Brandenburg, Kentucky Population 2022

2,944
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Brandenburg is a city located in Meade County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Meade County. With a 2020 population of 2,944, it is the 123rd largest city in Kentucky and the 8952nd largest city in the United States. Brandenburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 1.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,894 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Brandenburg has a population density of 719 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brandenburg is $58,569 with a poverty rate of 15.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $161,500. The median age in Brandenburg is 33.1 years, 30.9 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Brandenburg Demographics

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

  • White: 88.48%
  • Two or more races: 6.68%
  • Black or African American: 3.58%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brandenburg, Kentucky is 2,944 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,894.

Brandenburg, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Brandenburg Population by Race

Brandenburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Brandenburg Median Age

38


Total

35.9


Male

39.9


Female

Brandenburg Adults

There are 2,291 adults, (470 of whom are seniors) in Brandenburg.

Brandenburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Brandenburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,472

51.22%

Male

1,402

48.78%

Brandenburg Population by Age

Brandenburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brandenburg Household Types

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brandenburg Households and Families

3.05

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Brandenburg Households by Type

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Brandenburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brandenburg Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 25.00%.

Brandenburg Educational Attainment by Race

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$26,851

Average Earnings

$28,713

Average Male

$25,227

Average Female

Brandenburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brandenburg Language by Age

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Brandenburg Language

99.33% of Brandenburg residents speak only English, while 0.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Brandenburg Language

Brandenburg Poverty by Race

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15.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.52%

Male Poverty Rate

18.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brandenburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brandenburg is White, with 15.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brandenburg is Hispanic, with 4.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.39%.

Brandenburg Poverty

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Brandenburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Brandenburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brandenburg Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Brandenburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Brandenburg Married by Age and Sex

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Brandenburg 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.

Brandenburg Marital Status by Race

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Brandenburg Marital Status

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200

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Brandenburg Veterans by War

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Brandenburg Veterans by Age

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Brandenburg Veterans by Race

Brandenburg Veterans by Education

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3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brandenburg Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Brandenburg Employment by Age

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Brandenburg Employment by Race

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Brandenburg 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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75.26%

Born in Brandenburg

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of Brandenburg residents were born in the United States, with 75.26% having been born in Kentucky. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brandenburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Brandenburg Population by Year