Wolfe County, Kentucky Population 2019

Wolfe County, Kentucky's estimated population is 7,245 with a growth rate of 0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wolfe County, Kentucky is the 111th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20187,177-68-0.94%
20177,245520.72%
20167,193-52-0.72%
20157,245-9-0.12%
20147,254-29-0.40%
20137,283861.19%
20127,197-168-2.28%
20117,36520.03%
20107,36386013.22%
19906,503-195-2.91%
19806,6981,02918.15%
19705,669-865-13.24%
19606,534-1,081-14.20%
19507,615-2,382-23.83%
19409,9971,57218.66%
19308,425-358-4.08%
19208,783-1,081-10.96%
19109,8641,10012.55%
19008,7641,58422.06%
18907,1801,54227.35%
18805,6382,03556.48%
18703,6030.00%

Wolfe County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,140
Two or More Races42
American Indian and Alaska Native31
Black or African American24
Some Other Race14

Wolfe County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Wolfe County, Kentucky Median Age

41.8


Total

40.6


Male

42.9


Female

Wolfe County, Kentucky Adults

There are 5,544 adults, (1,326 of whom are seniors) in Wolfe County, Kentucky.

Wolfe County, Kentucky Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wolfe County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,729

51.43%

Male

3,522

48.57%

Wolfe County, Kentucky Households and Families

Wolfe County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wolfe County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All64.9%35.1%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female47.5%52.5%
Male30.1%69.9%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8532.564.9
Married1,3543.2582.2
Non Family9571.1952.7
Female4062.9247.5
Male1362.930.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wolfe County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade78515.56%
9th to 12th Grade76415.14%
High School Graduate1,98639.37%
Some College88617.56%
Associates Degree2334.62%
Bachelors Degree1943.85%
Graduate Degree1973.90%

Wolfe County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9513,432391
Native American3131
Multiple Races2311
Black2222
Hispanic18

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 7.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,225$28,000$17,511
Less Than High School$16,404$17,000$15,708
High School Grad$24,479$29,650$11,250
Some College$21,380$31,833$20,391
Bachelors Degree$17,188$16,136$
Graduate Degree$51,667$56,719$

$19,225

Average Earnings

$28,000

Average Male

$17,511

Average Female

Wolfe County, Kentucky Language

Wolfe County, Kentucky Language by Age

Wolfe County, Kentucky Language

99.59% of Wolfe County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.25% of the population.

Wolfe County, Kentucky Poverty

Wolfe County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0162,57336.67%
Multiple423173.81%
Native312270.97%

36.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.37%

Male Poverty Rate

38.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wolfe County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wolfe County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 73.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wolfe County, Kentucky is White, with 36.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.02%
High School29.18%
Some College29.08%
Bachelors or Greater6.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed79.53%
Male Unemployed23.96%
Female Employed18.20%
Male Employed10.93%

Wolfe County, Kentucky Income

Wolfe County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$21,999$34,557
Families$33,125$41,812
Married Families$38,205-
Non Families$12,891$17,055

Wolfe County, Kentucky Marital Status

Wolfe County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wolfe County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Wolfe 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.

Wolfe County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Wolfe County, Kentucky Veterans

356

Number of Veterans

342

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam141
Second Gulf War41
First Gulf War31
Korea30
World War II

Wolfe County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Wolfe County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

22.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wolfe County, Kentucky Employment Status

36.9%

Labor Force Participation

33%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Wolfe 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