Wayne County, Kentucky Population 2018

Wayne County, Kentucky's estimated population is 20,716 with a growth rate of 0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Kentucky is the 55th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,7161590.77%
201620,557-196-0.94%
201620,7531460.71%
201520,607-2-0.01%
201420,609-166-0.80%
201320,775-43-0.21%
201220,818-71-0.34%
201120,889420.20%
201020,8473,37919.34%
199017,4684462.62%
198017,0222,75419.30%
197014,268-432-2.94%
196014,700-1,775-10.77%
195016,475-729-4.24%
194017,2041,3568.56%
193015,848-360-2.22%
192016,208-1,310-7.48%
191017,5182,62617.63%
190014,8922,04015.87%
189012,8523402.72%
188012,5121,91018.02%
187010,6023433.34%
186010,2591,56718.03%
18508,6921,29317.48%
18407,399-1,286-14.81%
18308,6857349.23%
18207,9512,52146.43%
18105,4300.00%

Wayne County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,503
Black or African American492
Some Other Race341
Two or More Races190
American Indian and Alaska Native14
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13
Asian4

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

Wayne 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

Wayne County, Kentucky Median Age

42.1


Total

41.4


Male

44.3


Female

Wayne County, Kentucky Adults

There are 16,137 adults, (3,721 of which are seniors) in Wayne County, Kentucky.

Wayne County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

10,330

50.25%

Male

10,227

49.75%

Wayne County, Kentucky Households and Families

Wayne County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Male53.3%46.7%
Female52.4%47.6%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8422.5870.5
Married3,8543.3280.2
Non Family2,7691.1164.8
Female7633.5352.4
Male4563.7653.3

3.3

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Kentucky Households

Wayne County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,35316.21%
9th to 12th Grade1,89013.02%
High School Graduate5,68439.15%
Some College2,50217.23%
Associates Degree7385.08%
Bachelors Degree6954.79%
Graduate Degree6554.51%

Wayne County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,7789,8931,317
Hispanic301125
Black27519633
Other Race18151
Multiple Races14643
Islander1313
Asian44

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 12.00%.

Wayne County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,622$28,397$23,026
Less Than High School$16,702$16,622$17,601
High School Grad$25,787$30,505$18,966
Some College$22,981$26,815$21,433
Bachelors Degree$40,120$42,841$40,048
Graduate Degree$52,193$65,114$51,280

$25,622

Average Earnings

$28,397

Average Male

$23,026

Average Female

Wayne County, Kentucky Language

Wayne County, Kentucky Language by Age

Wayne County, Kentucky Language

97.19% of Wayne County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Wayne County, Kentucky Poverty

Wayne County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,0154,79625.22%
Hispanic59226644.93%
Other33519457.91%
Black4579220.13%
Islander1313100.00%

25.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.87%

Male Poverty Rate

26.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Kentucky is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Kentucky is Black, with 20.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.91%.

Wayne County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.68%
High School18.26%
Some College15.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%

Wayne County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.06%
Male Unemployed35.63%
Female Employed12.63%
Male Employed4.94%

Wayne County, Kentucky Income

Wayne County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,260$38,852
Families$37,831$46,015
Married Families$44,379$
Non Families$15,374$24,561

Wayne County, Kentucky Marital Status

Wayne County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Wayne 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 35To44.

Wayne County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Kentucky Veterans

Wayne County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,130

Number of Veterans

946

Male Veterans

184

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam315
World War II204
Second Gulf War184
First Gulf War117
Korea45

Wayne County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+356
55 to 64277
65 to 74191
35 to 54156
18 to 34150

Wayne County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0937.08%
2 or More2414.72%
Black134.05%

Wayne County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Kentucky Employment Status

Wayne County, Kentucky Employment by Age

45.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Wayne County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wayne County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Monticello61826087-95-1.54%
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