Georgetown is a city located in Scott County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Scott County. With a 2020 population of 38,684, it is the 6th largest city in Kentucky and the 1155th largest city in the United States. Georgetown is currently growing at a rate of 2.11% annually and its population has increased by 4.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,086 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Georgetown has a population density of 2,322 people per square mile.
The average household income in Georgetown is $77,822 with a poverty rate of 12.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $940 per month, and the median house value is $176,300. The median age in Georgetown is 33.4 years, 32.3 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Georgetownwas:
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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 2+ races people with a rate of 42.39%.
94.81% of Georgetown residents speak only English, while 5.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.22% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Black, with 22.72% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.74%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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96.65% of Georgetown residents were born in the United States, with 68.63% having been born in Kentucky. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.