Georgetown, Kentucky Population 2020

36,081
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Georgetown is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 36,081, it is the 7th largest city in Kentucky and the 1089th largest city in the United States. Georgetown is currently growing at a rate of 2.39% annually and its population has increased by 24.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,098 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Georgetown has a population density of 2,165 people per square mile.

The average household income in Georgetown is $73,583 with a poverty rate of 13.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $159,600. The median age in Georgetown is 32.8 years, 31.5 years for males, and 33.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.0 males.

Georgetown Demographics

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

  • White: 85.38%
  • Black or African American: 6.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.99%
  • Other race: 2.26%
  • Asian: 1.37%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Georgetown, Kentucky is 36,081, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,395.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,098.

Georgetown, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,09185.38%
Black or African American2,2496.84%
Two or More Races1,3133.99%
Some Other Race7432.26%
Asian4511.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.17%
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Georgetown Population Pyramid 2020

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Georgetown Median Age

32.8


Total

31.5


Male

33.9


Female

Georgetown Adults

There are 24,327 adults, (3,185 of whom are seniors) in Georgetown.

Georgetown Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Georgetown Sex Ratio

Female

16,537

50.26%

Male

16,365

49.74%

Georgetown Households and Families

Georgetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Georgetown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All60.7%39.3%
Male57.4%42.6%
Non Family46.4%53.6%
Female42.8%57.2%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,5762.5160.7
Married6,3553.174.6
Non Family3,7961.2546.4
Female1,7382.9842.8
Male6872.9357.4

2.96

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Georgetown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6733.28%
9th to 12th Grade1,2666.17%
High School Graduate6,34730.92%
Some College4,80023.38%
Associates Degree1,8378.95%
Bachelors Degree3,45116.81%
Graduate Degree2,15610.50%
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Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,67116,3055,080
Black1,4751,227218
Hispanic794524106
Other Race4071658
Multiple Races327281102
Asian289289119
Native American5546

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.18%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,993$45,831$30,744
Less Than High School$16,942$16,103$20,098
High School Grad$30,674$38,292$23,737
Some College$36,936$51,394$26,511
Bachelors Degree$45,280$54,500$40,172
Graduate Degree$55,147$70,417$53,038

$37,993

Average Earnings

$45,831

Average Male

$30,744

Average Female

Georgetown Language

Georgetown Language by Age

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Georgetown Language

95.46% of Georgetown residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.08% of the population.

Georgetown Poverty

Georgetown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,3492,93511.14%
Black2,05659929.13%
Multiple1,25831324.88%
Hispanic1,32829322.06%
Other74017723.92%
Asian439286.38%
Native55610.91%

13.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.74%

Male Poverty Rate

14.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Georgetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Black, with 29.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Asian, with 6.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.96%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.65%
High School11.33%
Some College9.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.64%
Female Unemployed12.03%
Female Employed9.36%
Male Employed5.61%

Georgetown Income

Georgetown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,321$73,583
Families$74,002$83,444
Married Families$86,924-
Non Families$37,548$46,756
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Georgetown Marital Status

Georgetown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Georgetown Married by Age and Sex

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Georgetown 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.

Georgetown Marital Status by Race

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Georgetown Veterans

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2,110

Number of Veterans

1,837

Male Veterans

273

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War612
Second Gulf War504
Vietnam424
Korea139
World War II92
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54772
55 to 64398
75+358
18 to 34340
65 to 74242
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8728.81%
Black19311.43%
Hispanic576.24%
2 or More295.80%
Indian1629.09%

Georgetown Veterans by Education

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2.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Georgetown Employment Status

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72%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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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67.08%

Born in Kentucky

96.55%

Native Born

3.45%

Foreign Born

2.49%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.55% of Georgetown residents were born in the United States, with 67.08% having been born in Kentucky. 2.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202036,0818432.39%
201935,2388432.45%
201834,3957302.17%
201733,6658432.57%
201632,8227512.34%
201532,0714991.58%
201431,5727312.37%
201330,8416172.04%
201230,2246372.15%
201129,5873851.32%
201029,20211,1224.91%
200018,0806,6664.71%
199011,4144420.40%
198010,9722,3432.43%
19708,6291,6432.13%
19606,9861,4702.39%
19505,5161,0962.24%
19404,4201910.44%
19304,2293260.81%
19203,903-630-1.49%
19104,5337101.72%
19003,8230.00%