Erlanger, Kentucky Population 2021

19,556
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Erlanger is a city located in Kenton County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 19,556, it is the 19th largest city in Kentucky and the 1897th largest city in the United States . Erlanger is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 8.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,082 in 2010. Erlanger reached it's highest population of 19,556 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Erlanger has a population density of 2,337 people per square mile.

The average household income in Erlanger is $82,214 with a poverty rate of 9.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $892 per month, and the median house value is $136,100. The median age in Erlanger is 38.2 years, 35.9 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Erlanger Demographics

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

  • White: 89.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.17%
  • Black or African American: 3.16%
  • Asian: 2.28%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Erlanger, Kentucky is 19,556 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,091.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,082.

Erlanger, Kentucky Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,96289.43%
Two or More Races7904.17%
Black or African American6003.16%
Asian4332.28%
Some Other Race1670.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.08%
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Erlanger Population by Race

Erlanger Population Pyramid $2021

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Erlanger Median Age

38.2


Total

35.9


Male

39.4


Female

Erlanger Adults

There are 14,617 adults, (2,752 of whom are seniors) in Erlanger.

Erlanger Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Erlanger Sex Ratio

Female

9,660

50.93%

Male

9,307

49.07%

Erlanger Population by Age

Erlanger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Erlanger Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All67.6%32.4%
Male60.3%39.7%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Female49.2%50.8%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Erlanger Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2032.5967.6
Married3,4883.2385
Non Family2,5581.3150.7
Female8403.5149.2
Male3173.560.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Erlanger Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3492.77%
9th to 12th Grade9317.38%
High School Graduate4,13232.74%
Some College2,40019.02%
Associates Degree1,0568.37%
Bachelors Degree2,13816.94%
Graduate Degree1,61312.78%
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Erlanger Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Erlanger Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,46110,3683,461
Black44441316
Hispanic31116975
Asian232218141
2+ Races16316358
Other Race835
Native American1515

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 60.78%.

Erlanger Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,827$43,862$39,108
Less Than 9th Grade$38,672$40,625$24,375
High School Graduate$32,409$35,338$30,504
Some College$40,315$44,321$32,087
Bachelors Degree$56,516$70,167$51,198
Graduate Degree$59,949$71,806$57,720

$41,827

Average Earnings

$43,862

Average Male

$39,108

Average Female

Erlanger Earnings by Educational Attainment

Erlanger Language by Age

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Erlanger Language

94.42% of Erlanger residents speak only English, while 5.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.30% of the population.

Erlanger Language

Erlanger Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,4661,5029.12%
Multiple79016420.76%
Black6008514.17%
Hispanic502438.57%
Asian43381.85%

9.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.57%

Male Poverty Rate

8.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erlanger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erlanger is Multiple, with 20.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erlanger is Asian, with 1.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.94%.

Erlanger Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.62%
High School8.69%
Some College7.79%
Bachelors or Greater2.43%

Erlanger Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed63.29%
Male Unemployed27.64%
Male Employed4.94%
Female Employed4.37%

Erlanger Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Erlanger Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,460$82,214
Families$80,637$101,026
Married Families$99,151-
Non Families$37,453$45,355
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Income by Household Type

Erlanger Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Erlanger Marital Status by Race

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Erlanger Marital Status

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1,259

Number of Veterans

1,179

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam334
Second Gulf War286
First Gulf War223
Korea103
World War II67

Erlanger Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54311
75+292
55 to 64274
65 to 74230
18 to 34152

Erlanger Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1828.83%
Black7213.71%
Hispanic123.58%
2+ Races51.51%

Erlanger Veterans by Race

Erlanger Veterans by Education

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13.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erlanger Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Erlanger Employment by Age

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Erlanger Employment by Race

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Erlanger 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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58.90%

Born in Erlanger

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

2.29%

Non Citizen

1.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.98% of Erlanger residents were born in the United States, with 58.90% having been born in Kentucky. 2.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Erlanger Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,5561550.80%
202019,4011550.81%
201919,2461550.81%
201819,0912101.11%
201718,881340.18%
201618,847820.44%
201518,7651210.65%
201418,6441040.56%
201318,5401580.86%
201218,3821510.83%
201118,231630.35%
201018,1681,4920.86%
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%

Erlanger Population by Year