Wolfe County, Kentucky Population 2018

Wolfe County, Kentucky's estimated population is 7,264 with a growth rate of 0.60% 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
20177,264430.60%
20167,22160.08%
20167,215-29-0.40%
20157,244-8-0.11%
20147,252-29-0.40%
20137,281871.21%
20127,194-169-2.30%
20117,36320.03%
20107,36185813.19%
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
White7,118
American Indian and Alaska Native35
Two or More Races28
Black or African American24
Some Other Race16

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

Wolfe County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Wolfe County, Kentucky Median Age

41.8


Total

41.1


Male

42.3


Female

Wolfe County, Kentucky Adults

There are 5,510 adults, (1,278 of which are seniors) in Wolfe County, Kentucky.

Wolfe County, Kentucky Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wolfe County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,705

51.31%

Male

3,516

48.69%

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%18%
All64%36%
Female50.7%49.3%
Non Family48.8%51.2%
Male39.7%60.3%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wolfe County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8992.4564
Married1,3363.0682
Non Family9871.248.8
Female4403.2650.7
Male1362.939.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wolfe County, Kentucky Households

Wolfe County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade74614.87%
9th to 12th Grade78615.66%
High School Graduate1,97039.26%
Some College71814.31%
Associates Degree2054.09%
Bachelors Degree2635.24%
Graduate Degree3306.58%

Wolfe County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9133,429593
Native American3535
Multiple Races28
Black2222
Hispanic20

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 12.07%.

Wolfe County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,368$30,635$18,156
Less Than High School$16,326$16,667$14,648
High School Grad$22,560$30,674$11,276
Some College$22,117$34,904$19,551
Bachelors Degree$21,146$15,833$26,477
Graduate Degree$53,494$53,713$

$21,368

Average Earnings

$30,635

Average Male

$18,156

Average Female

Wolfe County, Kentucky Language

Wolfe County, Kentucky Language by Age

Wolfe County, Kentucky Language

99.84% of Wolfe County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.16% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.16% of the population.

Wolfe County, Kentucky Poverty

Wolfe County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,9962,84440.65%
Multiple2828100.00%
Native352468.57%

40.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.24%

Male Poverty Rate

41.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wolfe County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wolfe County, Kentucky is White, with 40.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.80%.

Wolfe County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.90%
Some College37.36%
High School32.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%

Wolfe County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed82.43%
Male Unemployed35.51%
Female Employed17.08%
Male Employed8.55%

Wolfe County, Kentucky Income

Wolfe County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$21,797$34,473
Families$29,919$42,364
Married Families$37,353$
Non Families$11,881$15,314

Wolfe County, Kentucky Marital Status

Wolfe County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Wolfe County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Wolfe County, Kentucky Veterans

Wolfe County, Kentucky Veterans by War

296

Number of Veterans

276

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam148
First Gulf War36
Korea25
Second Gulf War12
World War II

Wolfe County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74125
75+55
55 to 6452
35 to 5452
18 to 3412

Wolfe County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Wolfe County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

29.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wolfe County, Kentucky Employment Status

Wolfe County, Kentucky Employment by Age

36.6%

Labor Force Participation

32.9%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wolfe County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Wolfe County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wolfe County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Camn436425-11-2.52%
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