Meade County, Kentucky Population 2018

Meade County, Kentucky's estimated population is 28,154 with a growth rate of 0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meade County, Kentucky is the 36th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201728,4522981.06%
201728,1541400.50%
201628,0142650.95%
201527,749-1,353-4.65%
201429,102-138-0.47%
201329,240-24-0.08%
201229,264-387-1.31%
201129,6519293.23%
201028,7224,55218.83%
199024,1701,3165.76%
198022,8544,05821.59%
197018,796-142-0.75%
196018,9389,516101.00%
19509,4225956.74%
19408,8277859.76%
19308,042-1,400-14.83%
19209,442-341-3.49%
19109,783-750-7.12%
190010,5331,04911.06%
18909,484-839-8.13%
188010,3238388.84%
18709,4855876.60%
18608,8981,50520.36%
18507,3931,61327.91%
18405,7801,64939.92%
18304,1310.00%

Meade County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,198
Black or African American946
Two or More Races797
American Indian and Alaska Native220
Asian168
Some Other Race123

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

Meade County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Meade County, Kentucky Median Age

37.8


Total

37.5


Male

38.3


Female

Meade County, Kentucky Adults

There are 21,605 adults, (3,703 of whom are seniors) in Meade County, Kentucky.

Meade County, Kentucky Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Meade County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

13,975

49.12%

Male

14,477

50.88%

Meade County, Kentucky Households and Families

Meade County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Meade County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All71.6%28.4%
Male65.9%34.1%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Female59.7%40.3%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meade County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7852.6271.6
Married6,5453.1178.4
Non Family2,8261.2760.7
Female8653.2459.7
Male5492.765.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meade County, Kentucky Households

Meade County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8314.32%
9th to 12th Grade1,5177.89%
High School Graduate6,86235.67%
Some College4,65824.22%
Associates Degree2,02610.53%
Bachelors Degree1,98910.34%
Graduate Degree1,3527.03%

Meade County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,53215,3223,023
Black648589102
Hispanic604569168
Multiple Races25621943
Native American123116
Asian1181185
Other Race11411438

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 33.33%.

Meade County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,885$41,236$28,441
Less Than High School$18,316$19,659$13,843
High School Grad$31,363$39,284$19,207
Some College$36,520$44,286$26,239
Bachelors Degree$47,485$51,250$39,896
Graduate Degree$54,179$76,875$53,009

$36,885

Average Earnings

$41,236

Average Male

$28,441

Average Female

Meade County, Kentucky Language

Meade County, Kentucky Language by Age

Meade County, Kentucky Language

97.61% of Meade County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Meade County, Kentucky Poverty

Meade County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,1693,27713.02%
Black92611712.63%
Multiple79711614.55%
Hispanic1,0801019.35%
Asian1687544.64%
Other12386.50%

13.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.60%

Male Poverty Rate

14.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meade County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kentucky is Asian, with 44.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kentucky is Other, with 6.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.70%.

Meade County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.24%
High School12.05%
Some College8.71%
Bachelors or Greater0.99%

Meade County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.80%
Male Unemployed31.71%
Male Employed5.47%
Female Employed5.15%

Meade County, Kentucky Income

Meade County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,732$65,302
Families$62,452$71,838
Married Families$71,481$
Non Families$35,939$45,121

Meade County, Kentucky Marital Status

Meade County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Meade County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Meade County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Meade County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race


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

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans by War

3,830

Number of Veterans

3,266

Male Veterans

564

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War1,369
Second Gulf War1,115
Vietnam977
Korea170
World War II40

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,406
55 to 641,027
65 to 74581
75+440
18 to 34376

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,42917.55%
Hispanic28343.21%
Black23535.77%
2 or More9127.66%
Other4443.14%
Indian3132.63%

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

5.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meade County, Kentucky Employment Status

Meade County, Kentucky Employment by Age

61%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Meade County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Meade County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Meade County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brandenburg267728731967.32%
Muldraugh 947987404.22%
Ekron155146-9-5.81%
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