West Buechel, Kentucky Population 2020

1,289
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West Buechel is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,289, it is the 182nd largest city in Kentucky and the 9286th largest city in the United States. West Buechel is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 4.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,230 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, West Buechel has a population density of 2,016 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Buechel is $45,092 with a poverty rate of 15.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $825 per month, and the median house value is $86,600. The median age in West Buechel is 34.2 years, 35.4 years for males, and 31.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.1 males.

West Buechel Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 48.77%
  • White: 37.38%
  • Asian: 11.33%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Buechel, Kentucky is 1,289, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,279.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,230.

West Buechel, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American73248.77%
White56137.38%
Asian17011.33%
Two or More Races241.60%
Some Other Race100.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.27%
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West Buechel Population Pyramid 2020

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West Buechel Median Age

34.2


Total

35.4


Male

31.6


Female

West Buechel Adults

There are 1,172 adults, (139 of whom are seniors) in West Buechel.

West Buechel Age Dependency

45.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Buechel Sex Ratio

Female

811

54.03%

Male

690

45.97%

West Buechel Households and Families

West Buechel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Buechel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male19.7%80.3%
Married17.4%82.6%
All16.7%83.3%
Non Family15.8%84.2%
Female15.5%84.5%

16.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6062.4816.7
Non Family2651.1815.8
Married1723.4517.4
Female1033.1315.5
Male664.1119.7

3.34

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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West Buechel Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade818.04%
9th to 12th Grade878.64%
High School Graduate32131.88%
Some College19519.36%
Associates Degree848.34%
Bachelors Degree16115.99%
Graduate Degree787.75%
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West Buechel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black44940892
White36828680
Asian12410261
Hispanic603613
Multiple Races159
Native American44
Other Race33

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 asian people with a rate of 49.19%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,352$26,847$23,661
Less Than High School$24,107$30,250$22,500
High School Grad$22,125$20,688$23,393
Some College$30,161$33,438$28,839
Bachelors Degree$25,234$36,667$19,375
Graduate Degree$26,750$$27,344

$25,352

Average Earnings

$26,847

Average Male

$23,661

Average Female

West Buechel Language

West Buechel Language by Age

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West Buechel Language

59.45% of West Buechel residents speak only English, while 40.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 18.10% of the population.

West Buechel Poverty

West Buechel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49411924.09%
Asian1706236.47%
Black732395.33%
Multiple241458.33%
Hispanic9422.13%

15.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.39%

Male Poverty Rate

14.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Buechel

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Buechel is Multiple, with 58.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Buechel is Hispanic, with 2.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.14%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.48%
Some College12.19%
High School10.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed14.08%
Male Employed7.64%
Female Unemployed0.00%

West Buechel Income

West Buechel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,089$45,092
Families$39,271$50,432
Married Families$38,500-
Non Families$30,078$33,222
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West Buechel Marital Status

West Buechel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

West Buechel Married by Age and Sex

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West Buechel 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 35-44.

West Buechel Marital Status by Race

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West Buechel Veterans

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47

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
Second Gulf War11
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7421
55 to 6415
35 to 5411
75+
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black254.84%
White163.30%
Indian4100.00%
2 or More213.33%

West Buechel Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Buechel Employment Status

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73.6%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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49.57%

Born in Kentucky

62.96%

Native Born

37.04%

Foreign Born

23.38%

Non Citizen

13.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

62.96% of West Buechel residents were born in the United States, with 49.57% having been born in Kentucky. 23.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,28950.39%
20191,28450.39%
20181,2790.00%
20171,27950.39%
20161,27440.31%
20151,27060.47%
20141,26430.24%
20131,261120.96%
20121,249100.81%
20111,23970.57%
20101,2320.00%