Bracken County, Kentucky Population 2020

Bracken County, Kentucky's estimated population is 8,163 with a growth rate of -0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bracken County, Kentucky is the 107th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20208,163-38-0.46%
20198,201-38-0.46%
20188,239-38-0.46%
20178,277-90-1.08%
20168,367790.95%
20158,288-69-0.83%
20148,357-64-0.76%
20138,421-39-0.46%
20128,460-51-0.60%
20118,511-4-0.05%
20108,5157499.64%
19907,766280.36%
19807,7385117.07%
19707,227-195-2.63%
19607,422-1,002-11.89%
19508,424-965-10.28%
19409,389-227-2.36%
19309,616-594-5.82%
192010,210-98-0.95%
191010,308-1,829-15.07%
190012,137-232-1.88%
189012,369-1,140-8.44%
188013,5092,10018.41%
187011,4093883.52%
186011,0212,11823.79%
18508,9031,85026.23%
18407,0535358.21%
18306,5181,23823.45%
18205,2801,57442.47%
18103,7061,10042.21%
18002,6060.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.46%
County Website
Founded
1796
County Seat
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Bracken County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,03896.77%
Two or More Races1101.32%
Some Other Race951.14%
Asian460.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.17%
Black or African American30.04%
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Bracken County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Bracken County, Kentucky Median Age

40.7


Total

40.2


Male

41.5


Female

Bracken County, Kentucky Adults

There are 6,248 adults, (1,302 of whom are seniors) in Bracken County, Kentucky.

Bracken County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bracken County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

4,123

49.64%

Male

4,183

50.36%

Bracken County, Kentucky Households and Families

Bracken County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bracken County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All74.7%25.3%
Non Family70.1%29.9%
Male70%30%
Female47%53%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3772.4574.7
Married1,7103.1382.7
Non Family1,2271.2870.1
Female2703.0347
Male1703.2170

3.08

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bracken County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3416.04%
9th to 12th Grade5139.08%
High School Graduate2,48544.01%
Some College1,05318.65%
Associates Degree4808.50%
Bachelors Degree4357.70%
Graduate Degree3406.02%
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Bracken County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5444,730775
Hispanic5118
Asian3131
Other Race30
Native American1414
Multiple Races4
Black3

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 13.98%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,417$46,356$29,543
Less Than High School$35,000$46,488$23,036
High School Grad$38,018$45,417$25,060
Some College$30,705$43,913$28,304
Bachelors Degree$42,917$47,750$40,833
Graduate Degree$53,750$55,938$50,357

$37,417

Average Earnings

$46,356

Average Male

$29,543

Average Female

Bracken County, Kentucky Language

Bracken County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Bracken County, Kentucky Language

97.59% of Bracken County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Bracken County, Kentucky Poverty

Bracken County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9001,44318.27%
Hispanic14810671.62%
Other9595100.00%
Asian461532.61%
Multiple10843.70%

19.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.84%

Male Poverty Rate

21.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bracken County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bracken County, Kentucky is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bracken County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 3.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.03%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.89%
High School15.27%
Some College13.18%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.90%
Female Unemployed31.46%
Female Employed10.14%
Male Employed6.20%

Bracken County, Kentucky Income

Bracken County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,827$57,309
Families$64,360$70,065
Married Families$69,451-
Non Families$26,382$34,014
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Bracken County, Kentucky Marital Status

Bracken County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bracken County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Bracken 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.

Bracken County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Bracken County, Kentucky Veterans

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377

Number of Veterans

348

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam129
First Gulf War78
Second Gulf War46
Korea17
World War II15
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54123
65 to 74112
75+67
55 to 6443
18 to 3432
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3746.08%
Black3100.00%

Bracken County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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13.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bracken County, Kentucky Employment Status

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

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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78.12%

Born in Kentucky

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.69% of Bracken County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 78.12% having been born in Kentucky. 1.16% 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