Erlanger, Kentucky Population 2020

19,028
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Erlanger is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 19,028, it is the 20th largest city in Kentucky and the 1922nd largest city in the United States. Erlanger is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 5.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,082 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Erlanger has a population density of 2,274 people per square mile.

The average household income in Erlanger is $78,532 with a poverty rate of 10.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $862 per month, and the median house value is $130,700. The median age in Erlanger is 38.1 years, 35.7 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males.

Erlanger Demographics

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

  • White: 89.08%
  • Black or African American: 3.68%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Asian: 2.42%
  • Other race: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Erlanger, Kentucky is 19,028, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,946.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,082.

Erlanger, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,72689.08%
Black or African American6913.68%
Two or More Races6493.46%
Asian4552.42%
Some Other Race2311.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.13%
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Erlanger Population Pyramid 2020

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Erlanger Median Age

38.1


Total

35.7


Male

39.8


Female

Erlanger Adults

There are 14,577 adults, (2,710 of whom are seniors) in Erlanger.

Erlanger Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Erlanger Sex Ratio

Female

9,496

50.58%

Male

9,280

49.42%

Erlanger Households and Families

Erlanger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Erlanger Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All66%34%
Male62.7%37.3%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Female44.3%55.7%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0932.6166
Married3,3213.3183
Non Family2,4911.3152.1
Female9543.2644.3
Male3273.4462.7

3.23

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Erlanger Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3092.45%
9th to 12th Grade9537.55%
High School Graduate4,25033.65%
Some College2,79122.10%
Associates Degree9967.89%
Bachelors Degree1,88314.91%
Graduate Degree1,44811.46%
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Erlanger Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,48810,3643,102
Black4894599
Asian273253156
Hispanic24315557
Multiple Races1181187
Other Race9618
Native American2424

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 asian people with a rate of 57.14%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,733$43,020$35,417
Less Than High School$33,504$33,870$
High School Grad$31,946$34,286$26,944
Some College$37,894$43,555$30,954
Bachelors Degree$54,863$72,125$48,702
Graduate Degree$59,398$83,603$53,533

$40,733

Average Earnings

$43,020

Average Male

$35,417

Average Female

Erlanger Language

Erlanger Language by Age

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Erlanger Language

94.32% of Erlanger residents speak only English, while 5.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Erlanger Poverty

Erlanger Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2361,5229.37%
Black69119428.08%
Hispanic53917933.21%
Other22611550.88%
Multiple64910616.33%
Asian45571.54%

10.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.44%

Male Poverty Rate

10.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erlanger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erlanger is Other, with 50.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erlanger is Asian, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.05%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.75%
Some College10.09%
High School9.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.01%
Male Unemployed8.14%
Female Employed6.83%
Male Employed5.47%

Erlanger Income

Erlanger Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,124$78,532
Families$75,656$95,174
Married Families$94,957-
Non Families$36,475$45,083
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Erlanger Marital Status

Erlanger Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Erlanger Married by Age and Sex

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Erlanger 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 35-44.

Erlanger Marital Status by Race

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Erlanger Veterans

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1,266

Number of Veterans

1,201

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam373
Second Gulf War277
First Gulf War193
Korea115
World War II83
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64328
35 to 54283
75+280
65 to 74238
18 to 34137
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2129.09%
Black406.78%
Hispanic186.74%
2 or More146.36%

Erlanger Veterans by Education

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13.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erlanger Employment Status

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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58.89%

Born in Kentucky

96.34%

Native Born

3.66%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

2.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.34% of Erlanger residents were born in the United States, with 58.89% having been born in Kentucky. 1.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,028410.22%
201918,987410.22%
201818,9461010.54%
201718,845410.22%
201618,804950.51%
201518,7091240.67%
201418,5851070.58%
201318,4781580.86%
201218,3201210.66%
201118,199350.19%
201018,1641,4880.86%
200016,6766970.43%
199015,9791,5131.00%
198014,4661,7901.33%
197012,6765,6046.01%
19607,0723,3786.71%
19503,6941,2944.41%
19402,4000.00%