Washington County, Kentucky Population 2018

Washington County, Kentucky's estimated population is 12,126 with a growth rate of 0.91% 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
201712,1261090.91%
201612,017-113-0.93%
201612,1301221.02%
201512,0081130.95%
201411,895570.48%
201311,838160.14%
201211,822800.68%
201111,742170.14%
201011,7251,28412.30%
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%

Washington County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,683
Black or African American707
Two or More Races352
Some Other Race258
Asian17

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

Washington County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Washington County, Kentucky Median Age

41


Total

38.8


Male

42.4


Female

Washington County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,241 adults, (2,055 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Kentucky.

Washington County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,081

50.60%

Male

5,936

49.40%

Washington County, Kentucky Households and Families

Washington County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All76.2%23.8%
Male74.2%25.8%
Female67.9%32.1%
Non Family61.1%38.9%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4902.5876.2
Married2,2713.1688.1
Non Family1,4351.1861.1
Female5983.5667.9
Male1863.0974.2

3.18

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Kentucky Households

Washington County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7729.63%
9th to 12th Grade6568.18%
High School Graduate3,40442.47%
Some College1,32016.47%
Associates Degree6768.43%
Bachelors Degree5326.64%
Graduate Degree6568.18%

Washington County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3106,0571,158
Black3863515
Hispanic19411521
Other Race1406511
Multiple Races11761
Asian944

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 44.44%.

Washington County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,469$37,853$25,547
Less Than High School$19,688$$18,750
High School Grad$27,857$35,349$20,438
Some College$30,556$38,992$26,742
Bachelors Degree$42,465$50,100$31,595
Graduate Degree$46,008$50,285$45,484

$30,469

Average Earnings

$37,853

Average Male

$25,547

Average Female

Washington County, Kentucky Language

Washington County, Kentucky Language by Age

Washington County, Kentucky Language

96.20% of Washington County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.80% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.50% of the population.

Washington County, Kentucky Poverty

Washington County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,3161,49414.48%
Hispanic45434175.11%
Other24521386.94%
Multiple34316748.69%
Black66414722.14%

17.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.55%

Male Poverty Rate

17.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Kentucky is Other, with 86.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Kentucky is White, with 14.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.26%.

Washington County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.46%
High School16.10%
Some College12.55%
Bachelors or Greater7.58%

Washington County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.95%
Male Unemployed21.84%
Male Employed13.08%
Female Employed8.19%

Washington County, Kentucky Income

Washington County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,719$52,207
Families$53,019$62,129
Married Families$63,235$
Non Families$21,973$29,668

Washington County, Kentucky Marital Status

Washington County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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

Washington County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Kentucky Veterans

Washington County, Kentucky Veterans by War

620

Number of Veterans

594

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam255
First Gulf War93
Korea45
Second Gulf War38
World War II18

Washington County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74198
35 to 54152
55 to 64149
75+102
18 to 3419

Washington County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5576.66%
Black6311.71%
Hispanic145.28%

Washington County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

14.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Kentucky Employment Status

Washington County, Kentucky Employment by Age

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Washington County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, Kentucky

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