Stanford, Kentucky Population 2022

3,670
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Stanford is a city located in Lincoln County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County. With a 2020 population of 3,670, it is the 109th largest city in Kentucky and the 7929th largest city in the United States. Stanford is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 0.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,640 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Stanford has a population density of 891 people per square mile.

The average household income in Stanford is $62,165 with a poverty rate of 22.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $110,000. The median age in Stanford is 43.7 years, 37.6 years for males, and 48 years for females.

Stanford Demographics

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

  • White: 88.32%
  • Black or African American: 5.72%
  • Two or more races: 4.90%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Stanford, Kentucky is 3,670 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,640.

Stanford, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,24488.32%
Black or African American2105.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.14%
Asian340.93%
Two or More Races1804.90%
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Stanford Population by Race

Stanford Population Pyramid 2022

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Stanford Median Age

41.8


Total

39.8


Male

43.6


Female

Stanford Adults

There are 2,932 adults, (792 of whom are seniors) in Stanford.

Stanford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Stanford Sex Ratio

Female

1,882

51.24%

Male

1,791

48.76%

Stanford Population by Age

Stanford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stanford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75.8%24.2%
Married71.5%28.5%
All56.7%43.3%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Female24.1%75.9%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stanford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3922.4456.7
Married6313.1471.5
Male332.0675.8
Female1873.7324.1
Non Family5411.249.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Stanford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1475.56%
9th to 12th Grade35913.58%
High School Graduate93635.41%
Some College53020.05%
Associates Degree30011.35%
Bachelors Degree1957.38%
Graduate Degree1766.66%
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Stanford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stanford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black18514332
White2,3621,919339
Native American55
2+ Races7070
Hispanic6464
Asian21

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 17.30%.

Stanford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,110$33,125$20,483
Less Than 9th Grade$17,917$18,750$17,917
High School Graduate$21,925$22,300$21,419
Some College$30,455$43,328$
Bachelors Degree$37,708$50,938$31,912
Graduate Degree$55,781$64,545$46,146

$25,110

Average Earnings

$33,125

Average Male

$20,483

Average Female

Stanford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stanford Language by Age

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Stanford Language

98.75% of Stanford residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Stanford Language

Stanford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic158158100.00%
Multiple17414885.06%
Black2055526.83%
White2,98354218.17%
OtherNaN%

22.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.92%

Male Poverty Rate

19.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stanford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stanford is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.11%.

Stanford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.67%
High School27.94%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater4.72%

Stanford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.32%
Male Unemployed85.22%
Female Employed12.91%
Female Unemployed10.00%

Stanford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stanford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,130$60,513
Families$52,541$61,799
Married Families$54,117-
Non Families$21,984$55,231
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Income by Household Type

Stanford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Stanford Married by Age and Sex

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Stanford 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 20-34.

Stanford Marital Status by Race

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Stanford Marital Status

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199

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War13
Vietnam126
Korea12
World War II5

Stanford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5442
55 to 6410
65 to 74118
75+29

Stanford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1867.08%
Black136.44%

Stanford Veterans by Race

Stanford Veterans by Education

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13.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stanford Veterans by Education

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48.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.4%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Stanford Employment by Age

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Stanford Employment by Race

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Stanford 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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79.31%

Born in Stanford

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

2.31%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Stanford residents were born in the United States, with 79.31% having been born in Kentucky. 2.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stanford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19802,7640.00%
19902,686-78-0.29%
20003,4307442.48%
20103,487570.16%
20113,502150.43%
20123,517150.43%
20133,532150.43%
20143,547150.42%
20153,562150.42%
20163,577150.42%
20173,592150.42%
20183,607150.42%
20193,622150.42%
20203,640180.50%
20213,655150.41%
20223,670150.41%

Stanford Population by Year