Taylor County, Kentucky Population 2019

Taylor County, Kentucky's estimated population is 25,562 with a growth rate of 0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taylor County, Kentucky is the 45th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201825,549-13-0.05%
201725,5621200.47%
201625,442-141-0.55%
201525,5832210.87%
201425,3622000.79%
201325,162910.36%
201225,071860.34%
201124,9853211.30%
201024,6643,51816.64%
199021,146-32-0.15%
198021,1784,04023.57%
197017,1388535.24%
196016,2851,88213.07%
195014,4038476.25%
194013,5561,50912.53%
193012,047-189-1.54%
192012,2362752.30%
191011,9618868.00%
190011,0751,72218.41%
18909,353941.02%
18809,2591,03312.56%
18708,2267459.96%
18607,4812313.19%
18507,2500.00%

Taylor County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,267
Black or African American1,195
Two or More Races634
Asian249
Some Other Race61

Taylor County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Taylor County, Kentucky Median Age

38.4


Total

36.4


Male

40.2


Female

Taylor County, Kentucky Adults

There are 19,731 adults, (4,342 of whom are seniors) in Taylor County, Kentucky.

Taylor County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Taylor County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

13,025

51.27%

Male

12,381

48.73%

Taylor County, Kentucky Households and Families

Taylor County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Taylor County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All63.2%36.8%
Male54.4%45.6%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female34.9%65.1%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6692.5163.2
Married4,5983.0283.6
Non Family3,2621.247.2
Female1,3313.5234.9
Male4783.6954.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Taylor County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0786.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,5299.26%
High School Graduate6,44139.01%
Some College3,07018.59%
Associates Degree1,2837.77%
Bachelors Degree1,67510.14%
Graduate Degree1,4368.70%

Taylor County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,37112,9762,842
Black703583114
Hispanic21412228
Asian11411487
Multiple Races11011040
Other Race88

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 76.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,737$31,847$20,856
Less Than High School$24,467$25,000$17,308
High School Grad$22,671$30,094$18,763
Some College$27,592$36,009$21,719
Bachelors Degree$25,552$$19,063
Graduate Degree$49,431$53,475$47,159

$26,737

Average Earnings

$31,847

Average Male

$20,856

Average Female

Taylor County, Kentucky Language

Taylor County, Kentucky Language by Age

Taylor County, Kentucky Language

97.63% of Taylor County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.06% of the population.

Taylor County, Kentucky Poverty

Taylor County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,0304,71721.41%
Multiple58139968.67%
Black1,04131630.36%
Hispanic47417937.76%
Asian1633521.47%
Other261246.15%

23.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.17%

Male Poverty Rate

25.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taylor County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 68.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, Kentucky is White, with 21.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.66%
High School17.57%
Some College16.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.86%
Male Unemployed25.46%
Female Employed13.17%
Male Employed9.10%

Taylor County, Kentucky Income

Taylor County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,455$49,346
Families$45,787$58,270
Married Families$56,175-
Non Families$20,361$29,506

Taylor County, Kentucky Marital Status

Taylor County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Taylor County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Taylor 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.

Taylor County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Taylor County, Kentucky Veterans

1,240

Number of Veterans

1,196

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam527
First Gulf War205
Korea166
Second Gulf War138
World War II33

Taylor County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2016.57%
Black293.01%
Hispanic102.69%
2 or More104.26%

Taylor County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

2.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taylor County, Kentucky Employment Status

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Taylor 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