Washington County, Kentucky Population 2019

Washington County, Kentucky's estimated population is 11,939 with a growth rate of -1.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Kentucky is the 92nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201812,0841451.21%
201711,939-199-1.64%
201612,1381150.96%
201512,0231140.96%
201411,909490.41%
201311,860310.26%
201211,8291331.14%
201111,696-3-0.03%
201011,6991,25812.05%
199010,441-323-3.00%
198010,764360.34%
197010,728-440-3.94%
196011,168-1,609-12.59%
195012,777-188-1.45%
194012,9653422.71%
193012,623-2,150-14.55%
192014,7738335.98%
191013,940-242-1.71%
190014,1825604.11%
189013,622-797-5.53%
188014,4191,95515.69%
187012,4648897.68%
186011,575-619-5.08%
185012,1941,59815.08%
184010,596-8,421-44.28%
183019,0173,07019.25%
182015,9472,69920.37%
181013,2484,19846.39%
18009,0500.00%

How Many People Live in Washington County, Kentucky?

11,939

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,708
Black or African American627
Two or More Races334
Some Other Race239
Asian91

Washington County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Washington County, Kentucky Median Age

41.2


Total

39.9


Male

42.3


Female

Washington County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,199 adults, (2,047 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Kentucky.

Washington County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,126

51.05%

Male

5,873

48.95%

Washington County, Kentucky Households and Families

Washington County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
Male83.4%16.6%
All76.6%23.4%
Female68.9%31.1%
Non Family62.8%37.2%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5072.5776.6
Married2,2753.2386.8
Non Family1,4441.1662.8
Female6013.2968.9
Male1872.9983.4

3.16

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6638.31%
9th to 12th Grade7018.78%
High School Graduate3,21140.22%
Some College1,35216.94%
Associates Degree6408.02%
Bachelors Degree6337.93%
Graduate Degree7839.81%

Washington County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2766,0781,381
Black36832911
Hispanic19511019
Other Race116449
Multiple Races9456
Asian50465

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,618$36,655$26,671
Less Than High School$19,762$25,037$19,479
High School Grad$28,504$36,555$20,824
Some College$33,495$38,482$29,826
Bachelors Degree$40,568$38,875$47,440
Graduate Degree$42,467$$45,491

$31,618

Average Earnings

$36,655

Average Male

$26,671

Average Female

Washington County, Kentucky Language

Washington County, Kentucky Language by Age

Washington County, Kentucky Language

94.98% of Washington County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Washington County, Kentucky Poverty

Washington County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,2681,44014.02%
Hispanic49930661.32%
Other22719987.67%
Black58317229.50%
Multiple31713442.27%

17.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.06%

Male Poverty Rate

16.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Kentucky is Other, with 87.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Kentucky is White, with 14.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.26%
High School14.90%
Some College11.40%
Bachelors or Greater8.55%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.87%
Male Unemployed17.75%
Male Employed11.72%
Female Employed7.63%

Washington County, Kentucky Income

Washington County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,843$57,798
Families$57,930$68,327
Married Families$65,929-
Non Families$26,314$34,117

Washington County, Kentucky Marital Status

Washington County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Washington County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Kentucky Veterans

565

Number of Veterans

554

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam196
First Gulf War104
Korea56
Second Gulf War38
World War II14

Washington County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4905.87%
Black7013.73%
Hispanic124.49%
2 or More53.91%

Washington County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

16.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Kentucky Employment Status

63%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Kentucky Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.57%

Born in Kentucky

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

2.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.45% of Washington County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 81.57% having been born in Kentucky. 2.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Washington County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Springfield286831232558.89%
Willisburg28328851.77%
Mackville22222752.25%
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