Nicholasville, Kentucky Population 2022

31,709
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Nicholasville is a city located in Jessamine County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Jessamine County. With a 2020 population of 31,709, it is the 10th largest city in Kentucky and the 1441st largest city in the United States. Nicholasville is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,093 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Nicholasville has a population density of 2,192 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nicholasville is $59,747 with a poverty rate of 17.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $801 per month, and the median house value is $149,500. The median age in Nicholasville is 35.9 years, 33 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Nicholasville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nicholasvillewas:

  • White: 89.83%
  • Black or African American: 5.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.58%
  • Asian: 1.38%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nicholasville, Kentucky is 31,709 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 31,093.

Nicholasville, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Nicholasville Population by Race

Nicholasville Population Pyramid 2022

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Nicholasville Median Age

37.7


Total

36.3


Male

38.7


Female

Nicholasville Adults

There are 22,735 adults, (4,203 of whom are seniors) in Nicholasville.

Nicholasville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Nicholasville Sex Ratio

Female

16,158

52.89%

Male

14,391

47.11%

Nicholasville Population by Age

Nicholasville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nicholasville Household Types

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nicholasville Households and Families

3.22

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Nicholasville Households by Type

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Nicholasville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nicholasville Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.03%.

Nicholasville Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,636

Average Earnings

$42,928

Average Male

$30,047

Average Female

Nicholasville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nicholasville Language by Age

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Nicholasville Language

93.00% of Nicholasville residents speak only English, while 7.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Nicholasville Language

Nicholasville Poverty by Race

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17.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.66%

Male Poverty Rate

19.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nicholasville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nicholasville is Black, with 27.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nicholasville is Hispanic, with 8.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.91%.

Nicholasville Poverty

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Nicholasville Poverty Rate by Education

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Nicholasville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nicholasville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Nicholasville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Nicholasville Married by Age and Sex

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Nicholasville 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 55-64.

Nicholasville Marital Status by Race

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Nicholasville Marital Status

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1,753

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Nicholasville Veterans by War

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Nicholasville Veterans by Age

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Nicholasville Veterans by Race

Nicholasville Veterans by Education

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5.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nicholasville Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Nicholasville Employment by Age

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Nicholasville Employment by Race

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Nicholasville 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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71.91%

Born in Nicholasville

95.73%

Native Born

4.27%

Foreign Born

2.64%

Non Citizen

1.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.73% of Nicholasville residents were born in the United States, with 71.91% having been born in Kentucky. 2.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nicholasville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Nicholasville Population by Year