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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brandenburgwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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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.