Spencer County, Kentucky Population 2018

Spencer County, Kentucky's estimated population is 18,507 with a growth rate of 1.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Spencer County, Kentucky is the 63rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,012-495-2.67%
201718,5072681.47%
201618,2392551.42%
201517,9842511.42%
201417,7331360.77%
201317,5971600.92%
201217,437550.32%
201117,3822661.55%
201017,11610,315151.67%
19906,80187214.71%
19805,9294418.04%
19705,488-192-3.38%
19605,680-477-7.75%
19506,157-600-8.88%
19406,7571512.29%
19306,606-1,179-15.14%
19207,7852182.88%
19107,5671612.17%
19007,4066469.56%
18906,760-280-3.98%
18807,0401,08418.20%
18705,956-232-3.75%
18606,188-654-9.56%
18506,8422613.97%
18406,581-231-3.39%
18306,8120.00%

Spencer County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,321
Two or More Races276
Black or African American188
Asian172
Some Other Race46
American Indian and Alaska Native9

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Spencer County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Spencer County, Kentucky Median Age

40.7


Total

40.5


Male

41


Female

Spencer County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,891 adults, (2,284 of whom are seniors) in Spencer County, Kentucky.

Spencer County, Kentucky Age Dependency

55.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,819

48.96%

Male

9,193

51.04%

Spencer County, Kentucky Households and Families

Spencer County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Spencer County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All83.1%16.9%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Male65.1%34.9%
Female59.9%40.1%

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Spencer County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6782.6883.1
Married4,5833.0291.1
Non Family1,1731.3468.3
Female6042.5259.9
Male3182.9965.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spencer County, Kentucky Households

Spencer County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3502.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,0588.42%
High School Graduate4,42935.26%
Some College2,79222.23%
Associates Degree1,44711.52%
Bachelors Degree1,45311.57%
Graduate Degree1,0338.22%

Spencer County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,84510,5762,288
Hispanic24117567
Multiple Races20720731
Black16087
Asian100100100
Other Race462020
Native American99

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Spencer County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,770$50,282$34,308
Less Than High School$28,714$29,063$
High School Grad$32,999$48,804$25,488
Some College$43,200$49,211$36,729
Bachelors Degree$53,793$60,893$50,583
Graduate Degree$57,406$67,652$56,017

$42,770

Average Earnings

$50,282

Average Male

$34,308

Average Female

Spencer County, Kentucky Language

Spencer County, Kentucky Language by Age

Spencer County, Kentucky Language

96.83% of Spencer County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Spencer County, Kentucky Poverty

Spencer County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8471,4748.75%
Hispanic3554913.80%
Black1763318.75%

8.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.38%

Male Poverty Rate

10.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Kentucky is Black, with 18.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Kentucky is White, with 8.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.81%.

Spencer County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.72%
Some College10.89%
High School5.29%
Bachelors or Greater0.93%

Spencer County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.25%
Male Unemployed10.98%
Male Employed3.56%
Female Employed2.97%

Spencer County, Kentucky Income

Spencer County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,916$82,363
Families$75,463$87,915
Married Families$83,019$
Non Families$32,165$50,386

Spencer County, Kentucky Marital Status

Spencer County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

66.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

66.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Spencer County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Spencer 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.

Spencer County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Spencer County, Kentucky Veterans

Spencer County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,196

Number of Veterans

1,096

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam424
First Gulf War229
Second Gulf War216
Korea36
World War II27

Spencer County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54313
55 to 64312
65 to 74303
75+139
18 to 34129

Spencer County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1968.99%
Hispanic2910.28%

Spencer County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

10.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer County, Kentucky Employment Status

Spencer County, Kentucky Employment by Age

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Spencer County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Spencer County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Spencer County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Taylorsville11771252756.37%
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