Spencer County, Kentucky Population 2018

Spencer County, Kentucky's estimated population is 18,507 with a growth rate of 3.98% 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
201718,5077093.98%
201617,798-441-2.42%
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
White17,098
Black or African American303
Two or More Races292
Asian78
Some Other Race16
American Indian and Alaska Native11

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

Spencer County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Spencer County, Kentucky Median Age

40.6


Total

40.8


Male

40.5


Female

Spencer County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,544 adults, (2,189 of which are seniors) in Spencer County, Kentucky.

Spencer County, Kentucky Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,846

49.70%

Male

8,952

50.30%

Spencer County, Kentucky Households and Families

Spencer County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Spencer County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.2%6.8%
All84.2%15.8%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Male62.5%37.5%
Female59.2%40.8%

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Spencer County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4482.7484.2
Married4,3293.0993.2
Non Family1,1741.370.3
Female6012.9159.2
Male3442.9662.5

3.01

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

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 Grade3933.23%
9th to 12th Grade8857.27%
High School Graduate4,26835.05%
Some College3,01724.78%
Associates Degree1,34111.01%
Bachelors Degree1,46412.02%
Graduate Degree8096.64%

Spencer County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,65810,4462,115
Multiple Races20118431
Black19814945
Hispanic808038
Asian525244
Other Race161616
Native American1111

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$41,490$50,359$32,670
Less Than High School$23,848$30,156$17,833
High School Grad$31,563$42,891$22,038
Some College$42,192$50,411$35,072
Bachelors Degree$54,918$64,500$52,802
Graduate Degree$56,582$62,039$56,089

$41,490

Average Earnings

$50,359

Average Male

$32,670

Average Female

Spencer County, Kentucky Language

Spencer County, Kentucky Language by Age

Spencer County, Kentucky Language

97.88% of Spencer County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Spencer County, Kentucky Poverty

Spencer County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,6771,67810.06%
Hispanic3378424.93%
Black284207.04%

10.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.23%

Male Poverty Rate

12.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 24.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Kentucky is Black, with 7.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.20%.

Spencer County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.29%
Some College11.04%
High School7.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.56%

Spencer County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.15%
Male Unemployed14.61%
Female Employed3.01%
Male Employed2.62%

Spencer County, Kentucky Income

Spencer County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,700$74,558
Families$74,017$80,902
Married Families$81,980$
Non Families$31,161$41,659

Spencer County, Kentucky Marital Status

Spencer County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

64.4%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Spencer County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Spencer County, Kentucky Veterans

Spencer County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,236

Number of Veterans

1,125

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam445
First Gulf War266
Second Gulf War170
Korea50
World War II38

Spencer County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74349
55 to 64323
35 to 54293
75+144
18 to 34127

Spencer County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1929.21%
Hispanic4232.56%
2 or More3215.31%
Asian812.90%
Black41.32%

Spencer County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

13.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer County, Kentucky Employment Status

Spencer County, Kentucky Employment by Age

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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