Ludlow, Kentucky Population 2020

4,478
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Ludlow is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 4,478, it is the 83rd largest city in Kentucky and the 5076th largest city in the United States. Ludlow is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually but its population has increased by 1.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,407 in 2010. Ludlow reached it's highest population of 6,485 in 1930. Spanning over 1 miles, Ludlow has a population density of 4,890 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ludlow is $60,667 with a poverty rate of 19.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $901 per month, and the median house value is $107,400. The median age in Ludlow is 37.2 years, 35.9 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.6 males.

Ludlow Demographics

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

  • White: 97.05%
  • Black or African American: 1.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ludlow, Kentucky is 4,478, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,500.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,407.

Ludlow, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,38297.05%
Black or African American671.48%
Two or More Races591.31%
Some Other Race70.16%
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Ludlow Population Pyramid 2020

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Ludlow Median Age

37.2


Total

35.9


Male

37.8


Female

Ludlow Adults

There are 3,502 adults, (602 of whom are seniors) in Ludlow.

Ludlow Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ludlow Sex Ratio

Female

2,381

52.74%

Male

2,134

47.26%

Ludlow Households and Families

Ludlow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ludlow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
Female72.4%27.6%
Male71.5%28.5%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family54.9%45.1%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8752.465.7
Non Family7871.2954.9
Married6252.9474.6
Female3403.6272.4
Male1233.4571.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

11.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ludlow Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade601.96%
9th to 12th Grade33811.04%
High School Graduate1,10336.03%
Some College77725.38%
Associates Degree1886.14%
Bachelors Degree35911.73%
Graduate Degree2367.71%
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Ludlow Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8882,490511
Hispanic12612652
Black474732
Multiple Races101010
Other Race77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,236$35,389$34,961
Less Than High School$25,257$$25,200
High School Grad$21,901$24,132$20,069
Some College$38,798$35,391$40,116
Bachelors Degree$55,750$57,604$53,125
Graduate Degree$66,250$$65,909

$35,236

Average Earnings

$35,389

Average Male

$34,961

Average Female

Ludlow Language

Ludlow Language by Age

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Ludlow Language

98.05% of Ludlow residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Ludlow Poverty

Ludlow Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,14077418.70%
Hispanic20610852.43%

19.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.82%

Male Poverty Rate

22.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ludlow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ludlow is Hispanic, with 52.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ludlow is White, with 18.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.30%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.99%
High School19.58%
Some College9.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.55%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.97%
Male Unemployed26.73%
Female Employed7.43%
Male Employed6.47%

Ludlow Income

Ludlow Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,917$60,667
Families$57,361$64,785
Married Families$66,607-
Non Families$29,186$52,196
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Ludlow Marital Status

Ludlow Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ludlow Married by Age and Sex

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Ludlow 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 45-54.

Ludlow Marital Status by Race

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Ludlow Veterans

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379

Number of Veterans

365

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War113
Vietnam82
First Gulf War40
Korea21
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74124
18 to 3498
35 to 5481
55 to 6443
75+33
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Name Veterans % of Total
White37911.02%
Hispanic117.59%

Ludlow Veterans by Education

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9.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ludlow Employment Status

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

8.1%

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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62.52%

Born in Kentucky

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.58% of Ludlow residents were born in the United States, with 62.52% having been born in Kentucky. 0.82% 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
20204,478-11-0.25%
20194,489-11-0.24%
20184,500-11-0.24%
20174,511-11-0.24%
20164,522-8-0.18%
20154,530-2-0.04%
20144,532-13-0.29%
20134,545130.29%
20124,53220.04%
20114,530-14-0.31%
20104,5441350.30%
20004,409-327-0.71%
19904,736-223-0.46%
19804,959-856-1.58%
19705,815-418-0.69%
19606,233-141-0.22%
19506,3741890.30%
19406,185-300-0.47%
19306,4851,9033.53%
19204,5824190.96%
19104,1638292.25%
19003,3340.00%