Mount Washington, Kentucky Population 2021

15,049
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Mount Washington is a city located in Bullitt County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 15,049, it is the 29th largest city in Kentucky and the 2310th largest city in the United States . Mount Washington is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 65.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,117 in 2010. Mount Washington reached it's highest population of 15,049 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Mount Washington has a population density of 1,620 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Washington is $80,390 with a poverty rate of 6.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $757 per month, and the median house value is $170,400. 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 Washington was:

  • White: 95.96%
  • Two or more races: 2.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of Mount Washington, Kentucky is 15,049 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,701.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,117.

Mount Washington, Kentucky Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,97995.96%
Two or More Races3592.46%
Black or African American890.61%
Asian740.51%
Some Other Race380.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.08%
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Mount Washington Population by Race

Mount Washington Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Washington Median Age

36.6


Total

35.8


Male

36.9


Female

Mount Washington Adults

There are 10,738 adults, (1,930 of whom are seniors) in Mount Washington.

Mount Washington Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Washington Sex Ratio

Female

7,153

49.10%

Male

7,414

50.90%

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
Married93%7%
All83%17%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female67.3%32.7%
Male66.2%33.8%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2782.7483
Married2,9393.3193
Non Family1,4471.172.7
Female6143.3967.3
Male2783.8766.2

3.27

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Mount Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2342.44%
9th to 12th Grade5605.84%
High School Graduate3,35735.03%
Some College2,47625.84%
Associates Degree1,11811.67%
Bachelors Degree1,17412.25%
Graduate Degree6646.93%
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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
White9,1378,3431,818
Hispanic20420410
2+ Races1501503
Black4040
Asian37377
Islander1717
Native American1111

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 19.90%.

Mount Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,330$55,765$38,750
Less Than 9th Grade$20,759$14,896$
High School Graduate$41,521$50,941$30,125
Some College$45,689$58,371$37,598
Bachelors Degree$56,279$67,773$47,404
Graduate Degree$62,976$71,250$58,472

$47,330

Average Earnings

$55,765

Average Male

$38,750

Average Female

Mount Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Washington Language by Age

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Mount Washington Language

97.83% of Mount Washington residents speak only English, while 2.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Mount Washington Language

Mount Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5669016.64%
Multiple359236.41%
Islander1717100.00%
Hispanic364133.57%

6.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.60%

Male Poverty Rate

7.66%

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 Hispanic, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.32%.

Mount Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.26%
High School8.64%
Some College4.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.93%

Mount Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed11.48%
Male Unemployed4.32%
Female Employed3.40%
Male Employed0.88%

Mount Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,214$80,390
Families$83,355$94,474
Married Families$94,719-
Non Families$28,339$35,215
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Income by Household Type

Mount Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

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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920

Number of Veterans

867

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War294
First Gulf War248
Vietnam231
Korea27
World War II26

Mount Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54272
55 to 64236
65 to 74224
75+135
18 to 3453

Mount Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8338.05%
2+ Races3616.36%
Black2357.50%
Hispanic197.85%
Islander17100.00%
Native American11100.00%

Mount Washington Veterans by Race

Mount Washington Veterans by Education

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8.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Washington Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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80.90%

Born in Mount Washington

98.02%

Native Born

1.98%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.02% of Mount Washington residents were born in the United States, with 80.90% having been born in Kentucky. 1.14% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,0491160.78%
202014,9331160.78%
201914,8171160.79%
201814,7011260.86%
201714,5751831.27%
201614,392940.66%
201514,2981160.82%
201414,1822041.46%
201313,9781741.26%
201213,8041240.91%
201113,6801240.91%
201013,5565,0714.80%
20008,4853,2594.97%
19905,2261,2292.72%
19803,9970.00%

Mount Washington Population by Year