Meade County, Kentucky Population 2019

Meade County, Kentucky's estimated population is 28,094 with a growth rate of 0.39% 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
201828,7156212.21%
201728,0941090.39%
201627,9852450.88%
201527,740-1,357-4.66%
201429,097-150-0.51%
201329,247-15-0.05%
201229,262-381-1.29%
201129,6439293.24%
201028,7144,54418.80%
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%

How Many People Live in Meade County, Kentucky?

28,094

Population by Race

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

Meade County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

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

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

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 Education

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 other race people with a rate of 33.33%.

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 non-English language spoken by the largest group 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%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.24%
High School12.05%
Some College8.71%
Bachelors or Greater0.99%
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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Meade County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Meade County, Kentucky Veterans

3,830

Number of Veterans

3,266

Male Veterans

564

Female Veterans

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

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

61%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Meade County, Kentucky Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.65%

Born in Kentucky

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.64% of Meade County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 59.65% having been born in Kentucky. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Meade County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brandenburg267728731967.32%
Muldraugh 947987404.22%
Ekron155146-9-5.81%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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