Adair County, Kentucky Population 2020

Adair County, Kentucky's estimated population is 19,057 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adair County, Kentucky is the 63rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202019,057-79-0.41%
201919,136-79-0.41%
201819,215-79-0.41%
201719,294300.16%
201619,264960.50%
201519,168-97-0.50%
201419,2651390.73%
201319,1261891.00%
201218,937-54-0.28%
201118,9912301.23%
201018,7613,40122.14%
199015,3601270.83%
198015,2332,19616.84%
197013,037-1,662-11.31%
196014,699-2,904-16.50%
195017,603-963-5.19%
194018,5662,16513.20%
193016,401-888-5.14%
192017,2897864.76%
191016,5031,61510.85%
190014,8881,1678.51%
189013,7216434.92%
188013,0782,01318.19%
187011,0651,55616.36%
18609,509-389-3.93%
18509,8981,43216.91%
18408,4662493.03%
18308,217-548-6.25%
18208,7652,75445.82%
18106,0110.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.41%
County Website
Founded
1801
County Seat
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Adair County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,20194.59%
Black or African American6313.28%
Two or More Races2061.07%
Some Other Race930.48%
Asian660.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.23%
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Adair County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Adair County, Kentucky Median Age

41.5


Total

39.8


Male

43.6


Female

Adair County, Kentucky Adults

There are 15,384 adults, (3,379 of whom are seniors) in Adair County, Kentucky.

Adair County, Kentucky Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Adair County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,716

50.50%

Male

9,525

49.50%

Adair County, Kentucky Households and Families

Adair County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Adair County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
Male77.7%22.3%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female51.9%48.1%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0202.5576.3
Married3,9183.1285.1
Non Family2,1411.1567.6
Female6783.2151.9
Male2833.777.7

3.1

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Adair County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,32710.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,48611.36%
High School Graduate5,06638.74%
Some College2,08915.98%
Associates Degree9837.52%
Bachelors Degree1,0167.77%
Graduate Degree1,1098.48%
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Adair County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,2879,6232,029
Black47640524
Hispanic17112438
Multiple Races76456
Native American444428
Asian434321
Other Race3737

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 native american people with a rate of 63.64%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,697$30,153$22,214
Less Than High School$20,254$20,481$18,750
High School Grad$24,503$28,782$20,134
Some College$23,500$30,061$20,581
Bachelors Degree$41,576$49,803$31,757
Graduate Degree$51,913$51,316$52,690

$26,697

Average Earnings

$30,153

Average Male

$22,214

Average Female

Adair County, Kentucky Language

Adair County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Adair County, Kentucky Language

98.12% of Adair County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Adair County, Kentucky Poverty

Adair County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8353,68521.89%
Hispanic32210031.06%
Other867890.70%
Black4836012.42%
Multiple189136.88%

21.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.79%

Male Poverty Rate

22.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adair County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adair County, Kentucky is Other, with 90.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adair County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 6.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.48%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.35%
High School19.33%
Some College15.86%
Bachelors or Greater7.68%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.28%
Female Unemployed28.57%
Male Employed11.76%
Female Employed8.37%

Adair County, Kentucky Income

Adair County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,346$52,038
Families$45,760$61,789
Married Families$49,983-
Non Families$17,007$28,241
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Adair County, Kentucky Marital Status

Adair County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Adair County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Adair County, Kentucky 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 35-44.

Adair County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Adair County, Kentucky Veterans

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971

Number of Veterans

863

Male Veterans

108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam379
First Gulf War138
Second Gulf War125
Korea52
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74295
55 to 64263
35 to 54173
75+169
18 to 3471
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Adair County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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13.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adair County, Kentucky Employment Status

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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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76.53%

Born in Kentucky

98.80%

Native Born

1.20%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.80% of Adair County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 76.53% having been born in Kentucky. 1.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990