Nicholas County, Kentucky Population 2019

Nicholas County, Kentucky's estimated population is 7,137 with a growth rate of 0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nicholas County, Kentucky is the 112th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20187,166290.41%
20177,137540.76%
20167,083220.31%
20157,061100.14%
20147,051420.60%
20137,009-1-0.01%
20127,010-78-1.10%
20117,088-40-0.56%
20107,1284035.99%
19906,725-432-6.04%
19807,1576499.97%
19706,508-169-2.53%
19606,677-855-11.35%
19507,532-1,085-12.59%
19408,617460.54%
19308,571-1,323-13.37%
19209,894-707-6.67%
191010,601-1,351-11.30%
190011,9521,18811.04%
189010,764-1,105-9.31%
188011,8692,74030.01%
18709,129-1,901-17.23%
186011,0306696.46%
185010,3611,61618.48%
18408,745-89-1.01%
18308,83486110.80%
18207,9733,07562.78%
18104,8981,97367.45%
18002,9250.00%

Nicholas County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,821
Black or African American93
Two or More Races83
Some Other Race48
American Indian and Alaska Native16

Nicholas County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Nicholas County, Kentucky Median Age

41.6


Total

41.2


Male

42.2


Female

Nicholas County, Kentucky Adults

There are 5,415 adults, (1,176 of whom are seniors) in Nicholas County, Kentucky.

Nicholas County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Nicholas County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,699

52.39%

Male

3,362

47.61%

Nicholas County, Kentucky Households and Families

Nicholas County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nicholas County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
Male77.5%22.5%
All69.6%30.4%
Female54.5%45.5%
Non Family50.4%49.6%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7602.5269.6
Married1,4213.0584
Non Family8231.2350.4
Female3783.2454.5
Male1382.7977.5

2.93

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nicholas County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3477.21%
9th to 12th Grade64413.39%
High School Graduate2,10643.78%
Some College77416.09%
Associates Degree4379.09%
Bachelors Degree2545.28%
Graduate Degree2485.16%

Nicholas County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7063,732476
Hispanic464626
Black4441
Multiple Races1814
Native American10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 56.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,859$32,548$24,462
Less Than High School$28,333$34,107$
High School Grad$27,500$32,152$16,481
Some College$31,310$45,089$29,844
Bachelors Degree$47,813$42,188$47,847
Graduate Degree$53,958$$71,250

$30,859

Average Earnings

$32,548

Average Male

$24,462

Average Female

Nicholas County, Kentucky Language

Nicholas County, Kentucky Language by Age

Nicholas County, Kentucky Language

96.31% of Nicholas County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.94% of the population.

Nicholas County, Kentucky Poverty

Nicholas County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,6441,75026.34%
Multiple7878100.00%
Hispanic1046461.54%
Other4848100.00%
Black871719.54%
Native161062.50%

27.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.60%

Male Poverty Rate

28.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nicholas County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nicholas County, Kentucky is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nicholas County, Kentucky is Black, with 19.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.60%
Some College17.57%
High School16.34%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.58%
Male Unemployed39.29%
Male Employed11.01%
Female Employed10.58%

Nicholas County, Kentucky Income

Nicholas County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,900$54,555
Families$51,359$63,657
Married Families$61,502-
Non Families$19,375$27,264

Nicholas County, Kentucky Marital Status

Nicholas County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Nicholas County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Nicholas 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.

Nicholas County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Nicholas County, Kentucky Veterans

432

Number of Veterans

406

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam135
First Gulf War97
Korea78
Second Gulf War78
World War II13

Nicholas County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4117.80%
Black2132.81%
Hispanic1414.89%

Nicholas County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

12.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nicholas County, Kentucky Employment Status

55%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Nicholas County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Carlisle20101994-16-0.80%
Millersburg 79279200.00%
  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