Nelson County Population 2017

Nelson County's estimated population is 45,559 with a growth rate of 0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nelson County is the 24th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201645,5594420.98%
201545,1172970.66%
201444,8203190.72%
201344,5011250.28%
201244,3763540.80%
201144,0224110.94%
201043,61113,90146.79%
199029,7102,1267.71%
198027,5844,10717.49%
197023,4771,3095.90%
196022,1682,64713.56%
195019,5211,5178.43%
194018,0041,4538.78%
193016,5514142.57%
192016,137-693-4.12%
191016,8302431.47%
190016,5871701.04%
189016,417-192-1.16%
188016,6091,80512.19%
187014,804-995-6.30%
186015,7991,0106.83%
185014,7891,1528.45%
184013,637-1,295-8.67%
183014,932-1,341-8.24%
182016,2732,19515.59%
181014,0784,21242.69%
18009,866-1,449-12.81%
179011,3150.00%

Nelson County Population Growth

Population Data via

Nelson County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White41,65491.43%
Black or African American2,3535.16%
Two or More Races7511.65%
Asian2450.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native920.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.05%

Nelson County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Nelson County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bardstown12604132276234.94%
Bloomfield10171064474.62%
New Haven855896414.80%
Fairfield11311410.88%
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