Bourbon County, Kentucky Population 2020

Bourbon County, Kentucky's estimated population is 20,288 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bourbon County, Kentucky is the 56th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202020,288520.26%
201920,236520.26%
201820,184520.26%
201720,132-15-0.07%
201620,147-35-0.17%
201520,1821080.54%
201420,074360.18%
201320,038-23-0.11%
201220,06160.03%
201120,055880.44%
201019,9677313.80%
199019,236-169-0.87%
198019,4059295.03%
197018,4762981.64%
196018,1784262.40%
195017,752-180-1.00%
194017,932-128-0.71%
193018,060-358-1.94%
192018,4189565.47%
191017,462-607-3.36%
190018,0691,0936.44%
189016,9761,0206.39%
188015,9561,0937.35%
187014,86330.02%
186014,8603942.72%
185014,466-12-0.08%
184014,478-3,958-21.47%
183018,4367724.37%
182017,664-345-1.92%
181018,0095,18440.42%
180012,8254,98863.65%
17907,8370.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.26%
County Website
Founded
1785
County Seat
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Bourbon County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,21690.43%
Black or African American1,4357.12%
Some Other Race2901.44%
Two or More Races1140.57%
Asian890.44%
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Bourbon County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Bourbon County, Kentucky Median Age

42.1


Total

40.9


Male

42.6


Female

Bourbon County, Kentucky Adults

There are 15,563 adults, (3,675 of whom are seniors) in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

Bourbon County, Kentucky Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bourbon County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

10,474

52.00%

Male

9,670

48.00%

Bourbon County, Kentucky Households and Families

Bourbon County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bourbon County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All64.7%35.3%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Female52.7%47.3%
Male48.4%51.6%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1282.4564.7
Married3,9232.9777.6
Non Family2,7251.353.7
Female8213.2252.7
Male6593.1348.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bourbon County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9266.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,1728.35%
High School Graduate5,23237.29%
Some College3,09522.06%
Associates Degree9606.84%
Bachelors Degree1,61311.50%
Graduate Degree1,0347.37%
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Bourbon County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,27310,6702,542
Black887801105
Hispanic726363
Other Race16673
Asian8948
Multiple Races5752

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 91.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.71%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,708$37,914$28,168
Less Than High School$19,670$21,673$18,086
High School Grad$28,058$35,340$21,639
Some College$35,713$44,390$28,526
Bachelors Degree$51,055$63,508$37,532
Graduate Degree$54,481$56,719$52,850

$33,708

Average Earnings

$37,914

Average Male

$28,168

Average Female

Bourbon County, Kentucky Language

Bourbon County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Bourbon County, Kentucky Language

93.15% of Bourbon County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 6.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.95% of the population.

Bourbon County, Kentucky Poverty

Bourbon County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8102,60815.51%
Hispanic1,35444733.01%
Black1,42244131.01%
Other26510840.75%
Multiple10987.34%

17.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.22%

Male Poverty Rate

19.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bourbon County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bourbon County, Kentucky is Other, with 40.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bourbon County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 7.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.91%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.44%
High School20.20%
Some College11.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.11%
Male Unemployed43.06%
Female Employed10.30%
Male Employed6.17%

Bourbon County, Kentucky Income

Bourbon County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,462$67,854
Families$62,639$77,305
Married Families$76,584-
Non Families$28,226$45,292
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Bourbon County, Kentucky Marital Status

Bourbon County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bourbon County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Bourbon 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 35-44.

Bourbon County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Bourbon County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,193

Number of Veterans

1,097

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam472
First Gulf War301
Second Gulf War149
Korea107
World War II38
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Age Group Veterans
75+382
65 to 74325
35 to 54315
55 to 64148
18 to 3423
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0587.42%
Black13513.60%
Hispanic263.14%

Bourbon County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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6.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bourbon County, Kentucky Employment Status

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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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75.55%

Born in Kentucky

95.09%

Native Born

4.91%

Foreign Born

3.90%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.09% of Bourbon County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 75.55% having been born in Kentucky. 3.90% 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