Non Families$18,042$26,409

Mason County, Kentucky Marital Status

Mason County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Mason 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 35To44.

Mason County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Mason County, Kentucky Veterans

Mason County, Kentucky Veterans by War

920

Number of Veterans

896

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam346
First Gulf War210
Second Gulf War171
Korea101
World War II64

Mason County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74263
35 to 54263
75+201
55 to 64163
18 to 3430

Mason County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8587.13%
Black527.22%
2 or More103.75%

Mason County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

12.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, Kentucky Employment Status

Mason County, Kentucky Employment by Age

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mason County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Mason County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mason County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Maysville90118866-145-1.61%
Dover252246-6-2.38%
Germantown 154153-1-0.65%
Sardis 103100-3-2.91%
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