Wilmore, Kentucky Population 2024

6,095

Wilmore is a city located in Jessamine County Kentucky. Wilmore has a 2024 population of 6,095. Wilmore is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,004 in 2020.

The average household income in Wilmore is $75,425 with a poverty rate of 12.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wilmore is 29.1 years, 29.3 years for males, and 27.4 years for females.

Wilmore Demographics

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

  • White: 90.21%
  • Black or African American: 4.49%
  • Two or more races: 2.93%
  • Other race: 1.83%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,502.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.52% (91)
The current population of Wilmore, Kentucky is 6,095 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,004.

Wilmore, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,42890.21%
Black or African American2704.49%
Two or more races1762.93%
Other race1101.83%
Asian330.55%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wilmore Population by Race

Wilmore Population Pyramid 2024

Wilmore Median Age

29.1

Total

29.3

Male

27.4

Female

Wilmore Adults

There are 4,819 adults, (922 of whom are seniors) in Wilmore.

Wilmore Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilmore Sex Ratio

Female3,21453.42%
Male2,80346.58%

Wilmore Population by Age

Wilmore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8352.6349.950.1
Married8672.9357.342.7
Non Family6662.0238.961.1
Female1673.132476
Male1353.0288.911.1
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2.9

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

49.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilmore 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

Wilmore Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilmore Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 86.54%.

Wilmore Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,284

Average Earnings

$31,800

Average Male

$30,762

Average Female

Wilmore Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilmore Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilmore Language

90.8% of Wilmore residents speak only English, while 9.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.97% of the population.

Wilmore Language

Wilmore Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,3752936.7%
Black19616885.71%
Other110110100%
Hispanic752330.67%
Multiple1382316.67%
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12.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.02%

Male Poverty Rate

15.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilmore

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilmore is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilmore is White, with 6.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.28%.

Wilmore Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College23.51%
Less Than 9th Grade17.31%
Bachelors or Greater7.02%
High School1.29%
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Wilmore Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.4%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed78.33%
Female Employed7%
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Wilmore Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilmore Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilmore Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilmore Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wilmore Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wilmore Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilmore Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

343

Number of Veterans

287

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

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Wilmore Veterans by War

count

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Wilmore Veterans by Age

count

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Wilmore Veterans by Race

Wilmore Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilmore Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wilmore Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilmore Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilmore 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

49.74%

Born in Wilmore

93.68%

Native Born

6.32%

Foreign Born

4.75%

Non Citizen

1.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.68% of Wilmore residents were born in the United States, with 49.74% having been born in Kentucky. 4.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Wilmore Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,290390.62%
20286,251390.63%
20276,212390.63%
20266,173390.64%
20256,134390.64%
20246,095390.64%
20236,056390.65%
20226,017390.65%
20215,978-26-0.43%
20206,004-383-6%
20196,387-12-0.19%
20186,399761.2%
20176,323631.01%
20166,260-1-0.02%
20156,2611001.62%
20146,161681.12%
20136,0931302.18%
20125,96390.15%
20115,954410.69%
20105,91380.14%
20005,9051,69040.09%
19904,21542811.3%
19803,7873219.26%
19703,46669324.99%
19602,773
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Wilmore Population by Year