Brandenburg, Kentucky Population 2024

2,937

Brandenburg is a city located in Meade County Kentucky. Brandenburg has a 2024 population of 2,937. It is also the county seat of Meade County.Brandenburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,893 in 2020.

The average household income in Brandenburg is $71,571 with a poverty rate of 18.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brandenburg is 41 years, 39.9 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Brandenburg Demographics

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

  • White: 82.29%
  • Two or more races: 8.87%
  • Black or African American: 4.01%
  • Asian: 3.87%
  • Other race: 0.97%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
717.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.52% (44)
The current population of Brandenburg, Kentucky is 2,937 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,893.

Brandenburg, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,38382.29%
Two or more races2578.87%
Black or African American1164.01%
Asian1123.87%
Other race280.97%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brandenburg Population by Race

Brandenburg Population Pyramid 2024

Brandenburg Median Age

41

Total

39.9

Male

41.2

Female

Brandenburg Adults

There are 2,327 adults, (552 of whom are seniors) in Brandenburg.

Brandenburg Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brandenburg Sex Ratio

Female1,47450.9%
Male1,42249.1%

Brandenburg Population by Age

Brandenburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9682.7454.545.5
Married4533.4285.914.1
Non Family3531.1329.770.3
Female1174.3819.780.3
Male454.3324.475.6
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3.39

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brandenburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brandenburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brandenburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.05%.

Brandenburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,063

Average Earnings

$30,771

Average Male

$26,118

Average Female

Brandenburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brandenburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brandenburg Language

94.69% of Brandenburg residents speak only English, while 5.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.

Brandenburg Language

Brandenburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,19135116.02%
Multiple23514059.57%
Hispanic1056662.86%
Black8644.65%
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18.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.14%

Male Poverty Rate

20.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brandenburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brandenburg is Hispanic, with 62.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brandenburg is Black, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.68%.

Brandenburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.52%
High School20.53%
Some College12.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.08%
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Brandenburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed65.38%
Female Employed16.96%
Male Employed7.24%
Male Unemployed
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Brandenburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brandenburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brandenburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brandenburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brandenburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brandenburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brandenburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

171

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Brandenburg Veterans by War

count

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Brandenburg Veterans by Age

count

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Brandenburg Veterans by Race

Brandenburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brandenburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Brandenburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brandenburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brandenburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.99%

Born in Brandenburg

95.72%

Native Born

4.28%

Foreign Born

3.21%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.72% of Brandenburg residents were born in the United States, with 70.99% having been born in Kentucky. 3.21% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,95740.14%
20282,95340.14%
20272,94940.14%
20262,94540.14%
20252,94140.14%
20242,93740.14%
20232,93340.14%
20222,92940.14%
20212,925321.11%
20202,89380.28%
20192,885-3-0.1%
20182,888501.76%
20172,838-2-0.07%
20162,840200.71%
20152,820-85-2.93%
20142,905311.08%
20132,874461.63%
20122,828190.68%
20112,8091043.84%
20102,705
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Brandenburg Population by Year