Simpson County, Kentucky Population 2019

Simpson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 18,105 with a growth rate of 0.56% 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
201818,5294242.34%
201718,1051000.56%
201618,005970.54%
201517,9081420.80%
201417,766710.40%
201317,6951390.79%
201217,5562501.44%
201117,306-33-0.19%
201017,3392,19414.49%
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
White15,330
Black or African American1,709
Two or More Races284
Some Other Race241
American Indian and Alaska Native176
Asian141

Simpson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Simpson County, Kentucky Median Age

39.8


Total

37.1


Male

42.1


Female

Simpson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,511 adults, (2,784 of whom are seniors) in Simpson County, Kentucky.

Simpson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Simpson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,998

50.32%

Male

8,883

49.68%

Simpson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Simpson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Simpson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All63%37%
Male48%52%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Female36.1%63.9%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8952.5463
Married3,4993.1481.2
Non Family2,2071.1946.5
Female8223.236.1
Male3673.448

3.08

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Simpson County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6425.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,1979.89%
High School Graduate5,06141.82%
Some College2,43720.14%
Associates Degree9327.70%
Bachelors Degree1,1769.72%
Graduate Degree6575.43%

Simpson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,5138,9741,729
Black1,1661,04357
Hispanic18951
Other Race1299
Native American1089321
Multiple Races876917
Asian79559

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 19.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,307$39,664$25,288
Less Than High School$20,056$27,306$13,625
High School Grad$31,296$38,889$20,335
Some College$30,361$40,938$25,921
Bachelors Degree$39,632$45,956$38,474
Graduate Degree$52,788$54,028$50,179

$31,307

Average Earnings

$39,664

Average Male

$25,288

Average Female

Simpson County, Kentucky Language

Simpson County, Kentucky Language by Age

Simpson County, Kentucky Language

97.17% of Simpson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Simpson County, Kentucky Poverty

Simpson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,9272,47416.57%
Black1,60232120.04%
Hispanic38322558.75%
Other24116066.39%
Multiple2626524.81%

17.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.59%

Male Poverty Rate

20.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simpson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Kentucky is Other, with 66.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Kentucky is White, with 16.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.64%
High School12.06%
Some College7.71%
Bachelors or Greater5.56%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Unemployed30.20%
Male Employed6.31%
Female Employed5.43%

Simpson County, Kentucky Income

Simpson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,989$57,236
Families$55,820$67,901
Married Families$68,299-
Non Families$25,981$31,576

Simpson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Simpson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Simpson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Simpson County, Kentucky Veterans

1,007

Number of Veterans

960

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam304
First Gulf War243
Second Gulf War142
Korea133
World War II40

Simpson County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8557.28%
Black13610.26%
2 or More1616.67%

Simpson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simpson County, Kentucky Employment Status

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Simpson County, Kentucky

  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