Nicholas County, Kentucky Population 2018

Nicholas County, Kentucky's estimated population is 7,130 with a growth rate of 0.96% 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
20177,130680.96%
20167,062-1-0.01%
20167,06350.07%
20157,058100.14%
20147,048410.59%
20137,007-1-0.01%
20127,008-78-1.10%
20117,086-40-0.56%
20107,1264015.96%
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
White6,859
Black or African American70
Two or More Races62
Some Other Race53
American Indian and Alaska Native18

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

Nicholas County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Nicholas County, Kentucky Median Age

42


Total

40.8


Male

43.7


Female

Nicholas County, Kentucky Adults

There are 5,466 adults, (1,208 of which are seniors) in Nicholas County, Kentucky.

Nicholas County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Nicholas County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,641

51.56%

Male

3,421

48.44%

Nicholas County, Kentucky Households and Families

Nicholas County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nicholas County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
Male88.1%11.9%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female46.5%53.5%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nicholas County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7582.5273.4
Married1,4613.0588.2
Non Family8991.2256.4
Female2973.5946.5
Male1013.4288.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nicholas County, Kentucky Households

Nicholas County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3887.95%
9th to 12th Grade61912.68%
High School Graduate2,10143.04%
Some College81916.78%
Associates Degree4419.04%
Bachelors Degree2184.47%
Graduate Degree2956.04%

Nicholas County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7513,768460
Hispanic616153
Black3529
Native American18
Multiple Races1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 86.89%.

Nicholas County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,219$32,450$23,292
Less Than High School$25,195$28,125$10,850
High School Grad$28,136$32,692$16,483
Some College$30,550$45,556$25,875
Bachelors Degree$41,210$41,250$41,204
Graduate Degree$69,375$$

$30,219

Average Earnings

$32,450

Average Male

$23,292

Average Female

Nicholas County, Kentucky Language

Nicholas County, Kentucky Language by Age

Nicholas County, Kentucky Language

95.68% of Nicholas County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.32% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.36% of the population.

Nicholas County, Kentucky Poverty

Nicholas County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,6701,65324.78%
Hispanic1226956.56%
Multiple5757100.00%
Other5353100.00%
Native1818100.00%
Black65710.77%

26.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.03%

Male Poverty Rate

26.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nicholas County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nicholas County, Kentucky is Black, with 10.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.98%.

Nicholas County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.80%
Some College18.01%
High School13.82%
Bachelors or Greater7.09%

Nicholas County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.18%
Male Unemployed34.11%
Male Employed10.13%
Female Employed8.70%

Nicholas County, Kentucky Income

Nicholas County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,993$55,291
Families$48,925$67,939
Married Families$63,894$
Non Families$19,161$26,886

Nicholas County, Kentucky Marital Status

Nicholas County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Nicholas County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Nicholas County, Kentucky Veterans

Nicholas County, Kentucky Veterans by War

445

Number of Veterans

420

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam127
First Gulf War86
Korea74
Second Gulf War71
World War II23

Nicholas County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64149
35 to 54117
75+108
65 to 7452
18 to 3419

Nicholas County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4378.20%
Black816.33%

Nicholas County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

11.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nicholas County, Kentucky Employment Status

Nicholas County, Kentucky Employment by Age

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Nicholas County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Nicholas County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Nicholas County, Kentucky

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