Elsmere, Kentucky Population 2022

9,301
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Elsmere is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 9,301, it is the 49th largest city in Kentucky and the 4350th largest city in the United States. Elsmere is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually and its population has increased by 1.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,159 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Elsmere has a population density of 3,539 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elsmere is $67,568 with a poverty rate of 16.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,138 per month, and the median house value is $117,500. The median age in Elsmere is 32.2 years, 29.2 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Elsmere Demographics

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

  • White: 84.48%
  • Black or African American: 7.02%
  • Two or more races: 3.59%
  • Other race: 2.77%
  • Asian: 1.38%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elsmere, Kentucky is 9,301 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,159.

Elsmere, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Elsmere Population by Race

Elsmere Population Pyramid 2022

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Elsmere Median Age

30.9


Total

29.5


Male

32.7


Female

Elsmere Adults

There are 6,180 adults, (851 of whom are seniors) in Elsmere.

Elsmere Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Elsmere Sex Ratio

Female

4,412

51.20%

Male

4,205

48.80%

Elsmere Population by Age

Elsmere Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elsmere Household Types

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elsmere Households and Families

3.43

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Elsmere Households by Type

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Elsmere Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elsmere Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.10%.

Elsmere Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,281

Average Earnings

$31,025

Average Male

$32,568

Average Female

Elsmere Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elsmere Language by Age

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Elsmere Language

90.08% of Elsmere residents speak only English, while 9.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.59% of the population.

Elsmere Language

Elsmere Poverty by Race

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16.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.15%

Male Poverty Rate

12.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elsmere

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elsmere is Hispanic, with 39.96% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.75%.

Elsmere Poverty

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Elsmere Poverty Rate by Education

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Elsmere Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elsmere Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Elsmere Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Elsmere Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Elsmere Marital Status by Race

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Elsmere Marital Status

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371

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Elsmere Veterans by War

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Elsmere Veterans by Age

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Elsmere Veterans by Race

Elsmere Veterans by Education

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9.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elsmere Veterans by Education

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73.8%

Labor Force Participation

71.2%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Elsmere Employment by Age

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Elsmere Employment by Race

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Elsmere 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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57.72%

Born in Elsmere

93.39%

Native Born

6.61%

Foreign Born

6.01%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.39% of Elsmere residents were born in the United States, with 57.72% having been born in Kentucky. 6.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elsmere Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Elsmere Population by Year