Jeffersontown, Kentucky Population 2022

27,145
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Jeffersontown is a city located in Kentucky. Jeffersontown has a 2020 population of 27,145. Jeffersontown is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -2.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,854 in 2010.

The average household income in Jeffersontown is $81,287 with a poverty rate of 6.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,015 per month, and the median house value is $186,600. The median age in Jeffersontown is 38.5 years, 37.4 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Jeffersontown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jeffersontownwas:

  • White: 78.45%
  • Black or African American: 10.14%
  • Asian: 5.82%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Other race: 1.72%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Jeffersontown, Kentucky is 27,145 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,145.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,854.

Jeffersontown, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,91478.45%
Black or African American2,83210.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native1560.56%
Asian1,6265.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.03%
Some Other Race4801.72%
Two or More Races9173.28%
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Jeffersontown Population by Race

Jeffersontown Population Pyramid 2022

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Jeffersontown Median Age

39.8


Total

39.6


Male

39.9


Female

Jeffersontown Adults

There are 21,449 adults, (4,749 of whom are seniors) in Jeffersontown.

Jeffersontown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jeffersontown Sex Ratio

Female

14,513

51.96%

Male

13,420

48.04%

Jeffersontown Population by Age

Jeffersontown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jeffersontown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
Male71.7%28.3%
All67.6%32.4%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Female48.6%51.4%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jeffersontown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5722.467.6
Married5,797378.8
Male5013.3371.7
Female1,1673.2748.6
Non Family4,1071.1956.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Jeffersontown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2831.43%
9th to 12th Grade7573.81%
High School Graduate4,96225.00%
Some College4,85724.47%
Associates Degree1,7208.67%
Bachelors Degree4,39422.14%
Graduate Degree2,87214.47%
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Jeffersontown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jeffersontown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander888
Asian1,0461,028699
White15,87115,0525,775
Black1,6341,518535
2+ Races524511128
Other Race21620032
Hispanic949856114
Native American1071077

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Jeffersontown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,025$52,328$41,404
Less Than 9th Grade$26,442$26,173$31,094
High School Graduate$30,471$36,712$24,796
Some College$44,478$47,228$37,755
Bachelors Degree$53,593$63,157$50,878
Graduate Degree$67,415$70,449$62,500

$48,025

Average Earnings

$52,328

Average Male

$41,404

Average Female

Jeffersontown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jeffersontown Language by Age

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Jeffersontown Language

88.48% of Jeffersontown residents speak only English, while 11.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.74% of the population.

Jeffersontown Language

Jeffersontown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native15614995.51%
Black2,7062629.68%
Multiple917869.38%
Hispanic1,4941359.04%
White20,7369844.75%
Asian1,626613.75%
Other153NaN%

6.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.36%

Male Poverty Rate

7.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jeffersontown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jeffersontown is Native, with 95.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jeffersontown is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.40%.

Jeffersontown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.55%
High School4.90%
Some College4.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%

Jeffersontown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.16%
Male Unemployed6.84%
Female Employed5.78%
Female Unemployed54.64%

Jeffersontown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jeffersontown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,951$82,739
Families$81,378$93,810
Married Families$93,857-
Non Families$53,174$58,840
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Income by Household Type

Jeffersontown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jeffersontown Married by Age and Sex

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Jeffersontown 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 45-54.

Jeffersontown Marital Status by Race

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Jeffersontown Marital Status

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1,758

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War244
First Gulf War567
Vietnam500
Korea113
World War II36

Jeffersontown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3431
35 to 54713
55 to 64262
65 to 74395
75+357

Jeffersontown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5609.07%
Black1336.60%
Asian70.62%
Other Race3211.19%
2+ Races264.26%
Hispanic464.43%

Jeffersontown Veterans by Race

Jeffersontown Veterans by Education

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2.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jeffersontown Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jeffersontown Employment by Age

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Jeffersontown Employment by Race

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Jeffersontown 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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64.02%

Born in Jeffersontown

90.04%

Native Born

9.96%

Foreign Born

4.69%

Non Citizen

5.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.04% of Jeffersontown residents were born in the United States, with 64.02% having been born in Kentucky. 4.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jeffersontown Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19004000.00%
19409005002.05%
19603,4312,5316.92%
19709,7016,27010.95%
198015,7956,0945.00%
199023,2217,4263.93%
200026,6333,4121.38%
201027,8541,2210.45%
201128,0141600.57%
201228,1521380.49%
201328,2921400.50%
201428,233-59-0.21%
201528,208-25-0.09%
201628,195-13-0.05%
201728,143-52-0.18%
201827,905-238-0.85%
201927,715-190-0.68%
202027,525-190-0.69%
202127,335-190-0.69%
202227,145-190-0.70%

Jeffersontown Population by Year