London, Kentucky Population 2020

8,055
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London is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 8,055, it is the 51st largest city in Kentucky and the 3609th largest city in the United States. London is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 0.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,993 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, London has a population density of 696 people per square mile.

The average household income in London is $51,551 with a poverty rate of 26.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $628 per month, and the median house value is $114,500. The median age in London is 41 years, 37.1 years for males, and 44.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

London Demographics

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

  • White: 92.57%
  • Two or more races: 2.79%
  • Black or African American: 2.61%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of London, Kentucky is 8,055, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,043.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,993.

London, Kentucky Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020128,8213030.24%
2019128,5183030.24%
2018128,2153030.24%
2017127,9122140.17%
2016127,6981610.13%
2015127,5372210.17%
2014127,316660.05%
2013127,2504180.33%
2012126,832-263-0.21%
2011127,0955300.42%
2010126,5650.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,42492.57%
Two or More Races2242.79%
Black or African American2092.61%
Asian841.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.75%
Some Other Race190.24%
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London Population Pyramid 2020

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London Median Age

41


Total

37.1


Male

44.4


Female

London Adults

There are 6,567 adults, (1,304 of whom are seniors) in London.

London Age Dependency

52.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

London Sex Ratio

Female

4,194

52.29%

Male

3,826

47.71%

London Households and Families

London Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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London Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.3%35.7%
All51.8%48.2%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female35.6%64.4%
Male29.8%70.2%

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3772.1851.8
Non Family1,5001.1845.9
Married1,3962.8364.3
Female3573.3735.6
Male1243.529.8

2.83

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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London Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4497.72%
9th to 12th Grade58810.11%
High School Graduate2,46442.37%
Some College1,20320.69%
Associates Degree3385.81%
Bachelors Degree4798.24%
Graduate Degree2945.06%
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London Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4894,527735
Black1337625
Multiple Races9191
Asian636313
Native American2621
Hispanic13
Other Race5

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 20.63%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,397$36,643$22,892
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$25,489$31,551$20,851
Some College$30,300$36,286$25,781
Bachelors Degree$32,188$67,361$19,500
Graduate Degree$40,902$41,163$40,278

$30,397

Average Earnings

$36,643

Average Male

$22,892

Average Female

London Language

London Language by Age

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London Language

99.02% of London residents speak only English, while 0.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

London Poverty

London Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8541,85026.99%
Black1867138.17%
Native5555100.00%

26.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.35%

Male Poverty Rate

31.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in London

The race most likely to be in poverty in London is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in London is White, with 26.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.75%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.17%
High School28.45%
Some College15.90%
Bachelors or Greater5.12%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.32%
Male Unemployed28.69%
Female Employed10.40%
Male Employed6.09%

London Income

London Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,441$51,551
Families$51,063$65,846
Married Families$63,179-
Non Families$25,521$31,818
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London Marital Status

London Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

London Married by Age and Sex

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London Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

London Marital Status by Race

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London Veterans

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498

Number of Veterans

399

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam196
First Gulf War114
Second Gulf War70
Korea24
World War II18
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54204
65 to 74151
75+88
55 to 6450
18 to 345
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4597.44%
Black3923.93%

London Veterans by Education

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13.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

London Employment Status

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53.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

7.9%

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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77.67%

Born in Kentucky

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of London residents were born in the United States, with 77.67% having been born in Kentucky. 0.04% 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
20208,05560.07%
20198,04960.07%
20188,043230.29%
20178,02060.07%
20168,014120.15%
20158,002-25-0.31%
20148,02790.11%
20138,018-3-0.04%
20128,021-1-0.01%
20118,022340.43%
20107,9882,2963.45%
20005,692-65-0.11%
19905,7571,7553.70%
19804,002-335-0.80%
19704,3373020.72%
19604,0356091.65%
19503,4260.00%