Bath County, Kentucky Population 2020

Bath County, Kentucky's estimated population is 12,393 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bath County, Kentucky is the 88th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202012,39350.04%
201912,38850.04%
201812,38350.04%
201712,3781331.09%
201612,245440.36%
201512,201700.58%
201412,1311571.31%
201311,9741931.64%
201211,781670.57%
201111,714980.84%
201011,6161,92419.85%
19909,692-333-3.32%
198010,0257908.55%
19709,2351211.33%
19609,114-1,296-12.45%
195010,410-1,041-9.09%
194011,4513763.40%
193011,075-921-7.68%
192011,996-1,992-14.24%
191013,988-746-5.06%
190014,7341,92114.99%
189012,8138316.94%
188011,9821,83718.11%
187010,145-1,968-16.25%
186012,113-2-0.02%
185012,1152,35224.09%
18409,76396410.96%
18308,79983810.53%
18207,9610.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.04%
County Website
Founded
1811
County Seat
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Bath County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,77395.97%
Two or More Races2041.66%
Black or African American1411.15%
Some Other Race750.61%
Asian610.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.11%
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Bath County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Bath County, Kentucky Median Age

40.4


Total

38.8


Male

41


Female

Bath County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,156 adults, (1,978 of whom are seniors) in Bath County, Kentucky.

Bath County, Kentucky Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bath County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,172

50.31%

Male

6,096

49.69%

Bath County, Kentucky Households and Families

Bath County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bath County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
Male74%26%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family62%38%
Female49.3%50.7%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6242.6371.1
Married2,4433.0881.2
Non Family1,2381.2662
Female6513.3349.3
Male2923.2174

3.04

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

9.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bath County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade88210.74%
9th to 12th Grade99612.13%
High School Graduate3,45442.07%
Some College1,20114.63%
Associates Degree6638.07%
Bachelors Degree6527.94%
Graduate Degree3634.42%
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Bath County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9036,0761,015
Black11782
Hispanic9191
Asian6147
Other Race5757
Multiple Races3836
Native American11

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 white people with a rate of 12.84%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,823$35,946$26,944
Less Than High School$21,316$23,000$
High School Grad$31,797$35,165$23,036
Some College$31,124$39,722$23,719
Bachelors Degree$46,793$52,326$41,413
Graduate Degree$50,481$47,143$50,769

$31,823

Average Earnings

$35,946

Average Male

$26,944

Average Female

Bath County, Kentucky Language

Bath County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Bath County, Kentucky Language

95.66% of Bath County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Bath County, Kentucky Poverty

Bath County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,5582,39220.70%
Black1277155.91%
Multiple2045526.96%
Native141392.86%
Hispanic195115.64%
Asian611016.39%

21.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.41%

Male Poverty Rate

24.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bath County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bath County, Kentucky is Native, with 92.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bath County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 5.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.87%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.20%
Some College16.19%
High School14.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.90%
Male Unemployed58.52%
Female Employed8.44%
Male Employed7.27%

Bath County, Kentucky Income

Bath County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,837$54,937
Families$47,315$62,452
Married Families$52,753-
Non Families$18,398$29,935
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Bath County, Kentucky Marital Status

Bath County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bath County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Bath 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 45-54.

Bath County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Bath County, Kentucky Veterans

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589

Number of Veterans

546

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam153
First Gulf War152
Korea62
Second Gulf War47
World War II14
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54216
75+148
65 to 74111
55 to 6474
18 to 3440
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5726.47%
Black1714.53%
Hispanic44.40%

Bath County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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6.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bath County, Kentucky Employment Status

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54%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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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82.20%

Born in Kentucky

99.02%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.02% of Bath County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 82.20% having been born in Kentucky. 0.78% 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