Beaver Dam, Kentucky Population 2020

3,585
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Beaver Dam is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 3,585, it is the 97th largest city in Kentucky and the 5709th largest city in the United States. Beaver Dam is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually but its population has increased by 5.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,409 in 2010. Beaver Dam reached it's highest population of 3,589 in 2018. Spanning over 3 miles, Beaver Dam has a population density of 1,180 people per square mile.

The average household income in Beaver Dam is $94,181 with a poverty rate of 27.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $518 per month, and the median house value is $95,900. The median age in Beaver Dam is 42.2 years, 43.4 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.2 males.

Beaver Dam Demographics

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

  • White: 95.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Black or African American: 1.07%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Beaver Dam, Kentucky is 3,585, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,589.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,409.

Beaver Dam, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,41395.87%
Two or More Races762.13%
Black or African American381.07%
Asian330.93%
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Beaver Dam Population Pyramid 2020

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Beaver Dam Median Age

42.2


Total

43.4


Male

41.1


Female

Beaver Dam Adults

There are 2,634 adults, (756 of whom are seniors) in Beaver Dam.

Beaver Dam Age Dependency

89.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Beaver Dam Sex Ratio

Female

1,922

53.99%

Male

1,638

46.01%

Beaver Dam Households and Families

Beaver Dam Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Beaver Dam Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female81.2%18.8%
Married65.7%34.3%
All55.1%44.9%
Non Family33.5%66.5%

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4342.4855.1
Married7733.0965.7
Non Family5461.0533.5
Female855.3481.2
Male304.93100

3.31

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Beaver Dam Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1988.52%
9th to 12th Grade1657.10%
High School Graduate88338.01%
Some College55223.76%
Associates Degree1406.03%
Bachelors Degree843.62%
Graduate Degree30112.96%
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Beaver Dam Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1531,873369
Hispanic83
Black3838
Asian3333
Multiple Races161616

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,149$29,511$25,417
Less Than High School$25,557$$
High School Grad$34,583$49,907$26,080
Some College$25,286$$26,971
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$42,554$$2,500

$27,149

Average Earnings

$29,511

Average Male

$25,417

Average Female

Beaver Dam Language

Beaver Dam Language by Age

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Beaver Dam Language

96.66% of Beaver Dam residents speak only English, while 3.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.39% of the population.

Beaver Dam Poverty

Beaver Dam Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,07762420.28%
Hispanic33625375.30%
Multiple7676100.00%
Asian3333100.00%

27.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.94%

Male Poverty Rate

40.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beaver Dam

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beaver Dam is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beaver Dam is White, with 20.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.00%.

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Name Poverty
High School26.16%
Less Than High School13.50%
Bachelors or Greater12.99%
Some College12.86%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Beaver Dam Income

Beaver Dam Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,231$94,181
Families$57,755$134,384
Married Families$59,158-
Non Families$22,500$26,119
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Beaver Dam Marital Status

Beaver Dam Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Beaver Dam Married by Age and Sex

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Beaver Dam 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 45-54.

Beaver Dam Marital Status by Race

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Beaver Dam Veterans

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226

Number of Veterans

226

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam77
First Gulf War62
Second Gulf War62
Korea43
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
75+87
65 to 7477
35 to 5462
55 to 64
18 to 34
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Beaver Dam Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beaver Dam Employment Status

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49.1%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

12.6%

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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86.52%

Born in Kentucky

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

3.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.74% of Beaver Dam residents were born in the United States, with 86.52% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,585-2-0.06%
20193,587-2-0.06%
20183,589200.56%
20173,569-2-0.06%
20163,571190.53%
20153,552421.20%
20143,510-12-0.34%
20133,522-5-0.14%
20123,52760.17%
20113,521160.46%
20103,5054721.46%
20003,0331290.44%
19902,904-281-0.92%
19803,1855631.96%
19702,6220.00%