McCracken County, Kentucky Population 2019

McCracken County, Kentucky's estimated population is 65,397 with a growth rate of 0.09% 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
201865,346-51-0.08%
201765,397570.09%
201665,3403560.55%
201564,984-369-0.56%
201465,353-23-0.04%
201365,376-250-0.38%
201265,626-199-0.30%
201165,8252850.43%
201065,5402,6614.23%
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
White55,686
Black or African American7,247
Two or More Races1,397
Asian487
Some Other Race274
American Indian and Alaska Native162
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander32

McCracken County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

McCracken County, Kentucky Median Age

42.1


Total

40.9


Male

43.7


Female

McCracken County, Kentucky Adults

There are 50,898 adults, (12,144 of whom are seniors) in McCracken County, Kentucky.

McCracken County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

McCracken County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

34,116

52.26%

Male

31,169

47.74%

McCracken County, Kentucky Households and Families

McCracken County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McCracken County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All67%33%
Male65%35%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Female47.8%52.2%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,5572.3267
Married11,9833.0187.4
Non Family11,3171.1851.3
Female3,4253.3447.8
Male8323.7265

3.03

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McCracken County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7733.86%
9th to 12th Grade3,6177.87%
High School Graduate13,93030.30%
Some College10,11922.01%
Associates Degree5,39311.73%
Bachelors Degree6,87514.96%
Graduate Degree4,2639.27%

McCracken County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,96235,62510,218
Black4,4473,659525
Hispanic77668896
Multiple Races446361133
Asian285210134
Other Race15715017
Native American1107633

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 95.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 47.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,081$40,350$27,600
Less Than High School$16,363$18,638$13,807
High School Grad$26,960$34,107$20,538
Some College$30,624$37,928$25,576
Bachelors Degree$48,341$61,917$36,183
Graduate Degree$55,130$74,975$46,250

$33,081

Average Earnings

$40,350

Average Male

$27,600

Average Female

McCracken County, Kentucky Language

McCracken County, Kentucky Language by Age

McCracken County, Kentucky Language

97.18% of McCracken County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

McCracken County, Kentucky Poverty

McCracken County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White53,3477,85714.73%
Black6,9052,61237.83%
Hispanic1,51918312.05%
Multiple1,37617012.35%
Native1622716.67%
Asian487204.11%
Other27493.28%

17.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.20%

Male Poverty Rate

18.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McCracken County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in McCracken County, Kentucky is Black, with 37.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McCracken County, Kentucky is Other, with 3.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.95%
High School18.05%
Some College10.38%
Bachelors or Greater4.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.28%
Male Unemployed35.93%
Female Employed10.83%
Male Employed6.48%

McCracken County, Kentucky Income

McCracken County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,894$68,059
Families$61,121$86,274
Married Families$75,320-
Non Families$24,813$40,291

McCracken County, Kentucky Marital Status

McCracken County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

McCracken County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

McCracken County, Kentucky Veterans

4,908

Number of Veterans

4,528

Male Veterans

380

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,817
First Gulf War786
Second Gulf War610
Korea595
World War II226

McCracken County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,53710.23%
Black3336.35%
Hispanic576.16%
2 or More285.39%
Indian107.19%

McCracken County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

McCracken County, Kentucky Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in McCracken County, Kentucky

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