Simpson County, Kentucky Population 2018

Simpson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 18,108 with a growth rate of 1.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Simpson County, Kentucky is the 64th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,1082521.41%
201617,856-129-0.72%
201617,9851110.62%
201517,8741230.69%
201417,751630.36%
201317,6881360.77%
201217,5522501.44%
201117,302-34-0.20%
201017,3362,19114.47%
199015,1454723.22%
198014,6731,61912.40%
197013,0541,50613.04%
196011,548-130-1.11%
195011,678-74-0.63%
194011,7524163.67%
193011,3361861.67%
192011,150-310-2.71%
191011,460-164-1.41%
190011,6247466.86%
189010,8782372.23%
188010,6411,06811.16%
18709,5731,42717.52%
18608,1464135.34%
18507,7331,19618.30%
18406,53772212.42%
18305,81596319.85%
18204,8520.00%

Simpson County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,300
Black or African American1,822
Some Other Race276
Two or More Races274
American Indian and Alaska Native154
Asian30

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

Simpson 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

Simpson County, Kentucky Median Age

40.1


Total

37.8


Male

42


Female

Simpson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,481 adults, (2,768 of which are seniors) in Simpson County, Kentucky.

Simpson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Simpson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,056

50.72%

Male

8,800

49.28%

Simpson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Simpson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Simpson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All62.8%37.2%
Non Family47.5%52.5%
Male44%56%
Female38.7%61.3%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Simpson County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9582.5262.8
Married3,4503.1680.8
Non Family2,3301.2447.5
Female7803.0438.7
Male3983.3944

3.08

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Simpson County, Kentucky Households

Simpson County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6325.19%
9th to 12th Grade1,31110.77%
High School Graduate5,26543.25%
Some College2,43219.98%
Associates Degree8076.63%
Bachelors Degree1,0698.78%
Graduate Degree6585.40%

Simpson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4958,8651,672
Black1,3281,17215
Hispanic19054
Other Race1279
Native American1048313
Multiple Races4830
Asian272727

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Simpson County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,490$40,417$23,147
Less Than High School$21,432$27,611$15,333
High School Grad$27,402$36,424$18,442
Some College$32,122$44,821$28,564
Bachelors Degree$41,619$63,596$35,284
Graduate Degree$50,987$63,542$42,071

$30,490

Average Earnings

$40,417

Average Male

$23,147

Average Female

Simpson County, Kentucky Language

Simpson County, Kentucky Language by Age

Simpson County, Kentucky Language

98.01% of Simpson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.99% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Simpson County, Kentucky Poverty

Simpson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,8892,48416.68%
Black1,73656832.72%
Hispanic36925869.92%
Other23416269.23%
Multiple2576123.74%

19.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.48%

Male Poverty Rate

21.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simpson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 69.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Kentucky is White, with 16.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.79%.

Simpson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.02%
High School15.55%
Some College8.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.52%

Simpson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.58%
Female Unemployed30.60%
Female Employed7.69%
Male Employed7.12%

Simpson County, Kentucky Income

Simpson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,288$52,801
Families$52,684$63,136
Married Families$64,257$
Non Families$24,282$30,524

Simpson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Simpson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Simpson County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Simpson 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.

Simpson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Simpson County, Kentucky Veterans

Simpson County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,010

Number of Veterans

950

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam312
First Gulf War241
Korea122
Second Gulf War112
World War II44

Simpson County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54332
75+241
55 to 64207
65 to 74182
18 to 3448

Simpson County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8497.24%
Black15410.98%
2 or More712.28%

Simpson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

4.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simpson County, Kentucky Employment Status

Simpson County, Kentucky Employment by Age

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Simpson County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Simpson County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Simpson County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Franklin845688233674.34%
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