Bardstown, Kentucky Population 2020

13,216
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Bardstown is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 13,216, it is the 32nd largest city in Kentucky and the 2533rd largest city in the United States. Bardstown is currently growing at a rate of 0.20% annually and its population has increased by 12.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,700 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Bardstown has a population density of 1,086 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bardstown is $80,523 with a poverty rate of 12.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $128,200. The median age in Bardstown is 34.9 years, 32.4 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.8 males.

Bardstown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bardstown was:

  • White: 83.78%
  • Black or African American: 11.53%
  • Two or more races: 3.83%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bardstown, Kentucky is 13,216, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,164.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,700.

Bardstown, Kentucky Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202046,3292390.52%
201946,0902390.52%
201845,8512390.52%
201745,6121170.26%
201645,4953800.84%
201545,1152490.55%
201444,8663140.70%
201344,5521380.31%
201244,4143480.78%
201144,0664350.99%
201043,6310.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,92683.78%
Black or African American1,50411.53%
Two or More Races5003.83%
Some Other Race760.58%
Asian360.28%
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Bardstown Population Pyramid 2020

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Bardstown Median Age

34.9


Total

32.4


Male

38.6


Female

Bardstown Adults

There are 9,633 adults, (2,064 of whom are seniors) in Bardstown.

Bardstown Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Bardstown Sex Ratio

Female

6,728

51.59%

Male

6,314

48.41%

Bardstown Households and Families

Bardstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bardstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.6%10.4%
Married78.5%21.5%
All60.8%39.2%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
Female45.1%54.9%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2102.4460.8
Non Family2,2841.348.5
Married2,0013.3978.5
Female7613.1845.1
Male1643.189.6

3.2

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bardstown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3574.40%
9th to 12th Grade6367.84%
High School Graduate2,81334.66%
Some College2,02324.92%
Associates Degree83110.24%
Bachelors Degree8099.97%
Graduate Degree6487.98%
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Bardstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,9936,1081,293
Black950873118
Multiple Races1229513
Asian363621
Hispanic161212

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 hispanic people with a rate of 75.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,412$42,050$26,957
Less Than High School$32,037$45,711$
High School Grad$29,324$35,528$21,098
Some College$35,043$50,277$26,822
Bachelors Degree$43,580$43,239$47,727
Graduate Degree$62,741$$56,528

$34,412

Average Earnings

$42,050

Average Male

$26,957

Average Female

Bardstown Language

Bardstown Language by Age

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Bardstown Language

99.31% of Bardstown residents speak only English, while 0.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Bardstown Poverty

Bardstown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5081,28712.25%
Black1,4491107.59%
Multiple4959920.00%
Other761722.37%
Hispanic166148.43%

12.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.55%

Male Poverty Rate

16.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bardstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bardstown is Other, with 22.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bardstown is Black, with 7.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.90%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.63%
High School12.94%
Some College6.12%
Bachelors or Greater1.46%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.18%
Male Unemployed13.87%
Female Employed10.82%
Male Employed3.17%

Bardstown Income

Bardstown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,754$80,523
Families$62,722$77,834
Married Families$76,622-
Non Families$35,768$81,793
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Bardstown Marital Status

Bardstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bardstown Married by Age and Sex

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Bardstown 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 35-44.

Bardstown Marital Status by Race

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Bardstown Veterans

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921

Number of Veterans

875

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam347
First Gulf War175
Second Gulf War159
World War II68
Korea31
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54316
65 to 74240
75+210
55 to 64127
18 to 3428
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6628.16%
Black21718.10%
2 or More4217.21%

Bardstown Veterans by Education

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0.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bardstown Employment Status

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.90%

Born in Kentucky

99.49%

Native Born

0.51%

Foreign Born

0.10%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.49% of Bardstown residents were born in the United States, with 82.90% having been born in Kentucky. 0.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,216260.20%
201913,190260.20%
201813,164610.47%
201713,103260.20%
201613,0771010.78%
201512,976650.50%
201412,911840.65%
201312,827350.27%
201212,792950.75%
201112,6971190.95%
201012,5782,2041.95%
200010,3743,5734.31%
19906,8016461.00%
19806,1553390.57%
19705,8161,0181.94%
19604,7986441.45%
19504,1541,0022.80%
19403,1521,6521.87%
19001,5000.00%