Anderson County, Kentucky Population 2020

Anderson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 22,953 with a growth rate of 0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Anderson County, Kentucky is the 50th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202022,9531450.64%
201922,8081450.64%
201822,6631450.64%
201722,5183721.68%
201622,1462551.16%
201521,891380.17%
201421,8531160.53%
201321,737510.24%
201221,6861350.63%
201121,551940.44%
201021,4576,88647.26%
199014,5712,00415.95%
198012,5673,20934.29%
19709,3587408.59%
19608,618-366-4.07%
19508,984480.54%
19408,9364425.20%
19308,494-1,488-14.91%
19209,982-164-1.62%
191010,146950.95%
190010,051-559-5.27%
189010,6101,24913.34%
18809,3613,91271.79%
18705,449-1,955-26.40%
18607,4041,14418.27%
18506,26080814.82%
18405,45293220.62%
18304,5200.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.64%
County Website
Founded
1827
County Seat
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Anderson County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,15995.25%
Black or African American5662.55%
Two or More Races3411.54%
Asian710.32%
Some Other Race590.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.08%
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Anderson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Anderson County, Kentucky Median Age

41


Total

39.1


Male

42.6


Female

Anderson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 16,840 adults, (3,322 of whom are seniors) in Anderson County, Kentucky.

Anderson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Anderson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

11,341

51.05%

Male

10,873

48.95%

Anderson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Anderson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Anderson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.6%9.4%
Married85.8%14.2%
All77.7%22.3%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Female56.3%43.7%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6272.5677.7
Married4,7773.1785.8
Non Family2,6671.2568.6
Female8633.1856.3
Male3202.7390.6

3.05

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Anderson County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6394.20%
9th to 12th Grade1,0757.06%
High School Graduate5,59936.76%
Some College3,28621.57%
Associates Degree1,54010.11%
Bachelors Degree1,90512.51%
Graduate Degree1,1887.80%
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Anderson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,46312,8772,879
Black40636393
Hispanic203146107
Multiple Races17014235
Other Race46
Asian3232
Islander1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 52.71%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,814$39,915$31,397
Less Than High School$14,485$$16,875
High School Grad$29,514$33,875$22,656
Some College$35,693$46,283$31,006
Bachelors Degree$45,306$48,029$42,112
Graduate Degree$51,641$60,179$48,906

$35,814

Average Earnings

$39,915

Average Male

$31,397

Average Female

Anderson County, Kentucky Language

Anderson County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Anderson County, Kentucky Language

98.01% of Anderson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Anderson County, Kentucky Poverty

Anderson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,6962,69513.02%
Black55823842.65%
Hispanic3837018.28%
Multiple3414513.20%

13.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.13%

Male Poverty Rate

15.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anderson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, Kentucky is Black, with 42.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, Kentucky is White, with 13.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.81%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.41%
High School12.82%
Some College7.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.13%
Female Unemployed30.21%
Female Employed10.94%
Male Employed3.64%

Anderson County, Kentucky Income

Anderson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,160$66,456
Families$67,265$77,586
Married Families$76,665-
Non Families$32,455$38,274
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Anderson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Anderson County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Anderson County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Anderson County, Kentucky 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 55-64.

Anderson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Anderson County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,406

Number of Veterans

1,295

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam546
First Gulf War424
Second Gulf War230
Korea55
World War II34
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54475
65 to 74425
75+216
55 to 64216
18 to 3474
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3458.32%
2 or More4627.06%
Black153.69%
Hispanic146.64%

Anderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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6.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anderson County, Kentucky Employment Status

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

7.7%

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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82.04%

Born in Kentucky

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Anderson County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 82.04% having been born in Kentucky. 1.08% 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