Mason County, Kentucky Population 2018

Mason County, Kentucky's estimated population is 17,174 with a growth rate of -0.32% 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
201717,174-55-0.32%
201617,229710.41%
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
White15,677
Black or African American951
Two or More Races456
Asian127
Some Other Race10
American Indian and Alaska Native8

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

Mason 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

Mason County, Kentucky Median Age

40.9


Total

39.1


Male

42.8


Female

Mason County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,232 adults, (2,826 of which are seniors) in Mason County, Kentucky.

Mason County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,694

50.46%

Male

8,535

49.54%

Mason County, Kentucky Households and Families

Mason County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mason County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
Male66.9%33.1%
All65.7%34.3%
Female51.1%48.9%
Non Family50.2%49.8%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8042.4965.7
Married3,3283.0480.3
Non Family2,2691.2150.2
Female9293.4651.1
Male2783.1266.9

3.07

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade7656.50%
9th to 12th Grade1,26310.73%
High School Graduate4,57738.88%
Some College2,29419.49%
Associates Degree1,0078.55%
Bachelors Degree9548.10%
Graduate Degree9117.74%

Mason County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,7508,9631,753
Black60955266
Multiple Races1781124
Hispanic141329
Asian827325
Other Race1010
Native American888

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$29,268$35,259$24,874
Less Than High School$22,973$24,779$15,691
High School Grad$23,185$28,486$18,674
Some College$28,547$45,288$25,772
Bachelors Degree$45,272$56,406$38,835
Graduate Degree$55,517$70,625$53,095

$29,268

Average Earnings

$35,259

Average Male

$24,874

Average Female

Mason County, Kentucky Language

Mason County, Kentucky Language by Age

Mason County, Kentucky Language

94.48% of Mason County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Mason County, Kentucky Poverty

Mason County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,1363,09720.46%
Black90523726.19%
Multiple4567115.57%
Hispanic2664015.04%
Native88100.00%

20.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.39%

Male Poverty Rate

21.36%

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 Hispanic, with 15.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.99%.

Mason County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.30%
High School17.18%
Some College16.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%

Mason County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.68%
Female Unemployed31.07%
Female Employed8.12%
Male Employed6.85%

Mason County, Kentucky Income

Mason County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,613$59,549
Families$50,319$73,017
Married Families$66,100$
Non Families$17,922$31,007

Mason County, Kentucky Marital Status

Mason County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Mason County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Mason County, Kentucky Veterans

Mason County, Kentucky Veterans by War

986

Number of Veterans

973

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam416
First Gulf War167
Korea125
Second Gulf War88
World War II68

Mason County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74274
35 to 54239
55 to 64227
75+218
18 to 3428

Mason County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9047.43%
Black7811.10%
2 or More41.53%

Mason County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

5.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, Kentucky Employment Status

Mason County, Kentucky Employment by Age

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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