Bardstown, Kentucky Population 2022

13,941
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Bardstown is a city located in Nelson County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Nelson County. With a 2020 population of 13,941, it is the 33rd largest city in Kentucky and the 3150th largest city in the United States. Bardstown is currently growing at a rate of 1.36% annually and its population has increased by 2.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,567 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, Bardstown has a population density of 1,146 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bardstown is $83,081 with a poverty rate of 11.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $770 per month, and the median house value is $133,900. The median age in Bardstown is 33.3 years, 29.4 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Bardstown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bardstownwas:

  • White: 83.45%
  • Black or African American: 12.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.42%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bardstown, Kentucky is 13,941 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,567.

Bardstown, Kentucky Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Bardstown Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Bardstown Population by Race

Bardstown Population Pyramid 2022

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Bardstown Median Age

34.3


Total

32.7


Male

38


Female

Bardstown Adults

There are 9,859 adults, (2,175 of whom are seniors) in Bardstown.

Bardstown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bardstown Sex Ratio

Female

6,853

52.04%

Male

6,316

47.96%

Bardstown Population by Age

Bardstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bardstown Household Types

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bardstown Households and Families

3.21

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Bardstown Households by Type

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Bardstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bardstown Educational Attainment by Race

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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 48.39%.

Bardstown Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,813

Average Earnings

$44,659

Average Male

$26,984

Average Female

Bardstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bardstown Language by Age

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Bardstown Language

96.60% of Bardstown residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Bardstown Language

Bardstown Poverty by Race

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11.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.18%

Male Poverty Rate

14.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bardstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bardstown is Asian, with 21.88% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.71%.

Bardstown Poverty

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Bardstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Bardstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bardstown Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Bardstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

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 Marital Status

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835

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Bardstown Veterans by War

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Bardstown Veterans by Age

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Bardstown Veterans by Race

Bardstown Veterans by Education

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1.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bardstown Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bardstown Employment by Age

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Bardstown Employment by Race

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Bardstown Employment by Education

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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77.38%

Born in Bardstown

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

1.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.97% of Bardstown residents were born in the United States, with 77.38% having been born in Kentucky. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bardstown Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Bardstown Population by Year