Meade County, Kentucky Population 2018

Meade County, Kentucky's estimated population is 28,154 with a growth rate of -2.08% 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
201728,154-597-2.08%
201628,7517372.63%
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
White26,449
Black or African American1,013
Two or More Races779
Asian224
American Indian and Alaska Native199
Some Other Race87

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

Meade 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

Meade County, Kentucky Median Age

37.1


Total

37


Male

37.3


Female

Meade County, Kentucky Adults

There are 21,621 adults, (3,565 of which are seniors) in Meade County, Kentucky.

Meade County, Kentucky Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Meade County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

14,197

49.38%

Male

14,554

50.62%

Meade County, Kentucky Households and Families

Meade County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meade County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All72.1%27.9%
Male68.6%31.4%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female56.1%43.9%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meade County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6312.6872.1
Married6,2123.1579.5
Non Family2,8151.2662.3
Female9963.4956.1
Male6083.1668.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

6.2%

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 Grade9114.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,6708.73%
High School Graduate7,14537.36%
Some College4,56323.86%
Associates Degree1,9049.96%
Bachelors Degree1,7829.32%
Graduate Degree1,1496.01%

Meade County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,48915,0152,623
Black65861698
Hispanic518483146
Multiple Races27625253
Asian14814811
Native American10397
Other Race636329

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 46.03%.

Meade County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,175$40,467$24,480
Less Than High School$20,048$23,594$9,808
High School Grad$30,051$38,924$18,234
Some College$35,163$41,460$22,924
Bachelors Degree$49,350$52,580$42,174
Graduate Degree$53,738$81,324$51,893

$35,175

Average Earnings

$40,467

Average Male

$24,480

Average Female

Meade County, Kentucky Language

Meade County, Kentucky Language by Age

Meade County, Kentucky Language

97.31% of Meade County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Meade County, Kentucky Poverty

Meade County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,4313,92715.44%
Black98615115.31%
Multiple77913817.72%
Hispanic1,09413412.25%
Asian2248839.29%
Other8744.60%

15.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.96%

Male Poverty Rate

17.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meade County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kentucky is Asian, with 39.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kentucky is Other, with 4.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.98%.

Meade County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.80%
High School13.01%
Some College8.24%
Bachelors or Greater1.68%

Meade County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.58%
Male Unemployed34.22%
Female Employed6.99%
Male Employed5.77%

Meade County, Kentucky Income

Meade County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,034$62,614
Families$57,615$68,809
Married Families$67,975$
Non Families$31,526$43,498

Meade County, Kentucky Marital Status

Meade County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

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 55To64.

Meade County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans by War

3,686

Number of Veterans

3,152

Male Veterans

534

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War1,390
Second Gulf War1,025
Vietnam957
Korea184
World War II44

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,370
55 to 641,070
65 to 74565
75+383
18 to 34298

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,38517.27%
Black16925.76%
Hispanic15526.05%
2 or More7220.87%
Indian2835.00%
Asian2215.94%
Other1029.41%

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

5.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meade County, Kentucky Employment Status

Meade County, Kentucky Employment by Age

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

9%

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