Georgetown, Kentucky Population 2024

39,776

Georgetown is a city located in Bourbon County, Fayette County, and Scott County Kentucky. Georgetown has a 2024 population of 39,776. It is also the county seat of Scott County. Georgetown is currently growing at a rate of 1.27% annually and its population has increased by 5.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,784 in 2020.

The average household income in Georgetown is $88,295 with a poverty rate of 11.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Georgetown is 32.8 years, 32 years for males, and 33.9 years for females.

Georgetown Demographics

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

  • White: 84.93%
  • Black or African American: 5.91%
  • Two or more races: 5.51%
  • Other race: 2.46%
  • Asian: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
17.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,266.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.27% (1,992)
The current population of Georgetown, Kentucky is 39,776 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 37,784.

Georgetown, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White31,85784.93%
Black or African American2,2185.91%
Two or more races2,0675.51%
Other race9212.46%
Asian3791.01%
Native American680.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Georgetown Population by Race

Georgetown Population Pyramid 2024

Georgetown Median Age

32.8

Total

32

Male

33.9

Female

Georgetown Adults

There are 27,973 adults, (3,981 of whom are seniors) in Georgetown.

Georgetown Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Georgetown Sex Ratio

Female19,50852.01%
Male18,00247.99%

Georgetown Population by Age

Georgetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,3882.5365.434.6
Married7,1103.281.918.1
Non Family4,5811.3348.551.5
Female1,9352.7342.257.8
Male7622.9772.727.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Georgetown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3951.68%
9th to 12th Grade9113.86%
High School Graduate6,72028.5%
Some College6,04825.65%
Associates Degree2,2139.38%
Bachelors Degree4,58819.46%
Graduate Degree2,70611.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White20,52619,5886,598
Black1,4241,353338
Hispanic86171695
2+ Races735614196
Other Race44029036
Asian25823279
Native American68680

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.14%.

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,380$59,491$38,431
Less Than 9th Grade$23,977$44,542$9,401
High School Graduate$42,966$49,250$34,066
Some College$46,757$59,171$30,394
Bachelors Degree$60,643$74,537$46,103
Graduate Degree$65,824$78,162$63,180

$50,380

Average Earnings

$59,491

Average Male

$38,431

Average Female

Georgetown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Georgetown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Georgetown Language

95.64% of Georgetown residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Georgetown Language

Georgetown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White30,4242,8539.38%
Hispanic1,87649526.39%
Black2,10844020.87%
Multiple1,90740421.19%
Other91225327.74%
Native681420.59%
Asian365102.74%

11.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.44%

Male Poverty Rate

12.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Georgetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Other, with 27.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Asian, with 2.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.85%.

Georgetown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.65%
Some College10.73%
High School10.1%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed45.59%
Male Unemployed34.71%
Female Employed7.86%
Male Employed3.75%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Georgetown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$74,530$88,295
Families$84,572$99,490
Married Families$105,827$116,296
Non Families$50,311$61,425

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Georgetown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Georgetown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Georgetown 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 45-54.

Georgetown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Georgetown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,984

Number of Veterans

1,777

Male Veterans

207

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War591
First Gulf War562
Vietnam529
Korea100
World War II3

Georgetown Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54597
55 to 64386
18 to 34370
65 to 74358
75+273

Georgetown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,5806.47%
Black28916.73%
2+ Races606.18%
Other Race326.14%
Hispanic272.57%
Asian238.68%

Georgetown Veterans by Race

Georgetown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Georgetown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Georgetown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Georgetown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Georgetown 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

71.98%

Born in Georgetown

97.64%

Native Born

2.36%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.64% of Georgetown residents were born in the United States, with 71.98% having been born in Kentucky. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Georgetown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202942,2664981.19%
202841,7684981.21%
202741,2704981.22%
202640,7724981.24%
202540,2744981.25%
202439,7764981.27%
202339,2784981.28%
202238,7804991.3%
202138,2814971.32%
202037,7842,7617.88%
201935,0236541.9%
201834,3696822.02%
201733,6878312.53%
201632,8567562.36%
201532,1005171.64%
201431,5837392.4%
201330,8446192.05%
201230,2256372.15%
201129,5883841.31%
201029,20411,12461.53%
200018,0806,66658.4%
199011,4144424.03%
198010,9722,34327.15%
19708,6291,64323.52%
19606,9861,47026.65%
19505,5161,09624.8%
19404,4201914.52%
19304,2293268.35%
19203,903-630-13.9%
19104,53371018.57%
19003,82300%
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Georgetown Population by Year