Mount Washington, Kentucky Population 2020

15,073
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Mount Washington is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 15,073, it is the 29th largest city in Kentucky and the 2298th largest city in the United States. Mount Washington is currently growing at a rate of 1.24% annually and its population has increased by 65.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,117 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Mount Washington has a population density of 1,622 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Washington is $74,530 with a poverty rate of 8.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $724 per month, and the median house value is $165,400. The median age in Mount Washington is 35.7 years, 34.4 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.1 males.

Mount Washington Demographics

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

  • White: 96.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.06%
The current population of Mount Washington, Kentucky is 15,073, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,705.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,117.

Mount Washington, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,90996.37%
Two or More Races2841.97%
Black or African American1020.71%
Asian700.48%
Some Other Race440.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.06%
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Mount Washington Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Washington Median Age

35.7


Total

34.4


Male

36.5


Female

Mount Washington Adults

There are 10,512 adults, (1,798 of whom are seniors) in Mount Washington.

Mount Washington Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Washington Sex Ratio

Female

7,143

49.49%

Male

7,290

50.51%

Mount Washington Households and Families

Mount Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94%6%
All83%17%
Non Family73.2%26.8%
Male66.7%33.3%
Female63.2%36.8%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3632.6783
Married2,9183.2994
Non Family1,5331.1673.2
Female7023.3163.2
Male2103.166.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mount Washington Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2682.86%
9th to 12th Grade5756.13%
High School Graduate3,21634.26%
Some College2,33124.83%
Associates Degree1,06711.37%
Bachelors Degree1,25613.38%
Graduate Degree6747.18%
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Mount Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0398,1961,903
Hispanic11311314
Multiple Races1111113
Black7070
Asian303010
Islander1515
Native American99

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 asian people with a rate of 33.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,980$52,862$36,223
Less Than High School$22,176$21,204$
High School Grad$39,066$48,623$24,406
Some College$41,490$55,643$35,703
Bachelors Degree$55,833$67,375$47,292
Graduate Degree$64,286$80,938$56,822

$43,980

Average Earnings

$52,862

Average Male

$36,223

Average Female

Mount Washington Language

Mount Washington Language by Age

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Mount Washington Language

98.56% of Mount Washington residents speak only English, while 1.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Mount Washington Poverty

Mount Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5561,2108.93%
Multiple284269.15%
Islander1515100.00%

8.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.55%

Male Poverty Rate

10.03%

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 White, with 8.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.88%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.83%
High School11.40%
Some College5.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.40%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed4.45%
Male Employed0.91%

Mount Washington Income

Mount Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,801$74,530
Families$78,692$86,954
Married Families$93,423-
Non Families$28,913$35,454
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Mount Washington Marital Status

Mount Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

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 Veterans

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795

Number of Veterans

745

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam280
First Gulf War234
Second Gulf War189
Korea31
World War II17
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74276
35 to 54181
55 to 64175
75+129
18 to 3434
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6696.59%
Black5680.00%
2 or More4627.54%
Hawaiian15100.00%
Hispanic148.92%
Indian9100.00%

Mount Washington Veterans by Education

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14.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Washington Employment Status

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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82.77%

Born in Kentucky

98.67%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.67% of Mount Washington residents were born in the United States, with 82.77% having been born in Kentucky. 0.48% 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
202015,0731841.24%
201914,8891841.25%
201814,7051330.91%
201714,5721841.28%
201614,388890.62%
201514,2991140.80%
201414,1852041.46%
201313,9811741.26%
201213,8071280.94%
201113,6791230.91%
201013,5565,0714.80%
20008,4853,2594.97%
19905,2261,2292.72%
19803,9970.00%