Anderson County, Kentucky Population 2024

24,586

Anderson County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 24,586 with a growth rate of 0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Anderson County, Kentucky is the 47th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 21,478 and has seen a growth of 14.47% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,4911810.72%
202825,3101810.72%
202725,1291810.73%
202624,9481810.73%
202524,7671810.74%
202424,5861810.74%
202324,4051810.75%
202224,2241810.75%
202124,0431730.72%
202023,8701,1705.15%
201922,700850.38%
201822,615620.27%
201722,5533551.6%
201622,1982651.21%
201521,933520.24%
201421,8811230.57%
201321,758560.26%
201221,7021320.61%
201121,570920.43%
201021,478
199014,5712,00415.95%
198012,5673,20934.29%
19709,3587408.59%
19608,618-366-4.07%
19508,984480.54%
19408,9364425.2%
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%
18705,449-1,955-26.4%
18607,4041,14418.27%
18506,26080814.82%
18405,45293220.62%
18304,520-20,971-82.27%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.74% (181)
County Website
Anderson County
County Seat
2010 Population
21,478
Area
202 mi²
Density
122 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
14.47% (3,108)
Founded
1827

Anderson County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,36693.82%
Black or African American7283.05%
Two or more races5892.47%
Other race1140.48%
Asian280.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.06%
Native American
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Anderson County, Kentucky Population by Race

Anderson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Anderson County, Kentucky Median Age

41.9

Total

40.9

Male

42.6

Female

Anderson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 18,302 adults, (3,859 of whom are seniors) in Anderson County, Kentucky.

Anderson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Anderson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female11,76749.36%
Male12,07250.64%

Anderson County, Kentucky Population by Age

Anderson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,1802.5978.821.2
Married4,8313.1491.78.3
Non Family2,7891.2865.834.2
Female1,0423.2458.641.4
Male5183.1669.530.5
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Anderson County, Kentucky 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

Anderson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Anderson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40.72%.

Anderson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,830

Average Earnings

$55,932

Average Male

$40,986

Average Female

Anderson County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Anderson County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Anderson County, Kentucky Language

98.41% of Anderson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Anderson County, Kentucky Language

Anderson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,9092,49711.4%
Black72834046.7%
Multiple58222238.14%
Hispanic51419137.16%
Other1144135.96%
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13.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.28%

Male Poverty Rate

14.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anderson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, Kentucky is Black, with 46.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, Kentucky is White, with 11.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.48%.

Anderson County, Kentucky Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.86%
High School13.01%
Some College11.2%
Bachelors or Greater4.01%
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Anderson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed52.96%
Male Unemployed25.43%
Male Employed4.92%
Female Employed3.17%
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Anderson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Anderson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Anderson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Anderson County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Anderson 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 45-54.

Anderson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Anderson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,189

Number of Veterans

1,088

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

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Anderson County, Kentucky Veterans by War

count

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Anderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

count

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Anderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Anderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Anderson County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Anderson County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Anderson County, Kentucky 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

80.05%

Born in Anderson County, Kentucky

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.7%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Anderson County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 80.05% having been born in Kentucky. 0.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Anderson County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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