Mount Washington, Kentucky Population 2022

19,884
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Mount Washington is a city located in Bullitt County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 19,884, it is the 20th largest city in Kentucky and the 2303rd largest city in the United States. Mount Washington is currently growing at a rate of 4.72% annually and its population has increased by 9.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,090 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Mount Washington has a population density of 2,140 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Washington is $80,390 with a poverty rate of 7.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $748 per month, and the median house value is $181,500. The median age in Mount Washington is 36.6 years, 35.8 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Mount Washington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Washingtonwas:

  • White: 93.34%
  • Two or more races: 3.80%
  • Black or African American: 1.53%
  • Asian: 0.97%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Mount Washington, Kentucky is 19,884 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,090.

Mount Washington, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,72093.34%
Black or African American2251.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.07%
Asian1430.97%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.03%
Some Other Race390.27%
Two or More Races5583.80%
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Mount Washington Population by Race

Mount Washington Population Pyramid 2022

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Mount Washington Median Age

36


Total

33.6


Male

38.2


Female

Mount Washington Adults

There are 10,666 adults, (1,744 of whom are seniors) in Mount Washington.

Mount Washington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Washington Sex Ratio

Female

6,927

47.13%

Male

7,772

52.87%

Mount Washington Population by Age

Mount Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.2%5.8%
All84.5%15.5%
Non Family73.3%26.7%
Female73.2%26.8%
Male73.1%26.9%

84.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3062.7584.5
Married2,8483.2994.2
Male2863.9473.1
Female7433.4173.2
Non Family1,4291.0873.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Mount Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1962.08%
9th to 12th Grade5045.35%
High School Graduate3,31535.19%
Some College2,38025.27%
Associates Degree1,23013.06%
Bachelors Degree1,10911.77%
Graduate Degree6867.28%
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Mount Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,7788,1261,772
Asian646310
Hispanic2822358
2+ Races2882545
Black9393
Native American1010
Islander44

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 white people with a rate of 20.19%.

Mount Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,687$58,859$39,496
Less Than 9th Grade$18,152$19,511$
High School Graduate$43,173$56,412$30,634
Some College$46,349$58,813$38,750
Bachelors Degree$61,458$66,181$58,152
Graduate Degree$72,578$76,694$56,970

$47,687

Average Earnings

$58,859

Average Male

$39,496

Average Female

Mount Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Washington Language by Age

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Mount Washington Language

96.57% of Mount Washington residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.80% of the population.

Mount Washington Language

Mount Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander44100.00%
Multiple55818633.33%
Hispanic63716425.75%
White13,2368836.67%
OtherNaN%

7.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.09%

Male Poverty Rate

8.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Washington is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.45%.

Mount Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.53%
High School7.35%
Some College5.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.02%

Mount Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.55%
Male Unemployed2.02%
Female Employed5.07%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mount Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,817$81,817
Families$90,162$94,379
Married Families$98,430-
Non Families$30,139$36,752
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Income by Household Type

Mount Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Mount Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mount Washington Marital Status by Race

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Mount Washington Marital Status

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953

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War372
First Gulf War340
Vietnam215
Korea29
World War II24

Mount Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3469
35 to 54357
55 to 64223
65 to 74167
75+137

Mount Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8718.65%
Black2526.88%
Native American10100.00%
Islander4100.00%
2+ Races4311.88%
Hispanic154.67%

Mount Washington Veterans by Race

Mount Washington Veterans by Education

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4.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Washington Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Washington Employment by Age

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Mount Washington Employment by Race

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Mount Washington 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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80.09%

Born in Mount Washington

96.90%

Native Born

3.10%

Foreign Born

1.96%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.90% of Mount Washington residents were born in the United States, with 80.09% having been born in Kentucky. 1.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mount Washington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19803,9970.00%
19905,2261,2292.72%
20008,4853,2594.97%
20109,1176320.72%
201110,0148979.84%
201210,9118978.96%
201311,8088978.22%
201412,7058977.60%
201513,6028977.06%
201614,4998976.59%
201715,3968976.19%
201816,2938975.83%
201917,1908975.51%
202018,0909005.24%
202118,9878974.96%
202219,8848974.72%

Mount Washington Population by Year