Rockcastle County, Kentucky Population 2019

Rockcastle County, Kentucky's estimated population is 16,757 with a growth rate of -0.66% 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
201816,750-7-0.04%
201716,757-112-0.66%
201616,869-64-0.38%
201516,9331060.63%
201416,827790.47%
201316,748-316-1.85%
201217,064-46-0.27%
201117,110290.17%
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 Native168
Two or More Races70
Black or African American34
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12
Asian9
Some Other Race1

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Median Age

42.2


Total

41.2


Male

42.7


Female

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,066 adults, (2,854 of whom are seniors) in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,647

51.42%

Male

8,168

48.58%

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Households and Families

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All75.9%24.1%
Male74.1%25.9%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
Female47.4%52.6%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5522.5275.9
Married3,6033.0487.3
Non Family1,8311.1166.6
Female8213.0947.4
Male2973.2374.1

3.01

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,49712.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,1379.64%
High School Graduate5,15643.72%
Some College1,88215.96%
Associates Degree7246.14%
Bachelors Degree8056.83%
Graduate Degree5935.03%

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,5628,9761,316
Native American12010242
Hispanic454227
Black34287
Multiple Races24126
Asian9
Other Race1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 93.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 60.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,050$36,365$24,712
Less Than High School$19,130$19,783$15,500
High School Grad$30,991$36,399$22,838
Some College$26,989$40,215$19,818
Bachelors Degree$42,850$63,611$39,432
Graduate Degree$46,914$52,167$44,063

$31,050

Average Earnings

$36,365

Average Male

$24,712

Average Female

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Language

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Language by Age

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Language

99.33% of Rockcastle County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Poverty

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,0863,39421.10%
Native1684023.81%
Multiple701825.71%
Hispanic142128.45%

21.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.99%

Male Poverty Rate

22.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockcastle County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockcastle County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 25.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockcastle County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 8.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.30%
Some College15.51%
High School14.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.18%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.76%
Male Unemployed32.04%
Female Employed10.36%
Male Employed9.13%

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Income

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,888$48,962
Families$47,950$58,760
Married Families$57,269-
Non Families$16,753$22,302

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Marital Status

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Veterans

893

Number of Veterans

871

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam376
Korea126
World War II52
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War24

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8676.74%
Indian2016.67%
2 or More625.00%

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Employment Status

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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