Nicholasville, Kentucky Population 2020

32,113
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Nicholasville is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 32,113, it is the 9th largest city in Kentucky and the 1219th largest city in the United States. Nicholasville is currently growing at a rate of 2.04% annually and its population has increased by 14.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,015 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Nicholasville has a population density of 2,220 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nicholasville is $58,455 with a poverty rate of 22.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $818 per month, and the median house value is $140,700. The median age in Nicholasville is 36.4 years, 34.3 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.1 males.

Nicholasville Demographics

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

  • White: 89.54%
  • Black or African American: 5.81%
  • Two or more races: 1.92%
  • Other race: 1.25%
  • Asian: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nicholasville, Kentucky is 32,113, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,829.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,015.

Nicholasville, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,84189.54%
Black or African American1,7435.81%
Two or More Races5751.92%
Some Other Race3741.25%
Asian3401.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native1040.35%
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Nicholasville Population Pyramid 2020

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Nicholasville Median Age

36.4


Total

34.3


Male

38.2


Female

Nicholasville Adults

There are 22,335 adults, (3,895 of whom are seniors) in Nicholasville.

Nicholasville Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Nicholasville Sex Ratio

Female

15,766

52.59%

Male

14,211

47.41%

Nicholasville Households and Families

Nicholasville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nicholasville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.6%36.4%
All54.3%45.7%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Male42.8%57.2%
Female36.1%63.9%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,2162.6554.3
Married5,2933.0663.6
Non Family3,1591.453.5
Female2,2693.3336.1
Male4953.1542.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

10.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Nicholasville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0045.09%
9th to 12th Grade2,31811.75%
High School Graduate6,85534.76%
Some College3,93719.96%
Associates Degree1,5447.83%
Bachelors Degree2,70613.72%
Graduate Degree1,3566.88%
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Nicholasville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,70014,8453,831
Black1,02777399
Hispanic56736438
Asian25325386
Multiple Races2142048
Other Race208111
Native American8240

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.99%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,367$37,123$26,276
Less Than High School$25,611$26,225$23,103
High School Grad$29,893$32,369$22,664
Some College$30,569$40,777$24,535
Bachelors Degree$42,208$60,784$35,265
Graduate Degree$52,371$55,897$51,147

$31,367

Average Earnings

$37,123

Average Male

$26,276

Average Female

Nicholasville Language

Nicholasville Language by Age

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Nicholasville Language

95.28% of Nicholasville residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Nicholasville Poverty

Nicholasville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,9265,38220.76%
Black1,71861735.91%
Multiple55729653.14%
Hispanic1,04520619.71%
Other3447120.64%
Native1044240.38%
Asian340308.82%

22.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.10%

Male Poverty Rate

23.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nicholasville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nicholasville is Multiple, with 53.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nicholasville is Asian, with 8.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.44%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.99%
High School16.08%
Some College15.35%
Bachelors or Greater5.33%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.92%
Female Unemployed47.28%
Female Employed14.60%
Male Employed8.81%

Nicholasville Income

Nicholasville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,000$58,455
Families$54,866$64,336
Married Families$66,129-
Non Families$29,536$36,967
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Nicholasville Marital Status

Nicholasville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Nicholasville Marital Status by Race

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Nicholasville Veterans

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1,526

Number of Veterans

1,345

Male Veterans

181

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam555
First Gulf War432
Korea143
Second Gulf War129
World War II23
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54481
65 to 74425
75+313
55 to 64235
18 to 3472
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3766.80%
Black1049.34%
Hispanic284.27%
Asian268.93%
2 or More205.52%

Nicholasville Veterans by Education

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6.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nicholasville Employment Status

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

7.9%

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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70.95%

Born in Kentucky

95.57%

Native Born

4.43%

Foreign Born

2.78%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.57% of Nicholasville residents were born in the United States, with 70.95% having been born in Kentucky. 2.78% 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
202032,1136422.04%
201931,4716422.08%
201830,8293251.07%
201730,5046422.15%
201629,8622330.79%
201529,6295141.77%
201429,1154321.51%
201328,6833181.12%
201228,3652760.98%
201128,089-15-0.05%
201028,1048,4243.63%
200019,6806,0773.76%
199013,6033,2032.72%
198010,4004,5715.96%
19705,8291,5543.15%
19604,2758692.30%
19503,4062140.65%
19403,192640.20%
19303,1283421.16%
19202,786-149-0.52%
19102,9355352.03%
19002,4000.00%