Rockcastle County, Kentucky Population 2018

Rockcastle County, Kentucky's estimated population is 16,698 with a growth rate of -1.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockcastle County, Kentucky is the 69th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,698-195-1.15%
201616,893220.13%
201616,871-62-0.37%
201516,9331060.63%
201416,827800.48%
201316,747-317-1.86%
201217,064-45-0.26%
201117,109280.16%
201017,0812,27815.39%
199014,8038305.94%
198013,9731,66813.56%
197012,305-29-0.24%
196012,334-1,591-11.43%
195013,925-3,240-18.88%
194017,1652,01613.31%
193015,149-257-1.67%
192015,4069336.45%
191014,4732,05716.57%
190012,4162,57526.17%
18909,8411711.77%
18809,6702,52535.34%
18707,1451,80233.73%
18605,34364613.75%
18504,6971,28837.78%
18403,40954418.99%
18302,86561627.39%
18202,24951829.92%
18101,7310.00%

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,521
American Indian and Alaska Native216
Two or More Races79
Black or African American35
Some Other Race26
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12
Asian4

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

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Median Age

42.3


Total

41.4


Male

42.7


Female

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,160 adults, (2,821 of which are seniors) in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,636

51.12%

Male

8,257

48.88%

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Households and Families

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Male61.9%38.1%
Female54.6%45.4%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4882.5576.3
Married3,5983.0587.5
Non Family1,7561.1466.2
Female8823.1654.6
Male2523.2461.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Households

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,52412.88%
9th to 12th Grade1,23210.42%
High School Graduate5,37845.47%
Some College1,85215.66%
Associates Degree6925.85%
Bachelors Degree6025.09%
Graduate Degree5484.63%

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,5768,8711,097
Native American15113437
Black35306
Multiple Races341710
Hispanic2820
Other Race7
Asian4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 88.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 29.41%.

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,635$33,134$21,928
Less Than High School$18,103$19,085$13,571
High School Grad$26,231$33,483$18,571
Some College$28,146$38,056$21,250
Bachelors Degree$40,250$54,348$37,500
Graduate Degree$48,438$50,947$45,655

$27,635

Average Earnings

$33,134

Average Male

$21,928

Average Female

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Language

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Language by Age

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Language

99.08% of Rockcastle County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.92% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Poverty

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,1953,80123.47%
Native2164621.30%
Multiple792025.32%
Hispanic8289.76%

23.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.33%

Male Poverty Rate

25.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockcastle County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockcastle County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 25.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockcastle County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 9.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.82%.

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.38%
High School17.21%
Some College15.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.90%
Male Unemployed25.82%
Female Employed11.21%
Male Employed7.94%

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Income

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,500$44,560
Families$42,660$52,689
Married Families$50,948$
Non Families$15,529$20,802

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Marital Status

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Veterans

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Veterans by War

994

Number of Veterans

970

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam391
Korea111
First Gulf War64
World War II48
Second Gulf War35

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74281
75+264
55 to 64216
35 to 54208
18 to 3425

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9617.45%
Indian2011.43%
2 or More720.59%
Black617.14%

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

11.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Employment Status

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Employment by Age

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rockcastle County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mount Vernon25102486-24-0.96%
Brodhead12111198-13-1.07%
Livingston226224-2-0.88%
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