Ludlow, Kentucky Population 2024

4,283

Ludlow is a city located in Kenton County Kentucky. Ludlow has a 2024 population of 4,283. Ludlow is currently declining at a rate of -0.7% annually and its population has decreased by -2.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,386 in 2020.

The average household income in Ludlow is $69,681 with a poverty rate of 19.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ludlow is 37.5 years, 37.9 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Ludlow Demographics

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

  • White: 88.5%
  • Two or more races: 8.8%
  • Black or African American: 2.67%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,677.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.35% (-103)
The current population of Ludlow, Kentucky is 4,283 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,386.

Ludlow, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,88088.5%
Two or more races3868.8%
Black or African American1172.67%
Native American10.02%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ludlow Population by Race

Ludlow Population Pyramid 2024

Ludlow Median Age

37.5

Total

37.9

Male

37.3

Female

Ludlow Adults

There are 3,383 adults, (822 of whom are seniors) in Ludlow.

Ludlow Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ludlow Sex Ratio

Female2,43755.59%
Male1,94744.41%

Ludlow Population by Age

Ludlow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9142.287921
Non Family9981.2576.523.5
Married5093.0691.48.6
Female2813.9959.140.9
Male1263.5294.45.6
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3.26

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ludlow Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ludlow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ludlow Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 70.09%.

Ludlow Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,884

Average Earnings

$55,261

Average Male

$38,542

Average Female

Ludlow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ludlow Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ludlow Language

95.97% of Ludlow residents speak only English, while 4.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Ludlow Language

Ludlow Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,60059316.47%
Hispanic30114748.84%
Multiple38612432.12%
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19.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.19%

Male Poverty Rate

28.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ludlow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ludlow is Hispanic, with 48.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ludlow is White, with 16.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.45%.

Ludlow Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.44%
High School28.63%
Bachelors or Greater10.73%
Some College8.39%
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Ludlow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed78.95%
Male Unemployed21.98%
Female Employed9.13%
Male Employed3.56%
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Ludlow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ludlow Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ludlow Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ludlow Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ludlow 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.

Ludlow Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ludlow Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

139

Number of Veterans

139

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ludlow Veterans by War

count

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Ludlow Veterans by Age

count

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Ludlow Veterans by Race

Ludlow Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ludlow Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Ludlow Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ludlow Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ludlow 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

54.79%

Born in Ludlow

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Ludlow residents were born in the United States, with 54.79% having been born in Kentucky. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Ludlow Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,133-30-0.72%
20284,163-30-0.72%
20274,193-30-0.71%
20264,223-30-0.71%
20254,253-30-0.7%
20244,283-30-0.7%
20234,313-30-0.69%
20224,343-30-0.69%
20214,373-13-0.3%
20204,386-130-2.88%
20194,516-5-0.11%
20184,521-11-0.24%
20174,532-12-0.26%
20164,544-10-0.22%
20154,554-2-0.04%
20144,556-10-0.22%
20134,566150.33%
20124,551120.26%
20114,539-9-0.2%
20104,5481393.15%
20004,409-327-6.9%
19904,736-223-4.5%
19804,959-856-14.72%
19705,815-418-6.71%
19606,233-141-2.21%
19506,3741893.06%
19406,185-300-4.63%
19306,4851,90341.53%
19204,58241910.06%
19104,16382924.87%
19003,334
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Ludlow Population by Year