West Buechel, Kentucky Population 2024

1,347

West Buechel is a city located in Jefferson County Kentucky. West Buechel has a 2024 population of 1,347. West Buechel is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,371 in 2020.

The average household income in West Buechel is $59,767 with a poverty rate of 19.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Buechel is 29.7 years, 32.5 years for males, and 28.7 years for females.

West Buechel Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 42.87%
  • White: 31.61%
  • Asian: 18.18%
  • Two or more races: 7.02%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,106.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.75% (-24)
The current population of West Buechel, Kentucky is 1,347 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,371.

West Buechel, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American83042.87%
White61231.61%
Asian35218.18%
Two or more races1367.02%
Other race60.31%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Buechel Population by Race

West Buechel Population Pyramid 2024

West Buechel Median Age

29.7

Total

32.5

Male

28.7

Female

West Buechel Adults

There are 1,310 adults, (140 of whom are seniors) in West Buechel.

West Buechel Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Child Dependency Ratio

West Buechel Sex Ratio

Female1,05254.34%
Male88445.66%

West Buechel Population by Age

West Buechel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7052.751684
Married2763.651.198.9
Non Family2171.336.993.1
Female1522.9842.157.9
Male603.1351.748.3
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3.26

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

16.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Buechel Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Buechel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Buechel Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67%.

West Buechel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,915

Average Earnings

$41,838

Average Male

$27,083

Average Female

West Buechel Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Buechel Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Buechel Language

58.2% of West Buechel residents speak only English, while 41.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 20.6% of the population.

West Buechel Language

West Buechel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black83019223.13%
Asian3529125.85%
White564549.57%
Hispanic1412215.6%
Multiple1361511.03%
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19.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.31%

Male Poverty Rate

21.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Buechel

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Buechel is Asian, with 25.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Buechel is White, with 9.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.35%.

West Buechel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.23%
High School20.35%
Some College13.92%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%
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West Buechel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed14.34%
Male Employed3.63%
Female Unemployed
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West Buechel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Buechel Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Buechel Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

West Buechel Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Buechel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Buechel Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Buechel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

79

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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West Buechel Veterans by War

count

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West Buechel Veterans by Age

count

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West Buechel Veterans by Race

West Buechel Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Buechel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

80%

Labor Force Participation

76.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

West Buechel Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Buechel Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Buechel Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.62%

Born in West Buechel

61.93%

Native Born

38.07%

Foreign Born

27.48%

Non Citizen

10.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

61.93% of West Buechel residents were born in the United States, with 47.62% having been born in Kentucky. 27.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Buechel Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,317-6-0.45%
20281,323-6-0.45%
20271,329-6-0.45%
20261,335-6-0.45%
20251,341-6-0.45%
20241,347-6-0.44%
20231,353-6-0.44%
20221,359-6-0.44%
20211,365-6-0.44%
20201,371987.7%
20191,273-3-0.24%
20181,276-3-0.23%
20171,27950.39%
20161,27430.24%
20151,27140.32%
20141,26760.48%
20131,261120.96%
20121,249100.81%
20111,23970.57%
20101,232
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West Buechel Population by Year