Ohio County, Kentucky Population 2019

Ohio County, Kentucky's estimated population is 24,136 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ohio County, Kentucky is the 49th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201824,087-49-0.20%
201724,136-14-0.06%
201624,1501250.52%
201524,025680.28%
201423,957-27-0.11%
201323,984-42-0.17%
201224,026400.17%
201123,9861520.64%
201023,8342,72912.93%
199021,105-660-3.03%
198021,7652,97515.83%
197018,7901,0656.01%
196017,725-3,115-14.95%
195020,840-3,581-14.66%
194024,421-48-0.20%
193024,469-2,004-7.57%
192026,473-1,169-4.23%
191027,6423551.30%
190027,2874,34118.92%
189022,9463,27716.66%
188019,6694,10826.40%
187015,5613,35227.46%
186012,2092,46025.23%
18509,7493,15747.89%
18406,5921,87739.81%
18304,71583621.55%
18203,879872.29%
18103,7922,569210.06%
18001,2230.00%

Ohio County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,162
Black or African American489
Two or More Races221
Some Other Race110
Asian72
American Indian and Alaska Native8

Ohio County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Ohio County, Kentucky Median Age

40.7


Total

39.4


Male

41.6


Female

Ohio County, Kentucky Adults

There are 18,381 adults, (4,224 of whom are seniors) in Ohio County, Kentucky.

Ohio County, Kentucky Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ohio County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

12,105

50.31%

Male

11,957

49.69%

Ohio County, Kentucky Households and Families

Ohio County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ohio County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All76.6%23.4%
Non Family65.2%34.8%
Female64.6%35.4%
Male51.9%48.1%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0552.6276.6
Married5,1053.0686.7
Non Family2,6421.3265.2
Female8673.7164.6
Male4413.2951.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ohio County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4698.91%
9th to 12th Grade1,83711.14%
High School Graduate7,13443.27%
Some College3,12218.94%
Associates Degree1,1156.76%
Bachelors Degree9115.53%
Graduate Degree8985.45%

Ohio County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,67612,6731,771
Hispanic47226813
Black34630515
Multiple Races12510110
Other Race9332
Asian34
Native American88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,175$31,703$22,473
Less Than High School$22,853$24,233$16,107
High School Grad$27,088$31,250$16,849
Some College$25,582$31,875$21,951
Bachelors Degree$39,857$50,129$29,258
Graduate Degree$48,384$50,286$43,047

$27,175

Average Earnings

$31,703

Average Male

$22,473

Average Female

Ohio County, Kentucky Language

Ohio County, Kentucky Language by Age

Ohio County, Kentucky Language

97.56% of Ohio County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Ohio County, Kentucky Poverty

Ohio County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,2604,72721.24%
Hispanic82319123.21%
Multiple2105526.19%
Asian723447.22%
Black484163.31%

21.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.69%

Male Poverty Rate

23.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ohio County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, Kentucky is Asian, with 47.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, Kentucky is Black, with 3.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.73%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.47%
High School18.58%
Some College12.61%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.90%
Male Unemployed50.27%
Female Employed9.42%
Male Employed8.42%

Ohio County, Kentucky Income

Ohio County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,470$55,215
Families$47,688$62,673
Married Families$53,306-
Non Families$20,724$33,358

Ohio County, Kentucky Marital Status

Ohio County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ohio County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Ohio County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ohio County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Ohio County, Kentucky Veterans

1,445

Number of Veterans

1,394

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam548
First Gulf War245
Second Gulf War195
Korea175
World War II57

Ohio County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4238.07%
Hispanic121.94%
Other1212.90%
2 or More108.33%

Ohio County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

7.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ohio County, Kentucky Employment Status

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Ohio County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Beaver Dam350636481424.05%
Hartford26722771993.71%
Fordsville52453281.53%
Centertown43744581.83%
McHenry38839571.80%
Rockport26627151.88%
  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