Elizabethtown, Kentucky Population 2022

30,832
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Elizabethtown is a city located in Hardin County Kentucky. Elizabethtown has a 2020 population of 30,832. It is also the county seat of Hardin County. Elizabethtown is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 8.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,425 in 2010.

The average household income in Elizabethtown is $68,193 with a poverty rate of 13.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $765 per month, and the median house value is $175,400. The median age in Elizabethtown is 36.6 years, 35 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Elizabethtown Demographics

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

  • White: 76.86%
  • Black or African American: 12.09%
  • Two or more races: 5.09%
  • Asian: 3.69%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
The current population of Elizabethtown, Kentucky is 30,832 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,832.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,425.

Elizabethtown, Kentucky Population 2022

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010149,8330.00%
2011151,3191,4860.98%
2012151,5011820.12%
2013152,2287270.48%
2014151,675-553-0.36%
2015148,107-3,568-2.41%
2016148,9418340.56%
2017150,3901,4490.96%
2018153,2012,8111.83%
2019153,9287270.47%
2020154,6557270.47%
2021155,3827270.47%

Elizabethtown Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,19776.86%
Black or African American3,64812.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native980.32%
Asian1,1153.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander590.20%
Some Other Race5271.75%
Two or More Races1,5355.09%
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Elizabethtown Population by Race

Elizabethtown Population Pyramid 2022

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Elizabethtown Median Age

36.7


Total

36.1


Male

37.1


Female

Elizabethtown Adults

There are 23,060 adults, (4,531 of whom are seniors) in Elizabethtown.

Elizabethtown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elizabethtown Sex Ratio

Female

15,666

51.91%

Male

14,513

48.09%

Elizabethtown Population by Age

Elizabethtown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elizabethtown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.6%31.4%
All45.6%54.4%
Male34.7%65.3%
Female33.8%66.2%
Non Family30.4%69.6%

45.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elizabethtown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0392.2345.6
Married4,9802.9668.6
Male6882.9534.7
Female1,6993.0733.8
Non Family5,6721.2430.4

2.87

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Elizabethtown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5672.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,0425.08%
High School Graduate4,76523.24%
Some College6,06029.55%
Associates Degree2,38811.64%
Bachelors Degree3,37916.48%
Graduate Degree2,30611.24%
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Elizabethtown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elizabethtown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic905844458
Other Race226177114
Asian849832377
2+ Races513478200
Black2,3402,216771
White15,85614,5363,880
Native American873513
Islander5959

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 50.61%.

Elizabethtown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,916$44,926$35,267
Less Than 9th Grade$27,539$26,635$28,393
High School Graduate$29,179$33,500$19,527
Some College$38,958$44,600$33,024
Bachelors Degree$52,538$67,658$46,058
Graduate Degree$58,924$83,790$52,362

$40,916

Average Earnings

$44,926

Average Male

$35,267

Average Female

Elizabethtown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elizabethtown Language by Age

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Elizabethtown Language

92.50% of Elizabethtown residents speak only English, while 7.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Elizabethtown Language

Elizabethtown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,44645031.12%
Black3,42684624.69%
Multiple1,46025417.40%
White21,4942,29710.69%
Asian1,11511610.40%
Native8378.43%
Other253NaN%

13.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.17%

Male Poverty Rate

16.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elizabethtown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elizabethtown is Hispanic, with 31.12% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.47%.

Elizabethtown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.94%
High School12.91%
Some College10.59%
Bachelors or Greater5.03%

Elizabethtown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.79%
Male Unemployed25.99%
Female Employed10.31%
Female Unemployed36.59%

Elizabethtown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elizabethtown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,270$68,894
Families$68,940$88,947
Married Families$83,560-
Non Families$29,561$40,022
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Income by Household Type

Elizabethtown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Elizabethtown Married by Age and Sex

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Elizabethtown 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.

Elizabethtown Marital Status by Race

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Elizabethtown Marital Status

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3,214

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,348
First Gulf War1,149
Vietnam898
Korea196
World War II132

Elizabethtown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34529
35 to 541,009
55 to 64625
65 to 74503
75+548

Elizabethtown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,34913.10%
Black57622.21%
Asian778.25%
Islander5694.92%
Other Race9943.81%
2+ Races577.08%
Hispanic31134.10%

Elizabethtown Veterans by Race

Elizabethtown Veterans by Education

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7.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elizabethtown Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Elizabethtown Employment by Age

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Elizabethtown Employment by Race

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Elizabethtown 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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56.70%

Born in Elizabethtown

94.54%

Native Born

5.46%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

3.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.54% of Elizabethtown residents were born in the United States, with 56.70% having been born in Kentucky. 2.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elizabethtown Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802,5260.00%
19001,900-626-1.41%
19202,5306301.44%
19302,590600.23%
19403,6671,0773.54%
19505,8072,1404.70%
19609,6413,8345.20%
197011,7482,1072.00%
198015,3803,6322.73%
199018,1672,7871.68%
200022,5424,3752.18%
201028,4255,8832.35%
201128,6682430.85%
201228,8371690.59%
201329,3485111.77%
201429,435870.30%
201529,003-432-1.47%
201629,1751720.59%
201729,5103351.15%
201830,1085982.03%
201930,2891810.60%
202030,4701810.60%
202130,6511810.59%
202230,8321810.59%

Elizabethtown Population by Year