Georgetown, Kentucky Population 2021

36,228
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Georgetown is a city located in Scott County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Scott County. With a 2020 population of 36,228, it is the 7th largest city in Kentucky and the 1082nd largest city in the United States . Georgetown is currently growing at a rate of 1.74% annually and its population has increased by 24.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,098 in 2010. Georgetown reached it's highest population of 36,228 in 2021. Spanning over 17 miles, Georgetown has a population density of 2,174 people per square mile.

The average household income in Georgetown is $77,822 with a poverty rate of 12.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $889 per month, and the median house value is $170,000. The median age in Georgetown is 33.4 years, 32.3 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Georgetown Demographics

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

  • White: 85.20%
  • Black or African American: 6.06%
  • Two or more races: 4.57%
  • Other race: 2.31%
  • Asian: 1.58%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Georgetown, Kentucky is 36,228 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,374.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,098.

Georgetown, Kentucky Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,63385.20%
Black or African American2,0386.06%
Two or More Races1,5364.57%
Some Other Race7772.31%
Asian5321.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native890.26%
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Georgetown Population by Race

Georgetown Population Pyramid $2021

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Georgetown Median Age

33.4


Total

32.3


Male

34.4


Female

Georgetown Adults

There are 24,949 adults, (3,331 of whom are seniors) in Georgetown.

Georgetown Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Georgetown Sex Ratio

Female

17,066

50.78%

Male

16,539

49.22%

Georgetown Population by Age

Georgetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Georgetown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
Male62.1%37.9%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female42.4%57.6%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Georgetown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9152.561.6
Married6,4573.175.5
Non Family3,9421.2947.2
Female1,7402.842.4
Male7763.0462.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Georgetown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6903.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,1025.22%
High School Graduate6,25129.60%
Some College5,29525.07%
Associates Degree1,9839.39%
Bachelors Degree3,66417.35%
Graduate Degree2,13310.10%
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Georgetown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,38017,1575,298
Black1,2401,035195
Hispanic73944893
Other Race4381686
2+ Races42637097
Asian323323132
Native American8972

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 40.87%.

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,488$50,237$30,730
Less Than 9th Grade$17,468$17,215$19,038
High School Graduate$32,069$40,758$25,545
Some College$36,840$53,238$25,757
Bachelors Degree$51,074$61,875$38,662
Graduate Degree$62,743$74,250$57,243

$40,488

Average Earnings

$50,237

Average Male

$30,730

Average Female

Georgetown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Georgetown Language by Age

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Georgetown Language

95.11% of Georgetown residents speak only English, while 4.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Georgetown Language

Georgetown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,9852,80910.41%
Black1,84456030.37%
Multiple1,43536425.37%
Hispanic1,28326120.34%
Other77415620.16%
Asian518377.14%
Native8966.74%

12.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.93%

Male Poverty Rate

13.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Georgetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Black, with 30.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Native, with 6.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.29%.

Georgetown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.79%
High School11.01%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.28%
Female Employed8.68%
Male Unemployed6.25%
Male Employed4.71%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Georgetown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,812$77,822
Families$75,918$87,067
Married Families$91,085-
Non Families$41,014$52,550
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Income by Household Type

Georgetown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

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

Georgetown Marital Status by Race

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Georgetown Marital Status

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2,067

Number of Veterans

1,790

Male Veterans

277

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam556
Second Gulf War503
First Gulf War490
Korea136
World War II61

Georgetown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54633
55 to 64448
75+354
18 to 34326
65 to 74306

Georgetown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8358.43%
Black18212.26%
Hispanic485.39%
2+ Races355.74%
Other Race152.80%

Georgetown Veterans by Race

Georgetown Veterans by Education

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2.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Georgetown Veterans by Education

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72.3%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Georgetown Employment by Age

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Georgetown Employment by Race

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Georgetown 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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67.24%

Born in Georgetown

96.46%

Native Born

3.54%

Foreign Born

2.51%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.46% of Georgetown residents were born in the United States, with 67.24% having been born in Kentucky. 2.51% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202136,2286181.74%
202035,6106181.77%
201934,9926181.80%
201834,3746982.07%
201733,6768282.52%
201632,8487532.35%
201532,0955191.64%
201431,5767332.38%
201330,8436212.05%
201230,2226362.15%
201129,5863831.31%
201029,20311,1234.91%
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%

Georgetown Population by Year