Elsmere, Kentucky Population 2024

9,098

Elsmere is a city located in Kenton County Kentucky. Elsmere has a 2024 population of 9,098. Elsmere is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,168 in 2020.

The average household income in Elsmere is $78,917 with a poverty rate of 13.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elsmere is 30.9 years, 29.2 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.

Elsmere Demographics

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

  • White: 82.26%
  • Black or African American: 7.75%
  • Two or more races: 6.97%
  • Asian: 2.58%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,462.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.76% (-70)
The current population of Elsmere, Kentucky is 9,098 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,168.

Elsmere, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,50782.26%
Black or African American7077.75%
Two or more races6366.97%
Asian2352.58%
Native American310.34%
Other race100.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elsmere Population by Race

Elsmere Population Pyramid 2024

Elsmere Median Age

30.9

Total

29.2

Male

32.2

Female

Elsmere Adults

There are 6,802 adults, (930 of whom are seniors) in Elsmere.

Elsmere Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elsmere Sex Ratio

Female4,72651.79%
Male4,40048.21%

Elsmere Population by Age

Elsmere Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2712.7565.934.1
Married1,6103.278020
Non Family1,0291.253.946.1
Female5253.4741.958.1
Male1076.4486.913.1
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3.17

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elsmere 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

Elsmere Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elsmere Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.97%.

Elsmere Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,474

Average Earnings

$37,089

Average Male

$35,668

Average Female

Elsmere Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elsmere Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elsmere Language

92.56% of Elsmere residents speak only English, while 7.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Elsmere Language

Elsmere Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,28577110.58%
Multiple62821734.55%
Black69821330.52%
Hispanic1843519.02%
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13.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.35%

Male Poverty Rate

9.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elsmere

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elsmere is Multiple, with 34.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elsmere is White, with 10.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.23%.

Elsmere Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.81%
High School9.44%
Some College6.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%
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Elsmere Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50.97%
Male Employed9.55%
Female Employed3.92%
Male Unemployed
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Elsmere Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elsmere Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elsmere Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Elsmere Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elsmere 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 55-64.

Elsmere Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elsmere Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

452

Number of Veterans

368

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

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Elsmere Veterans by War

count

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Elsmere Veterans by Age

count

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Elsmere Veterans by Race

Elsmere Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elsmere Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.6%

Labor Force Participation

73.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Elsmere Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elsmere Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elsmere 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

53.55%

Born in Elsmere

93.27%

Native Born

6.73%

Foreign Born

6.06%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.27% of Elsmere residents were born in the United States, with 53.55% having been born in Kentucky. 6.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Elsmere Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,973-25-0.28%
20288,998-25-0.28%
20279,023-25-0.28%
20269,048-25-0.28%
20259,073-25-0.27%
20249,098-25-0.27%
20239,123-25-0.27%
20229,148-25-0.27%
20219,17350.05%
20209,1685366.21%
20198,63240.05%
20188,628-7-0.08%
20178,635790.92%
20168,556210.25%
20158,535200.23%
20148,515150.18%
20138,500450.53%
20128,455520.62%
20118,403110.13%
20108,3922533.11%
20008,1391,29218.87%
19906,847-356-4.94%
19807,2032,04239.57%
19705,16155412.03%
19604,6071,12432.27%
19503,48359820.73%
19402,885-32-1.1%
19302,917
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Elsmere Population by Year