McCracken County, Kentucky Population 2018

McCracken County, Kentucky's estimated population is 65,385 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McCracken County, Kentucky is the 13th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201765,385930.14%
201665,292-50-0.08%
201665,3423660.56%
201564,976-376-0.58%
201465,352-18-0.03%
201365,370-261-0.40%
201265,631-198-0.30%
201165,8292860.44%
201065,5432,6644.24%
199062,8791,5692.56%
198061,3103,0295.20%
197058,2819751.70%
196057,3068,16916.62%
195049,1376031.24%
194048,5342,2634.89%
193046,2719,02524.23%
192037,2462,1826.22%
191035,0646,33122.03%
190028,7337,68236.49%
189021,0514,78929.45%
188016,2622,27416.26%
187013,9883,62835.02%
186010,3604,29370.76%
18506,0671,32227.86%
18404,7453,448265.84%
18301,2970.00%

McCracken County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White55,748
Black or African American7,274
Two or More Races1,349
Asian479
Some Other Race207
American Indian and Alaska Native154
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander81

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

McCracken 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

McCracken County, Kentucky Median Age

42.4


Total

41.3


Male

43.7


Female

McCracken County, Kentucky Adults

There are 50,993 adults, (11,818 of which are seniors) in McCracken County, Kentucky.

McCracken County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

McCracken County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

34,249

52.46%

Male

31,043

47.54%

McCracken County, Kentucky Households and Families

McCracken County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McCracken County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All66.6%33.4%
Male57.8%42.2%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female47.7%52.3%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

McCracken County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,9502.2966.6
Married12,2042.9787.3
Non Family11,1521.1550.8
Female3,6793.2247.7
Male9153.3357.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McCracken County, Kentucky Households

McCracken County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7283.75%
9th to 12th Grade3,8928.46%
High School Graduate14,02930.48%
Some College10,55022.92%
Associates Degree5,27511.46%
Bachelors Degree6,39013.88%
Graduate Degree4,1629.04%

McCracken County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White40,02835,4659,573
Black4,4263,713549
Hispanic75657797
Multiple Races473403157
Asian297211142
Other Race1068013
Native American977635

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.81%.

McCracken County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,923$40,019$26,699
Less Than High School$18,166$21,490$13,212
High School Grad$26,577$31,285$19,195
Some College$30,018$36,904$24,676
Bachelors Degree$46,848$60,405$34,462
Graduate Degree$57,043$78,382$50,975

$31,923

Average Earnings

$40,019

Average Male

$26,699

Average Female

McCracken County, Kentucky Language

McCracken County, Kentucky Language by Age

McCracken County, Kentucky Language

96.94% of McCracken County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.06% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

McCracken County, Kentucky Poverty

McCracken County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White53,5738,43615.75%
Black6,9582,38334.25%
Multiple1,32633925.57%
Hispanic1,48517111.52%
Other2073014.49%
Native1541912.34%

17.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.23%

Male Poverty Rate

19.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McCracken County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in McCracken County, Kentucky is Black, with 34.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McCracken County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 11.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.08%.

McCracken County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.08%
High School17.43%
Some College12.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%

McCracken County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.80%
Male Unemployed33.63%
Female Employed11.05%
Male Employed6.64%

McCracken County, Kentucky Income

McCracken County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,303$65,626
Families$56,760$81,547
Married Families$71,394$
Non Families$24,267$39,579

McCracken County, Kentucky Marital Status

McCracken County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

McCracken County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

McCracken 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 55To64.

McCracken County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

McCracken County, Kentucky Veterans

McCracken County, Kentucky Veterans by War

5,499

Number of Veterans

5,034

Male Veterans

465

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,970
First Gulf War987
Korea607
Second Gulf War545
World War II393

McCracken County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,396
35 to 541,355
65 to 741,340
55 to 641,182
18 to 34226

McCracken County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,09411.45%
Black2945.71%
2 or More10317.28%
Hispanic616.69%
Indian86.15%

McCracken County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

8.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

McCracken County, Kentucky Employment Status

McCracken County, Kentucky Employment by Age

58%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

McCracken County, Kentucky Employment by Race

McCracken County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in McCracken County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Paducah25028251451170.47%
Kevil 620605-15-2.42%
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